Diversity of media devices across vast services and increasing demand for rich content due to widespread smart phones usage is driving the growing need for more and more server installations. It is a must that company like Yahoo Japan Corporation (YJP) has the most flexible and quick deployment of server solutions to cope with such evolving complexity.
Requests to extend current server resources come up all the time from YJP’s 2,000 engineers that the company employs. In order to support the requests in a flexible and efficient manner, YJP has been building up its virtual environment very extensively. Virtualization has been implemented in most of the servers used by R&D, and later focusing on virtualization of the service side.
In selection decision of Supermicro, cost and performance are important factors, as are reliability, quality and high efficiency. However, there are not many server products that can meet such scale Data Centers’ requirements as many of them have unnecessary functions that cause a high price or cannot accommodate small changes to specifications for fine-tuning and optimization.
Supermicro servers have been widely accepted by USA Yahoo! and other USA and European data centers as well as service providers and enterprises. They are not only cost effective when compared to the top three companies, but also offer high density and high power efficiency as well as the capability to provide tailor made server solutions that suit complex specifications. Just a few facts in favor of Supermicro:
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