SOURCE: Themis

April 03, 2007 08:05 ET

Themis Computer Announces New Dual-Core AMD and Intel-Based Rugged Enterprise Servers

Themis' New 2RU and 3RU Dual-Core Processor Servers Provide Enhanced Technologies for Even Faster Performance, Reliability and Value in Demanding Environments

FREMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 3, 2007 -- Themis Computer has announced four new, high performance 2RU and 3RU Dual-Core AMD™ Opteron® and Dual-Core Intel® Xeon®-based servers for mission-critical applications. Themis' new 2RU and 3RU Rugged Enterprise Servers (RES) combine the latest AMD and Intel 64-bit processors, with the design features of the Themis Rugged Enterprise Server family. Designed to keep operating in environments where other systems fail, Themis' new servers blend the latest processor technologies with Themis' proprietary thermal and mechanical design to deliver outstanding performance and reliability. To ensure reliable operation in harsh environments, Themis' rugged new servers are designed to withstand shock loads to 25G. All of Themis' new servers support the Linux®, Sun® Solaris™, and Windows® Operating Systems to run a wide variety of user applications.

"We design and build rugged computing solutions that provide high quality, superior scalability and reliability, in hostile operating environments," said William Kehret, president of Themis Computer. "These new server variants allow our customers to provide state of the art solutions for their mission critical applications."

Themis' New AMD Dual-Core Opteron-Based Servers

The new RES-22DCO™ and the RES-32DCO™ servers may be configured with one or two dual-core Opteron Series 2000 processors, AMD's exclusive Direct Connect Architecture, Hyper Transport technology, Simultaneous 32- and 64-bit computing, and AMD PowerNow technology™. Themis' RES-22DCO and RES-32DCO servers offer outstanding system compute and I/O performance, dependability, and value. The new nVidia MCP55-Pro and NEC 720400 chipset represents the latest in server architecture, providing the highest possible performance and scalability via the system's Hyper Transport Technology. The MCP55-Pro is the central hub for all data that passes through the core system elements and delivers high bandwidth across a 1000MHz Hyper Transport bus. The NEC 720400 is a PCI-Express to PCI-X bridge. System expansion versatility provides ample headroom for integration with current and future server platforms.

The RES-22DCO and RES-32DCO are easily expanded through the addition of commercially available, off the shelf networking cards, graphics, I/O, peripherals and other value-added options to meet current and future system requirements. Designed for mission-critical applications, these servers feature Themis' advanced thermal and mechanical design that can provide high reliability in shock and vibration environments of up to 25G.

RES-22DCO

Themis' new RES-22DCO, a 2RU dual-processor server, can be configured with one or two AMD Dual-Core Series 2000 Opteron processors. Featuring three I/O expansion slots, extensive high speed I/O, and multiple storage options, the RES-22DCO offers users versatile configuration and system expansion options.

--  One or two Dual-Core AMD Opteron Socket F processors - up to 2.4GHz
    with 2MB L2 Cache.
--  Up to 64GB ECC registered DDR2 400 SDRAM memory or
--  Up to 32GB ECC registered DDR2 667 SDRAM memory.
--  nVidia MCP55 Pro and NEC 720400 chipset.
--  1000MHz Hyper Transport bus, including the IO55 dedicated I/O
    processor and the NEC 720400 PCI-Express to PCI-X bridge.
--  Up to three (3) removable Ultra320 SCSI or SATA-2 drives.
--  CD-RW/DVD-RW drive storage options.
    

RES-32DCO

Themis' new RES-32DCO, a 3RU dual-processor server can be configured with one or two AMD Dual-Core Opteron Series 2000 processors. Featuring up to six I/O controller expansion slots, extensive high speed I/O, and multiple storage options, the RES-32DCO offers users versatile configuration and system expansion options.

--  One or two Dual-Core AMD Socket F Opteron processors - up to 2.8GHz
    with 2MB L2 Cache.
--  Up to 32GB registered DDR2 400 SDRAM memory (or)
--  Up to 16GB registered DDR2 667 SDRAM memory.
--  nVidia MCP55-Pro, IO55, and NEC 720400 chipset.
--  1000MHz Hyper Transport bus, including the IO55 dedicated I/O
    processor and the NEC 720400  PCI-Express to PCI-X bridge.
--  Up to five (5) removable Ultra320 SCSI or SATA-2 drives.
--  CD-RW/DVD-RW drive storage options.
    

Themis' New Intel Dual-Core Xeon-Based Servers

Themis engineered the new RES-22DCX™ and the RES-32DCX™ servers for configurability with one or two low power, low voltage Dual-Core Intel Xeon processors. Featuring multiple expansion slots, extensive high speed I/O, and multiple storage options, the RES-22DCX and RES-32DCX offers users versatile configuration and system expansion options. The addition of commercially available, off the shelf networking cards, graphics, I/O, peripherals and other value-added options provides users even greater flexibility in meeting current and future system requirements. Designed for mission-critical applications, both servers feature Themis' advanced thermal and mechanical design that can provide high reliability in shock and vibration environments of up to 25G.

RES-22DCX

Themis' new RES-22DCX, a dual-processor server, combines the robust design of the 2RU RES family with the latest low power, low-voltage, dual socket, Dual-Core Intel Xeon processing power. Featuring three I/O expansion slots, extensive high speed I/O, and multiple storage options, the RES-22DCX offers users versatile configuration and system expansion options.

--  One or two Dual-Core 5100 Series Intel Xeon processors - up to
    2.67GHz, 4MB L2 Cache.
--  Up to 32GB ECC registered DDRII-667 SDRAM memory.
--  Intel 5000X (Greencreek) and ESB2 chipset.
--  1333MHz Front Side Bus.
--  Up to three (3) removable Ultra320 SCSI or SATA-2 drives.
--  CD-RW/DVD-RW drive storage options.
    

RES-32DCX

Themis' new RES-32DCX, a 3RU dual-processor server, combines the robust design of the RES family with the latest low power, low-voltage, dual socket, Dual-Core Intel Xeon processing power. The rugged RES-32DCX reflects Themis' extensive expertise designing high performance systems for use in demanding environments. This new system combines the Intel Dual-Core Xeon (Woodcrest) processor and the Intel 5000X (Greencreek) chipset, along with Themis' advanced thermal and mechanical design techniques to achieve I/O configuration flexibility and high reliability in shock and vibration environments of up to 25G.

--  One or two Dual-Core Intel Xeon processors - up to 3.73GHz with 4MB L2
    Cache.
--  Up to 32GB ECC registered DDRII-667 SDRAM memory.
--  Intel 5000X (Greencreek) and ESB2 chipset.
--  1333MHz Front Side Bus.
--  Up to five (5) removable Ultra320 SCSI or SATA-2 drives.
--  CD-RW/DVD-RW drive storage options.
    
The expansion versatility of Themis' 2RU and 3RU servers provides ample headroom for integration with current and future server and workstation platforms.
--  2RU system dimensions (HWD):  (89 mm) x 17.1" (19" front panel) x
    20.0" (508.0 mm).
--  3RU system dimensions (HWD):  (133 mm) x 17.1" (19" front panel) x
    20.0" (508.0 mm).
    
Themis Computer's Environmentally Robust Servers and Single-Board Computers

Themis Computer is a leading provider of embedded computers for mission critical applications. Themis offers a broad range of compact, multi-vendor servers, including AMD®, IBM®, Intel® and Sun® Microsystems-based dual and four-way SMP platforms. Themis servers feature rugged construction, high performance, superior scalability and ease of maintenance.

Themis Slice™, Themis' recently launched computing initiative, is offered in air and liquid cooling variants that provide thermal headroom to accommodate aggressive scaling of commercial microprocessor core density, speed and power. This open and modular design eases the burden of spiral technology refresh, extending computing infrastructure investments for complete lifecycle management.

Themis' high performance servers, single-board computers, and graphics controllers are now being integrated worldwide into advanced communications and defense systems. The Themis Computer family of COTS VME-based board and system products provide the increased processing power and reliability necessary for demanding application environments, while achieving a net reduction in total cost of ownership.

Pricing and Availability

OEM pricing for Themis' new Rugged Enterprise Servers starts at $7,000. These servers are now available, please contact factory for more information.

About Themis Computer

Themis is a leading provider of hardware and software solutions for mission critical applications in aerospace, data/telecom, military, and commercial markets. Themis provides open standards-based embedded computing platforms that support the Solaris™, Linux®, and Windows® operating systems. Themis' products incorporate features designed to ensure high reliability and availability while reducing the risks of failure caused by extreme environments. An ISO 9001 certified company, Themis Computer practices Total Quality Management (TQM) in all areas of its business, from engineering and manufacturing to customer service. Themis Computer is headquartered in Fremont, California and offers worldwide service and support. For more information please visit www.themis.com or email: info@themis.com.

Themis, the Themis logo, Rugged Enterprise Server, RES-22DCO, RES-22DCX, RES-32DCO, RES-32DCX, Slice and Quorum are trademarks or registered trademarks of Themis Computer. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective companies. Intel, Xeon, and NetBurst are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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