TYAN ANNOUNCES 23 CURRENT PRODUCTS AND 1 NEW PLATFORM THAT SUPPORT THE ENHANCED QUAD-CORE AMD OPTERON¢â PROCESSOR
TYAN S4992 is the new high-end workstation platform that will support both HyperTransport¢â technology and HyperTransport¢â 3.0 technology
Taipei, November 13, 2008 - TYAN, an industry-leading server platform provider, today announced at SC¡¯08 that its current line of 23 AMD Opteron¢â processor-based platforms and 1 new AMD Opteron¢â- processor based product will support the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processor (codenamed ¡°Shanghai¡±). Customers can achieve superior performance, low power consumption and low total cost of ownership by upgrading to the new TYAN platforms powered by the enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor built on 45nm process technology. TYAN platforms that support the previous Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processors are socket compatible and will only require a BIOS update to support this next-generation processor.
TYAN offers 23 current and 1 new platforms that will support the enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processor. Customers can upgrade to the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processor in TYAN¡¯s current platforms without extra validation costs or additional hardware changes. For new platforms, TYAN launched the TYAN S4992 motherboard that will target high-end HPC and workstation users. For scalable and flexible 2-way solutions, TYAN¡¯s S3992-E, S3970-E, S2927-E, S2915-E, S2912-E, S2932-E, S2937 and S2935 are perfect platforms that meet current and future IT server and workstation requirements. TYAN¡¯s S4989, S4987-E S4985-E, and M4985-E motherboards are 4-way/8-way solutions that are exceptionally proficient in memory intensive and high-cluster IT infrastructures.
For barebones systems, the TYAN VX50-B4985-E-8P, VX50-B4985-E, FT48-B4985-E, TN68-B4989, GT26-B4987-E, TA26-B3992-E, TA26-B2932-E, GT24-B3992-E, GT24-B2932-E, GT24-B2912-E and GT28-B2935will also support next generation Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processors.
¡°Since the release of the Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processor, TYAN¡¯s products have realized the benefits of AMD¡¯s industry-leading technology, to provide server infrastructures with energy efficiency, remarkable performance and superior virtualization capabilities,¡± said James Sytwu, GM of TYAN Business Unit of MiTAC International Corporation. ¡°This is an exciting day for our customers, as they can now experience the exceptional processing performance that we expect from the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processor, all within the same thermal envelope and without dramatic upgrade requirements from prior generations of AMD Opteron¢â processors¡±
¡°Tyan¡¯s support for the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processor will help provide the server industry with leading white-box proficiency,¡± said John Fruehe, director, Server and Workstation division, AMD (NYSE:AMD). ¡°With the significant core and cache enhancements, increased processor frequency and enhanced power management capabilities delivered by the enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processor, TYAN¡¯S new server products will enable significant benefits for customers across many different industries.¡±
The TYAN S4992 is a 4-way high-end workstation server platform that will support HyperTransport¢â 3.0 technology or 5.2 GT/s HyperTransport¢â technology links between the four CPUs. The S4992 will have a total memory capacity of 256GB DDR2 800/667/533/400 ECC memory, (5) PCI Express Gen. 2 slots, (1) PCI-X 64-bit 133MHz slot, (2) GbE ports, and onboard iKVM features, providing extraordinary computing and networking performance.
TYAN¡¯s current Quad-Core AMD Opteron¢â processor-ready platforms are widely available in the market. The TYAN S4992 motherboard is currently in customer sampling stage and is expected to be in mass production in Q1 of 2009. Please visit http://www.tyan.com for more details and information.
MiTAC Group (TSE:2315) operating IDMS£¨Innovation, Design, Manufacture, Service£©business approaches for offering consolidate service to customers and users. MiTAC Groups is consisted of four important business unit, including CSBU (Consumer system Biz Unit), ESBU (Enterprise system Biz Unit), MBU (Mobil Communication Devices Biz Unit) and TBU (TYAN Business Unit). TYAN officially merged by MiTAC International Corporation in 2007 and has become one of the core business units of MiTAC, named TBU (TYAN Business Unit). MiTAC is heading to server platforms and Storage device industry with emerging MiTAC strength in IT industry with R&D, engineering, manufacturing, supplying chain, RMA and TYAN strength in R&D in high end server territory.
TYAN as a leading server brand under MiTAC Group, designs, manufactures and markets advanced x86 and x86-64 server/workstation board technology platforms and server solution products. Its products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, and Resellers worldwide for a wide range of applications. TYAN enables its customers to be technology leaders by providing scalable, highly-integrated, reliable products for a wide range of applications such as server appliances and solutions for high-performance computing, and server/workstation usage in markets such as CAD, DCC, E&P and HPC.
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