Popular Server manufacturer Supermicro now $2bn company

Datacentre and hosting company favourite Supermicro are now on course to turn-over $2bn in hardware over the next twelve months after hitting a quarterly run-rate of $500m for the last quarter, The Register has reported this morning

The Register has commented on these figures and anticipate a growth to $1bn per quarter in two quarter’s time:


Our reading of the situation is that Super Micro is going to emerge from the pack, extrapolating that growth rate, as a near $1bn/quarter company in two quarters’ time, potentially overtaking Cisco and Oracle server revenues.

By adopting SanDisk’s ULLtraDIMM technology Super Micro should make its servers exhibit lower latency for data accesses to flash than any mainstream server supplier, except Lenovo which is also adopting the technology – assuming SanDisk supplier Diablo and Netlist sort out their who-owns-what-IP dispute. ®

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