Press Release June 4, 2013

Server Solutions Based on New Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1200 v3

Secaucus, NJ — June 04, 2013 — ZT Systems, a leading provider of compute and storage solutions optimized for hyperscale data centers, today announced the availability of servers featuring the Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 v3 product family. Based on Intel’s next-generation processor microarchitecture codenamed “Haswell”, these new processors are built using an industry-leading 22nm manufacturing process. Solutions engineered with ZT’s signature “precision-fit” approach and powered by these processors provide significantly enhanced performance and energy efficiency in certain high volume data center applications.

“As scale compute customers expand to support the rapid growth of cloud computing, more emphasis is being placed on controlling operational costs within the data center,” said Raymond Miles, ZT Systems VP of Engineering. “For select applications, ZT solutions leveraging this latest generation of Intel® Xeon® processor technology can provide outstanding cost effectiveness. With integrated voltage regulation and TDP as low as 13W in low-voltage optimized parts, these processors enable platforms with reduced power consumption and increased density. Our clients demand solutions with the best performance, per watt, per dollar within their technical and business parameters, and the new Intel Xeon E3 v3 processors expand our design options for meeting this need.”

ZT Systems is a proven design, manufacturing and logistics partner for customers in the hyperscale compute space. As the winner of the 2012 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.