HPE and Lenovo bring new servers powered latest AMD EPYC processors

AMD announced that HPE and Lenovo will launch their new servers powered by the second generation EPYC processors from AMD.
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The second generation AMD EPYC processors feature up to 64 Zen 2 cores in 7nm process technology to deliver better performance while helping reduce cost of ownership by up to 50 percent across workloads

Google and Twitter said they will be deploying second generation AMD EPYC processor for their data center purposes.

Google has deployed the new AMD EPYC processors in its internal infrastructure production datacentre.

Twitter will deploy the new AMD EPYC processors across its datacenter infrastructure later this year, reducing TCO by 25 percent.

Microsoft announced the preview of Azure virtual machines for general purpose applications, as well as limited previews of cloud-based remote desktops and HPC workloads based on 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors today.

Cray announced The Air Force Weather Agency will be using a Cray Shasta system with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors to provide comprehensive terrestrial and space weather information to the U.S. Air Force and Army.

Dell Technologies announced the availability of new servers optimized for 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors.


HPE announced support of the AMD EPYC processor with plans to triple their AMD-based portfolio with a range of 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processor-based systems, including the HPE ProLiant DL385 and HPE ProLiant DL325 servers.

HPE announced that it broke 37 world records, establishing undisputed performance and efficiency leadership with the new HPE ProLiant DL325 and HPE ProLiant DL385 servers equipped with the 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processor.

Justin Hotard, senior vice president and general manager, Volume Global Business Unit, HPE, said the HPE ProLiant DL325 and HPE ProLiant DL385 with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors unlock new levels of workload optimization, security and automation.


Lenovo introduced the Lenovo ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655 servers powered by next-generation AMD EPYC 7002 Series processors.

Doug Fisher, chief operating officer, Lenovo Data Center Group, said: “Lenovo is expanding our AMD relationship with new, fully optimized solutions to help our joint customers address complex and data-intensive workloads.”

Lenovo’s ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655 server platforms offer up to 73 percent savings on potential software licensing. Customers can realize a reduction in cost of ownership by up to 46 percent.

Rajani Baburajan

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