MILPITAS, CA -- 09/26/2005 -- Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of high-performance enterprise computing systems, announces today that Appro's new XtremeBlade, HyperBlade servers and workstations will support Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processors Model 880 and Model 280.
Appro's high-performance and versatile servers are highly scalable for cluster solutions and are expected to achieve even higher performance with Dual-Core AMD64 technology. These products will offer the highest performing processor in the market, providing a huge potential for Appro customers looking to get more computing power with less wattage. By supporting the new AMD Opteron processors, Appro will also take advantage of HyperTransport™ technology and AMD's Direct Connect Architecture.
"The release of the new Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors Model 880 and Model 280 reiterates AMD's commitment to offering an industry-leading performance/watt architecture, while improving customers' overall value propositions. Appro is happy to collaborate with AMD to offer Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor-based server clusters and workstation solutions," said Daniel Kim, CEO of Appro. "Working together, Appro and AMD provide customer-focused innovations that our High-Performance and Enterprise computing customers require."
"The latest models of the Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor are a perfect fit for companies like Appro offering server-cluster solutions for the high-performance computing and enterprise markets," said Pat Patla, director, Server/Workstation Marketing, Microprocessor Solutions Sector, AMD (NYSE: AMD). "Appro's blade servers and workstations supporting AMD64 dual-core technology will help meet customers' requirements for the highest performance-per-watt computing with an excellent return on investment."
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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