Penguin Computing® Now Shipping Quad AMD® Opteron™ Linux® Server
San Francisco, California --
Penguin Computing today announced the immediate availability of its Altus 4200 server utilizing the AMD (NYSE:AMD) Opteron(TM) processors. The Altus 4200 supports dual or quad processor systems utilizing the Opteron 800 Series processors (specifically Models 840, 842, 844 and the new Opteron processor 846 announced today by AMD).
The Altus 4200 supports up to 32GB of PC2700 ECC DDR RAM, and is designed specifically for customers requiring extremely high performance, symmetric multiprocessing, support for both 32-bit and 64-bit applications, rich connectivity and storage options, as well as very high reliability and redundancy.
“The Altus 4200 provides exceptional price/performance in a compact 4U rackmount chassis,” said James Carrington, director of product marketing at Penguin Computing, “and its feature set and expansion options will satisfy a wide variety of high-performance server requirements.”
Storage options for the Altus 4200 include as many as four hot-swappable Ultra-320 SCSI hard drives providing up to 584GB of internal disk space. The Altus 4200 has dual integrated gigabit Ethernet ports and an integrated 10/100 Ethernet port. Two hot-swappable PCI-X 64bit/133Mhz and 3 PCI-X 64bit/66Mhz slots support numerous external storage and communication options. The Altus 4200 supports up to 3 hot-swappable 530W power supplies.
"The AMD Opteron processors featured in the Altus 4200 help ensure that our shared customers will experience industry-leading 32-bit performance today and a seamless bridge to the 64-bit applications of the near future," said Marty Seyer, vice president and general manager of AMD's Microprocessor Business Unit. "Customers taking advantage of the Altus 4200 with AMD64 technology will be on the leading-edge of high performance server innovation."
Ordering information and complete technical specifications for the Altus 4200 are available at www.penguincomputing.com
. As with all Penguin Computing systems, the Altus 4200 is configurable on the website, specifically tailored to a customer’s needs from component options to disk partition sizes. On the site, customers can also find details on Penguin Computing’s award-winning customer and technical support, plus the variety of comprehensive support options available for the Altus 4200. In addition, information is available on Penguin Computing’s other customizable cluster, server and workstation products. Customers can also call 1-888-PENGUIN (736-4846) to discuss even more complex modification of their hardware, software and service needs related to the Altus 4200 or any other Penguin Computing product.
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Penguin Computing is a leading provider of high-performance Linux-based computer systems, server and cluster management software, and integration services based in San Francisco, CA. Scyld Computing Corporation, a subsidiary of Penguin Computing, is the developer of Scyld Beowulf, the leading cluster management framework. Penguin's extensive customer base includes Fortune 1000 companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Sam Ockman, a leader in the Open Source software movement, founded Penguin Computing in 1998. For more information, please visit Penguin Computing at http://www.penguincomputing.com
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