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Nucleus 2U rack-mount server/workstation
  • Short Rack Depth

    Compact and space-saving 2U rack-mount chassis with short rack depth: 3.4" H x 16.8" W x 17.7" D

  • High-Performance

    Configurations available with single or dual Intel Xeon E5, single Intel Xeon W, Intel Core i7, i9, or Intel Core X-series processors and up to 256GB RAM

  • PCI Express Expansion

    Up to (7) PCI Express expansion slots with support for a range of cards for data capture and visualization

  • Large, Swappable Storage

    Up to 8 removable or fixed SATA, SAS or Solid State hard drives

  • Unique Configuration Options

    Configure your power, storage, and expansion options based on your needs

  • Application Support

    We work directly with our customers every day to ensure that our computers meet their unique requirements

The Nucleus 2U offers a unique form factor for high-performance computing in limited spaces. The 2U height and short, 17” rack depth make it an ideal fit for small racks or for easy transit wherever you need it to be.

Whether your task requires multiple PCI Express expansion cards, redundant power, or a high volume of swappable storage, Nucleus 2U configuration options allow you to create the perfect solution based on your needs.

The flexibility and data crunching power of the Nucleus 2U are ideal for:

  • Data capture and analysis for network monitoring and cyber security
  • High-bandwidth, real-time visualization for geospatial imagery analysis, surveillance, and military intelligence
  • Advanced data analysis and visualization, QC, and processing for oil and gas exploration; in the field, or back in the lab
  • Live broadcasting applications such as real-time graphics generation, video switching, and encoding/streaming

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System Specs
Available CPUs
  • Single Intel Core, Intel Xeon, AMD Ryzen, or AMD EPYC processor
  • Single or dual Intel Xeon processors
Memory Up to 256GB RAM
PCI Expansion

2 configuration options available:

  • 7 PCI Express slots for half-height expansion cards (vertical-mount)
  • 3 PCI Express slots for full-height expansion cards (3 single-width cards or 1 single-width and 1 dual-width cards, horizontal-mount)
Storage Up to (8) fixed or no-tools removable drives; SATA, SAS, or Solid State Drives
Available Drive Capacities / Features
  • SATA up to 2TB each
  • SAS up to 2TB each (or 10K RPM up to 1.8TB each)
  • Solid State Drives up to 4TB each
  • Encryption options available
RAID Onboard SATA RAID 0/1/5/10, or via add-on PCIe RAID controller
Operating Systems
  • Windows Server, Windows 10 Pro
  • CentOS, Red Hat and other Linux distributions
  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) and other virtualization environments
Power Options
  • 700W 100/240V 50/60Hz auto-switching 80 PLUS rated power supply
  • Redundant 1+1 hot-swappable power supply options available
Physical Width: 16.8″ (42.67cm) (not including side rails)  x  Height: 3.4″ (8.64cm)  x  Depth: 17.7″ (44.96cm)
Certifications FCC Class A, CE and TUV compliant
Warranty 1 year parts and labor; 2nd and 3rd year warranties available
Datasheet (PDF)

Nucleus 2U Datasheet

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