Press Release June 4, 2008
ZT Systems Announces Datacenter Servers Powered by Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) 1300 Series Processors
Secaucus, NJ — June 4, 2008 — In response to growing customer requirements for improved performance, efficiency and value in the datacenter, ZT Systems today announced servers based on new Quad-Core AMD Opteron[TM] 1300 Series processors. Exhibiting an AMD Opteron[TM] 1300 Series processor-based server in AMD (NYSE: AMD)’s booth at the prestigious Computex Taipei 2008 exhibition, ZT Systems has designed solutions featuring these processors to provide outstanding compute power, thermal/energy characteristics, and total cost of ownership advantages to datacenter customers.
“ZT Systems is excited to work with AMD on the launch of these new processors,” said ZT’s Bob Anderson, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Strategy. “Our customers are keenly aware of how their server choices affect both operating and capital expenses in the infrastructure-scale datacenter, and have been extremely pleased with the performance of ZT’s AMD Opteron processor-based solutions in this regard. ZT servers powered by new Quad-Core AMD Opteron 1300 Series processors will further exceed our customers’ expectations in key metrics for energy efficiency and performance.”
As a contributing member of the Green Grid industry consortium, ZT Systems designs servers that are finely tuned to optimize overall efficiency as well as performance-per-watt – both critical factors for large datacenters. ZT Systems servers featuring new Quad-Core AMD Opteron 1300 Series processors leverage multiple power-saving advances, including Enhanced AMD PowerNow![TM] Technology, Dual Dynamic Power Management[TM], and AMD CoolCore[TM] Technology, all of which work to help optimize performance and power to match compute workloads, helping to reduce processor heat & energy consumption during non-peak compute activities.
“By integrating our Quad-Core AMD Opteron 1300 Series processors in its latest server offering, ZT Systems helps datacenter customers benefit from high-performing platforms that take advantage of its energy-efficiency and virtualization advancements,” said Patrick Patla, director, Server and Workstation Business, AMD.
A member of the AMD Validated Solutions Program, ZT Systems produces servers with rigorous platform validation and testing, collaborating with AMD to design rock-solid platforms that customers can depend on. Total cost of ownership advantages are included by design, combining ZT stable platform programs with AMD’s Same Socket Technology to enable seamless hardware upgrades across multiple CPU generations. Featuring advances including AMD Virtualization[TM] (AMD-V[TM]) technology with Rapid Virtualization Indexing, ZT Systems servers powered by Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors are optimized for virtualized applications, a leading consideration for today’s enterprise.