Starting Today Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor-based Platforms Are Available » read source
AMD announced today, among its channel partners, availability and widespread shipping of Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor-based server systems. Addressing customer demand for the business-focused advantages of systems based on Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors, ten AMD Validated Server Program platforms are also available and shipping today. These systems all deliver the benefits of AMD Direct Connect Architecture – performance, energy efficiency, scalability, and virtualization performance.
Corporate vice president and general manager, Server and Workstation Division, AMD, Randy Allen, said: “Our channel partners uniformly display strong commitment to their customers’ business requirements and are among the first to deliver the technical innovation that Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors add to each of their distinctive product lines”. “Channel offerings today are very high-performance, customized solutions, but across the board, the benefits of Direct Connect Architecture help these systems deliver efficiency with consolidation options and power management. Our channel customers recognize the unique value that only AMD can deliver and we are committed to helping grow their business.”
Chief products officer, Rackable Systems, Tony Gaughan, said: “With wide availability of Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors, Rackable Systems has expanded its leadership in providing across its entire server product line high-density, power-efficient configurations for its customers that are immediately available”. “The Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor paired with our thermally efficient designs offers exceptional performance-per-watt while enabling outstanding power savings and reliability for customers in need of energy-efficient data center solutions today.”
Director of product and partner management at CDW, Tom Cahill, said: “Our business is built on the ability to smartly match our customers’ business requirements with the right systems”. “The Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor with Direct Connect Architecture allows us to expand upon the variety of options we offer to our customers for high-performance server configurations.”
AMD’s Validated Server Program, as part of a commitment to furthering the success of our channel partners, makes platforms available that have been thoroughly tested for longevity, compatibility, quality, and stability. These platforms provide the channel with world-class manufacturing, support, service and quick time to market. Featuring the unique business value of the Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor, a variety of reliable, efficient platform options are available today from Supermicro, Tyan, and Uniwide. ...