AMD introduced "Fiorano", a new embedded server platform based on the AMD SR5690/SP5100 server chipset and quad-core AMD Opteron processors.
At the Embedded Systems Conference today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced immediate availability of a new enterprise-class embedded platform based on the Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor and new AMD SR5690/SP5100 server chipset. Seven AMD Opteron processors in three power bands, in conjunction with the new low-power chipset, allow high-end embedded vendors to enable increased performance-per-watt* for edge-of-network systems such as telecom/datacom, storage, and security servers, and routers and switches.
This comprehensive platform offers:
increased performance* enabled for virtualized and multithreaded embedded applications;
enhanced NEBS-friendly thermal specification;
single source for design and tight technology integration support among CPUs, chipsets and GPUs;
compatibility between processor generations and 5 year component longevity to support long-life designs;
a high-performance, low power chipset with PCIe® 2.0, HyperTransport™ 3 technology and advanced AMD Virtualization™ (AMD-V™) technology and AMD-P power management features.
“The gap in performance and power efficiency requirements is closing between typical datacenter servers and edge-of-network systems,” said Patrick Patla, vice president and general manager, Server and Embedded Business, AMD. “Our embedded customers have long appreciated the low power, time-to-market benefits, and balanced system performance of AMD’s Direct Connect Architecture. Now, our commitment to the embedded market is stronger than ever as we bring new levels of performance combined with AMD’s new server chipset to our embedded customers in enterprise markets.”