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TYAN introduces TA26 B5397 high-end HPC solution

Posted: Nov 17, 2008 3:35 am |



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Austin, Texas- November 17th, 2008- TYAN will demonstrate its capability in the HPC and high-end server/workstation field by displaying more than 14 updated platforms at SC'08 (booth # 483). TYAN will also showcase the latest platforms that will support the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors (code name: Shanghai) and the Intel Xeon® next generation platforms. A live demo of VMware's Virtualization technology will be on display in the TYAN booth. The Shanghai Supercomputer Center that is based on TYAN motherboards is ranked as the No. 10 Supercomputer on the Top 500 list released at SC'08.


As a partner of the VMware Alliance Partnership Program, TYAN plays an aggressive and important role in utilizing the combination of TYAN hardware capabilities and VMware virtualization software technology in order to meet customers' needs and the IT market's trends and requirements. The TYAN TA26 B5397, which TYAN will have a live demo at the TYAN booth is a powerful 2U server Intel platform that is designed to fit into an HPC, datacenter, or virtualization server environment, and for running the most memory intensive applications. The TA26 B5397 passed VMware's latest and top server validation process called Server ESX 3.5 and ESX Server 3i Installable. With Sixteen (16) 240-pin DDR2 FBDIMM sockets on board, the TA26 B5397 can fully utilize VMware's virtualization technology which can accumulate and allocate more resources to virtualized machines and generate better performance with a lower total cost of ownership. A variety of TYAN products is currently under VMware validation now and will be announced soon.



The Shanghai Supercomputer Center (SSC), a TYAN customer, is ranked as the fastest supercomputer in China and is listed as the No. 10 supercomputer on the new released World TOP500 list at SC'08. SSC is a datacenter project in Shanghai that is under the "National 863 Program*" which is a collaboration between the Institute of Computing Technology (ICT), the Shanghai Supercomputer Center (SSC) and the Dawning Information Industry Co., Ltd. (Dawning). The SSC system, constructed by Dawning, is equipped with 1,920 nodes of TYAN S4982* 4-socket server motherboards and Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors. It will achieve a theoretical peak performance of approximately 233 TFlop/s which makes it the largest and fastest supercomputer in China.


TYAN will display various AMD and Intel platforms targeting HPC and High-end Sever/Workstation platforms in their booth at SC'08. TYAN has 24 platforms available now that support the new AMD Quad-Core Opteron™ processor (45nm fabrication technology, codename: Shanghai) targeting different fields and applications. During SC'08, TYAN will also showcase 7 platforms that demonstrate TYAN's capability and strength in high end AMD solutions. TYAN will also showcase the latest platforms that support the next generation Intel Xeon® platforms. These platforms have adopted the latest Intel technology which will generate better performance and better power efficiency.


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About MiTAC


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.


About TYAN


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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