AMD ISSUES STATEMENT ON DELL DECISION TO BROADEN AMD PROCESSOR-BASED SERVER OFFERINGS AND EXTEND INTO AMD PROCESSOR-BASED DIMENSION DESKTOP PCs
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Aug. 17, 2006 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) released the following statement today regarding the Dell Inc. announcement that it intends to expand its relationship with AMD. In addition to a 4P AMD Opteron(tm) processor-based server, Dell plans to offer a 2P AMD Opteron processor-based server later this year and deliver AMD processor-based Dimension desktop PCs next month.
"Dell's wider embrace of AMD processor-based offerings is a win for Dell, for the industry, and most importantly for Dell customers," said Marty Seyer, AMD senior vice president, Commercial Business. "Dell's plan to expand the AMD footprint serves as a powerful statement on the strength of the AMD processor roadmap, as well as the demand that exists for AMD technology in Dell products. We look forward to working closely with Dell in bringing to their customers the benefits of AMD64 technology, the industry's open innovation platform."