ES373S17 Rugged Substation Server

Smarter with Intel®. Stronger with Crystal Group. Energy is essential to modern day living and homeland security. Power companies are undergoing a major transformation of aged computing infrastructure to protect energy resources now and for years to come. Crystal Group ES™ – Energy Series – delivers ruggedized solutions, powered by Intel, to ensure long lasting, high performance in unpredictable conditions. Crystal Group integrates Intel technologies into highly ruggedized hardware to support state-of-the-art power grid capabilities such as constant monitoring, real-time alerts, automation, and remote-control management. This ensures the entire supply chain – from power generation through transmission and distribution to end use – works efficiently, securely and without interruption.


ES373S17 Rugged Substation Server

• Light weight aluminum construction – 35-40 lbs.
• Easily mounted – Delrin glides
• Up to 512 GB of memory
• Versatility with up to nine SATA/SAS 2.5″ drive bays
• Expandable with seven slots
• Five-year warranty
• Intel® Haswell and Broadwell family CPUs
• 17″ depth
• Modular I/O

Please contact us to receive the reports, guides and drawings that best fit your requirements.


Environmental Standards
Operational temperature

-40°C to +40°C

Storage temperature

-40°C to +85°C


95% non-condensing with humidity kit


12,500ft operation, 40,000ft transport

Electromagnetic Compatibility Standards

Radiated FCC Part 15. 109, Class A; conducted FCC Part 15. 107, Class A

IEC 61850-3

International Standard Communication Networks and Systems for Power Utility Automation (covers environment and EMC concerns)

IEEE 1613

Standard Environmental and Testing Requirements for Communications Networking Devices in Electric Power Substations

Form Factor
5.25" (13.34cm)
17.5" (44.45cm) EIA-310 rack compliant
17" (43.18cm)
35 - 40 lbs ( 15.88 - 18.14 kgs ) (content dependent)
Intel CPU architecture options from Intel embedded long-life roadmap
Single socket Haswell and Broadwell processors (up to 18 cores)
Expansion Slots
Seven PCI-E
External Bays
Nine 9.5mm or six 15mm drive bays supporting removable SATA/SAS 2.5" bays
16 GB - 512 GB DDR4

Six high speed, high volume fans; CPU temperature controlled

Mounted on Delrin glides
Power Supply
Option 1

460W, 120/240VAC, 50/60Hz PFC

Option 2

400W, 125/240VDC

System Board
Single CPU: X10SRL-F, Single LGA2011 R3 Xeon
Software Compatibility
Accepts Windows 10®, Windows Server 2012®, VMware®, Linux® or Windows Server 2016®
Export Compliance
ECCN: 5A992 | Classification is dependent on configuration and is subject to change. Please contact your Program Manager to receive the classification of your product.