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TYAN ANNOUNCES 6 NEW PLATFORMS THAT SUPPORT THE NEW INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR 5500 SERIES

The diverse TYAN products fitting in different application that offers lower energy cost saving with better performance-per-watt


Fremont, CA, March 30th, 2009 - TYAN, an industry-leading server platform provider, today announced that its new product line will fully support the Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series (formerly codenamed "Nehalem"). Customers can now experience superior performance with lower total cost of ownership and greater virtualization compatibility via TYAN platforms. All 6 new products are powered by the enhanced Intel Xeon processor 5500 series with built-in Quick Path Interconnect(QPI)technology.

TYAN launched 6 new products that fully support the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series, 4 are server/workstation motherboards and 2 are barebone solutions. For the motherboards, TYAN's S7002, S7010, S7012, and S7016 are perfect platforms that meet various customers' needs in general server, HPC cluster and workstation requirements. For barebone solutions, TYAN also launched the GT20-B7002 and GT24-B7016 systems for both entry and high-end computing requirements. Powered by Intel Xeon processor 5500 series, all these platforms will have better performance-per-watt with lower energy cost saving.

"Tyan's support and commitment for the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series provide the server industry with leading white-box proficiency,” said Albert Mu, GM of Enterprise Business Unit of MiTAC International Corporation. "TYAN's products have realized the benefits of Intel's industry-leading technology, providing server infrastructures with energy efficiency, remarkable performance, and superior virtualization capabilities."

"As an adopter of Intel's leading technologies, TYAN is an important ecosystem enabler for the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series launch." said Kirk Skaugen, Vice President and General Manager of Intel's Server Platforms Group. "The adaptive performance and energy efficiency features built into the Intel Xeon processor platforms help TYAN deliver a compelling refresh opportunity to our joint customers."

TYAN S7002 and TYAN S7010 target generic IT server requirement and both support (2) Intel Xeon processor 5500 series with (2) GbE ports. S7002 supports (8) DDR-III DIMM slots for entry level server/workstation users while S7010 supports up to (12) DDR-III DIMM slots that meets customer’s demand regarding higher memory capacity requirement. These two platforms are targeting SMB application, web-hosting, film & HDTV editing and special effects, Industry in CAD/CAM/CAE, Pharmacy and Chemistry application, mid range storage server, virtual machine and render farm computing cluster.

TYAN S7012 and S7016 are the two platforms that target at HPC and virtualization applications with (2) Intel Xeon processor 5500 series support. S7012 and S7016 both support (18) DDR-III DIMMs with more than (2) GbE ports. These two models are the best solutions to simulation, high-end storage server, HPC clustering, search engine, and video streaming.

For the barebone systems, TYAN GT20-B7002 and GT24-B7016 cover the most of server applications for both entry and high-end rackmount server segments. Supporting (2) Intel Xeon processor 5500 series, (8) DDR-III DIMMs, (2) GbE ports, (4) 3.5" hot-swappable HDDs, and (1) full-height, true PCI-E Gen.2 x16 slot, TYAN GT20-B7002 is perfectly matched SMB application requirement. For HPC and virtualization applications, TYAN GT24-B7016 is the best-of-the-class solution in the market. Supporting (2) Intel Xeon processor 5500 series, (18) DDR-III DIMMs, (3) GbE ports, (4) 3.5" hot-swappable HDDs, and (2) full-height, PCI-E Gen.2 slots, TYAN GT24-B7016 provides outstanding solutions in terms of spec. and performance.

TYAN's current Intel Xeon processor 5500 series ready platforms are fully support Intel Quick Path Interconnect(QPI)architecture that deliver better performance-per-watt of for any application in nowday's x86 server market. The 6 new TYAN platforms are in mass product stage in March and are available in the worldwide marketing now. Please visit www.tyan.com for more details and information.


Motherboard:
TYAN S7002 http://www.tyan.com/product_board_detail.aspx?pid=632
TYAN S7010 http://www.tyan.com/product_board_detail.aspx?pid=633
TYAN S7012 http://www.tyan.com/product_board_detail.aspx?pid=634
TYAN S7016 http://www.tyan.com/product_board_detail.aspx?pid=635

Barebone:
TYAN GT20-B7002 http://www.tyan.com/product_barebones_detail.aspx?pid=382
TYAN GT24-B7016 http://www.tyan.com/product_barebones_detail.aspx?pid=382