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Bullion x86 Enterprise Server

by Bull

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Bullion x86 Enterprise Server

Category: Blade Servers

Product Description

The bullion server developed by Bull has been ranked as the world’s fastest X86 enterprise-class server, according to the international SPECint®_rate2006[1] benchmark. The benchmark – which was run on a ‘fat’, 16-socket configuration – highlights bullion’s exceptional characteristics, which make it almost twice as powerful as all its rivals. Featuring 160 Intel® Xeon® E7 cores and 4 Terabytes of RAM, the bullion server achieved peak performance of 4,110 according to the SPECint®2006 benchmark. The fastest competitive system only managed a performance of 2,180.

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Background

Products and Solutions for the Enterprise

In the U.S., Bull offers its customers open technologies, solutions and services that fully support enterprise strategies, reduce operating costs and risks.

Bull offers a wide range of systems, infrastructure solutions and services, based on focused innovation, alliances with the best partners, and our own expertise developed through many years of working with some of the world's largest businesses and governmental organizations. We provide a comprehensive array of managed services, professional services, and disaster recovery solutions for commercial and Public Sector clients. We bring world-class project management, total dedication, stability, and reliability that customers expect from an IT partner

Delivering secure IT infrastructures and systems

Bull in the U.S. is uniquely qualified to help enterprises develop secure IT infrastructures and systems from a number of critical perspectives:

  • Robust Servers and Storage for New-Generation Datacenters -- providing power, openness, scalability, and reliability. A broad range of systems from GCOS mainframes to UNIX and Intel servers, to multi-operating system servers based on the latest technologies.
  • Managed Services -- Bull has the technical expertise to relieve customers from the day-to-day operations of their IT infrastructures to focus on those business initiatives that will allow them to grow and prosper. Bull provides a range of Managed Services including managed hosting, remote monitoring and management, and disaster recovery. In addition, our highly skilled service personnel can help you optimize your IT resources through IT assessments, network design and implementation; server consolidation; software implementations and migrations; datacenter design; and planning and consulting services.
  • IT security – IT security solutions are provided through our Evidian subsidiary, leader in IAM which has recently joined forces with Quest, a US-based company, to distribute Evidian’s unique E-SSO security technology.
  • Postal Automation Solutions - finally, we are focusing on the global postal automation market through our subsidiary AddressVision, Inc, the leading supplier in the US , located in Wisconsin .

Delivering Continuity and Confidence

In the U.S. , Bull has sales and support resources located in key geographic areas. The U.S. is also home to one of Bull's major R&D Centers, which is involved in development of large enterprise servers using open standards, as well as new leading edge technologies (Linux, Open Source). The U.S. is also home to Bull’s Technical Assistance Center (TAC), which provides first call maintenance support for Bull customers in North America .

The cornerstone of Bull success for more than 60 years, have been the partnerships we have developed with our customers. Many of these relationships continue to exist today, decades after their origins.

By working closely together with our customers and drawing on the expertise of our strategic partners, we can provide innovative and cost-effective solutions to complex problems. This customer-partner collaboration is one of our key competitive advantages and forms the basis of our growth, profitability, and long-term success. Our goal is to provide our customers with continuity and confidence in their IT operations, so that they can serve their customers better.