Tuesday, December 12, 2006

AMD selects HP BladeSystem for next generation chip designs

AMD recently purchsed 900 HP Blade servers for their next generation chip design projects. Read how AMD is experiencing an increase in performance-per-watt of up to 30 percent in the new server blade-based environment compared to currently installed standard rack-mounted servers.

“HP’s Linux-based BladeSystem solution’s integrated consoles and power control help us to manage more servers without increasing our staff,” said Mike Lowe, director, Chipset Engineering, AMD. “These new systems help AMD take advantage of the latest HP and AMD high-performance and power-saving technologies and dramatically increase the density of our world-class engineering design compute cluster to enable us to bring new generations of chip designs to market efficiently and cost-effectively.”

Read the full report here

Sunday, December 03, 2006

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Quad Core ProLiants - Now Available

HP announced on November 14th 2006, support for up to two quad-core Intel Xeon 5300 sequence processors in the following ProLiant servers. These products have immediate availability with standard lead times. Included in the list of products is the BL20p G4 thereby supporting Quad Core CPUs in our pClass BladeSystem providing our customers with the best investment protection of any blade server vendor in the market.

•HP ProLiant DL360 G5
•HP ProLiant DL380 G5
•HP ProLiant ML150 G3
•HP ProLiant DL140 G3
•HP ProLiant ML370 G5
•HP ProLiant ML350 G5
•HP ProLiant BL460c
•HP ProLiant BL480c
•HP ProLiant BL20p G4