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AMAX Launches Converged Solutions Upgraded With Latest Intel® Xeon Phi™ x200 Product Family

FREMONT, CA, June 20th, 2016 -AMAX, a leading provider of Cloud/IaaS, GPU, HPC and Server Appliance platforms, today announced that its diverse product lines, including Converged Solutions and AMAX HPC Clusters, are now available integrated with the latest Intel® Xeon Phi™ x200 product family (formerly codenamed Knights Landing).

The new Intel® Xeon Phi™ platform is a 14nm many-core x86 CPU architecture that offers 7x more bandwidth per processor than Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 processors, with integrated Intel® Omni-Path fabric to increase price-per-performance and compute density. All without the need for GPU integration.

AMAX Converged Solutions are customizable as twin and quad-node options packed into a compact server form factors. These high-density servers offer a cluster's worth of compute, storage and networking capabilities, making them ideal for HPC, data center and mission-critical business applications.

The first of an upcoming series of Phi™-compatible systems is ServMax™ XK-2401XP, a 2U Quad system featuring a single Phi™ per node for up to 72 cores, up to 384GB RAM per node and either 16x 2.5" drives or 12x 3.5" drives per system.

"The new generation of Intel® Phi™ coprocessor represents an exciting new form factor for parallel computing without being too disruptive," said Dr. Rene Meyer, Director of Product Development, AMAX. "It's essentially a GPU within a CPU form factor using Intel's Silvermont Atom architecture that doesn't require any changes to your existing IT infrastructure."

As a Platinum level partner of the Intel Technology Provider Program, AMAX delivers enhanced, energy-efficient performance for data-intensive business applications based on the latest parallel computing platforms based on the Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors, as well as the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 v3 series. To learn more about AMAX Converged Solutions and the AMAX HPC Cluster Series, please visit www.amax.com or contact AMAX.

About AMAX

AMAX is a global leader in application-tailored Data Center, HPC and OEM Solutions. Recognized by several industry awards, including the Best of VMWorld and Intel Server Innovation Award for the CloudMax™ Converged Cloud Infrastructure, AMAX aims to provide cutting edge solutions to improve efficiency and cut costs for the modern data center. Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Silicon Valley (with additional locations in China and Ireland) AMAX is a full-service technology solutions provider specializing in innovative server-to-rack level solutions developed for Data Center, HPC, Cloud and Big Data applications.

From white box server-to-rack integration, High-Performance Deep Learning Platforms or converged infrastructure solutions featuring OpenStack, Open Compute and SDN, to a comprehensive menu of professional services, AMAX is the full-service partner you need to help modernize your IT operations. To learn more, Contact AMAX to request a quote.