Empowering Edge Computing: The Perfect Combination of Simply NUC Hardware and the Scale Computing Platform

March 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the need for efficient and powerful edge computing solutions has never been more important. Edge computing brings processing power closer to the data source, reducing latency and enhancing overall performance. As businesses strive to harness the power of computing closer to data sources, the synergy between Simply NUC’s small form factor computing solutions and Scale Computing Platform (SC//Platform) emerges as a dynamic force, shaping the future of edge computing across various industries. In this blog, we’ll dive into why Simply NUC’s mini PCs are ideal devices to apply with innovative SC//Platform for edge and distributed enterprise.

An Overview of the Scale Computing Platform

At the center of the edge computing revolution stands SC//Platform, a robust and powerful solution uniquely designed for running applications at the edge. The all-in-one platform boasts a lightweight software package tailored for uncontrolled, non-IT environments, providing a centralized management system for seamless deployment and operation. SC//Platform bridges the gap between the best features of cloud and data center capabilities, delivering a highly available environment with automated intelligence for self-healing and cloud-like orchestration—all at a remarkable 40% reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Simply NUC Hardware: The Ideal Device for the Scale Computing Platform

Simply NUC has carved a niche for itself in the market by providing compact yet powerful computing solutions. Their range of Next Unit of Computing (NUC) devices deliver high-performance processing power, versatile connectivity options, and a small form factor that is perfect for edge computing deployments. These devices are designed to offer robust computing power in a compact footprint, making them an excellent fit for scenarios where space is at a premium.

1. Compact Form Factor, Maximum Computing Power

Simply NUC PCs bring a compact form factor without compromising on any processing power or computing capabilities. Their diminutive size makes them versatile and adaptable to a variety of edge computing applications, from retail spaces, manufacturing floors, IoT (Internet of Things) deployments, and more.

2. Seamless Integration with Lightweight Software

The lightweight software architecture of SC//Platform aligns seamlessly with the capabilities of Simply NUC devices. These computers excel at running applications in uncontrolled environments, complementing the centralized management philosophy of SC//Platform. The result is a synergetic integration that simplifies deployment and management, ensuring that businesses can leverage edge computing without unnecessary complexity.

3. Edge Computing Efficiency

The unique combination of Simply NUC’s devices and SC//Platform enhances edge computing efficiency. Small form factor PCs, with their reduced latency and bandwidth efficiency, complement Scale Computing’s goal of bringing computing resources closer to data sources. This results in improved real-time processing and decision-making, making the duo ideal for applications like point-of-sale systems, inventory management, security systems, and in-store analytics.

4. Cost-Effective and Customizable Solutions

Simply NUC devices are known for their cost-effectiveness, and when paired with SC//Platform , businesses can achieve a highly available edge computing environment at an economical overall cost. Furthermore, the customizability of Simply NUC’s computing solutions allows organizations to tailor their edge computing setups based on their unique business needs, providing a flexible and adaptive solution.

Unlock the Full Potential

In conclusion, the partnership between Simply NUC and Scale Computing unlocks the full potential of edge computing. Their combined strengths—compact form factor, seamless integration, scalability, and cost-effectiveness—create an ideal solution for businesses seeking to thrive in our data-driven world. As industries continue to embrace edge computing, the collaboration between Simply NUC’s computing solutions and Scale Computing paves the way for transformative possibilities, ensuring that organizations can navigate the complexities of the digital landscape with efficiency. 

Explore this powerful alliance today and elevate your edge computing strategy to new heights.


Simply NUC, Inc. is a systems integrator specializing in mini computers. Simply NUC provides fully configured, warranted, and supported mini PC systems to businesses and consumers, as well as end-to-end NUC project development, custom operating system installations, and NUC accessories.

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