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TYAN launches motherboard in early pilot phase of Intel's new "Intel Qualified Server Board" program

TYAN’s Tempest i5400XT (S5396) Workstation board has met requirements for the Intel Qualified program pilot and use of the Intel Qualified logo

(PresseBox) (Unterschleissheim, ) On February 4th, 2008, TYAN, one of the world leaders in high performance and energy efficient server solutions, announced the launch of this new board concurrent with the pilot of the Intel Qualified Server Board program. This new program offers customers a tested, proven and reliable platform. To qualify in this pilot phase for the Intel Qualified Server Board program, the TYAN S5396 Workstation board underwent various testing by TYAN to meet certain product support requirements specified by Intel. The tested platforms are verified by TYAN to meet specific system-level thermal requirements. TYAN’s qualified platforms also will ensure compatibility with market-leading operating systems from Microsoft and RedHat. In addition, to help reduce development costs, TYAN will have a list of compatible components (memory, adaptors & peripherals) available on its website.

The Tempest (S5396), features support for the Intel® Xeon® processor 5400 series and Intel® Xeon® 5400 series chipset. This new powerful processor supports up to 12MB of L2 cache; dramatically improving platform computing. The platform’s I/O expansion slot also features an upgrade to Gen 2 (true x16) PCI Express performance. The S5396 is a dual socket workstation board that features eight (8) memory slots and onboard Firewire 1394 interface. The S5393 board with enterprise features is derived from S5396 and was launched in January.

For more information on this early pilot phase of the Intel Qualified Server Board program, please visit the Intel website . For more information on TYAN’s Tempest i5400XT (S5396) Workstation, please visit the TYAN website

Tyan Computer GmbH

Tyan as a leading server brand under Mitac Group, designs, manufactures and markets advanced x86 and x86-64 server/workstation board technology platforms and server solution products. Its products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, and Resellers worldwide for a wide range of applications. Tyan enables its customers to be technology leaders by providing scalable, highly-integrated, reliable products for a wide range of applications such as server appliances and solutions for high-performance computing, and server/workstation usage in markets such as CAD, DCC, E&P and HPC.

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