Press Release November 13, 2008
ZT Systems Announces Datacenter Servers Powered by 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors
Secaucus, NJ — November 13, 2008 — ZT Systems today announced servers based on the newest Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors, and will display platforms based on this new technology at the Supercomputing 2008 industry exposition. Codenamed “Shanghai”, these new processors are built on 45nm process technology and feature significant enhancements to AMD’s industry-defining native quad-core microprocessor technology. Forthcoming ZT Systems servers featuring these enhanced processors will enable datacenter customers to achieve superior levels of energy-efficient server performance while realizing outstanding value.
“Leveraging our strong working relationship with AMD, ZT Systems has designed servers featuring the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor to extend our capabilities for providing energy-efficient, thermally optimized solutions to customers of all sizes,” said ZT’s Bob Anderson, Executive Vice President. “For volume datacenters, ZT Systems servers featuring these new AMD Opteron processors enable new levels of performance per watt within cost effective, customized solutions.
As an AMD Platinum Solution Provider, ZT anticipates servers based on enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors forming a significant component of our growing x86 server offering.” As a member of the AMD Validated Solutions Program, ZT Systems produces server solutions with highly rigorous platform validation and testing. Datacenter managers can take advantage of ZT Systems’ value added price leadership to make effective purchasing decisions, while enjoying the peace of mind of dependable, validated solutions customized to arrive at their facilities requiring minimal expense to deploy.
“AMD values ZT Systems’ ability to rapidly bring to market advanced server solutions based on the latest AMD server processor technology,” said John Fruehe, director, Server and Workstation Division, AMD (NYSE: AMD). ”ZT Systems servers powered by new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors deliver a compelling value proposition for datacenter managers seeking energy efficiency, outstanding performance, investment protection, and optimal virtualization capabilities.”
Packed with core and cache enhancements as well as increased processor frequency and improved virtualization and RAS features, ZT Systems servers featuring the newest Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors can help customers to increase capabilities without altering datacenter infrastructure. With Enhanced AMD PowerNow!™ technology, these servers can help lower the total operational cost of datacenters by reducing processor power consumption during non-peak workloads, thereby helping to reduce heat generation and decrease strain on facility cooling systems to address the needs of today’s demanding server environments.