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Super Micro Computer, a provider of server technology and green computing, introduced its latest power supply technology: a short-depth, redundant power module option for its SuperServers, the PWS-406P-1R. This 1U 400W supply module conforms to Energy Star Server 2.0 specifications and has SuperCompact dimensions of 8.66 inches by 2.15 inches by 1U height.

The new power supply offers improved space savings for embedded applications and is suited for 1U short-depth industrial PCs. In situations requiring high availability such as mission-critical and high-density server computing, it provides redundancy where space and thermal limitations present a challenge.

Like all Supermicro power supplies, the improved overall power efficiency is designed to reduce energy consumption and total cost of ownership (TCO). The PWS-406P-1R power supply provides an enhanced power factor and 93 percent efficiency, superior to 80PLUS Gold-level performance. The company said this helps to minimize infrastructural and uninterruptable power supply (UPS) costs, and reduces total volt-ampere (VA) and watt requirements.

"Our power supply engineering division constantly pushes the envelope of advanced power design and brings our technologies to manufacturability," said Charles Liang, president and CEO of Supermicro. "Our product innovations provide Supermicro customers with impressive efficiency gains and highly reliable, redundant supply modules in SuperCompact form factors."

For more, read the eWEEK article: Supermicro Extends Power Supply Family.