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Rackable Adds AMD

MILPITAS, Calif. -- Rackable Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:RACK), a leading provider of servers and storage products for large-scale data centers, today announced its adoption of the newest Second-Generation AMD Opteron processors, Models 2220 and 8220. Rackable Systems’ line of AMD Opteron processor-based servers feature impressive performance and low system wattage in dense form factors designed to maximize data center efficiency.

“AMD Opteron processors truly help maximize the price-performance equation,” said Giovanni Coglitore, chief technology officer at Rackable Systems. “Coupled with our unique, thermally efficient systems, the next evolution in AMD Opteron processor technology can provide even greater performance for organizations striving for energy-conscious computing environments.”

Designed to support the full roadmap of AMD Opteron processors, Rackable Systems’ broad range of server and storage products are delivered fully racked and cabled in cabinet sizes holding up to 88 systems. Ideal for applications ranging from Web hosting to High Performance Computing, financial services, oil and gas and entertainment, Rackable Systems’ unique designs feature easier serviceability, maximum density and greater thermal efficiency to reduce overall operational expenditures.

“Rackable Systems has been a committed provider of AMD Opteron processor-based systems, helping address customers’ escalating demands for higher levels of performance and energy-efficiency in their data center and storage environments,” said Randy Allen, corporate vice president, Server and Workstation Division, AMD (NYSE:AMD). “The newest AMD Opteron processors featuring AMD’s proven Direct Connect Architecture, native dual-core technology and DDR2 memory extends AMD’s industry-leadership in performance-per-watt and, most importantly, furthers our commitment to delivering innovative solutions that address the needs that matter most to the customer.”

Rackable Systems Inc.