Leading Enterprise Management Software Certified On Upcoming AMD Opteron™ Processors
—Altiris, Novell and PowerQuest announce 32-bit certification for AMD’s 32- and 64-bit compatible Hammer technology—
LAS VEGAS --
At Comdex 2002, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced 32-bit certification for the upcoming 32- and 64-bit compatible AMD Opteron™ processors with Hammer technology from leading enterprise management software developers Altiris, Novell and PowerQuest.
Enterprise management software helps companies manage their information technology assets, security, performance, availability and operations.
“Leading enterprise management software partner support for AMD Opteron processors will help provide customers with compatibility, scalability and stability as they migrate existing 32-bit software to tomorrow’s systems based on AMD Opteron and AMD Athlon™ processors with x86-64 technology,” said Rich Heye, AMD vice president of platform engineering and infrastructure, Computation Products Group. “AMD’s Hammer technology will allow customers to upgrade to new, powerful 64-bit applications when needed, while fully supporting their existing 32-bit investment. Enterprise management software is key to that adoption.”
“Altiris’ IT lifecycle management solutions help customers reduce the cost and complexity of managing hardware and software,” said Tyler Smith, Altiris vice president of marketing. “Altiris software certified for
AMD Opteron processors will provide companies the products necessary to upgrade and manage applications and systems as AMD Opteron processor-based systems become available.”
"By leveraging policy-based automation of key management tasks, ZENworks enables customers to effectively control management expenses across the entire network. ZENworks certification on upcoming
AMD Opteron processors will extend that model to provide scalability and stability for companies deploying AMD Opteron processor-based systems," said Brad Anderson, vice president of Novell's ZENworks Management Services Group.
“As part of an overall enterprise management solution, PowerQuest storage management solutions provide customers a straightforward, easy way to build, protect and manage systems and data. Support for
AMD Opteron processors will extend PowerQuest’s ability to help customers protect their data and investment as they adopt new technology,” said Steve Fairbanks, vice president of Product Marketing, PowerQuest.
AMD will be demonstrating systems based on the upcoming
AMD Opteron and AMD Athlon processors with Hammer technology running 32- and 64-bit applications at Comdex, November 18-21, 2002.
AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Fortune 500 and Standard & Poor’s 500 company, produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices, and support circuitry for communications and networking applications. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $3.9 billion in 2001. (NYSE: AMD).
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