Press Release March 31, 2016

Announcing ZT solutions based on Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v4 Product Family

Secaucus, NJ — March 31, 2016 — ZT Systems, the premiere provider of purpose-built compute and storage solutions for hyperscale data centers, today announced the availability of server solutions featuring the new Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family.

Workload-optimized ZT Systems platforms based on these new processors combine the performance and efficiency of the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family with superior efficiency and cost effectiveness enabled by ZT’s hyperscale-focused design, manufacturing, integration, and deployment capabilities. ZT brings a unique perspective to delivering solutions featuring this technology into hyperscale environments, thanks to early design collaboration on these platforms with leading cloud and internet infrastructure providers.

“During prelaunch development and evaluation, ZT Systems solutions featuring these new processors met the high expectations of our hyperscale customers,” said Raymond Miles, ZT Systems Vice President of Architecture. “ZT platforms based on the Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v4 product family deliver substantial improvements over previous generation technology. With workload-tailored ZT solutions powered by these new processors, our customers will realize improved performance, energy efficiency and density, driving better overall cost effectiveness.”

“The Intel Xeon processor E5 2600 v4 product family is built for the cloud with the performance, security and orchestration support that cloud providers demand, ” said Raejeanne Skillern, vice president and general manager of the Cloud Service Provider Group at Intel. “ZT delivers Intel Xeon processor based solutions that are tailored to the unique needs of the largest and most demanding cloud service providers to create an optimized platform for hyperscale customers.”

ZT Systems is a proven design, manufacturing, and logistics partner for customers in the hyperscale compute space. As a winner of the Intel Breakaway Award, ZT has been recognized by Intel for dramatic growth in this area. ZT leverages a strong working relationship with Intel to bring customers the latest server technology in platforms custom engineered to meet their requirements.

ZT solutions begin with close, confidential customer engagement to establish requirements, leveraging our extensive experience with hyperscale workloads and supply chain considerations. Application-tailored server and storage solutions are developed through an innovative approach that combines industry-standard parts with custom-designed elements as appropriate. To ensure consistent quality, ZT’s controlled manufacturing process includes shop floor controls, change management, BOM controls, and component-level tracking for all systems.

For optimal ease of deployment, fully integrated and tested rack-level solutions can be shipped worldwide with an industry-leading delivery SLA. ZT’s commitment to operational excellence is demonstrated by a strong track record of on-time delivery. Global service, support, and RMA capabilities keep our clients’ server fleets running dependably.

About ZT Systems: Backed by USA-based manufacturing and over 20 years of experience, ZT Systems serves data center operators from the largest cloud providers and internet infrastructure companies to top research universities and government entities.

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