SOURCE: Joyent


September 14, 2011 13:38 ET

Joyent Validates TYAN Servers for Use in SmartDataCenter

Only the Most Performant Servers Are Used in SmartDataCenter Cloud Computing Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 14, 2011) - Joyent, the global provider of cloud computing software and services, and TYAN, an industry-leading server platform provider and subsidiary of MiTAC International Corp., today announced that Joyent has validated two of TYAN's high density and high performance servers for use in Joyent's SmartDataCenter: the TYAN TN70-B7016 and TYAN YR290-B7018 Intel based server platforms. This validation marries the leading cloud computing software platform with the most performant available servers for rapid deployment. SmartDataCenter is the commercial cloud computing management software used by service providers around the world who deliver public, hybrid and private cloud services to their customers.

The two servers validated by Joyent -- the TN70-B7016 and YR290-B7018 -- offer customers the best power consumption management and highest efficiency that together deliver unprecedented value in both price and performance. For memory intensive applications like virtualization or web searching, TYAN's TN70-B7016 is a particularly flexible solution.

"TYAN is a server technology powerhouse. The company's TN70-B7016 and YR290-B7018 Intel servers have been extremely valuable to our and our customers' efforts to provide the most reliable and scalable cloud services to customers," said Jason Hoffman, founder and chief scientist of Joyent.

"Working with Joyent, we are providing the most highly efficient and effective hardware backbone to data centers around the world," said Albert Mu, General Manager of TYAN. "The combination of TYAN's servers with Joyent's SmartDataCenter is the most innovative, flexible and stable offering for the cloud data center market."

About Joyent
Joyent is a global cloud computing software and service provider that offers an integrated technology suite designed for service providers, enterprises, and developers. Joyent licenses its cloud software to service providers that include Dell, FirstServer, XYBASE and Uniserve. delivers public cloud services to some of the most innovative companies in the world, including LinkedIn, Gilt Groupe and Kabam. Joyent offerings also include Platform-as-a-Service based on Node.js, the open source server-side JavaScript development environment that has been embraced by enterprises and telcos around the world, including Microsoft and HP. Joyent is also the key contributor to and sponsor of Joyent SmartOS, an open source project dedicated to the complete, modern operating system. A global ecosystem of leading technology partners assists Joyent in enabling customers to leverage the performance, scalability, reliability and security inherent in the company's cloud solutions. For more information, visit

About TYAN

TYAN, as a leading server brand under MiTAC Group, designs, manufactures and markets advanced x86 server/workstation motherboards and server solution products. Its products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, and Resellers worldwide. TYAN enables its customers to be technology leaders by providing scalable, highly-integrated, reliable products for a wide range of applications including high-performance and GPU computing, server appliances, and solutions for CAD, DCC, and E&P applications. For more information, visit the MiTAC website at or the TYAN brand website at

Contact Information

  • Joyent Media Contact
    Scott VanSickle
    The Hoffman Agency
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    TYAN Media Contact
    Yifang Cheng
    +886-2-2652-5888 #1326
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