FREMONT, CA, April 25th, 2006 - Having access to knowledgeable technical staff and options to repair or replace products or product components is invaluable for customers engaging opportunities in the whitebox server space. In order to deliver the kind of service and support that customers are looking for, Tyan is developing and delivering servers that are strictly tested, verified, and have met the AMD Validated Server Program guidelines. Tyan products which have been included in the AMD Validated Server program guidelines include:
To become part of the AMD Validated Server line-up, there are stringent guidelines applied to every product and ODM participant. Requirements of the AMD Validated Server alliance are as follows:
By exercising strong adherence to the regulations outlined in the AMD Validated Server program, Tyan will effectively provide AMD Opteron™ processor-based server products to the channel that will meet the quality standards set by larger system providers in the tier-1 space, with strong service and support backing behind each and every AMD Validated Server product sold.
"Today's whitebox builders and system integrators have met with definitive needs for product quality, service and support. In order to compete, they need server suppliers that can own up to those responsibilities," said Danny Hsu, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Tyan Computer Corporation. "By working with AMD through their AMD Validated Server initiative, Tyan will enable customers with products that meet their needs for reliability and support, bringing tier-1 level features into the channel space."
"We congratulate Tyan on the validation of five outstanding x86 server products for the channel based on AMD Opteron processors with industry-leading performance-per-watt to meet the demands of end-users across the globe," said Pierre-Yves Ferrard, corporate vice president, Worldwide Channel Sales & Marketing, AMD (NYSE: AMD).
Tyan's pre-built server system product line which contains AMD Validated Server products are listed here: