AMD has announced the launch and availability of its AMD Opteron 6200 and 4200 Series processors (formerly code-named “Interlagos” and “Valencia”). The new AMD Opteron processors are designed to give enterprises- Better performance for business with up to 84 percent higher performance; Increased scalability for Virtualization with up to 73 percent more memory bandwidth, enabling servers to host more virtual machines and also handle increasing workloads; and More efficient economics for the Cloud with half the power per core, requiring 2/3 less floor space and up to 2/3 lower platform price.
Paul Struhsaker, Corporate VP & GM, Commercial Business, AMD said, “Our industry is at a new juncture; virtualization has provided a new level of reliable consolidation and businesses are now looking to the cloud for even more agility and efficiency. We designed the new AMD Opteron processor for this precise moment. The wait for the most anticipated new product and architecture for servers is over. Leading OEMsare now offeringcloud, enterprise and HPC customersa full suite of solutions based on the industry’s most comprehensive server processor portfolio, the new AMD Opteron familyof processors which deliver an inspired balance of performance, scalability and efficiency.”