Colfax International Enhances Colfax CX Series of Servers And Workstations With Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors
New Systems Enable Improved Performance-per-Watt - Customers can Consolidate, Scale and Reduce Complexity
Sunnyvale, CA --
Colfax International, a global supplier of fully customizable, high-performance workstations, servers, clusters, and storage solutions today announced it will enhance its CX Series of servers and workstations with Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors.
Native quad-core design features coupled with AMD’s Direct Connect Architecture help reduce bottlenecks inherent in traditional front-side bus architectures for better performance in the same thermal envelopes as previous generations of AMD Opteron processors.
Due to Enhanced AMD PowerNow!™ technology with advanced performance-per-watt capabilities and reduced processor power consumption during non-peak workloads for a lower total operational cost of datacenters, the enhanced CX Series systems powered by Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors enable greater energy efficiency, improved functionality and increased capabilities without forcing customers to alter existing IT infrastructure.
“Our commitment to support AMD Opteron processors allow us to deliver innovative solutions that also meet our customers’ increasing demands for energy-efficient computing and investment protection,” said Mike Fay, vice president, Colfax International. “Our latest collaboration with AMD has combined Colfax International’s high-performing solutions with the benefits of the industry’s first native x86 quad-core processor. Together with AMD, we are focused on providing innovative technologies that matter most to our customers.”
Powered by Quad-Core AMD Opteron 2300 and 8300 Series processors, the Colfax CX Series offers top-of-the-line components, empowering customers with unprecedented control to achieve highly flexible and scalable configurations.
“AMD is proud to continue its collaboration with Colfax to offer solutions with improved business functionality and flexibility,” said Patrick Patla, Director of Product Management, Server/Workstation Division, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “Built on AMD’s proven Direct Connect Architecture, which reduces bottlenecks inherent in traditional front-side bus architectures, Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors are packed with core and cache enhancements designed to improve performance, continuing AMD’s tradition of delivering innovative power management capabilities that better address the demands of enterprise customers."
About Colfax International
Colfax International is a global provider of customized workstations, servers, clusters and
storage solutions that address the needs of today’s most demanding users, all of whom
want cost-effective solutions engineered for high performance, reliability, and ease of
deployment. Colfax International combines unparalleled experience in hardware and
software architecture with an unwavering commitment to customer service to deliver
solutions that meet or exceed the unique needs of each customer. Founded in 1987,
Colfax International is based in Sunnyvale, California and is privately held. For more
information, please visit www.colfaxinternational.com
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