ScaleMP and HP DL580 G7 Deliver Record-breaking SMP

Solution supports up to 512 sockets (4096 cores) and 64TB RAM

Cupertino, Calif. – November 23, 2010 – ScaleMPTM, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced that ScaleMP vSMP Foundation 3.5 is now available for HP ProLiant DL580 G7, part of HP’s GL7 server series. Together, vSMP Foundation 3.5 and HP ProLiant DL580 G7 enable customers to choose the right balance of processing power and memory capacity for their specific workloads, and the flexibility to scale up virtual systems as workload needs change. vSMP Foundation also delivers the ability to create the largest x86 shared-memory systems on the market.

“vSMP Foundation and HP support for up to 512 sockets – 4,096 cores – and 64TB RAM delivers record-breaking virtual SMP capabilities to users,” said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. “This solution offers a modular SMP, starting with eight sockets, in a ‘pay-as-you-grow’ scheme with unparalleled RAS capabilities.”

Based on the latest industry-standard technologies, HP ProLiant DL580 G7 provides the highest levels of performance demanded by today’s compute-intensive applications. HP ProLiant DL580 G7 is the best in class platform for virtualization, combining Intel’s newest Xeon® processor technology, maximum scalability and high availability features. This 4-socket server offers unsurpassed flexibility and serviceability in a versatile, 4U rack-optimized form factor.

“Clients can speed time to solution while satisfying computational demands from high performance computing investments by implementing open, scalable alternatives to proprietary systems,” said Glenn Keels, director of marketing, Service Provider and High Performance Computing Business at HP. “Together with vSMP Foundation, HP ProLiant DL580 G7 servers deliver flexibility to run large workloads with an open architecture that enables clients to leverage existing technology investments while also allowing them to scale their systems according to business growth.”

About vSMP Foundation

vSMP Foundation aggregates multiple, industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86 servers into one single virtual high-end system. vSMP Foundation provides customers with an alternative to traditional, expensive symmetrical multiprocessing (SMP) systems and also offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single operating system. It supports aggregation of up to 128 servers into a single virtual SMP system, providing customers with:

  • Up to 64 TB of shared memory for large memory requirements;
  • Up to 1,024 processors (8,192 cores) virtual SMP, proven scalability and record-breaking memory bandwidth;
  • Ease of use and lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) for applications, with simplified cluster management and storage architecture;
  • Improved cluster utilization, by providing a centralized and consolidated architecture.

About ScaleMP

ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). The innovative Versatile SMPTM(vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple Intel Architecture systems into a single virtual Intel Architecture system, delivering an industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) computer. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, please call +1 (408) 342-0330 or visit

vSMP Foundation is a trademark or registered trademark of ScaleMP. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

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