Unprecedented Reliability and Scalability in a Multi-Processor Server ® n® with the Intel Xeo Processor 7500 Series The new Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series 1 delivers up to 3.7x greater performance along with expanded scalability and a greatly enhanced suite of reliability features. Whether you’ve got data-demanding applications, are deploying a private cloud, or are using virtualization to consolidate your data center or develop a robust data recovery plan, the Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series, with Next-Generation Intel® Microarchitecture (Nehalem), expands server capabilities with world-record-breaking performance. With enhanced 45nm technology, Next-Generation Intel Microarchi- ∆ tecture (Nehalem) and Intel® Virtualization Technology, the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series-based servers help drive your data-demanding enterprise applications faster. Delivering a quantum leap in enterprise computing performance, the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series features eight cores supporting up to 16 processing threads and 24 MB of cache per processor, and four advanced, high-bandwidth interconnect links that allow multiple processors to be directly connected to each other. In 2 fact, the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series delivers up to 20x greater performance per server over 4-socket single-core servers, enabling up 3 3 to 20:1 server consolidation, up to 90 percent lower operating costs, 3 and an estimated return on investment in as little as one year. Maximizing Your Data Center Resources and Meeting Changing Requirements with Ease 4 With up to 8x the memory bandwidth and integrated virtualization support, the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series helps you keep up by optimizing server productivity and efficiency, and supports more virtual machines per server. On an eight-socket platform processing up to 128 threads simultaneously, you can use industry-leading virtualization performance to help maximize the resources of your data center and keep your data center flexible and able to respond to changing business priorities. Servers powered by the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series deliver up to 3.7x percent better virtualization 1 performance, allowing you to run the most demanding applications while still maintaining the peak load responsiveness needed for the The Intel® Xeon® Processor 7500 Series: Highly Intelligent. Massively Scalable. Scalable Performance 5 • Up to 3x the database performance of prior generations 1 • Up to 3.7x better performance in a virtualized environment 4 • Up to 8x the memory bandwidth of previous generations 3 • Up to 20:1 server consolidation unpredictability of virtualized applications. And with the reliability and scalability of the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series, you can use virtualized machines to ensure business continuity and disaster- recovery objectives are met with ease. Meeting Mission-Critical Requirements and Reducing Your RISC Servers built on the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series feature Intel® Machine Check Architecture Recovery which provides automatic detection, isolation and recovery from many types of errors. The Intel Xeon processor 7500 series also provides many new reliability features including SMI lane failover and QPI self-healing which enable the platform to identify problems and fail over or modify itself to keep running. In essence, it delivers everything you need to maintain data integrity, minimize downtime, Read the full Sales Brief Standard Enterprise Server Intel® Xeon® Processor 7500 Series.