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Fujitsu’s PRIMERGY RX900 S1 Sets World Record TPC Benchmark

Two of Fujitsu’s servers rank in the top three for TPC-E performance, while also offering the best price/ performance ratio

Munich, October 07, 2010

Fujitsu today announces that the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) has ranked two of Fujitsu’s servers in the top ten for TPC-E performance, with the PRIMERGY RX900 S1 as the top performing server system, and the PRIMERGY RX600 S5 as best 4-socket server at number three. According to the TPC-E rankings, Fujitsu’s PRIMERGY servers are not only the most powerful servers in the world, but are also the ones with best price performance of the top ten.

 

Ranked as number one in the TCP-E Benchmark, the recently launched PRIMERGY RX900 S1 (1) is a highly scalable 8-socket rack server. Companies can deploy centralized mission-critical workloads on the PRIMERGY RX900 S1 even for extreme performance requirements, as the rack server scales up on demand with no need to change or re-arrangement rack infrastructures. Without additional hardware requirements to run all eight CPUs, the PRIMERGY RX900 S1 provides the shortest route between processors, memory modules and I/O hubs, resulting in the best performance and connectivity speed.

 

At a lower price-point, as the best 4-socket system and ranked third overall in the TPC-E benchmark, the PRIMERGY RX600 S5 (2) server is designed for customers in the upper-mid-market as well as large enterprises. With huge memory capacity, the four socket server is ideal for running a bank of virtual machines and for backend services such as databases and e-commerce systems, as well as resource-hungry ERP and CRM systems.

 

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) defines transaction processing and database benchmarks to independently evaluate the power and performance of modern On-line Transaction Processing (OLTP) Systems.

 

Jens-Peter Seick, Senior Vice President Datacenter Systems at Fujitsu Technology Solutions says, “Customers are reducing operational costs by consolidating older dual- and quad-socket servers, and replacing UNIX servers in favor of industry-standard flexibility and price performance. For customers who are considering making a switch, the TCP-E Benchmark provides an independent source that shows Fujitsu’s servers are not only delivering top performance, but also offer the best price/performance ratio.”

 

About the TCP Benchmark

TPC Benchmark™ E (TPC-E) is a new On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) workload developed by the TPC. The TPC-E benchmark simulates the OLTP workload of a brokerage firm. The focus of the benchmark is the central database that executes transactions related to the firm’s customer accounts. Although the underlying business model of TPC-E is a brokerage firm, the database schema, data population, transactions, and implementation rules have been designed to be broadly representative of modern OLTP systems.

 

Notes to editors:

Competitive benchmark results stated above reflect results published as of September 24, 2010 at: http://www.tpc.org/tpce/results/tpce_perf_results.asp.

The TPC Benchmark™ is a trademark or registered trademark of the Transaction Processing Performance Council.

  (1) The PRIMERGY RX900 S1 system using eight Intel® Xeon® X7560 Processors and a memory of 1 TB achieved a TPC-E result of 3800.00 tpsE and a price/performance score of 245.82 USD per tpsE. Availability date is October 1, 2010 (2) The PRIMERGY RX600 S5 system using four Intel® Xeon® X7560 Processors and a memory of 512 GB achieved a TPC-E result of 2046.96 tpsE and a price/performance score of USD 193.68 per tpsE. Availability date is September 1, 2010.

 

Detailed information about the PRIMERGY RX900 S1 is available at:http://ts.fujitsu.com/products/standard_servers/rack/index.html

For images and photography of the PRIMERGY RX900 S1, please see:

http://mediaserver.ts.fujitsu.com/photoserver/index.cfm?fuseaction=list&page=7&itemsperpage=18&fid=S402&search=false&CFID=2953971&CFTOKEN=46313284&sortby=orderasc

Press Contact

                   

Fujitsu Technology Solutions

Sigrun Harsch, Senior Manager Public Relations

Tel.: + 49 (0) 89 62060 4454

Mobile: + 49 (0) 170 855 06 08

sigrun.harsch@ts.fujitsu.com

 

About Fujitsu Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com

 

About Fujitsu Technology Solutions

Fujitsu Technology Solutions is the leading European IT infrastructure provider with a presence in all key markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, plus India, serving large-, medium- and small-sized companies as well as consumers. With its Dynamic Infrastructures approach, the company offers a full portfolio of IT products, solutions and services, ranging from clients to datacenter solutions, Managed Infrastructure and Infrastructure-as-a-Service. Fujitsu Technology Solutions employs more than 13,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see: ts.fujitsu.com/aboutus.

 

All other company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.