CAR-5050 - Intel Select Solution for Visual Cloud Delivery Networks

Appliance Based On Dual 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Is Verified And Ready For Deployment As Content Delivery Network Server

CAR-5050 Intel Select Solution for VCDN

Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors, Supports up to 48 SFP+ Fiber Ports
2U Appliance
  • Dual 2nd Gen. Intel Xeon Scalable Processor (Cascade Lake)
  • 384 GByte DDR4-2666 ECC RAM
  • 2x Intel SSD DC P4510 with 2.0+ TB
  • 2x Intel XXV710 Ethernet Controllers
  • Supports 6x CASwell NIC Modules (PCIe 3.0 x16 design)
  • Redundant Power Supply Unit
  • System Management (IPMI 2.0) Support

The CASwell CAR-5050 rackmount server as officially verified Intel Select Solution for Visual Cloud Delivery Networks (VCDN) comes with two 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, 384 GB main memory and two Intel SSD DC P4510. This configuration is a workload optimized solution with validated performance to meet the rapidly emerging needs for content delivery networks (CDNs). Delivering scale, flexibility and high performance, this solution by CASwell is designed to accelerate visual services at the edge of the network.

This CAR-5050 setup allows immediate building and deploying next generation CDN servers because of its Intel-approved and -verified configuration and performance. It therefore helps reduce procurement and deployment time for Communication Service Providers (CommSPs) and other customers. This Intel Select Solution for VCDN accelerates delivery of compelling visual services in service provider networks by using CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

Optimized & Certified Hardware Configuration

The CASwell CAR-5050 Intel Select Solution for VCDN is based on two 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors like the Intel Xeon Gold 6230N with 20 cores but can also be configured with Intel Xeon Platinum CPUs with up to 28 cores depending on customer's requirements. Combined with 384 GB or more DDR4-2666 main memory, two Intel SSD DC P4510 with at least 2.0 TB each, two dual-port Intel XXV710 Ethernet Controllers for 25GbE SFP28, and various 25-Gbps Ethernet connections through CASwell's own network modules, this system provides both high performance and flexible configurations.

Additionally, the CAR-5050 Intel Select Solution for VCDN can be equipped with Intel Optane Persistent memory for fast caching and storage plus giving customers the agility for higher capacities required for certain applications and preparation for evolving workload needs. Intel QuickAssist Technology (Intel QAT) can be provided by an Intel QAT 8960 or 8970 adapter card to accelerate cryptographic applications, plus compression and decompression algorithms.

Ready for VCDN deployment

The CDN plays a critical role in delivery of web content, high-quality video and Internet security. The ongoing shift from proprietary, dedicated network functionality to software-based virtualized network functionality is in full swing. This trend towards virtualized CDN deployment is enabling service provides to deliver ever more compelling experiences to end users in real-time.

The CAR-5050 Intel Select Solution for vCDN consists of all the necessary resources and an open-source software stack within a virtualized infrastructure. This configuration of the CAR-5050 features a workload-optimized stack tuned to take full advantage of the Intel architecture foundation. By verification as Intel Select Solution for VCDN, the CAR-5050 provides performance for a premier customer experience and a deployment infrastructure that helps developers set up a CDN solution quickly out of box, with all necessary components in place and configured for optimal performance and faster time to value.

The base configuration of the CASwell CAR-5050 Intel Select Solution for Visual Cloud CDN is a value performance optimized hardware configuration. It delivers notable CDN performance for network virtual functions, basic networking, cryptography and compression technology. It is a Hyper Converged node with all required resources to implement a software-defined infrastructure within each server instance.

Platform
Processor 2x Intel 2nd Gen. Xeon Gold 6230N Scalable Processors or higher (20+ core Cascade Lake)
Chipset Intel C621 PCH (Lewisburg)
System Memory 384 GB DDR4-2666 ECC RAM (12x 32 GB)
Ethernet Port 2x Intel XXV710 Ethernet Controllers Dual-Port 25GbE SFP28
Up to 48x SFP+ 10GbE Ports
Bypass Based on CASwell NIC Module or Standard add-on card
Expansion Up to 5 PCIe Gen3 x16 for CASwell NIC Module
Up to 1 PCIe Gen3 x8 for CASwell NIC Module
Up to 1 PCIe Gen3 x8 for Standard NIC Module
Storage 2x Intel SSD DC P4510 with 2.0+ TB (NVMe)
1x CF Socket
1x M.2 SSD 2280 (PCIe)
Power Supply 800W CRPS Redundant PSU
Dimensions (WxDxH) 465mm x 594mm x 89mm (18.31'' x 21.02'' x 3.5'')
I/O
Serial Port 1x RJ-45 / Micro USB System Console Port
USB Port 2x USB 3.0 Ports
Display Output Optional from LOM or VGA module
LCD Panel 128 x 32/64 Graphic, 2 x 16 Characters
LED HDD / Ethernet / Customization LED
LOM IPMI 2.0 w/ GbE speed
Operation & Certifications
Operating Environment Temperature: 0 - 40°C (32 - 104°F)
Humidity: 20 - 90% RH
Storage Environment Temperature: -10 - 70°C (14 - 158°F)
Humidity: 5 - 95% RH @ 55°C
Certification CE/FCC
OS Support Linux Kernel (CentOS or RHEL)
Models Cores Frequency (Max) Cache TDP
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280(L/M) 28C 2.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) 38.5 MB 205 W
Intel Xeon Platinum 8276(L/M) 28C 2.20 GHz (4.00 GHz) 38.5 MB 165 W
Intel Xeon Platinum 8270 26C 2.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) 35.75 MB 205 W
Intel Xeon Platinum 8268 24C 2.90 GHz (3.90 GHz) 35.75 MB 205 W
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260(L/M/Y) 24C 2.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) 35.75 MB 165 W
 
Intel Xeon Gold 6262V 24C 1.90 GHz (3.60 GHz) 33 MB 135 W
Intel Xeon Gold 6252N 24C 2.30 GHz (3.60 GHz) 35.75 MB 150 W
Intel Xeon Gold 6252 24C 2.10 GHz (3.70 GHz) 35.75 MB 150 W
Intel Xeon Gold 6248 20C 2.50 GHz (3.90 GHz) 27.5 MB 150 W
Intel Xeon Gold 6238T 22C 1.90 GHz (3.70 GHz) 30.25 MB 125 W
Intel Xeon Gold 6238(L/M) 22C 2.10 GHz (3.70 GHz) 30.25 MB 140 W
Intel Xeon Gold 6230(T) 20C 2.10 GHz (3.90 GHz) 27.5 MB 125 W
Intel Xeon Gold 6230N 20C 2.30 GHz (3.50 GHz) 27.5 MB 125 W
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