Expanded channel Support Drives Availability of AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series-based Products for HPC, Enterprise and SMB Environments

Renowned Research Institutions Select AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series-based Supercomputers for Scientific Research

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Sept. 29, 2010 – AMD today announced additional infrastructure and channel support for its AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series platform, the world’s first 8- and 12-core x86 processor, addressing the needs of server customers worldwide with its unprecedented price/performance/watt.1 Since introducing the AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform earlier this year, the continued expansion of channel support and product lineups has helped drive a broad portfolio of highly customized solutions, available for small and medium businesses, enterprises and HPC environments.


Adding to the growing list of AMD Opteron 6100 Series-based channel products deployed in high-performance computing (HPC) environments, a major institution of higher education in Europe recently selected 2U, GPU-optimized Twin servers from AMD channel partner Supermicro for its flagship supercomputer. Furthermore, a nationally ranked research university in the United States recently deployed a 324-node/100 Teraflops system from AMD channel partner Appro to help solve critical research science using AMD Opteron 6100 Series processors.

The latest products available by AMD channel partners include the Appro GreenBlade™ System for small to mid-size HPC deployments, the SGI® CloudRack™ C2 server for large-scale Internet and cloud computing deployments, ZT Systems 2210Ra 2U Datacenter Server designed for efficiency and cost effectiveness, and many more.

AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform-based solutions are now available by these global Elite and Premier level channel partners:

AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform-based solutions are also available by the following infrastructure partners:

AMD Channel Infrastructure Partners

  • ASUS
  • Gigabyte
  • Supermicro
  • TYAN