Colfax International Launches Colfax CX Series of Servers And Workstations Based on Next-Generation AMD Opteron™ Processors
New Systems Offer Improved Performance-per-Watt, Higher Efficiency and Reduced Total Cost of Ownership
Sunnyvale, CA --
Colfax International, a leading builder of highly customized high-performance computing systems, today announced a new line of thermally efficient servers and workstations based on Next-Generation AMD Opteron™ processors with DDR2. With leading-edge performance-per-watt capabilities, hardware-enabled AMD Virtualization™ and designed for seamless dual-core to quad-core upgradeability, Next-Generation AMD Opteron processors can deliver greater energy efficiency, improved functionality and lower total cost of ownership than previous generation platforms.
“From one generation to the next, Colfax International is committed to offering our customers industry-leading solutions based on the latest AMD technology that deliver exceptional value, performance and investment protection,” said Mike Fay, vice president, Colfax International. “Today’s new server and workstation line, featuring Next-Generation AMD Opteron processors, further amplifies performance and efficiency and provides our customers with a seamless upgrade path to protect their investment.”
Powered by 2-way and 4-way AMD Opteron processors with DDR2 memory, the Colfax CX Series offers the widest choice of top-of-line components, empowering customers with unprecedented control to achieve highly flexible and scalable configurations.
Enhanced performance and reliability are achieved through:
- Next-Generation AMD Opteron processors, which will define a new standard in performance-per-watt with energy-efficient DDR2 memory and AMD PowerNow!™ technology capabilities.
- AMD Virtualization™ is enabled at the hardware level to increase performance, while enhancing virtualization software efficiency and reducing CPU overhead.
- Reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) by enabling seamless dual-core to quad-core upgrades in the same thermal infrastructure, improving memory RAS, and reducing expenses through DDR2 DIMM memory technology.
“Colfax International is focused on delivering the latest technology to help its customers reach new levels of performance," said Pat Patla, Director, Server/Workstation Marketing, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “Colfax platforms powered by Next-Generation AMD Opteron processors with Direct Connect Architecture further benefit enterprises and compute-intensive environments with enhanced performance-per-watt and improved business functionality and flexibility."
About Colfax International
Colfax International is a Sunnyvale-based company offering a comprehensive range of high performance desktops, workstations, servers and storage solutions. Founded in 1987, Colfax International specializes in highly customized solutions built to demanding specifications and optimally configured, serving the needs of corporations, educational institutions, R&D laboratories and government agencies. Information on Colfax International and its products can be obtained at www.colfax-intl.com
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