RDP B02 1U Rugged Distributed Processing Servers


Accelerate compute-intensive, low-latency edge AI workloads 

Mercury’s RDP B02 rugged servers, with an optimized network-attached GPU distributed processing architecture, deliver NVIDIA A100 GPU parallel computing resources over dual 100 Gigabit Ethernet network connections without requiring an x86 host system.

Accelerated by NVIDIA's BlueField-2 Data Processing Unit (DPU) technology, these high-performance computing (HPC) systems are designed for challenging applications at the edge, including sensor processing and big data analytics.

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Increase Workload Efficiency and Performance 

Our cost-effective rugged distributed processing servers, purpose-built for harsh SWaP-constrained environments, enable GPU computing resources to be more accessible than ever for sensors or clients connected over the network.

High-Performance Distributed GPU Edge Processing

Graphic showing superior performance of Mercury Systems rugged servers compared to the previous generation.


  • Lightweight 20" deep 1U chassis
  • NVIDIA A100 80 GB GPU
  • NVIDIA BlueField-2 DPU
  • PCIe gen 4.0 architecture
  • 312 TFLOPS of deep learning performance 
  • Up to 249x higher AI inteference performance over CPUs
  • Scales performance by adding RDP nodes independent of x86 nodes

Design and Manufacturing

  • Designed with a rugged aluminum and stainless steel construction and optimized airflow
  • Server designs and customer information protected by Mercury’s DFARS 252.204-7012- and NIST SP 800-171A-compliant IT infrastructure
  • AS9100, AS5553, ISO9001-certified facilties

GPU Capabilities

  • 80 GB GPU memory with 6,912 cores
    (NVIDIA A100 80 GB GPU)
  • 312 TFLOPS of deep learning performance
  • Up to 249x higher AI inference performance over CPUs

DPU Capabilities

  • 2x 100 Gbps QSFP56 (NVIDIA BlueField-2 DPU)
  • 8 ARMv8 A72 cores
  • 8 GB eMMC memory (BIOS and OS) and 16 GB DDR4 SODIMM

Management and Operating System

  • Linux supported via on-system memory

External Interfaces

  • 1 power input
  • 1 power button
  • 2, 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gbps QAFP network ports
  • 1, 1 Gbps 1000 Base-T RJ45 OOB network port
  • 1 mini-USB port 

Power Input

  • 1000 W 90-264 VAC, 47-63 Hz PSU


  • Scale performance by adding RDP nodes independent of x86 server nodes

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Environmental & Mechanical

Designed with a rugged aluminum and stainless steel construction and optimized airflow

Tested for 0°C to 35°C operation
0°C to +50°C operation may cause throttling*



  • Height: 1U or 1.75" (44.45 mm)
  • Width: 17" (431.8 mm)
  • Depth: 20" (508 mm) 
  • Weight (Typical): 15 lb 
  • 19" rackmountable

* Support for peak GPU performance not validated. Formal environmental qualification testing not performed.


Do More at the Edge

Our field-proven ruggedized systems integrate the latest commercial technology and dense storage so you can gain insights faster with instantaneous data collection and processing across a variety of demanding edge applications.


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