Supermicro Intros Blade Server

Supermicro announces world's densest blade server with Quad-Core AMDOpteron processors

November 7, 2007

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI), a leader in application optimized high performance server solutions, today introduced a new addition to the SuperBlade(TM) family. With 16 cores and 64GB of DDR2 memory, the SuperBlade SBA-7141M-T enables 160 processor cores and 640GB of DDR2 memory in ten blades per 7U enclosure, which also supports up to four networking switches. This industry-leading density makes the SuperBlade, optimized for Quad-Core AMDOpteron(TM) 8300 Series processors, not only the best platform for performance, energy efficiency and low total cost of ownership (TCO), but also an ideal virtualization platform to consolidate hundreds of applications into a small package.

"By expanding the SuperBlade product line with these high-density quad-processor blades, we empower Supermicro customers to service the needs of enterprise virtualization with our centralized management," said Alex Hsu, chief sales and marketing officer of Supermicro. "These SuperBlade servers deliver outstanding performance and energy efficiency, and help reduce TCO and preserve our environment for future generations."

"By combining the strength of AMD Virtualization(TM) technology with Supermicro's server design expertise, these 4P quad-core solutions indeed exemplify truly optimal server virtualization," said Randy Allen, corporate vice president and general manager, Server/Workstation Division, AMD (NYSE:AMD). "AMD's industry-defining native quad-core technology and Direct Connect Architecture enable superior overall system performance and efficiency, making Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors the smarter choice to address the compute-intensive demands of today's datacenter."

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