With up to 12 removable hard drives, 6 PCIe expansion cards and all of the latest COTS technologies, the ZX3 rugged 3U server provides you maximum computing power in the most demanding environments. Designed and tested to exceed MIL-SPEC environments, this server is a leader in rugged computing solutions for military programs.

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Product Highlights


3U Shipboard and Ground-based Server

Optimized for the harshest conditions, the high-performance ZX3 rugged server offers advanced COTS compute processing capabilities in a 3U rack-mount server and is the ideal choice for shipboard, ISR and ground-based military applications.


Customizable Server

Offering a flexible product design to support rapid customization, partnered with our in-house engineering team, the ZX3 rugged server can be designed to fully meet all of your unique program requirements.


Easy to Remove Storage Drives

The ZX3 rugged server can support up to 12 removable Tranzpak 2 storage modules (8 TB each), allowing for frequent insertion and removal of data ensuring sensitive information is always kept safe.

ZX3 Features


3U rack height (5.2”)

19″ RETMA rack-mountable

Thermal channels for proper cooling of high performance COTS

Environmental control board & system status monitoring

3 axis hold-downs for PCIe cards for shock and vibration compliance

Lightweight, all aluminum enclosure

2 x front access USB 3.0 ports

Field-replaceable dust filter


Intel® Xeon® scalable processors

Dual socket, up to 3.7ghz 24 core Xeon® processors

Up to 2TB DDR4 2666MHz Registered ECC Memory

Support for 6 x16 PCIe expansion card

Raid configurable data storage

Up to 96TB of removable TRANZPAK 2 based storage


Conformal coating

High performance GPU options

Locking security door option

ROHS compliant option

Slim DVD-RW or optical device

MIL-round power options: MIL-DTL-5015 or MIL-DTL-38999

750W DC, 550W fixed AC, or 650W dual redundant AC

EMI power filter

Tech Specs


Reduce risk, cost, and failure caused by harsh environmental conditions with our proven MIL-SPEC tested designs and always stay informed with the server’s system status monitor. MIL-SPEC Design and Certifications:


Download for features, tech specs, and mechanical drawings to see if the ZX3 Rugged Server is the right fit for your program.

warranty stamp disclosing all zmicro products are covered with a 3 year warranty plan


All ZMicro products feature a 3 Year Standard Warranty, with options for extended and onsite warranties giving you added protection.


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