ScaleMP and AMD Announce Strategic Collaboration for Scale-up EPYC Servers

Software-defined server enables increased memory and processing
capacity with vSMP Foundation 9.0

a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing,
today announced that it has partnered with AMD to enable AMD server OEMs
to create systems with 4, 8, and up to 128 processor sockets, up to
8,192 CPUs and 256 terabytes of shared memory. This functionality is
enabled with vSMP
9.0, with immediate customer availability.

With EPYC processor-based servers available from many leading server
vendors, ScaleMP and AMD have partnered to enable cloud, hyperscale,
enterprise, and HPC customers to benefit from the superior value
provided by AMD EPYC processors, with ScaleMP offering both fabric-based
as well as storage-class-memory solutions.

“Supporting AMD-based servers has always been a goal of ours, as AMD has
a long history of offering powerful, yet cost-effective solutions. We
see a natural fit for ScaleMP technologies and AMD processors,
especially with the strong demand for scale-up systems based on AMD EPYC
processors,” said Shai Fultheim, founder and CEO of ScaleMP. “Through
this collaboration, ScaleMP enables AMD customers to create scale-up
servers that will deliver breakthrough performance and help lower the
TCO for organizations – enabling customers to use more of their budget
for their applications and tackle the most demanding workloads while
enjoying a broader choice of multi-socket servers.”

“ScaleMP enables a unique capability in its software-defined scale-up
servers, allowing us to focus on processor design and execution” said
Raghu Nambiar, AMD’s corporate vice president, Datacenter Ecosystems &
Application Engineering. “The robustness of ScaleMP’s time-tested
solution allows us to leverage a dual-socket reference design into a
highly scalable SMP in a matter of months.”

Additionally, vSMP Foundation 9.0 provides:

  • Improved performance for VMs
  • Citrix XenServer support
  • Significantly improved IO performance for ServerONE

About vSMP

is the underlying technology for ScaleMP’s line of
software-defined scale-up products. vSMP
aggregates multiple, industry-standard, off-the-shelf x86
servers into a single virtual high-end system, and provides customers
with an alternative to traditional, expensive, symmetrical
multiprocessing (SMP) systems. vSMP
offers simplified clustering infrastructure with a single
operating system. vSMP
enables the transparent use of NVM storage as system
memory, to reduce TCO and expand beyond traditional DRAM scaling

About ScaleMP

is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing
increased performance and reduced total cost of ownership (TCO). The
innovative Versatile
SMP™ (vSMP) architecture
provides software-defined computing and
software-defined memory by aggregating multiple independent systems or
high-performance SSDs into single virtual systems. Using software to
replace custom hardware systems and components, ScaleMP offers a
revolutionary scale-up computing paradigm by delivering
industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing compute and memory
environments. For more information, please call +1 (201) 429-9740 or

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.

AMD and EPYC are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices


Benzi Galili, +1-201-429-9740

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