AMD Scores Major European Enterprise Design Win with NEC Computers International
--AMD innovation continues to gain acceptance in commercial markets--
PARIS, FRANCE --
AMD today announced that NEC Computers International, one of the world's top PC manufacturers, has selected AMD Athlon™ and AMD Duron™ processors for its PowerMate DT series of commercial desktop computers. The AMD processor-based PowerMate DT series will target European large enterprise and government markets, initially in France, the United Kingdom, Italy and the Netherlands. This major win signifies the growing demand for AMD Athlon™ and AMD Duron™ processors in the commercial market. Systems are planned to be available immediately.
"We are delighted to announce today that NEC has chosen our technology leading line-up of seventh-generation processors for its prestigious PowerMate DT series desktop PC," said Giuliano Meroni, AMD vice president of Sales and Marketing, Europe. "NEC's decision in favor of AMD offers further validation that systems based on AMD's innovative processors and Socket A platforms are capable of meeting the stringent requirements for enterprise and government sectors."
"The proven performance of the AMD Athlon™ and AMD Duron™ processors enables outstanding productivity and system life for our commercial customers," said Dominique Bourrus, Vice President EMEA, Professional Division, NEC Computers International. "AMD processors deliver what our customers demand: reliability, proven compatibility, as well as a consistent and long-lasting platform. AMD will be vital in growing our European business."
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