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HyperTransport Consortium Conducts In-Depth Tutorial on HyperTransport Interconnect Technology at Hot Chips 21

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/20/09 --

What:   A morning tutorial on system interconnects during Hot Chips 21.
        The HyperTransport Consortium will educate attendees on the latest
        features offered by the industry's highest performance, lowest
        latency interconnect technology, HyperTransport 3.  In addition to
        covering bandwidth and reliability enhancements, the Consortium
        will discuss the new HyperTransport High Node Count (HNC)
        specification, which has been developed to address the need for
        highly scalable, resource-efficient, energy-efficient, and
        cost-optimized computing platforms.  Attendees will learn how this
        new specification will transform the data center, cloud computing
        and high-performance computing applications.

Who:    José Duato, professor of computer science of the Polytechnic
        University of Valencia, Spain, will present on behalf of the
        HyperTransport Consortium.

When:   Sunday, August 23, 2009, 9:30 a.m.

Where:  The Hot Chips 21 conference takes place August 23 - August 25,
        Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

About Hot Chips

Hot Chips is an annual symposium on high-performance chips sponsored by the IEEE Technical Committee on microprocessors and microcomputers. For more information, visit http://www.hotchips.org/hc21/main_page.htm.

About the HyperTransport(TM) Technology Consortium

The HyperTransport Technology Consortium is a membership-based, non-profit organization that licenses, manages and promotes HyperTransport Technology. The HyperTransport Consortium was founded in 2001 by leading technology innovators like AMD, Apple, Broadcom, Cisco, NVIDIA, PMC-Sierra and Sun Microsystems and counts more than 60 industry-leading members worldwide, including AMD, Broadcom, Cisco, Cray, Dell, HP, IBM, Nvidia and Sun Microsystems. Consortium membership is based on a yearly fee and it is open to companies interested in licensing the royalty-free use of HyperTransport technology and intellectual property. Consortium members have full access to the HyperTransport technical support database, they may attend Consortium meetings and events and may benefit from a variety of technical and business promotion services that HTC offers at no cost to its members.

To learn more about member benefits and how to become a Consortium member, please visit the Consortium Web site at http://www.hypertransport.org.

HyperTransport is a licensed trademark of the HyperTransport Technology Consortium. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

Erika Powelson
Powelson Communications for HyperTransport Consortium
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