Tyan Tomcat i7221 (S5150)

With the widespread use of rackmount systems for single processor
configurations, an inherent need has surfaced for platforms which can provide
customers with the flexibility to configure their system for many different
kinds of applications. For that purpose, Tyan is introducing the Tomcat i7221
(S5150), a fully-adaptable single processor server platform for the rackmount
space. The Tomcat i7221 (S5150) is currently sampling to select customers, and
will reach mass availability in late Q3 of this year.

In order to deliver powerful single processor server performance, the Tomcat
i7221 uses the Intel(r) E7221 "Copper River" chipset, and supports Intel’s next
generation Pentium 4 "Prescott" processor for LGA775 configurations. Also
integrated into the Tomcat i7221 platform are PCI Express(tm), PCI-X and PCI
expansion slots, 4-port Serial ATA with RAID options, dual Broadcom(r)-based
Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, and an SO-DIMM expansion port designed to support
Tyan’s low-profile TARO(tm) storage add-on card products for additional SATA or
SCSI functionality. Add the capability to support up to 4GB of Unbuffered
DDR333/400 memory and integrated server-quality video, and the Tomcat i7221
becomes a compelling choice for any entry to mid-range single processor server
application.

With the widespread use of rackmount systems for single processor
configurations, an inherent need has surfaced for platforms which can provide
customers with the flexibility to configure their system for many different
kinds of applications. For that purpose, Tyan is introducing the Tomcat i7221
(S5150), a fully-adaptable single processor server platform for the rackmount
space.

In order to deliver powerful single processor server performance, the Tomcat
i7221 uses the Intel(r) E7221 "Copper River" chipset, and supports Intel’s next
generation Pentium 4 "Prescott" processor for LGA775 configurations. Also
integrated into the Tomcat i7221 platform are PCI Express(tm), PCI-X and PCI
expansion slots, 4-port Serial ATA with RAID options, dual Broadcom(r)-based
Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, and an SO-DIMM expansion port designed to support
Tyan’s low-profile TARO(tm) storage add-on card products for additional SATA or
SCSI functionality. Add the capability to support up to 4GB of Unbuffered
DDR333/400 memory and integrated server-quality video, and the Tomcat i7221
becomes a compelling choice for any entry to mid-range single processor server
application.

"The wide range of usage for single processor server platforms has increased the
expectations for those platforms in numerous IT solution designs," said Don
Clegg, VP of Marketing and Strategic Programs at Tyan. "With the introduction of
the Tyan Tomcat i7221, customers will be able to take advantage of enhanced
features and benefits for their server applications and integrated builds."

The Tomcat i7221 (S5150) is currently sampling to select customers, and will
reach mass availability in late Q3 of this year.

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