Microsoft Azure Stack HCI Certified

Configure Intel Server Solutions with Microsoft Azure Stack HCI, providing a modernised IT model for hyperconverged infrastructure featuring scalable storage and compute.

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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2208WFAF5R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 2x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £4,029
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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2208WFAF7R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 4x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £4,052
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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2208WFAF6R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 4x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £4,144
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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2312WFHY2R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 2x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £4,324
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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2208WFAF4R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 2x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £4,351
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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2208WFAF10R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 4x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £4,974
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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2224BPHY1R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 2x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

U Size:
2U
Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £5,018
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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2224BPAF3R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 2x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £5,054
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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2208WFAF8R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 4x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £6,750
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Intel Server System Microsoft Azure Stack HCI MCB2208WFAF9R

2U Intel Server System certified for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI. 4x 10GbE SFP+ iWARP RDMA Network Connections. Intel Remote Management Module Lite 2.

Processor Family:
Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
HDD Size:
2.5" Drives
Configure From: £8,012
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Intel Selection Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI deliver:

  • Modern IT model for hyperconverged infrastructure featuring scalable storage and compute.
  • Verified to meet performance benchmarks for Windows Server 2019 Datacenter and Azure Stack HCI, running on reliable Intel architecture.
  • Increased memory per node with Intel Optane DC persistent memory, at a similar cost to DDR4 DRAM systems.
  • End-to-end protection with the hardware and OS working together to deliver enhanced security from boot within virtualised workloads and efficient key and data protection at rest.
  • Less time to value with a tested and validated solution for compute and software-defined storage.

Through enabling the scaling of storage, compute and memory, Intel Select Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI are perfect for applications in areas like analytics, database management and resource planning (ERP).


Flexible HCI Provided as an Azure Hybrid Service

Azure Stack HCI is a new hyperconverged infrastructure OS that delivers the latest features, performance and security updates. Deploy and run Windows and Linux VMs at the edge or in your data centre by utilising skillsets, tools and processes. You are able to extend your data centre to the cloud with Azure Backup, Azure Monitor and Azure Security Center.


Hybrid by Design

Extend your data centre to the cloud and manage Azure Stack HCI hosts, VMs and Azure together in the Azure portal. You can make your infrastructure hybrid through connecting it seamlessly to Azure services like Azure Backup, Azure Security Center and Azure Site Recovery.


Enterprise Scale and Outstanding Price Performance

Modernise your infrastructure, consolidate virtualised workloads and get improved cloud efficiencies on premises. Utilise the benefits of software-defined compute, storage and networking on a wide range of brands and form factors.


Familiar Management and Operations

You can simplify your operations through utilising an easy-to-manage HCI solution that integrates with your environment and well-known third-party solutions. With the popular cross-platform Windows PowerShell framework, you can automate fully scriptable management tasks.


Run Workloads From Your
Office to the Edge.

Affordably meet the growing IT demands of branch offices, field locations and retail stores.

Support Wide-Scale
Virtual Desktop Implementations.

Use remote desktop services, highly available VMs and integrated scalable storage to support your large-scale virtual implementations.

Optimised Performance of
SQL Server Virtualisation.

Deploy and manage computationally intensive SQL Server workloads running on hyperconverged infrastructure to experience best of class performance.

Enhance Security with
Trusted Enterprise Virtualisation.

Utilise virtualisation-based security and certified hardware to safeguard your sensitive workloads.

Deploy a Tightly Integrated
Kubernetes-Enabled Platform.

Allow for automated deployment and management of containerised app via running Kubernetes clusters on your hyperconverged infrastructure.


Learn More About Microsoft Azure Stack HCI


3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Are...
  • Optimised for cloud, HPC, enterprise, security, network and IoT workloads with up to 40 powerful cores and a multitude of frequency, feature and power levels.
  • Infused with Intel Crypto Acceleration, enhancing the performance of encryption intensive workloads including SSL web serving, 5G infrastructure and VPN/firewalls whilst reducing the performance impact of pervasive encryption.
  • The only data centre CPU featuring built-in AI acceleration, end-to-end data science tools and an ecosystem of smart solutions.
  • Designed and built for the demands of cloud workloads and to support a variety of XaaS environments.
  • Powered by Intel 5GX, which safeguards data and application code from the edge to the data centre and multi-tenant public cloud.

3rd Gen Xeon Scalable Platinum Processors
  • Up to 40 cores per Intel Xeon Platinum processor.
  • Up to 8 memory channels at up to 3200 MT/s
  • Features built-in AI acceleration (Intel DL Boost) with int8 (VNNI) and bfloat165 quantisation for accelerated AI inference and training performance.
  • Features Intel SGX, the most deployed trusted execution environment, with up to 512GB enclave per processor.
3rd Gen Xeon Scalable Gold Processors
  • Up to 32 cores per Intel Xeon Gold processor
  • Up to 8 memory channels at up to 3200 MT/s.
  • Featuring Intel SGX, the most deployed trusted execution environment, with up to 64GB enclaves per processor.
3rd Gen Xeon Scalable Silver Processors
  • Up to 20 cores per Intel Xeon Silver processor.
  • Up to 8 memory channels at up to 2667 MT/s.
  • Featuring Intel SGX, the most deployed trusted execution environment, with up to 8GB enclave per processor.

Intel Servers are products are backed by Intel’s design excellence and manufacturing expertise to provide processing power with high levels of flexibility, reliability and manageability.


Optimal for management of HPC clusters.
Perfect for hot & warm tier data & dense NVMe storage.
Designed for cloud infrastructure at scale.

Hybrid Cloud Migration with Integrated Software Defined Storage (SDS)

Scalable, Reliable and Secure Infrastructure.

Software-Defined Storage

Flexible and scalable storage quickly adapts to evolving needs. Optimised resource usage.

Orchestration and Automation

Increase agility and speed up operations. Compute, network and storage resources within one environment.

Unified Security and Services

Safeguard data and enhance resiliency. Simplified storage provisioning, granular scalability and advanced management.


Accelerate Path to Hybrid/Multi-Cloud with Intel Data Center Blocks

Are you aware that an outdated infrastructures results in product innovation and time to market being 6x slower?

Certified Intel Data Center Blocks

Out-of-the-box, validated systems ideal for Hyper-converged Infrastructure deployment. Available in both pre-built or built-to-order configurations.

Intel Server Quality Performance

Microsoft Azure Stack HCI certified Intel Servers are powered by 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors and feature Intel Optane persistent memory (PMem).

Microsoft Azure Stack HCI Optimised

Lessen complexity and lower time to market with Microsoft Azure HCI validated configurations and Window Admin Center (WAC).


Market Access

Out-of-the-box, validated systems allow you to break through obstacles to hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) deployment.

Increased Value

High-level integration, certification and optimisation lowers time-to-market.

Breakthrough Performance

The combination of 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Optane persistent memory enables for industry-leading, low-latency performance.


Enhanced Compute

Configure with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon SP to significantly accelerate virtual storage and optimise Azure Stack HCI.

Cost-Effective Storage

Both All-Flash and Hybrid storage configurations available for cost-effective and adaptable storage solutions.

Simplified Networking

Software-defined networking (SDN) and simplified storage with Windows Admin Center in Windows Server 2019.

Enhanced Security

Hardware-assisted security to deal with emerging threats, control privileged access and safeguard virtual machines.


As leading providers of enterprise grade server and storage solutions over the past three decades, we’ve supplied some of the world’s largest organisations including the likes of Sky, Toshiba, the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, Disney, the BBC, NASA and many more.

Our powerful online configurator allows you to configure your Intel server to perfectly fit the needs and requirements of your business. With a wide array of features, hundreds of possible configuration combinations and a meticulous design process that optimises them directly for you, these solutions are built to help your business thrive.


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Before leaving our UK workshop, all Broadberry server and storage solutions undergo a rigorous 48 hour testing procedure. This, along with the high-quality industry leading components we use ensure all of our server and storage solutions meet the strictest quality guidelines demanded from us.


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Our main objective is to offer great value, high-quality server and storage solutions, we understand that every company has different requirements and as such are able to offer un-equaled flexibility in designing custom server and storage solutions to meet our clients' needs.

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We have established ourselves as one of the biggest storage providers in the UK, and since 1989 supplied our server and storage solutions to the world's biggest brands. Our customers include:

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