Full ML100 Specs Now Available

Logic Supply ML100 Spec SheetAs we near the release of our new Intel Broadwell-powered Industrial NUC, the ML100, we’ve recently unveiled full system specifications. In addition to specs for both the ML100G-10 and ML100G-30 including I/O, processing, memory, expansion options and graphics, the four page document details prominent features like the system’s fanless and ventless chassis design. The spec sheet also lays out the wide range of benefits to the ML100′s Isolated Digital Input/Output port.

To view the full specs for the ML100, simply visit our overview page to express your interest. We’ll also be sending out updates shortly with release date and pricing details.


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Windows Server 2003 EOL: What You Need to Know

Windows Server 2003 End of LifeEnd of Life product announcements are a fact of life in the computing industry, and by extension the world of business, but some EOLs demand more attention than others. The end of Windows Server 2003 has the potential to be hugely impactful for a wide range of businesses, especially with the speed and volume at which digital information is transferred every day. Security, network stability, software and hardware compatibility may all need to be evaluated, so it’s important to understand what this summer’s cut off date means for your business.

Read on to see how the end of support for Windows Server 2003 might impact you, and what you can do now to ensure the integrity of your IT infrastructure. Continue Reading

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Reliable Firewall Computers for the YMCA

Logic Supply YMCA Case Study SummaryThe YMCA of Central Ohio was in need of a reliable firewall solution for each of their 22 area locations. In addition to individual firewall PCs in the field, the YMCA needed a centralized rackmount server to manage their entire network. In the midst of switching to a new ISP, their IT team went looking for a cost-effective, ultra-dependable hardware solution that was compatible with the pfSense® firewall software they intended to use.

As one of Central Ohio’s leading nonprofits, committed to the betterment of young people through a wide range of development programs, the Central Ohio YMCA network comprises 22 activity centers offering volunteer opportunities, health and wellness educational programs, fitness classes, leadership training and a wide range of other resources to the surrounding communities.

Read our YMCA customer profile to see how we were able to work together to identify the right combination of networking hardware for their unique installation while reducing network maintenance needs and enabling centralized security management.



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Avoiding a Mess Part 4: Cheese & Dairy Manufacturing

Challenging Environments: Cheese and Dairy ManufacturingAmericans love cheese.

Over the last four decades, Americans have greatly increased their consumption of cheese. In 2012, cheese availability was 33.5 pounds per person, almost triple the amount in 1970 at only 11.4 pounds. Since 2005, availability of American cheese has held steady at 13 pounds per person. (source)

There’s no doubt that cheese making is big business, but it offers cheese manufacturers a number of unique challenges. In the final part of our continuing series, we’re profiling a billion dollar Cheese and Dairy Product manufacturer who needed a better hardware solution to stand up to the salty air and strict cleaning standards in their industry.

  • Avoiding a Mess: The Unique Challenges of Food Manufacturing: Read Now
  • Avoiding a Mess Part 2: Snack Foods – Dust of a Different Kind: Read Now
  • Avoiding a Mess Part 3: Staying out of a Jam: Read Now

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Smart Kegs, Smarter Planet? Questions from the IoT Showcase

Logic Supply with Congressman Peter Welch

From intelligent garbage cans to network connected beer keg scales, the technologies on display at Tuesday’s IoT Showcase in Washington DC represented the incredible variety of applications being created in the rapidly-expanding Internet of Things.

Congressman Peter Welch invited Logic Supply down to Washington for the event to join companies from across the country working to develop the future of system interconnectivity and machine to machine communication. Hosted by the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, the IoT showcase gave us a chance to see what other IoT innovators are working on and provided a glimpse of what the future might hold for embedded computing.

After visiting with attendees, we came away with 3 core questions about IoT generally, and IoT hardware specifically: Will IoT applications be built on standard platforms or will they be necessarily custom? When are IoT gateways needed and what are their ideal features? What “dumb” industries remain open to IoT innovation?

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