News November 11, 2011

Solutions Powered by AMD Opteron™ 6200 and 4200 Series Processors

ZT Systems Announces Precision-Fit Server Solutions Powered by New AMD Opteron™ 6200 and 4200 Series Processors

Secaucus, NJ — Nov. 14, 2011 — ZT Systems, a leading provider of customized server solutions for large-scale data centers, today announced solutions featuring the powerful new AMD (NYSE: AMD) Opteron™ 6200 and 4200 Series processors. Both processors are based on AMD’s widely anticipated “Bulldozer” microarchitecture, and represent an attractive new solution for data center customers who demand energy-efficient, cost-effective server computing performance.

Utilizing ZT Systems 2210Ra servers featuring AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors, with up to 16 cores, customers can optimize data center floor space through consolidation and tackle the most processor-intensive server workloads. Featuring AMD Opteron 4200 Series processors, ZT Systems 1257Ra servers are ideal for cloud computing and other applications where energy efficiency and value are at a premium. Both platforms leverage ZT’s custom engineering, integration and global delivery capabilities to produce precision-fit solutions for data center customers ranging from small and medium enterprises to large-scale cloud computing providers.

“ZT Systems is pleased to join AMD in enabling customers with server solutions based on these powerful new processors,” said Travis Scott, ZT Systems Director of Marketing. “With the AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors’ high core count, the ZT Systems 2210Ra platform is an outstanding solution for customers running demanding analytics applications. The AMD Opteron 4200 Series-powered ZT Systems 1257Ra is an attractive option for cloud computing customers, and builds on ZT’s experience designing some of the world’s most energy-efficient servers. Each platform is an important addition to ZT’s industry-leading capabilities for customizing server solutions to fit the unique requirements of individual data centers.”

“ZT Systems servers featuring the AMD Opteron 6200 and 4200 Series processors enable greater throughput, exceptional value and readiness to scale than previous generations,” said John Fruehe, director of Server Product Marketing, AMD. “With ZT rapidly bringing customized solutions featuring this new technology to market, we look forward to enabling data center customers to help reach new levels of performance and energy efficiency.”

ZT solutions begin with close customer engagement to establish application requirements and data center constraints. Server platforms are designed using industry-standard parts, combined where necessary with custom elements and innovative engineering approaches. To ensure high levels of consistent quality, ZT’s controlled manufacturing process includes shop floor control, change management, BOM control 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 21-day delivery SLA. ZT’s commitment to operational excellence is demonstrated by a strong track record of on-time delivery, and a global service, support and RMA capability keeps server fleets running dependably.