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A look under the hood: HP’s newest server

Authored by Teresa Osborne


Today, HP has launched the new HP ProLiant MicroServer aimed at helping small businesses take the leap into server-based IT infrastructure and our AMD Embedded Solutions team is quite proud of the technology under the hood.  This new compact, power-sipping, business-class server is based on the ASB2 platform that launched in April and features an AMD Athlon™ Neo II processor and the AMD 785E chipset.


HP has delivered an ideal example of the innovation that can be built on our commercial-class embedded platforms - a “just-right” combination of processor performance and power efficiency.  And it’s just as full-featured as all of AMD’s other enterprise options.  Not only can a small shop move from networked PCs to a safe, efficient server-based setup, they can do this affordably and with minimal management.  The folks running the business can concentrate on sales and rest easy knowing a storage-like server solution is on site protecting critical data.


Admittedly, embedded is a broad term, but AMD is committed to servicing the full spectrum, from industrial controls to mission-critical storage, with long-term support and longevity.  Our customers are deploying routers, switches, and other networking infrastructure, thin clients and increasingly innovative solutions that fit very unique market needs like HP’s new MicroServer.  I can’t wait to see how creative our embedded customers can get with “Bobcat” and “Bulldozer”!



Teresa Osborne is a Public Relations Manager for Server and Embedded products at AMD.  Her postings are her own opinions and may not represent AMD’s positions, strategies or opinions. Links to third party sites are provided for convenience and unless explicitly stated, AMD is not responsible for the contents of such linked sites and no endorsement is implied.


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