Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE:AMD): SeaMicro SM 15000 Sets An Industry Benchmark Record


Dallas, Texas 05/15/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) –Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) recently announced that its trademark server SeaMicro SM15000 set a significant benchmark record for hyper scale cloud computing. The company reported that its server has demonstrated that how “OpenStack” can provide quick and reliable computing services at scale as well as on-demand. During the test, 168,000 virtual machines were provisioned on 576 physical hosts which marks it as “OpenStack” scalability’s largest ever demonstration. The company collaborated with Canonical to use the “Ubuntu OpenStack” distribution.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) reported that the solution is available from today and is the automated and most scalable application to deploy “OpenStack” in hyper scale environments. Commenting on the successful demonstration, AMD’s Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Dhiraj Mallick expressed that the combination of AMD’s SeaMicro SM15000 server and Ubuntu OpenStack offers remarkable solution to build highly responsive cloud infrastructure and is also ideal for on-demand services.

About SeaMicro SM15000:

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD)’s SeaMicro SM15000 server system is considered to be the most energy efficient, highest density server available in the market. This server can link 512 compute cores in its 10 rack units; offer 160 gigabits of I/O networking with approximately five petabytes of storage. Moreover, the server allows simple operational and more efficient environment as it eliminates terminal servers, top of rack switches, several cables and other unnecessary components.

SeaMicro SM15000 server system delivers the benefits of complex, expensive solutions such as SAN (Storage Area Networking) and NAS (Network Attached Storage) at low cost and simplicity of direct attached storage.

Stock Update:

AMD’s stock on Wednesday closed at $3.98, losing 1.24% from its previous close of $4.03. Yesterday, the stock traded with significantly lower volume of 10.35 million shares against its 30 day average trading volume of 25.02 million shares. The stock has delivered around 3.40% positive returns year to date and just about 0.76% positive returns over past 12 month period.

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