Milpitas, CA - February 16, 2005 - Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider
of high-performance enterprise computing systems announced today support for
the new 64-bit Intel® Xeon™ processor with 2M L2 cache to Appro HyperBlade,
1U and 2U servers to improve performance beyond GHz.
These versatile servers are highly scalable for cluster solutions offering
improved power and performance for enterprise customer to help build a comprehensive
infrastructure. The new Intel Xeon Processor with 2M L2 cache supports the latest
technologies available such as Intel® EM64T, PCI Express I/O and graphics
to provide outstanding server performance and scalability required for next-generation
data centers. It will also improve reliability by supporting server RAS features,
better memory flexibility with DDR2 memory as well as offering lower power consumption
by supporting demand based switching.
"Now, Appro server solution with the support of 32-and 64-bit applications
in the same platform, revolutionary PCI Express interface, remote management
capabilities and High-speed interconnect options provides improved processing
power and performance for enterprise and high-performance computing market";
said John Lee, Director of Product Marketing of Appro.
"The 64-bit Intel Xeon processor with 2M L2 cache is a perfect fit for
Appro offering cluster solutions with High-speed interconnect options,"
said Jerry Braun, product line manager for Intel's Digital Enterprise Group.
"This is a great example of how companies can combine their design expertise
with Intel technology to deliver the most reliable and scalable Intel-based
solutions for their customers"
Appro's headquarters is in Milpitas, CA. Appro has an R&D and manufacturing
center in Asia and a sales and service office in Houston, Texas. APPRO enables
a variety of network computing applications by developing powerful, scalable,
and reliable clusters, servers, storage subsystems and high-end workstations
for the high-performance computing (HPC), Internet computing and cluster market.