OVHcloud Embraces New AMD EPYC CPUs for Enhanced SMB Performance

DateMay 24, 2024

OVHcloud, alongside other leading server and cloud services providers, is embracing AMD’s latest innovation, the AMD EPYC 4004 Series processors. This new addition to AMD’s EPYC server CPU portfolio is designed to deliver enterprise-class features and leadership performance specifically tailored for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and hosted IT service providers.

AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) has introduced the AMD EPYC 4004 Series CPUs to cater to the cost-conscious buyer while maintaining the high standards of performance, dependability, scalability, and security synonymous with the EPYC brand. Powered by the efficient ‘Zen 4’ architecture, these processors aim to eliminate the compromises SMBs have traditionally faced with their IT solutions.

John Morris, Corporate Vice President of AMD’s Enterprise and HPC Business Group, highlighted the significance of this launch: “Historically, many small to medium businesses have had to compromise on their IT solutions by using hardware that doesn’t fully meet their needs. Based on the same technologies that power the most demanding data centers in the world, the AMD EPYC 4004 Series processors are offered at an optimized acquisition cost for customers in small and medium-sized businesses seeking to drive better business outcomes.”

The AMD EPYC 4004 Series processors are crafted to provide robust, general-purpose computing in a single-socket package. This configuration would be ideal for rack-scale, multi-node, and tower systems where cost and infrastructure limitations are critical factors. These processors aim to deliver strong performance and reliability, making them a trusted choice for growing businesses.

OVHcloud‘s Chief Product and Technology Officer, Yaniv Fdida, highlighted the benefits of the new processors: “We are thrilled to add yet another AMD EPYC solution to our Bare Metal portfolio. Sharing common values with AMD such as efficiency and sustainability, we are convinced our upcoming AMD EPYC 4004 CPU-powered solutions will provide flexibility in the datacenter. Our customers will be able to harness the sheer compute performance and energy efficiency of these new processors all the while benefiting from our Trusted Cloud and performance-price ratio.”

Lenovo and Supermicro Servers

Lenovo‘s Kamran Amini, Vice President and General Manager for Server, Storage & Software Defined Solutions, also expressed enthusiasm for the new CPUs, stating, “As part of our ongoing collaboration, Lenovo is excited to see AMD introducing new EPYC 4004 CPUs that help address new market opportunity. The expansion of the AMD EPYC processor roadmap addresses a larger market segment with the affordable, yet high-performance capabilities of the new processor. With the introduction of AMD EPYC 4004 series CPUs, AMD is helping to address the needs of server customers across the spectrum, providing price per performance value for growing businesses along with efficiency for a dependable, secure, infrastructure.”

Supermicro‘s Michael McNerney, SVP Marketing and Network Security, praised the workload performance of their 3U MicroCloud Multi-Node Server and 1U, 2U Mainstream Server Family powered by the AMD EPYC 4004 Series CPUs. He emphasized the increased value these CPUs bring to customers looking for cost-effective and easy-to-deploy solutions for hosting, content delivery, and cloud workloads.

The AMD EPYC 4004 CPU-powered servers promise a compelling balance of performance, scalability, and affordability. Supported by leading partners including Altos, ASRock Rack, Gigabyte, Lenovo, MSI, New Egg, OVHcloud, Supermicro, and Tyan, these processors are set to enable a wide array of enterprise solutions. This latest addition to AMD’s portfolio underscores the company’s commitment to providing high-performance computing solutions tailored to the evolving needs of small and medium-sized businesses.

With these advancements, AMD continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in enterprise computing, ensuring that SMBs no longer have to settle for subpar IT solutions. The EPYC 4004 Series processors are poised to drive better business outcomes by delivering enterprise-grade performance at an optimized cost, making them a valuable asset for any growing business looking to enhance its IT infrastructure.

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