Angstrom Announces One of the First 16-core AMD Opteron™
Processor-based Blade Servers: The Titan64 OctaBlade™
Titan64 OctaBlade provides 128GB of memory capacity for database applications
Angstrom Microsystems, an AMD Opteron™ processor specialist company, is announcing one of the world's first blade servers running on eight Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors. These blade servers can be easily racked, providing cluster-friendly ease of deployment. The Titan64 OctaBlade is available immediately and will be on display at the AMD Opteron Anniversary Event in New York City, April 21, 2005.
A Titan64 OctaBlade rack is comprised of four stacked nests, each nest housing four OctaBlades for a total of 16 blades. Each blade is a four-processor cache coherent, shared memory (SMP) system with the option of SCSI, IDE, SATA HDDs and high-speed interconnects such as FiberChannel or Infiniband.
“Angstrom Microsystems is a leader in AMD Opteron processor-based systems and provides leading-edge server blade designs,” said Ben Williams, vice president, Commercial Sales and Marketing, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “The Titan64 OctaBlade with the Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor enables a new level of performance and scalability to those markets needing extra-large memory foot-prints.”
“AMD has once again taken the ‘pole-position’ with the introduction of the Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor,” said Lalit Jain, CEO of Angstrom Microsystems. “Angstrom is proud to announce enterprise-class database computing technology based on the 8P/16-core AMD Opteron processor-based blade design.”
Angstrom Microsystems is a high-performance computing (HPC) company providing AMD64 expertise and knowledge of HPC software in the bio-informatics, scientific computing, financial modeling, graphics rendering, and oil and gas industries. Angstrom enhances clustering technology for these markets with remote management software and AMD Opteron processor expertise.
About Angstrom Microsystems
Angstrom Microsystems (www.angstrom.com
) specializes in the design and manufacturing of AMD Opteron processor-based servers and workstations. It is leading the charge to Dual-Core AMD Opteron technology-based solutions. Its customers include Industrial Light and Magic (ILM: Star Wars) and Instinet. Angstrom has earned a reputation for quality, service, and engineering innovation in the server space. Its high-performance AMD Opteron processor-based blade servers lead the industry in quality, price and performance.
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