DataON HCI-7208G Integrated System for Azure Stack HCI

Get up and running quickly and reliably with DataON HCI-7208G validated nodes for Azure Stack HCI. Optimized for workloads in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), with all-NVMe flash storage, they provide a reference architecture-like experience for organizations looking to start or extend their hybrid cloud journey with Azure services, consolidate virtualized workloads, and implement Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) on-premises to run containerized applications.
The HCI-7208G features NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs) for the best experience with graphics-rich virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and artificial intelligence and machines learning (AI & ML) applications.​
DataON validated nodes are powered by 4th Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, combining Intel® technology with Azure Arc-enabled Azure Stack HCI. Microsoft and Intel have worked closely together to optimize the features and performance of Azure Stack HCI, providing a fast path to hybrid cloud deployment and data center infrastructure modernization.
ModelDataON HCI-7208G validated nodes for Azure Stack HCI
ProfileAll-NVMe; GPU optimized
Form Factor2U / 1-Node rack server
Scalability2 to 16 Nodes per cluster
CPU4th Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
CoreDual socket, 8-64 cores (per node)
Memory512GB – 8TB DDR5 MT/s DIMMs (or 4TB per processor) / 32 slots (per node)
Raw Storage3TB – 122TB
Drive Bay Configuration8x 2.5” NVMe U.2
PCIe Slot Configuration2x PCIe 5.0 x8; 2x PCIe 5.0 x16 (2W), 2x PCIe 5.0 x16 (1W)
Onboard Networking2x 10GbE RJ45 OCP mezzanine (per node)
Add-on Networking2x 25GbE SFP28 or 2x 40/50/100GbE QSFP 28/56 2-port RDMA (per node)
GPU SupportYes
PMEM SupportNo
Secured-core ServerYes
Kernel Soft RebootYes
Vectorized AESYes
VM Memory EncryptionYes

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Premium deployment and training
DataON provides pre-deployment baseline testing, benchmarking, and stress testing. Azure Stack HCI is pre-installed with the latest verified firmware and drivers. Plus, DataON provides sixteen hours of customer deployment services.
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DataON MUST and MUST Pro are included
DataON MUST and MUST Pro keeps your system updated via cluster aware updating so you always have the latest Microsoft-validated OS, drivers, firmware, BIOS, and BMC versions, with minimum disruptions to your system.
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World-class service and support
DataON is an exclusive Microsoft partner and our team of Azure Stack HCI experts provide white glove service to make sure you stay up and running. Plus, you’ll get joint support from both Microsoft & DataON for an integrated experience.
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Accelerating performance with
4th Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors
4th Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors are designed to optimize the performance of Azure Stack HCI and features such as Storage Spaces Direct, Hyper-V, software-defined networking, and Windows Admin Center.
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Solidigm NVMe SSDs for
performance software-defined storage
Solidigm TLC NAND and QLC NAND SSDs provide high performance and low latency or Azure Stack HCI. All-flash SSDs offer the performance and reliability needed to support multiple workloads with high performance in a single HCI cluster.
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Utilize NVIDIA GPUs to scale
virtual desktop workloads
and optimize AI performance
Use NVIDIA GPUs with Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI (preview) for graphics-rich virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for remote work. You can also utilize GPUs to optimize AI workload performance.
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“DataON offers some of our favorite Azure Stack HCI solutions. The DataON cluster we’ve been testing has posted tremendous numbers, the fastest we’ve seen in a mid-market 4-node HCI cluster.>
We’re really impressed with what such a small company (relatively speaking) is achieving. ”
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DataON HCI Family
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Hybrid Cloud Use Cases
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4th Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable
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