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Refresh outdated hardware and software with Intel® Select Solutions optimized for 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors combined with Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory.

Maximize the Server Refresh Opportunity


Give your customers a more agile infrastructure with Microsoft running on 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor and Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory.

Four Reasons to Modernize

The upcoming end of support for Microsoft* SQL Server 2008/R2 and Windows* Server 2008 R2 throws up a huge refresh opportunity as there are millions of servers running on Microsoft 2008/R2 globally. Help your customers be ready for the future with the latest software from Microsoft, optimized for 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor-based platforms combined with Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory.

Less Revenue Loss

Organizations that modernize1 report less unplanned downtime.

Improved Data Security

For organization that deploy advanced technologies without the right data security in place.2

Lower Costs

When you provide organizations that modernize with a hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI).3

Support Expanding Workloads

In organizations that modernize to develop new apps.1

Intel® Speed Select Technology - Performance Profile (Intel® SST-PP)

Increase agility and effectiveness in your data center infrastructure with Intel® Speed Select Technology - Performance Profile (Intel® SST-PP) on 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors. This new technology allows customers a collection of innovative capabilities for active and nuanced control of processor performance to lower costs and reduce data center complexity.

Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost)

2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with new Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost) are enhanced specifically to run performance-hungry AI applications alongside existing cloud and data center workloads.

1-Socket Servers

Use the right processor for the job. When an entry-level server isn’t powerful enough to handle the job, but a 2-socket system is too much. Offer customers that need high I/O capability and large memory bandwidth to deliver optimal performance 1-socket sku options of the 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor.

Products - Better Together

2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

Learn about the new workload-optimized processors for data-centric computing that support high-demand applications and drive actionable insight.

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Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

All-new premium class of memory that can change the ways the build and use of computers.

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Related Products

Intel has unparalleled products to fuel growth, including a portfolio of leadership products to move, store, and process data.

Intel® Optane™ Technology

All-new premium class of memory that can change the ways we build and use computers.

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Intel® SSDs for Data Center

Eliminate bottlenecks with the best data center storage solutions. Modernize your infrastructure to keep up with the demands of digital business. Intel® SSDs for the data center are optimized for performance, reliability, and endurance.

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Intel® Ethernet Adapters

Accelerate the delivery of new services and capabilities through intelligent offloads, sophisticated packet processing, and quality open source drivers.

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Intel® Data Center Blocks (Intel® DCB)

Speed time to market with Intel-engineered, fully-validated data center blocks, optimized for key workloads help reduce development complexity and cost—while getting solutions to customers fast with the latest Intel® technologies and innovations.

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Intel and Microsoft Partner to Accelerate Business Transformation

A partnership that delivers powerful data center solutions to help businesses gain competitive advantage by building the foundation for a data-driven enterprise.

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Intel® Select Solutions

Updated 2nd Gen Solutions to Accelerate Data Center Modernization

Refreshing both hardware and software at the same time fast-forwards IT to help your customers accelerate product innovation, decrease costs, and improve data security and compliance. Use Intel® Select Solutions that include the 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory to accelerate IT modernization with fast, easy, and optimized solutions for your customers' workloads.

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Sales Resources & Tools

Speed Select Sales Guide

Use this sales guide to simplify sales for ideal customers for Intel® Speed Select Technology (Intel® SST) SKUs. Have fast facts, key benefits, qualifying questions.

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DL Boost Sales Guide

Use this sales guide to simplify sales for ideal customers for Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost). Have fast facts, key benefits, qualifying questions.

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2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Sales Script

Use this script to help talk with prospective server buyers about why they need to upgrade their IT infrastructure with 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.

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Sell a Balanced System Sales Script

Use this sales guide to help have the conversations for how to position selling a balanced system and the benefits customers can get.

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TCO Brief

Make a compelling case to customers for using 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with this Total Cost of Ownership brief.

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Solution Brief

Explore the challenges and opportunities around running AI and analytics workloads on existing high performance computing (HPC) clusters.

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Transition Guidance

Recommending the right 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor to your customers just got easier. Use these tools to offer the right SKUs to your customers, based on their needs.

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Overcoming Objections Guide

Have responses to the most frequently encountered customer objections and how to successfully address them for 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor.

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Intel® Xeon® Processor Advisor Tool

Updated tool now helps to show the impact when upgrading the CPU along with storage and networking. Look side by side to see how upgrading storage and or networking provided better performance and TCO.

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Lead and Compete with Intel® Architecture

Not all processors are created equal. Learn key considerations for choosing Intel® Xeon® processors over the competition.

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2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor Bundle

Unleash the Power of the Data Center with the blistering performance of Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with Intel® SSD Data Center Family and Intel® Ethernet Adapter bundles and earn big points this quarter!

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Drive Sales with New Campaigns

Find a collection of new marketing and sales tools and assets that can help you fast forward your sales. Download market-ready ad kits, videos, infographics, posters, templates, banners, and more that can be co-branded. Now offering Sales Resources as well.

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Solutions Directory

The Solutions Directory is your source for industry-leading solutions featuring Intel's latest technology. Whether you need foundational components to create and speed products to market or ready-to-go systems and services to help businesses deploy technology solutions, this directory helps you find and build your own innovative solutions.

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Product and Performance Information

1

IDC. “The technology impact of IT transformation: Reducing technical debt and optimizing IT costs with IT modernization initiatives.” Sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel. November 2017.

2

Thales. “Thales: 63% of enterprises using cloud, big data, IoT, and container environments without securing sensitive data.” March 2017. thalesesecurity.com/about-us/newsroom/news-releases/thales-63-enterprises-using-cloud-big-data-iot-and-container.

3

Evaluator Group, “Is a hyperconverged infrastructure cost-competitive with the cloud?”, June 2017. research.techopedia.com/content72676/.