Rackable Lofts Cloud System

Announces new C1002 server to leverage latest trends in cloud computing

December 12, 2008

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FREMONT, Calif. -- Rackable Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:RACK), a leading provider of servers and storage products for large-scale data centers, today announced the immediate availability of the C1002 server utilizing the companys new high density, Eco-Logical™ half-depth chassis design. The system leverages the latest advancements from technology providers AMD and Intel, including the new 45 nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor, previously code named “Shanghai.” Designed for cloud computing and other intensive Internet environments, the C1002 builds upon Rackable Systems’ existing density and power efficiency advantages.

The C1002 features a choice of two hot-swap 3.5” or four hot-swap 2.5” SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) or SATA II (Serial ATA II) disk drives, with capacity of up to two Terabytes per system. Six or eight energy-efficient DDR2 memory slots allow C1002 configurations to reach up to 64GB of memory. Up to 88 C1002 servers can be housed in a Rackable Systems’ 44U rack to achieve extreme density with environmentally-friendly, low-power consumption.

“Our new C1002 server broadens the range of Rackable build-to-order server configurations to address demanding market requirements,” said Giovanni Coglitore, chief technology officer at Rackable Systems. “Customers will achieve greater storage capacities with the C1002 and attain dual server densities in 1U of rack space to lower the total cost of ownership and increase their organization’s ability to cost-effectively scale. It is the perfect Web server.”

Rackable Systems Inc.

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