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November 23, 2010
Solution supports up to 512 sockets (4,096 cores) and 64TB RAM
CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 23 -- ScaleMP, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced that ScaleMP vSMP Foundation 3.5 is now available for HP ProLiant DL580 G7, part of HP's GL7 server series. Together, vSMP Foundation 3.5 and HP ProLiant DL580 G7 enable customers to choose the right balance of processing power and memory capacity for their specific workloads, and the flexibility to scale up virtual systems as workload needs change. vSMP Foundation also delivers the ability to create the largest x86 shared-memory systems on the market.
"vSMP Foundation and HP support for up to 512 sockets -- 4,096 cores -- and 64TB RAM delivers record-breaking virtual SMP capabilities to users," said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. "This solution offers a modular SMP, starting with eight sockets, in a 'pay-as-you-grow' scheme with unparalleled RAS capabilities."
Based on the latest industry standard technologies, HP ProLiant DL580 G7 provides the highest levels of performance demanded by today's compute-intensive applications. HP ProLiant DL580 G7 is the best in class platform for virtualization, combining Intel's newest Xeon processor technology, maximum scalability and high availability features. This 4-socket server offers unsurpassed flexibility and serviceability in a versatile, 4U rack-optimized form factor.
"Clients can speed time to solution while satisfying computational demands from high performance computing investments by implementing open, scalable alternatives to proprietary systems," said Glenn Keels, director of marketing, Service Provider and High Performance Computing Business at HP. "Together with vSMP Foundation, HP ProLiant DL580 G7 servers deliver flexibility to run large workloads with an open architecture that enables clients to leverage existing technology investments while also allowing them to scale their systems according to business growth."
About vSMP Foundation
vSMP Foundation aggregates multiple industry-standard off-the-shelf x86 servers into one single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional expensive symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems and also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of up to 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system, providing customers with:
ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). The innovative Versatile SMP (vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple x86 systems into a single virtual x86 system, delivering an industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) computer. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, call 408-342-0330 or visit www.ScaleMP.com.
Source: ScaleMP, Inc.
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