Linux Networx Offers Evolocity ® Systems with New Series of Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors
Salt Lake City, --
Linux Networx announces it will offer its Evolocity®
cluster systems with the option of using the latest Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processors, Model 880 and Model 280, to provide improved performance/watt with optimized power management.
“Linux Networx customers require the most advanced technology available in the industry, and we believe that Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors should provide a substantial price/performance improvement for a variety of key applications,” said Eric Pitcher, vice president of technical marketing for Linux Networx. “We have deployed thousands of AMD Opteron processors in our Linux cluster systems with great success, and the advancement of this new technology will allow our customers to receive outstanding power management and efficiency in achieving their computational goals.”
Dual-core processors are the next evolution of AMD64’s Direct Connect Architecture and directly connect two cores on a single die, along with memory, I/O and dedicated caches to improve overall system performance and efficiency. The AMD Opteron processor continues to offer industry-leading 32-bit performance while allowing a gradual transition to 64-bit applications as a company’s business needs require.
“Linux Networx has long provided advanced Linux cluster technology using AMD processors, and our partnership will continue to drive forward increased computing efficiency and performance,” said Pat Patla, director, Server/Workstation Marketing, Microprocessor Solutions Sector, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “The reliability of Evolocity systems, coupled with the power of Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors, provides an ideal solution for demanding computing environments.”
About Linux Networx
Linux Networx provides proven high-end computing systems that deliver maximum sustained performance and high return on investment to customers. The company’s computing systems are used for simulation, analysis and modeling. Through its innovative Evolocity®
hardware, cluster management tools and professional service and support, Linux Networx provides end-to-end clustering solutions. To date, the company has built some of the fastest computing systems in the world, and boasts numerous Fortune 500 customers. For more information about Linux Networx, visit www.linuxnetworx.com
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