Success Stories - ISP, Web Sites

Digital Music provider, Shazam, has served
over 100 million listeners in 60 countries worldwide

Customer: Shazam
Industry: Digital Music provider
Region: UK
Solution: TYAN GT24-B2891

  • 1U Rackmount
  • Support dual-core AMD Opteron 200 series
  • (8) DIMMs, supporting up to 16GB DDR400/333 memory
  • Integrated (2) gigabit Ethernet LANs
  • PCI-E and PCI-X expansion slots support


From humble beginnings as DJ Shazam, to a worldwide music provider serving over 100 million listeners in 60 countries. This is the story of Shazam, who is a Digital Music provider founded in England in who has adopted TYAN's server products.

Shazam was founded in 2002, as a music website for people to download music in England. Shazam has become a leading digital music provider on the internet who serves over 100 million listeners in 60 countries worldwide. The services provided by Shazam include Music downloading and digital music exchange through cellular phones and hand-held devices. Cellular users can listen, share and exchange over 600 million plus songs and other content through over 50 telecom providers around the world.

One of the main reasons Shazam has become the top digital music services provider is because of their "Music Recognition Technology". No matter where Shazam listeners located, these users are able to receive high quality music and services through cellular phones or hand-held devices.

Shazam is able to provide "Music Recognition Technology" because it utilizes TYAN's High Performance server technology. Shazam uses Broadberry Data Systems and the TYAN GT24 B2891 Server to create a High Performance, Low Power Consumption platform that combines Music and Networking to provide a feature rich Online Music Service to satisfy every customers' desire.

The GT24 B2891 offers the very best in Dual AMD CPU motherboard technology. Built for high-end workstation and server applications, the GT24 B2891 supports Dual AMD Single and Dual core Opteron 2000 series processors and up to 16GB of DDR400 memory, plus dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, expansion ports for PCI Express x16 graphics cards and PCI-X cards, and (4) hot-swap SATA or SCSI drive bays, all in an SSI EEB (12" x 13") form factor.