Press Release September 10, 2013

Exceptional Efficiency, Performance with New Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v2

Secaucus, NJ — September 10, 2013 — ZT Systems, a leading provider of compute and storage solutions optimized for hyperscale data centers, today announced the availability of server solutions featuring the new Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v2 product family.

These new solutions combine ZT’s custom design, integration, and delivery capabilities with the improved performance and efficiency of the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v2 product family to address the unique technical and business requirements of individual large data center operators. During early implementation of this new generation of processors, ZT has developed thorough experience designing, building, and deploying platforms featuring this technology.

“Our engineers and customers have witnessed the benefits of designing platforms around these new processors firsthand,” said Casey Cerretani, ZT Systems Chief Technology Officer. “With the new Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v2 product family, our team has seen substantial improvements in both performance and energy efficiency, enabling greater density while reducing power use and cooling costs. These are critical benefits for our customers, for whom even a small power savings at the server level can make a massive difference when multiplied across thousands of machines.”

The Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v2 product family combines an industry-leading 22nm manufacturing process to deliver up to 45% more performance and 40% more energy efficiency compared to the previous generation. With up to twelve cores per socket, increased memory support, and decreased idle power, ZT solutions featuring these processors are attractive options for hyperscale customers looking for the best performance per watt, per dollar.

ZT Systems is a proven design, manufacturing, and logistics partner for customers in the hyperscale compute space. As the 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 their requirements.

ZT solutions begin with close, confidential customer engagement to establish application requirements and data center environmental considerations. Server and storage solutions are designed using industry-standard parts, combined where necessary with custom elements and innovative engineering approaches. To ensure consistent high 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, servers can be pre-racked and cabled, and full racks 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 18 years’ experience, ZT Systems serves data center operators from the largest internet infrastructure companies to top research universities and government entities.