Congratulations to our partner BOXX Technologies, whose VCA Certified BOXX APEXX 8R was selected as DE’s Editors Pick of the Week June 7, 2017. BOXX recently made the official announcement of its availability. “The blurb is that the BOXX APEXX 8R is engineered to handle and accelerate rendering and similar graphics-intensive jobs in a networked environment,” writes Anthony J. Lockwood, editor at large for Digital Engineering. “The exclamation point on that description is that the BOXX APEXX 8R is a certified NVIDIA Visual Computing Appliance (VCA).”
“What that means for you and your outfit is really fast graphics response,” Lockwood says. “The decision-making delay between fiddling around then waiting to see 'if that change does it' and the results to make your decision should be reduced significantly.”
“The BOXX APEXX 8R will hold … up to eight professional-level NVIDIA Quadro or Tesla graphics processing units,” he explains. “It's configurable with dual Intel Xeon processors, giving you the potential for up to 44 cores. It also can be equipped with up to 1TB of memory. BOXX says it supports most rendering engines.”
“For admins,” he continues. “The BOXX APEXX 8R server itself is a 4U rackmount unit. It has the requisite connections to link in with your network as well as management and monitoring capabilities that should mesh with your scheme. It's offered with a variety of removable and internal SSD (solid state drive) / SATA drive options. It seems to support most every operating system out there.” Read the full Editor’s Pick of the Week at “Rack Up Visual Computing Power.”
See why DE‘s Editors selected the BOXX APEXX 8R as their Pick of the Week.
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