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Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 Blade Servers Add InfiniBand for Unrivaled Datacenter Bandwidth

Net bandwidth increase of more than 70 per cent helps customers keep their competitive edge

Munich, January 12, 2012

Fujitsu today announces gains of more than 70 per cent in net bandwidth for its versatile datacenter server line, the PRIMERGY BX900 S2. Blades for the “Dynamic Cube” system now include Mellanox Fourteen Data Rate (FDR) InfiniBand components, delivering unrivaled bandwidth improvements and making the PRIMERGY BX900 the first choice for datacenter applications demanding the highest-speed network connectivity and lowest latency.

 

By adding Mellanox InfiniBand capability, the fastest networking technology available today, PRIMERGY BX900 S2 blade servers realize superior application response time and underline an enhanced ability to fulfill service level agreements, no matter how high the bandwidth load on a datacenter, as InfiniBand-enabled PRIMERGY BX920 blades can achieve bandwidth of up to 3Tbps per chassis.

 

Combining InfiniBand with the highly-flexible dense capacity of the PRIMERGY BX900 series, Fujitsu enables datacenters to enjoy overall savings, through system consolidation from larger, less powerful server racks, and reduced floor-space requirements. Guaranteeing investment protection, Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 systems are fully backward compatible with existing datacenter hardware.

 

The latest innovation in a five-year partnership between Fujitsu and Mellanox, the introduction of FDR InfiniBand means that PRIMERGY BX900 blade systems are particularly suited to cloud computing, database, financial services, virtualization and high performance computing, where the highest performance, efficiency and scalability are at a premium.

 

Fujitsu’s PRIMERGY BX900 S2 blade servers with Mellanox FDR InfiniBand components are available to order in March and start shipping in April 2012.

 

 

For further information, please see:

Fujitsu-Newsroom: http://ts.fujitsu.com/ps2/nr/index.aspx

Blog: http://blog.ts.fujitsu.com/

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/Fujitsu_TS

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/face2fujitsu

 

 

For royalty-free photography of the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 blade server with Mellanox FDR InfiniBand components, see: 

The Mellanox FDR Infiniband Switch: http://mediaportal.ts.fujitsu.com/?r=27472
The FDR Infiniband mezzanine card for PRIMERGY BX92x S3 server blades:

http://mediaportal.ts.fujitsu.com/?r=27464

 

 

Press Contact

 

Fujitsu Technology Solutions

Dr Laura Bonamici
Corporate Communications Team
Tel +49 89 62060 4454 

media.relations@ts.fujitsu.com

 

About Fujitsu
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$55 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. For more information, please see http://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.

Date: 12 January, 2012
City: Munich