Unisys Corp. announced that it is partnering with Intel Corp. to market a computing platform.
According to a release, the new platform, to be released later in 2013, will combine Unisys' secure partitioning technology with the computing and security features of Intel Xeon family processors.
"Unisys has two decades of experience in bringing the power of industry-standard Intel technologies to the high-end server market," said Ed Coleman, Unisys chairman and CEO. "Now we are combining recent innovations from the two companies to provide a powerful, compelling and cost-efficient server platform able to handle today's most demanding applications while delivering the security, reliability, predictability and other attributes that organizations have come to expect from true mission-critical systems. It's a powerful combination that we believe will reignite the enterprise computing market."
"Intel and Unisys have a joint vision for bringing greater flexibility, simplicity and predictability to the portion of the enterprise computing segment that still uses legacy RISC-based systems today," said Shannon Poulin, vice president of marketing, Datacenter and Connected Solutions Group at Intel Corp. "This innovative platform capitalizes on Intel Xeon Processor breakthroughs and the largest software ecosystem advancements to give organizations a powerful new alternative away from costly, outmoded RISC systems."
Unisys will incorporate the following Intel Xeon processor family into the new platform:
-Intel Integrated I/O to increase input/output speed and provide greater bandwidth using PCI Express Generation 3 (PCIe 3.0).
-New Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, which uses algorithms to deliver increased performance with greatest power efficiency.
-Intel Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions.
Unisys said it plans to provide more details on the new environment at the company's Universe client-centered event on Sept. 9-11 in Chicago.
Unisys is an information technology company.
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