AMD(NASDAQ: AMD) today announced that Yahoo Japan Corporation will be the first internet service provider in Japan to benefit from the deployment of AMD EPYC™ 7000 series processors. The internet-search giant's evaluation and deployment of AMD EPYC™ 7551P processors adds a notable customer to the ever-expanding list of global businesses committed to elevating the performance and efficiency of their server resources with AMD.
The EPYC 7551P processors are powering the recently launched Dell EMC PowerEdge R6415 servers purchased by Yahoo Japan. The combination of the EPYC 7551P processor and PowerEdge R6415 provide Yahoo Japan with a highly scalable, single-socket server solution. With the new EPYC processors, Yahoo Japan has access to a no-compromise, single-socket processor that is ideal for the business' hypervisor applications, delivering a superior balance of core density, memory, and I/O bandwidth.
"The EPYC 7000 series shows time and again just how innovative and flexible our next-generation of AMD processors can be. We knew that our single-socket and dual-socket solutions would drive real appeal in a datacenter market ready for a shakeup, but we've also achieved a serious level of differentiation in high-performance computing, virtualization, storage and more, that is drawing global attention, evaluation and adoption among some great customers," said Scott Aylor, corporate vice president and general manager, AMD Enterprise Solutions. "Yahoo Japan's deployment of EPYC marks a notable achievement for our new family of processors. Japan plays a key role in the evolution of the data center market and all the adjacent industries that depend on those data centers."
Nobuhiro Takasawa, vice president of Yahoo Japan Site Operations, Yahoo Japan, said, "Yahoo Japan is very selective in choosing which systems meet our high-standards for performance and optimization in the datacenter. AMD EPYC was able to meet those requirements while also lowering total-cost-ownership using a single-socket platform. This first engagement with AMD EPYC begins a significant new relationship between our companies. Yahoo Japan is excited about the future AMD product roadmap and the commitment AMD is showing to the needs of the server customer."
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