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Scale Computing Buildings Linux KVM Converged Systems

The new Scale Computing HC3x expands on the initial HC3 servers with increased scale and performance. The HC3x starts off with a 3-node system with each node powered by a 6-core Intel Xeon E5 2400 and packed with 64 GB of memory.

Vanessa Alvarez, Head of Marketing at Scale Computing, explained to ServerWatch that at the heart of the HC3 systems portfolio is the ICOS (Intelligent Clustered Operating System) 4.2 that is shipped on the box.

"ICOS is a custom Linux distribution originally based on CentOS and therefore neither we nor our customers receive any commercial support or consulting services from Red Hat," Alvarez said.

Read the full story at Server Watch:
Scale Computing Scales Up With Linux KVM Servers

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.