AMAX Expands 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor-based Server Solutions with Newly Launched HE and SE Processors

Providing Exceptional Performance and Performance-per-Watt for Today's Most Demanding Server Environments
Fremont, CA 1/26/2009

AMAX, the # 1 Server and Storage System Builder in North America, delivers a new line of server platforms based on the enhanced 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ HE and SE processors.

The new Quad-Core AMD Opteron HE processors help drive improved power savings, overall data center efficiency and low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) to protect investments in today’s demanding IT environments as businesses are maximizing resources. In addition, the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron HE processor-based server platforms deliver improved performance for important workloads including virtualization and cloud computing, providing businesses with more flexibility to grow, adapt and scale.

Featuring the 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron HE and SE processors, these new lines of servers offer a superior level of performance-per-watt capabilities while continuing to deliver the advantages of AMD's Direct Connect Architecture for optimal application performance and processing efficiency. These new server platforms feature AMD’s industry-leading power management capabilities, offering businesses a variety of power saving technologies that can directly impact the bottom line while helping to expand the performance of their data centers.

“These new server solutions from AMAX with Quad-Core AMD Opteron HE and SE processors help meet the needs of businesses focused heavily on efficiency within their data center,” said John Fruehe, director, Business Development, Server/Workstation Products, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “With improved power management features, and efficiency in critical workloads, AMD further delivers on its commitment to meeting the needs of the changing data center environment.”

Additional features of these new 45nm Quad Core Opteron™ HE and SE processors include:

  • Independent Dynamic Core Technology
  • Dual Dynamic Power Management™ (DDPM)
  • AMD CoolCore™ technology
  • Enhanced AMD PowerNow!™ technology
  • AMD Virtualization™ (AMD-V™) technology with Rapid Virtualization Indexing

"The new 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor-based server platforms provide our customers with the flexibility to achieve superior overall performance, while also providing exceptional server responsiveness and energy efficiency. This can help reduce TCO for our customers. Better performance-per-watt and high availability are becoming the chief concerns that our customers are looking for in a server solutions manufacturer, and we are pleased that AMD helps us deliver on this," said Ms. Jean Shih, President of AMAX.

About AMAX

Founded in 1979 in Silicon Valley, AMAX is the leader in Custom Servers and Storage solutions in North America, and is comprised of four key divisions that deliver customized solutions to a wide array of industries. AMAX's Contract Manufacturing Division provides comprehensive custom manufacturing and logistics services to OEM customers. AMAX's Corporate Solutions Division leads the custom server and storage manufacturing industries in North America, with products ranging from high-performance computing clusters, enterprise servers, and blades to graphic workstations. AMAX's Distribution Division furnishes resellers with quality component pricing, streamlined inventory, and unequaled service as a leading national IT distributor. AMAX has also expanded its products, services, and offices globally, with branch offices in Vancouver, Canada; Dallas, TX; Suzhou, China; Shanghai, China. AMAX's China branch offices provide IT and hardware solutions to customers in China and other countries. Our manufacturing facilities hold ISO 9001 certification to ensure the highest quality. For more information on AMAX's new products and solutions, visit www.amax.com.

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