AMD announces the Opteron 6000 Series Platforms

Since the launch of the AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series platform in 2010, AMD has continued to work with its OEM and channel partners to add to the platform’s portfolio. The AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform’s virtualization muscle has been noted in products such as the award-winning Dell PowerEdge R815 and the HP ProLiant DL585 G7. The AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform’s compatibility with the next generation 16-core processor, codenamed “Interlagos,” has gained the attention of customers in the early adopting world of high performance computing.
 
“Our partners continue to offer great examples of how the AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform can deliver superior virtualization within an impressive power and thermal footprint,” said Patrick Patla, vice president and general manager, Server and Embedded Business, AMD. “The AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform offers budget conscious IT managers performance and value today and the promise of a future 16-core drop-in upgrade.”
 
Partner Adoption

AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform-based systems powered by AMD Opteron 6100 Series processors are available from OEMs and system builders including Acer, AMAX, Appro, Colfax, Cray Inc., Dawning, Dell, HP, IBM, Microway, NCS Technologies, Penguin, Rausch Netzwerktechnik, SGI, Silicon Mechanics, ZT Systems and more. In the past few months, new systems have been introduced by these partners, including:
-Acer GR385, Acer GR585, Gateway GW 2000h
-AMAX AH-1103 appliance 
-Cray XE6m supercomputer
-Dell PowerEdge C6145, Dell PowerEdge M915
-HP ProLiant SL165s  
-NCS NexServ ARM-6241 
-SGI Altix ® Ice 8400 
-Silicon Mechanics: Storform nServ A513, A515, A516, A518

Source: AMD

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