Appro Announces Immediate Availability of its Powerful 1U and 4U Quad AMD Opteron™ Server
Tuesday September 21 2004 @ 12:59PM EDT

Milpitas, CA – September 21, 2004 – Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of high-performance enterprise computing systems announces immediate availability of its new 1U-1142H and 4U-4148H servers based on quad AMD Opteron™ processors.

Appro’s 1U- 1142H Quad AMD Opteron Server - brings value and more power to the HPC market This server is designed to deliver the highest power-to-density ratio of any 1U server available. It offers scalability, reliability, and the best performance/value to support technical applications such as video streaming, database applications, computational clustering and web or e-mail servers. The server features: up to four AMD Opteron processors with simultaneous 32-bit and 64-bit computing capability supporting up to 32GB of ECC 333/400 DDR memory, two IDE, SCSI or SATA HDDs, slim FDD and CD drives or DVD ROM drive and a full PCI-X 64bit/133MHz riser slot. Appro also offers remote server management capabilities, high-speed interconnect options and a choice of Linux or Windows® operating systems.

Appro’s 4U-4148H Quad AMD Opteron Server - brings more power and high-availability to end-users The Appro delivers cutting-edge performance with expandable storage capability and PCI-X support. This server is ideal for compute-intensive graphics application such as mechanical and engineering graphics simulation and rendering, scientific visualization, digital content creation and more. The server features: up to four AMD Opteron processors, simultaneous 32-bit and 64-bit computing capability, up to 32GB of ECC 333/400 DDR memory, eight SATA or SCSI HDDs, up to five PCI-X slots, 3.25” FDD & 5.25” drive bay for CD/ DVD-ROM or tape devices, remote server management capabilities and a choice of Windows or Linux operating systems.

“Appro 1142H and 4148H servers based on Quad AMD Opteron processors deliver an outstanding portfolio of quad processing server solutions. Users can increase project productivity through exceptional application, visualization and data-throughput while still achieving outstanding price/performance,” said John Lee, Director of Product Marketing of Appro.

About Appro Appro’s headquarters is in Milpitas, CA. Appro has an R&D and manufacturing center in Asia and a sales and service office in Houston, Texas. APPRO enables a variety of network computing applications by developing powerful, scalable, and reliable clusters, servers, storage subsystems and high-end workstations for the high-performance computing (HPC), Internet computing and cluster market. http://www.appro.com.

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