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.”