One Year Later, AMD And Sun Continue To Redefine Enterprise Computing
Subject: General Tech | November 18, 2004 - 08:30 PM | Joe White
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- November 17, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today celebrated the one-year anniversary of the strategic alliance with Sun Microsystems, Inc. As part of the alliance, AMD also announced support for the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS) introduced on Monday, Nov. 15.
To date, the AMD-Sun alliance has produced a complete roster of AMD Opteron™ processor-based Sun Fire servers and Sun Java workstation solutions that deliver industry-leading performance to the enterprise. The four-way Sun Fire V40z server recently achieved world-record results on SPEC OMPM2001, a key benchmark for scientific applications. The Sun Fire V20z is one of the top-performing two-way x86 servers available today. The 1P Sun Java workstation W1100z and 2P Sun Java workstation W2100z are the latest in the family of AMD Opteron processor-based products from Sun Microsystems and are designed to maximize end user productivity. Users can find additional information on the benchmarks and on the records set by these products at http://www.sun.com/smi/Press/sunflash/2004-09/sunflash.20040921.6.html.