Supermicro® Launches Widest Range of Server Platforms Supporting Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v2

Supermicro® Launches Widest Range of Server Platforms Supporting Intel® Xeon®
                                  E3-1200 v2

  PR Newswire

  SAN JOSE, California, May 14, 2012

- Advanced Server Solutions Optimized for Low Power 22nm 3D Tri-Gate
Processors Deliver Maximum Performance with Highest Energy Efficiency

SAN JOSE, California, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc.
(NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server
technology and green computing, announces immediate availability of a wide
array of systems and motherboards supporting Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v2 (Ivy
Bridge) processor family. Supermicro's new platforms boost system performance
with upgraded PCI-E 3.0 bus speed and DDR3-1600MHz memory bandwidth. Server
solutions include the high-density 3U, 8x node, MicroCloud™ ( 5037MC-H8TRF )
providing cost-effective performance for cloud computing, data center and web
hosting. A wide variety of other systems include server appliances for
networking/embedded applications ( 5017C-LF , 5017C-MF , 5017C-TF );
mainstream server systems with optional Supermicro Battery Backup Power (BBP™)
modules (PWS206B-1R) for mission-critical reliability; and
gateway/security/DVR/media transcoding and broadcast solutions ( 5017C-MTF ,
5017C-MTRF , 1017C-TF ), plus server towers for small/mid-size business
applications, file/storage serving, and remote desktop applications ( 5037C-i
, 5037C-T ).

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"Supermicro offers the advantage of diverse product lines with the most
earth-friendly, 'future-proof' designs," said Charles Liang, President and CEO
of Supermicro. "Strong engineering expertise allows us to consistently deliver
the latest energy efficient computing technologies first to market across the
widest selection of platforms. Our Ivy Bridge solutions are optimized and
ready for the new 22nm, Tri-Gate microarchitecture delivering higher
performance and energy efficiency with lower TDP compared to previous
generation solutions. Supermicro's current UP Sandy Bridge systems and boards
only need a BIOS upgrade without any hardware changes to make these systems
capable of supporting the new Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2 series processors."

"Customers today are looking for computing solutions that offer better energy
efficiency and more flexibility without compromising performance," said Boyd
Davis, VP and GM of Intel's Datacenter Infrastructure Group. "Intel welcomes
Supermicro's new generation of server platforms, which have been built on the
Intel® Xeon® processor family's leadership performance and breakthrough I/O
capabilities. Supermicro is able to offer optimized solutions for customers
across a broad spectrum of workloads and segments, including Green Computing."

Along with complete systems, Supermicro has a full line of Ivy Bridge based
motherboards which provide the foundation of its Server Building Block
Solutions®. A wide range of motherboards featuring the H2 socket ( X9SCD-F
(for MicroCloud), X9SCM / -F , X9SCL/-F / +-F , X9SCA / -F , X9SCM-IIF,
X9SCi-LN4 / -LN4F , X9SPU-F, X9SAE/-V, C7P67 ) are available for server,
workstation, desktop and embedded applications. This diverse lineup of
products allows systems integrators and resellers to build application
optimized solutions that address the widest variety of business, commercial
and industrial needs.

For more information on Supermicro's complete line of high-performance,
high-efficiency server and storage solutions, visit .

About Super Micro Computer, Inc.

Supermicro® (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance,
high-efficiency server technology is a premier provider of advanced server
Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, HPC
and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermicro is committed to protecting the
environment through its "We Keep IT Green ® " initiative and provides
customers with the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly solutions
available on the market.

Supermicro, SuperServer, MicroCloud, Building Block Solutions and We Keep IT
Green are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Super Micro Computer,

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Contact: David Okada of Super Micro Computer, Inc.,
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