Scale Computing has a new Edge computing appliance in its HE100 product family, the HE153.

The HE153 is an HCI Edge product available in both a dual NIC option and a single NIC 'slim' option.

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As with all the HE100 series, the HE153 combines Scale Computing's 'self-healing' software with a small all-flash NVMe storage-based compute appliance.

The HE153 comes with either a i5-1350P 12C/16T with 4 Performance Cores) 4.70GHz or an i7-1370P 14C/20T with six Performance Cores) 5.20GHz, between 16 and 64GB of RAM, and two 2.5GbE networking solution. The slim version comes in the four-core option, and has one 2.5GbE.

The HE153 can be deployed without a rack or server closet due to its small size - equivalent to a stack of four smartphones.

It will be available in the first half of 2024 for a starting price of $5,400.

"Scale Computing's first new release of the ASUS-based NUC allows IT teams to consolidate everything they need: virtualization, servers, storage, and backup/disaster recovery with powerful fleet management to deliver a single manageable solution at scale in the data center, in the branch office, and for distributed Edge locations," said Jeff Ready, CEO and co-founder, Scale Computing.

"Regardless of your hardware requirements, the same innovative software and intuitive user interface give IT admins the power to run infrastructure efficiently both in the data center and at the Edge."

In addition to the new HE100 product, Scale Computing has launched a new fleet-wide virtual machines list feature for its SC//Fleet Manager which enables real-time monitoring of workloads across a global fleet of Scale Computing HyperCore clusters, regardless of how many clusters a customer has.

Scale Computing was founded in 2007 in Indianapolis. The company successfully raised $55 million in a funding round in 2022, bringing its total funding to more than $200 million from 11 funding rounds. It counts Elevate Ventures, Lenovo, Allos Ventures, and Runway Growth Capital among its backers.