Press Release June 1, 2009
ZT Systems Introduces Servers featuring Six-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor for Outstanding Data Center Performance and Cost Efficiency
Secaucus, NJ — June 1, 2009 — ZT Systems today launched new server solutions featuring the Six-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor (codenamed “Istanbul”). Custom engineered for individual clients, these new ZT platforms provide cutting-edge, cost effective solutions for data center environments.
“ZT Systems is pleased to work with AMD on the launch of these new processors,” said ZT’s Bob Anderson, Executive Vice President. “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. We expect that ZT servers powered by new Six-Core AMD Opteron processors will further exceed our customers’ expectations in key metrics for energy efficiency and performance.”
ZT Systems utilizes extensive experience with infrastructure-scale data centers to generate innovative, cost effective solutions to unique challenges. ZT engineers work with data center engineering and business teams to design server platforms based on each client’s optimum mix of performance, density, energy efficiency, and thermal requirements. Custom ZT solutions based on the Six-Core AMD Opteron processor, featuring AMD virtualization™ (AMD-V™) technology plus the AMD-P technology suite of power-efficiency features, are ideal for performance-oriented applications including virtualization, database, HPC and cloud computing.
“AMD values the engineering and quality standards that ZT Systems brings to server manufacturing,” said John Fruehe, director, Server and Workstation Division, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “With solutions from ZT Systems featuring the newest Six-Core AMD Opteron processors, customers can benefit from superior performance and energy efficiency, which are critical in addressing the demands of today’s dynamic data center environment,” In addition to hardware featuring groundbreaking new technology, ZT Systems offers specialized programs designed specifically for data center clients, with customized hardware and integration, individualized service and support offerings, and custom, streamlined logistics solutions.