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Tyan® announces Special Bundle Program for AMD Opteron™ based motherboard and "Turbolinux 8 for AMD64" - For a Limited Time, Tyan Bundles the Thunder K8S S2880 with Advanced Operating System, "Turbolinux 8 for AMD64" for Customers in Asia and Australia

Taipei, Taiwan, May 23rd, 2003
- Tyan® today announced the start of a bundling program of the
Thunder K8S (S2880) with "Turbolinux 8 for AMD64", a Linux based operating system designed by leading global software company Turbolinux.   The features of the Thunder K8S (S2880), combined with the "Turbolinux 8 for AMD64" operating system, provide users with leading edge performance and flexibility optimized for the AMD Opteron™ processor in the Linux environment.

The Thunder K8S (S2880) is a dual AMD Opteron™ platform for today's most rigorous server applications. Besides utilizing a 64-bit CPU processing with an integrated memory controller, it has unique features such as Serial ATA and SCSI options for high storage capabilities. Dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports also increase network connectivity and bandwidth on a PCI-X bus.

Turbolinux 8 for AMD64 is a 64-bit Linux operating system especially designed for the AMD Opteron™ processors.  Demonstrating scalability and reliability, it operates 64-bit and 32-bit applications with a user-friendly installation interface.  Turbolinux 8 for AMD64 fully supports open source technologies designed for x86-based systems. The first Linux OS available in Japan dedicated to the AMD64, it supports multi-language environments such as Chinese (both simplified and traditional), Japanese, and Korean.
"Turbolinux is extremely pleased to offer its powerful and versatile operating system with the Tyan Thunder K8S (S2880)," said Koichi Yano, COO and President, Turbolinux, Incorporated.  "The combination of the two products is the complete and cost effective solution for users who desire backwards compatibility, different language options, and a stable operating system with 64-bit technology advantage."

The bundle program is available in Taiwan, China, Japan, Korea, and Australia.

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About Tyan

Tyan Computer Corporation, founded in 1989 by long-time Intel and IBM executive Dr. T. Symon Chang, designs, manufactures and markets advanced system board technology.  Its products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, and Resellers worldwide.  Over the last decade, Tyan has consistently been one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States.  Tyan was named to the prestigious INC 500 in 1997 and 1998 (19th fastest growing U.S. company in 1997).  Tyan was also ranked by Deloitte & Touche as one of the USA's "Fast 500", as well as one of Silicon Valley's "Fast 50" companies in 1998.

For more information, contact Tyan directly at 510-651-8868 or visit the company's web site at

About Turbolinux, Inc.

Founded in 1992, Turbolinux® Inc. is a global software company providing Linux OS and solution for multi-platform. Backed by some of the world's leading technology companies, including Compaq, Dell, Fujitsu, Hitachi, IBM, Intel, NEC, Novell, Oracle, SGI and Toshiba, Turbolinux is headquartered in Tokyo Japan with offices around the world. For more information, visit the Turbolinux web site at

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Turbolinux is a registered trademark of Turbolinux, Inc. AMD, AMD Opteron and AMD Athlon, and combinations thereof, and AMD-8111, AMD-8131 and AMD-8151are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names of companies and products mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of the companies concerned.


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