QCT Premier Intel Select Solutions

Hyperscale Engineering Excellence is in the QCT “DNA.”

Offering the Solution to Meet Demand

of Different Scales of Datacenters.

“We’ve been very fortunate at Intel to collaborate with QCT over about the last decade, to bring about innovations to market very quickly. One of the latest successes has been the partnership from early design through early ship on the Intel Xeon Scalable platform [as part of the] Intel Select Solutions brand”
- Jason Waxman, Corporate Vice President General Manager, Data Center Solutions, Intel.
Pre-configured for quick deployment

Simplify Data Center Modernization

Developed and delivered by QCT and Intel and based on Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, an Intel® Select Solution enables Enterprises, Cloud Service Providers, and Communication Service Providers to make confident choices in deploying data center infrastructure that is pre-defined and purpose-built for key workloads.


Workload-optimized Performance

Selecting and optimizing the right mix of hardware, software, tools, settings, and optimizations to best address a specific data center workload can be a daunting proposition for even the most seasoned technicians. QCT and Intel have combined efforts to ensure that our offerings blend seamlessly to deliver reliable, workload-optimized performance.


System-level Benchmarking and Verification

QCT and Intel employ well-known third party and industry benchmarking tools that simulate real-world loads and help us to identify and eliminate pressure points. All designed to ensure that every Intel® Select Solution is delivered on a balanced platform that achieves the optimal mix of performance, agility, security, and reliability.

  • QCT QxStack VMware Edition-vSAN ReadyNodeTM Performance Optimized SKU
  • QCT QxStack for NFVI on Ubuntu
  • QCT SQL Server 2016 Appliance with New Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
QCT Premier Intel Select Solutions

Efficient, Secured, Agile, Simplified Management Solution for Your Private Cloud Environment

Designed with the Intel® Xeon® Scalable platform and the latest NVMe SSDs in QuantaGrid D52B-1U system, QxStack vSAN ReadyNodeTM – Performance Optimized SKU provides sufficient I/O throughput to ensure no scaling bottlenecks to support fast-growing business demands. In addition, with QCT’s auto deployment tool, users can dramatically minimize the time up and running the system. By adopting these industry-leading technologies, QCT QxStack VMware Edition-vSAN Ready NodeTM series provide users efficient, secured, agile, simplified management solution for your private cloud environment.

PlatformQCT D52B-1U 1
CPUIntel® Xeon® Gold 6152 CPU @ 2.10GHz / 22C/44T2
Memory384GB (32GB 2666MHz DDR4 DIMM)12
Boot DriveSATADOM 32GB1
Cache TierIntel SSD DC P4800X 375GB2
Capacity TierIntel® SSD DC P4500 2 TB, 2.5-inch4
Data NetworkIntel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X710-DA21

Strengthen Reliability

Provide a confident choice by passing rigorous VMware® vSAN ReadyNodeTM certification.

Accelerate Time to Value

Minimize time to deploy new infrastructure.

Ensure the Performance in Business-Critical Scenarios

Pre-optimize the setting parameters for business common use cases such as E-commerce or scalable web scenario to reach outstanding performance, exceeding Intel® Select program’s threshold.

Simplify Modernization

Reduce time to evaluate, select, and purchase necessary hardware components.

  • Intel select solution datasheet and RA

    QxStack VMware_Edition vSAN ReadyNode™ Performance Optimized SKU RA


    QxStack vSAN ReadyNode Performance optimized SKU


QCT Premier Intel Select Solutions

Network service providers are looking for ways to deliver services faster and more cost-effectively in the Telco business. To fulfill these customers’ requirements and workloads, Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) has engineered an Intel Select Solution for Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) on Ubuntu* Host OS, which is tuned to take advantage of Intel’s latest technologies. QCT’s reference architecture is verified by Intel to meet the expected performance based on Intel’s reference design for carrier-class use cases that require high reliability and telco-case capabilities. With Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) and Intel® QuickAssist Technology (Intel® QAT) for enhancing the network performance, QCT tuned the BIOS parameters and tested the solution to ensure the performance on the QCT platform with Ubuntu* as host.




Webinar – Embrace Central Office 2.0 with QCT NFV Platform

Telco operators are looking for open source solutions to reduce vendor lock-in and to meet growing customer demand in transformation. In this session, we provide a glimpse of common NFVI inquiries from telco customers, and propose a modularized NFVI OpenStack Platform with flexible, reliable, and high-performance infrastructure:

SystemQuanta D52BQ-2U Server1
CPUIntel® Xeon® Gold 6152 Processor, 2.1 GHz, 22 core2
RAM384GB (12 * 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 RDIMM)12
SSD-NVMeIntel® SSD Data Center Family P4500 SERIES 2TB4
NIC cardDual Port 25GE Intel® Ethernet Network Adapter XXV710 SFP28+ (low-profile PCIe)2
QATIntel® QuickAssist Adapter 89701
  • Intel select solution datasheet and RA

    QCT Intel Select NFVI for Ubuntu OS Datasheet


    QCT Intel Select NFVI for Ubuntu OS Reference Architecure


QCT Premier Intel Select Solutions

Reliable, secure, and workload-optimized stack backed by QCT and Intel architecture

Intel Select Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2016 can help minimize the time, cost, and complexity required for an enterprise to evaluate hardware and software integrations. QCT SQL Server 2016 Appliance includes a hardware and software stack that has been verified following organized procedures and intensive testing efforts by QCT and Intel. QCT uses the HammerDB benchmark to validate the configuration for Online Transaction Processing (OLTP). Furthermore, based on the Transactions Per Minute (TPM) metric, QCT SQL Server 2016 Appliance has considerably outperformed Intel standards on both base and plus configuration.

IngredientPlus Configuration Base Configuration
PlatformQuanta D52B-1U ServerQuanta D52BQ-2U Server
Processor2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6152 CPU @ 2.10GHz / 22C / 44T2 x Intel® Xeon®Gold 6136 CPU @ 3.00GHz / 12C / 24T
Memory384GB (12 * 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 RDIMM)384GB (12 * 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 RDIMM)
Boot Drive2 x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD2 x 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD
Log Drive2 x Intel® SSD DC P4600 Series, 1.6 TB NVMe4 x Intel® SSD DC P4600 Series, 1.6 TB NVMe
Data Drive4 x Intel SSD DC P4500 Series, 2 TB NVMe4 x Intel SSD DC S4500 Series, 1.9 TB SATA SSD
Data Network40 GbE Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter XL71010 GbE Intel Ethernet Network Connection OCP X527-DA4 / 40 GbE Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter XL710
Management NetworkIntegrated 1 GbEIntegrated 1 GbE
SoftwareWindows Server 2016 Datacenter edition / SQL Server 2016 Enterprise editionWindows Server 2016 Datacenter edition / SQL Server 2016 Enterprise edition
TPMTrusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • QCT SQL Server 2016 Appliance with New Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Datasheets



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