The Tomcat K8S (S2850) offers a single AMD Opteron server solution for the value market - The Tomcat K8S (S2850) is the First Single Opteron Server Motherboard in ATX Form Factor
Fremont, CA, July 21st, 2003 - TYAN® today announced the Tomcat K8S (S2850), the industry's first single AMD Opteron server platform. With features such
as ATX form factor, 64-bit architecture support, and dual Gigabit Ethernet LANs, the Tomcat K8S (S2850) is an ideal choice for those looking for a high-performing and affordable Opteron server platform.
Tomcat K8S (S2850) has many valuable features. The platform has an onboard ATI® RAGE XL graphics controller which produces richer graphics, dual Gigabit Ethernet LANs for high bandwidth, integrated
four-channel Serial ATA support for maximum storage, and six PCI slots for expandability – all in an ATX form factor. In addition, the platform achieves maximum bandwidth and low latency through the
Opteron HyperTransport technology and integrated memory controller.
"The Tomcat K8S is the cost-efficient answer for your server needs," said Danny Hsu, Director of Sales and Marketing. "There
is a flexibility for choice of chassis and power supply with its ATX form factor, lower cost of ownership with one processor, and a high value through the various integrated features."
The Tomcat K8S (S2850) is currently in mass production.
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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 ngrowing 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 http://www.tyan.com
Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD is a global supplier of
integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Standard & Poor's
500 company, produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices, and silicon-based solutions for communications and networking applications.