Profile: Super Micro Computer Inc (SMCI.PK)
23 Jul 2019
Super Micro Computer, Inc., incorporated on August 28, 2006, is engaged in developing and providing end-to-end green computing solutions to the cloud computing, data center, enterprise information technology (IT), big data, high performance computing (HPC) and Internet of Things (IoT)/embedded markets. The Company's solutions range from server, storage, blade and workstations to full racks, networking devices, server management software and technology support and services. The Company sells its server systems and server subsystems and accessories through a combination of distributors, including value added resellers and system integrators, and other equipment manufacturers (OEMs). As of June 30, 2016, the Company offered over 4,950 stock keeping units (SKUs), including SKUs for server and storage systems, serverboards, chassis, power supplies and other system accessories. The Company develops and manufactures server solutions based upon a modular and open architecture. The Company offers a range of application optimized server solutions, including rackmount and blade server systems and subsystems and accessories, which customers can use to build complete server systems.
The Company sells server systems in rackmount, standalone tower, blade, Twin and multi-node form factors. As of June 30, 2016, the Company offered over 1,200 different server systems. The Company's GPU/Xeon Phi optimized server systems in 1U, 2U, 4U, 7U and blade platforms are designed to provide solutions in calculation intensive applications. The Company's IoT/embedded server systems connect smart sensors and devices to the cloud over wireless or local networks. Its MicroCloud server systems are high density, multi-node UP servers with approximately 20 hot-pluggable nodes in a 3U form factor. Its SuperBlade and MicroBlade server systems provide density, memory expandability, reliability, price-to-performance per square foot and energy saving server solutions for dedicated hosting, Web front end, cloud computing services, content delivery and social networking. Its SuperStorage solutions in 2U, 3U and 4U platforms provide high density storage solutions. Its Twin architecture series of server systems including 1U and 2U Twin, 2U Twin2, 1U and 2U TwinPro and 4U FatTwin are optimized for density, performance and efficiency for customers' storage, HPC and cloud computing requirements. It offers Data Center Optimized (DCO) server systems. It also offers switch products 1G/10G/40G/100G Ethernet, InfiniBand and Omni Path switches for rack-mount servers. The Company's SuperRack server solutions offer a range of flexible accessory options, including front, rear and side expansion units to provide modular solutions for system configuration.
Server Software Management Solutions
The Company's remote system management solutions, such as its Server Management suite (SSM), including Supermicro Power Management software (SPM), Supermicro Command Manager (SCM), Supermicro Update Manager (SUM) and SuperDoctor 5 (SD5), are designed for server farm or data centers' system administration and management. SPM is designed for HPC/Data Center cluster deployment and management.
Server Subsystems and Accessories
The Company offers an array of modular server subsystems and accessories that are sold off-the-shelf or built-to-order. The Company designs its serverboards with the chipset, networking technologies and infrastructure software. Its serverboard is designed and optimized to adhere to specific physical, electrical and design requirements in order to work with certain combinations of chassis and power supplies and achieve maximum functionality. As of June 30, 2016, the Company offered over 500 SKUs for serverboards. Its chassis are designed to house the Company's servers while maintaining interoperability. Its server chassis come with hot-plug, fans, fan speed control and an air shroud design to maximize airflow redundancy. As of June 30, 2016, the Company offered over 550 SKUs for chassis and power supplies. The Company also offers other system accessories, such as microprocessors, memory and disk drives that are third party developed and manufactured products that the Company resells without modification. As of June 30, 2016, the Company offered over 2,600 SKUs for other system accessories.
Supermicro Global Services
The Company's Supermicro Global Services consist of customer support services and hardware enhanced services. The Company's customer support organization provides maintenance and technical support for its products through Website and round the clock direct phone-based support. The Company's hardware enhanced services organization provides help desk services and product on-site support for its server systems. The Company offers different levels of on-site support that vary depending on specific services, response times, coverage hours and duration, repair priority levels, spare parts requirements, logistics, data privacy and security needs. Its services include server system integration, configuration and software upgrades and updates. It also performs the planning, identifies service requirements, creates and executes the project plan, conducts verification testing, training and provides technical documentation.
The Company competes with Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Lenovo, Cisco and Quanta Computer, Inc.
Super Micro Computer Inc
980 Rock Ave
SAN JOSE CA 95131-1615