For the first time, the Fujitsu SPARC team had a booth at the annual Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG) COLLABORATE18 event in Las Vegas, and we’d like to share our experience with you. The trade show was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, which was large enough to house the entire trade show floor plus hundreds of attendees.
This was our first chance to tell the Fujitsu SPARC M12 story to a trade show audience and we were gratified by the response.
The Fujitsu SPARC M12 “golden” cut model attracted a lot of attention from show attendees.
They were particularly interested in the scalability of the system (from one to 32 processors and 32TB of memory) and the performance per core of the new SPARC64 XII processor (2.5 x faster than its predecessor). The innovative Vapor Liquid Loop Cooling (VLLC) solution also caught the eye of many show attendees.
The biggest conversation starter, however, was the bold message we had for attendees.
In the booth materials, we weren’t shy when it came to stressing the competitive advantages of the Fujitsu SPARC M12 system.
We have the world’s #1 processor when it comes to per core performance. The Fujitsu SPARC M12 is also the largest business system in the world with a single operating system instance scalable to 32 processors supporting a max of 384 processor cores and 32TB of memory.
Potential customers were also highly impressed by our Core Activation feature that allows customers to only pay for the cores they need today, rather than paying for a fully scaled and activated system.
When you add world leading performance, high scalability, plus a 0.5 Oracle core licensing factor, you’re looking at the best value in systems today. Not just the best SPARC system, but the best overall system for business-critical computing.
Thank you to those of you who stopped by our booth during the show. We enjoyed discussing the possible business benefits Fujitsu SPARC M12 can bring to your business!
Check out our website for more details about our systems, or better yet, contact us to get a free Fujitsu SPARC M12 loaner system and put it through its paces yourself.