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AMD to Power TELUS' New Virtual Private Cloud

Date : 04/17/2012 @ 9:15AM
Source : Marketwired Canada
Stock : Telus Corporation (T)
Quote : 40.36  -0.05 (-0.12%) @ 12:54PM
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AMD to Power TELUS' New Virtual Private Cloud

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that TELUS (TSX: T) (TSX: T.A) (NYSE: TU), a
leading Canadian telecommunications company, has chosen AMD Opteron(TM)
processors to power its latest offering, the TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud.
The TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud, announced today, offers AMDs' immense
processing capabilities at outstanding power/performance per-dollar.


TELUS chose AMD Opteron(TM) 6100 Series processors as well as the new AMD
Opteron(TM) 6200 Series processors, which are based on the high-throughput core
formerly codenamed "Bulldozer," to power its cloud. AMD's high-performance
server processors are ideal to help TELUS deliver computing resources on-demand
across three world-class data centers located in Canada.


"In a data center, performance per-watt per-dollar is the most important metric
used to calculate the true cost of a processor," said Tony Krueck, vice
president of Business Products and Services, TELUS. "In our evaluation, our
AMD-based servers use less power than comparable x86 solutions for the same
workload, and are dramatically less expensive. And of course less power requires
less cooling, adding even more savings to the equation. AMD was an obvious and
easy choice."


"AMD Opteron processors are helping TELUS deliver a high performance,
energy-efficient cloud solution," said Vladimir Rozanovich, vice president,
North America Commercial Business, AMD. "AMD server solutions continue to be
recognized by leading cloud providers, including TELUS, as a superior and
efficient choice to deliver the services their customers demand in a cost
effective way."


The TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud service allows businesses of all sizes
access to on-demand computing resources, with a powerful, full-featured portal
providing 24x7 remote access to their cloud, and a centralized view of
cloud-based activity.


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About AMD
AMD (NYSE: AMD) is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of
vivid digital experiences with its groundbreaking AMD Accelerated Processing
Units (APUs) that power a wide range of computing devices. AMD's server
computing products are focused on driving industry-leading cloud computing and
virtualization environments. AMD's superior graphics technologies are found in a
variety of solutions ranging from game consoles, PCs to supercomputers. For more
information, visit http://www.amd.com.


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Micro Devices, Inc.


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