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2008-07-28 00:00:22

Demonstrating its superior ability to handle the strenuous and increasing demands placed on today's high-traffic Web-based businesses, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that the power- and cost-efficient Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processor Model 2356 and Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 8356 now hold the top x86 web performance records for both 2P and 4P servers, as measured by the SPECweb(R)2005 benchmark. These records demonstrate that Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors deliver the ideal...

2008-07-23 15:00:37

HP Middle East has launched a new AMD processor-based quad-core workstation offering the performance of a workstation at a PC price. The HP xw4550 workstation includes the highly anticipated Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor for entry workstation applications such as engineering, digital content creation and power office. The HP xw4550 is offered at a reasonable price and is ideal for customers in the government and education sectors. The HP xw4550 offers the engineering advantages of HP's...

2008-07-22 12:00:23

HP Middle East Debuts AMD Quad-core Workstation Performance at PC Price HP Middle East today announced the immediate availability of a new AMD processor-based quad-core workstation offering the performance of a workstation at a PC price. The HP xw4550 Workstation includes the highly anticipated Quad- Core AMD Opteron processor for entry workstation applications such as engineering, digital content creation and power office. The HP xw4550 is offered at a reasonable price and is ideal for...

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2008-07-18 12:00:00

After posting a quarterly loss of $1.19 billion, Advanced Micro Devices switched chief executives Thursday, pushing CEO Hector Ruiz into the boardroom and replacing him with second-in-command Dirk Meyer. The company cast the move as the product of a two-year succession plan. Its shares closed up 4.7 percent at $5.30, but were down 7 percent in after-hours trading. AMD's shares are down from $16.19 a share a year ago. AMD noted in a news release that Meyer, 46, a 12-year veteran of the...

2008-07-18 03:00:13

Hector Ruiz Named Executive Chairman of AMD AMD EDITORIAL CONTACT: Drew Prairie, 512-602-4425 drew.prairie@amd.com or INVESTOR CONTACT: Ruth Cotter, 408-749-3887 ruth.cotter@amd.com Logo: http://www.amd.com AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that its board of directors elected President and COO Dirk Meyer as the company's chief executive officer. Meyer succeeds Hector Ruiz, who will become executive chairman of AMD and chair of the board of directors. As executive chairman,...

2008-07-15 15:00:16

Sun ignites blades market with dramatic revenue and customer growth across the Middle East More than 40 enterprise customers from across the region rely on Sun Blade Systems Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) has announced dramatic customer and revenue growth for its entire line of Sun Blade(TM) systems, distinguishing itself as the worldwide leader in year-on- year blade server growth in unit shipments and factory revenue (Q3CY07), according to IDC. Sun Blade systems growth hit a...

2008-07-10 12:00:35

By Ryan Nakashima Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., maker of the "Shrek" movies and "Kung Fu Panda," said this week that it will switch from Advanced Micro Devices Inc. computer chips to Intel Corp.'s as it moves toward making all 3-D movies. The studio's relationship with AMD started in 2005, back when animating animal fur was a key industry milestone. With that achieved in the very furry "Kung Fu Panda," released last month, the animation house is...

2008-07-08 09:00:15

Verari Systems(R), a premier developer of energy efficient data center consolidation platforms utilizing independent blade-based computing and storage solutions, today announced the RM4510 server, a new high-performance visualization and interpretation solution. The new solution is the ideal enterprise computing solution for industries whose applications require extremely large memory models. "The Verari Systems RM4510 visualization server delivers outstanding performance, dependability and...

2008-06-24 15:02:20

IRVINE, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ThinkCP(TM) Technologies rolled out Think ViPoR Storage 10G-Extreme SAN Solutions, providing customers with the latest in storage technologies, evolutionary architecture, easy manageability, an outstanding cost-to-performance ratio and low total cost of ownership (TCO). The fully integrated and tested core platforms provide between 1 to 4 AMD Opteron Quad-Core Processors, 12 to 48 Terabytes of SAS or SATA II iSCSI SAN or NAS storage and an...

2008-06-24 09:02:21

MILPITAS, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LSI Corporation today announced the Tarari(R) 8400 series of PCI Express(R) "plug-and-play" content processor boards designed to meet the high-performance needs of network security and telecom OEMs. The Tarari 8400 series offers scalable performance up to 12 Gb/s at half the price per Gb/s and one-fourth the power of current solutions. The Tarari 8400 series offers complete hardware and software solutions that automatically detect and load...


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