A new benchmark published today confirms that Fujitsu rules the virtualization world in high-performance four-socket servers(1). Fujitsu retains the crown as the number one performer in the four-processor match pair class of the server independent VMmark benchmark with fresh results from the PRIMERGY RX500 S7. The latest results extend Fujitsu’s dominance of VMmark results for four-socket servers in a matched pair configuration, with PRIMERGY even outperforming HP’s recently-published result for its ProLiant DL560 Gen8 server.
The new best-in-class result underlines that customers can depend on Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers, including the recently-introduced PRIMERGY RX500 S7 rack model, for top performance for market-leading virtualization and cloud platforms. The new VMmark record was set by coupling the PRIMERGY server with Fujitsu’s proven ETERNUS DX storage system.
Notes to editors
(1) The VMmark result of 18.68@18tiles was achieved by two Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX500 S7 servers, each with 512 GB of memory, using Intel® Xeon® E5-4650 processors. Full test results including system specification, further details and current results can be found at: http://www.vmware.com/a/vmmark/. The comparison reflects the status of July 11, 2012.
For information about VMmark and the rules regarding its usage visit http://www.vmware.com/products/vmmark . VMware and VMmark are trademarks or registered trademarks of VMware, Inc. VMware® VMmark™ is a product of VMware, Inc.
Pricing and availability
The PRIMERGY RX500 S7 model was introduced on July 2, 2012 and is available to order immediately across the CEMEA&I region.
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