Created: 2021-06-16 07:28 AM
We have worked with Stratus and Avnet to deliver pre-assembled ready to use solutions.
The new EcoStruxure™ Micro Data Centers with Stratus ftServer combines fault tolerance, virtualization, smart uninterrupted power, and physical protection for edge environments. This ‘datacenter-in-a-box’ allows for deployment in locations where traditional data centers do not fit, such as factories or facilities running edge-computing applications.
Who should use the Micro Data Center and Where can it be applied?
Using the EcoStruxure Micro Data Center with Integrated Stratus ftServer, organizations can deploy local data center power and storage with fault tolerance and environmental protection to reliably collect, process, and store data from critical equipment and processes at the operational edge.
The open architectures are ideal for deployment in the following use cases:
Small: Stratus ftServer 2900: 5-10k data points, 2 remote clients1 Protects the server, powered by a 1.5kVA APC Smart-UPS On-line UPS with network management card in a 6U enclosure with perforated doors. Ideal for edge computing deployments in a controlled environment. Limited capacity for additional low power devices.2
Medium: Stratus ftServer 4900: 25-50k data points, 5 remote clients Powered by a 2.2kVA APC Smart-UPS On-line UPS with network management card in a single 12U IT enclosure with perforated doors. Ideal for edge computing deployments in a controlled environment with an additional 6U of rack space for switches, KVM and other IT gear.3 Environmental monitoring (temperature, humidity, fluid, smoke) and security (door sensors and camera) are optional.
Large: Stratus ftServer 6900: 100k data points, 20 remote clients Powered by a 3kVA APC Smart-UPS On-line UPS with network management card in a 42U, NEMA-12 rated enclosure with filters and ventilation fans. Ideal for larger deployments where additional IT gear is required and an IT space is not available. Environmental monitoring (temperature, humidity, fluid, smoke) and security (door sensors and camera) are optional.
All in all, it's a really cool solution for anyone needing a fully redundant Edge Computing platform with a built-in UPS and AVEVA software pre-loaded. It's good to go in a factory floor, a control room, command center, and a Unified Operations Center (UOC).
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