Cloud Processors, Storage, & Integrated Technology Solutions

Select optimized cloud products and data center solutions for a powerful hybrid cloud.

Key Technologies for an Optimized Cloud:

  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors deliver consistent, workload-optimized performance and advanced reliability, availability, and serviceability features (RAS) for diverse workloads with built-in enhancements for AI. Intel® FPGAs offer custom acceleration.

  • Intel® Optane™ memory and storage remove bottlenecks, consolidate data tiers, and deliver new insights into your enterprise data.

  • Intel® Select Solutions are designed for optimized performance and simplified deployment in the data center, helping limit guesswork for your IT team.

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An Overview of Cloud Technology Components

The right cloud technology can accelerate your digital transformation. Whether you’re using public cloud services, on-premises infrastructure, a hybrid cloud, or a multicloud approach, Intel® technologies give you consistent, reliable performance you can count on.

Our platform technologies and engagement with the cloud and ISV ecosystem help you reduce complexity, accelerate time to market, and avoid lock-in with Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI). You’ll experience seamless application portability, data mobility, and potential cost savings benefits across broad range of workloads and services.

Cloud Computing Technology Checklist

To build a best-of-breed cloud platform, consider your needs around the following components:

Cloud Processors

A strong cloud infrastructure starts with a foundation of optimized processors capable of handling the most demanding applications, including analytics, AI, and high performance computing.

Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors deliver consistent performance for diverse workloads. A cloud based on this platform helps minimize complexity with compatible virtualization infrastructure, so you can deploy new applications quickly and get fast response times. In addition, 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors feature Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost) with VNNI for enhanced AI performance.

Intel® FPGA Acceleration

When combined with Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, Intel® FPGAs can deliver dramatic data center acceleration with incredible performance per watt. These flexible, multipurpose devices can be reconfigured and customized for a variety of functions that are becoming more common in the cloud, such as search and machine learning.

Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors deliver high reliability and uptime for Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI), so you can achieve a more performant, agile cloud.

Cloud Storage

Legacy storage is a major bottleneck in cloud service delivery. By adopting the latest cloud storage solutions like Intel® Optane™ DC technology, you can bridge critical gaps in storage and memory hierarchy and deliver persistent memory, large memory pools, fast caching and fast storage.

Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory is a breakthrough technology delivered with 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors. With a unique combination of affordable large capacity and support for data persistence, this technology helps move, process, and store data at uncompromised speeds. Customers can optimize their workloads more effectively by moving and maintaining large amounts of data closer to the processor, helping reduce the higher latency that can occur when fetching data from system storage. This means your business gets fast insights from data-intensive applications and service scalability.

Intel® Optane™ SSDs

Intel® Optane™ SSDs help eliminate storage bottlenecks and enable bigger, more affordable data sets by bridging gaps in storage and memory hierarchy in the data center. As a result, you can accelerate applications, lower costs for latency-sensitive workloads, and improve your overall TCO for the data center.

Intel® Optane™ and Intel® 3D NAND SSDs deliver enhanced agility and performance in the data center. These drives are efficient, high performing, robust, and security enabled. In addition, Intel® SSDs are built on standards-based technologies, providing the flexibility to implement the cloud models of your choice across multiple vendors or open source solutions.

Cloud Virtualization Solutions

To get your cloud up and running, you’ll need software to virtualize and abstract computing and other hardware resources. The successful management of your hybrid cloud relies on these software tools.

Your IT team will need to evaluate cloud computing platforms such as AWS Outposts*, Google Anthos*, Microsoft Azure Stack*, Red Hat OpenStack*, and SUSE OpenStack*, cloud virtualization platforms like VMware vSphere*, and container application platforms like Red Hat OpenShift*. These software tools can help your IT team virtualize resources, deploy containers, and gain a single view of all the workloads in your hybrid cloud environment.

Data Center Solutions

When choosing hardware and software for your cloud infrastructure, consider how optimized data center solutions can accelerate your deployments.

Intel® Select Solutions

Intel® Select Solutions for the data center have been designed for optimized performance and simplified deployment in the real world. These benchmark-tested solutions limit much of the guesswork for your IT team, accelerating infrastructure deployment on Intel® Xeon® processors for workloads in advanced analytics, hybrid cloud, storage, and networking.

Part of a Comprehensive Cloud Strategy

Your on-premises infrastructure is just one part of a comprehensive cloud strategy—one that also takes into account cloud management platforms and how to integrate with resources from cloud service providers.

Intel® products are designed with the big picture in mind. With industry-standard servers and technologies that run on Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI), Intel helps you seamlessly manage an environment of workloads on secure private clouds while also integrating with public clouds, many of which already run on Intel® architecture. All this helps you unlock the full capabilities of hybrid cloud computing.

Notices and Disclaimers

Intel® technologies' features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. No product or component can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at thailand.intel.com.

Cost reduction scenarios described are intended as examples of how a given Intel®-based product, in the specified circumstances and configurations, may affect future costs and provide cost savings. Circumstances will vary. Intel does not guarantee any costs or cost reduction.

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