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AMAX Cloud, Big Data, HPC, Storage and Appliance Platforms Upgraded with Powerful Intel? Xeon? Processor E5-2600 v3 Product Family


Latest Generation Intel Xeon Processors Feature Up to 18 Cores with DDR4 Support and Groundbreaking Efficiency in Performance, Power, Floating Point Operation, and Built-In Features Geared Towards Software-Defined Solutions

FREMONT, CA, September 8, 2014 - AMAX, a leading provider of cloud/IaaS, Big Data, HPC and Server Appliance platforms, has announced its diverse product line, including the award-winning CloudMax? Converged Cloud solution and PHAT-Data? Hadoop cluster, are available integrated with the latest Intel? Xeon? processor E5-2600 v3 family.  

Key AMAX server platforms that will be available with the new Intel? Xeon? E5-2600 v3 processors include:

* CloudMax? Cloud Server - a 2U Dual-CPU High-Efficiency server featuring 12x 3.5 drives for greater cost efficiency for cloud storage, while offering the ultimate in availability with up to 4x internal SSDs that can be used for OS or cache without sacrificing storage space.

* PHAT Data? High-Density Data Node Server - a 2-Node server tailored for Hadoop fitting two dual-CPU nodes in a 2U form factor to achieve an optimal CPU to spindle ratio. This platform is used as a reference architecture for Hortonworks' HDP distribution.

* Open Compute (OCP) Winterfell Node - 3 nodes per 2OU sled for a whopping 108 cores of compute power.

* StorMax? I/O Optimized Storage Servers - a 1U 4x 3.5 or 8x 2.5 I/O optimized storage server with increased capacity and flexibility for large to hyperscale data center deployments.

* StorMax? High-Density Storage Server - featuring up to 72 hot-swap drives for 432TB total capacity and 12Gb/s SAS for maximum density and storage performance.

* AMAX On-Premise Server Appliance Platforms - from memory-maximized (up to 1.5TB of high-speed 2133Mhz DDR4 RAM), to density maximized (four dual-CPU nodes in a 2U form factor) to robust storage features (2U storage server with 12 drives including internal SSD drive options for OS and cache), AMAX offers a full line of appliance platforms for ISVs looking for a customized and validated platform integrate into an ROI-driving total solution.

"Intel's new E5-2600 v3 processors completely changes the computing landscape," said James Huang, Product Marketing Manager, AMAX. "These processors allow more VMs per footprint, superior performance and efficiency for Cloud, HPC and Big Data applications, and provide better total cost of ownership compared to previous generations for the ultimate in cost efficiency."

"The new Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v3 product family is built upon our latest Haswell micro architecture and was designed to deliver high performance while continuing to drive energy efficiency for datacenters, and enterprise, cloud, and technical computing markets," Eoin McConnell, Xeon E5 family Product Line Director, Data Center Group, Intel. "AMAX is utilizing the processors to develop new server solutions to offer a more powerful, more power-efficient computing platform for their customers."

AMAX's server platforms are available integrated with Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors immediately.  For more information on AMAX platforms, please visit www.amax.com.

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? CloudMax? Converged Cloud Infrastructure Platform, recent winner of Intel?s Server Innovation Award
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Open Compute Project (OCP) Solutions
AMAX HPC/Parallel Computing Clusters
AMAX On-Premise Server Appliances

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CloudMax? Converged Cloud Solution Brochure
Advantages of AMAX OCP Solutions
AMAX OEM Appliance Manufacturing Brochure
AMAX - Engineering Excellence video
AMAX [SMART] OCP Solutions video


About AMAX

AMAX is a trusted leader in Datacenter, HPC and OEM Solutions in North America and has been recognized for many industry awards. Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Fremont, Calif., with locations in China to service the APAC region, AMAX is an open-architecture manufacturer specializing in innovative and scalable cluster, server and storage products developed for Datacenter, HPC, Cloud and Big Data applications. AMAX?s mission is to provide best-in-class engineering, architectural design, manufacturing, global logistics & support to empower customers to solve the most complex computing challenges, handle massive amounts of data and meet product development demands to maintain a competitive advantage. As an Official OCP Solutions Provider, AMAX can build datacenter solutions using both standard and OCP architecture. Find out how your company can test drive the AMAX OCP Data Center Solution at http://www.amax.com/enterprise/OCPtestdrive.asp

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