ScaleMP Delivers Highest SPEC CPU Results for AMD Opteron 6100 Series

vSMP FoundationTM delivers record performance with its scalable, virtual SMP solution, based on AMD Opteron Magny-Cours

Cupertino, Calif. – October 18, 2011 – ScaleMPTM , a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, today announced record-breaking benchmarking results for AMD Opteron 6100-series “Magny-Cours” systems using vSMP Foundation software. vSMP Foundation claimed the highest result for two standard performance evaluation corporation (SPEC) benchmarks[1], achieving the highest performance for shared memory systems based on AMD processors.

“These exceptional performance results follow our recent announcement of our strategic collaboration with AMD,” said Shai Fultheim, ScaleMP’s founder and CEO. “Based on these benchmarks, customers can be assured that when using vSMP Foundation with AMD-based machines, they will be getting a high-performance virtual SMP in one, affordable package.”

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 (10,240 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.

1As measured by SPECint_rate_base2006 and SPECfp_rate_base2006 and compared to all other submitted results to SPEC in this category as of October 18, 2011.

# # #

PR Contact:
Heather Fitzsimmons
Mindshare PR
+1 (650) 947-7400