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TYAN Launches OpenPOWER Customer Reference System
mitac holdings corporation

Innovative, Collaborative and Open. Based on IBM® Power 8 structure, the TYAN GN70-BP010 is the first OpenPOWER Reference System.

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San Francisco, USA-October 8th, 2014 – TYAN, an industry-leading, server platform design manufacturer, and subsidiary of MITAC Computing Technology Corporation Mitac Group, launched its OpenPOWER Customer Reference System, the TYAN GN70-BP010. It is the first OpenPOWER Reference System and follows the spirit of innovation and collaboration that defines the OpenPOWER architecture. This Customer Reference System is now available to customers.

"Open resources, management flexibility, and hardware customization are becoming more important to IT experts across various industries," said Albert Mu, Vice President of MITAC Computing Technology Corporation's TYAN Business Unit. "To meet the emerging needs of evolving IT worlds, TYAN is honored to present its Palmetto System, the TYAN GN70-BP010. As the first commercialized customer reference system provided from an official member from the OpenPOWER ecosystem, the TYAN GN70-BP010 is based on the POWER 8 Architecture and follows the OpenPOWER Foundation's design concept."

The TYAN GN70-BP010 is a customer reference system which allows end users to deploy software based on the OpenPOWER architecture tailored to their individual requirements. It is a 2U system that contains 1 IBM® Power 8 Turismo SCM processor 4 240-pin R-DDR3 1600/1333Mhz w ECC DIMM, 8 2.5"/3.5" hot-swap HDD and supports multiple PCI-E G3 ports as well as 4 SATA-III 6.0Gb/s ports with 1 CPU & heatsink, 4 4GB DDR-3 and 1 500GB 3.5" HDD L10 system bundled. TYAN's OpenPOWER Customer Reference System provides another opportunity for users to run their applications in a way of cost effective and flexible way. It is an innovative and collaborative hardware solution for IT experts who are looking for a more open, flexible, customized, and intelligent IT deployment.

TYAN's GN70-BP010, the OpenPOWER Customer Reference System, will be available at the end of October 2014. TYAN also announced a special promotion of TYAN GN70-BP010 Customer Reference System. For more product information, please visit the TYAN webpage or contact

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About TYAN

TYAN, as a leading server brand under the MiTAC Group, designs, manufactures and markets advanced X86 and X86-64 server/workstation board technology, platforms and server solution products. Its products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators and Resellers worldwide for a wide range of applications. TYAN enables its customers to be technology leaders by providing scalable, highly-integrated, and reliable products for a wide range of applications such as server appliances and solutions for high-performance computing and server/workstation used in markets such as CAD, DCC, E&P and HPC.

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