How 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Support Next-Gen Solutions

Sep 24, 2021

3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

Exceeding what we initially thought possible, today's application providers continue to deliver next-gen solutions like AI, HPC, medical discovery, and beyond. Intel introduced its 3rd Generation Xeon Scalable Processors and a family of related technologies earlier this year, seeing the need to power these innovations.

The following are a few ways Intel's latest chip architecture can power your solutions forward. For more information on 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors, the UNICOM Engineering developed a white paper, Building on 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors.

Better-Than-Ever Performance

To support the solutions of tomorrow, 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors offer faster-than-ever processing with up to 40 cores per processor.

As a benefit, solution providers can now leverage more computational power than ever for their applications. Improvements include 1.46x average performance improvement, 1.6x higher memory bandwidth, and 2.66x higher memory capacity over the prior generation of processors.

Enhanced Security

Solution providers can secure code using features such as Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX), Intel Crypto Acceleration, Intel Total Memory Encryption, and Intel Platform Firmware Resilience (Intel FPR) application data nearly anywhere it resides.

Therefore, software providers continue to support their customers and innovate without fear of various attacks. In addition, these security features don't force a sacrifice in CPU performance.

Advanced Workload Acceleration

The performance of AI and HPC applications is closely tied to the performance of the CPU. Therefore, Intel has made a concerted effort to enhance the performance of a variety of workloads like AI, HPC, 3D modeling, and imaging by offering features like Intel DL Boost with int8 and Intel DL Boost with bfloat16, and Intel Advanced Vector Extension 512 (Intel AVX 512).

Therefore, no matter the complexity of the application or next-gen solution, servers based on Intel Xeon 3rd Generation Scalable Processors can deliver the processing power needed. Demonstrated over multiple performance tests, 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors provide up to 1.74x gen-on-gen improvement in language processing inference and up to 1.54x gen-on-gen HPC improvement.

5G Connectivity Improvements

As we know, the modern workforce continues to spread further and further from core data centers. In response, Intel stepped up and delivered significant performance improvement across several crucial 5G Metrics.

For example, amongst other improvements, 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors provided an average increase of up to 1.62x in 5G performance, up to 1.76x in enhanced DPDK L3 forwarding, and up to 1.63x better CDN throughput, all versus the prior generation.

Cloud and Enterprise Scalability and Performance

Just as today's cloud and multi-cloud environments are constantly growing and changing, so should their hardware be able to scale and adapt. Thanks to Intel's continuing innovation, many of the world's major cloud providers either use or plan to use 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors.

Enhancing the performance and scalability of cloud environments, 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors offer up to 1.72x higher virtualization performance and up to 1.58x higher performance on cloud-based microservices, both over the prior generation. Also, with select SKUs, the latest generation offers IaaS optimization and SaaS optimization.

Take Next-Gen Solutions Further With UNICOM Engineering

For a deeper look into exactly how 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors can power your next-gen solutions, be sure to read our latest white paper, Building on 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors.

As an Intel Technology Provider, UNICOM Engineering has helped drive the latest solutions with our partners for decades. Our skilled team built on the success of our previous Intel Xeon Scalable processor-based platforms with the recent launch of our E-1800 R6, and E-2900 R6 dual-processor enterprise computing systems. These rackmount, pre-integrated platforms use 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Platinum/Gold/Silver series processors and support Intel Optane persistent memory 200 series, 100Gb/50Gb/25Gb Intel Ethernet 800 Series Network Adapters, and Intel Optane SSDs. The 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors provide more performance, optimized for cloud, enterprise, network, security, IoT, and HPC workloads with expanded I/O, storage, and connectivity options. Learn more about how UNICOM Engineering can help you transition to next-gen solutions by visiting our website and scheduling a consultation.