Milpitas, California – (The Hosting News) – February 21, 2007 – Data center server and storage products provider, Rackable Systems, Inc., has engaged the newest Second-Generation AMD Opteron processors, Models 2220 and 8220, for enhanced performance and low system wattage in dense form factors designed to maximize data center efficiency.
Giovanni Coglitore, Chief Technology Officer at Rackable Systems offered, â€œAMD Opteron processors truly help maximize the price-performance equation. Coupled with our unique, thermally efficient systems, the next evolution in AMD Opteron processor technology can provide even greater performance for organizations striving for energy-conscious computing environments.’
Designed to support the full roadmap of AMD Opteron processors, Rackable Systemsâ€™ broad range of server and storage products are delivered fully racked and cabled in cabinet sizes holding up to 88 systems. Considered ideal for applications ranging from web hosting to High Performance Computing, financial services, oil and gas and entertainment, Rackable Systemsâ€™ designs features easier serviceability, maximum density and greater thermal efficiency to reduce overall operational expenditures.
Randy Allen, Corporate Vice President, Server and Workstation Division, AMD (NYSE:AMD) added, â€œRackable Systems has been a committed provider of AMD Opteron processor-based systems, helping address customersâ€™ escalating demands for higher levels of performance and energy-efficiency in their data center and storage environments. The newest AMD Opteron processors featuring AMDâ€™s proven Direct Connect Architecture, native dual-core technology and DDR2 memory extends AMDâ€™s industry-leadership in performance-per-watt and, most importantly, furthers our commitment to delivering innovative solutions that address the needs that matter most to the customer.â€
Rackable Systems, Inc. is a provider of servers and storage products for large-scale data center deployments. The company’s products are designed to provide benefits in the areas of density, thermal efficiency, serviceability, power distribution and remote management. Founded in 1999 and based in Milpitas, California, Rackable Systems serves Internet, semiconductor design, enterprise software, federal government, entertainment, financial services, oil and gas exploration and biotechnology customers worldwide.
To learn more about Rackable Systems, please visit: www.rackable.com.