Leaseweb Global, a leading hosting and cloud services provider, announced the availability of 2nd Gen AMD EPYCTM Processor powered servers as an authoritative addition to the Leaseweb server fleet. With global stock available from today onwards, this announcement officially marks Leaseweb as one of the first managed service providers to offer global access to this new processor.
Joining Leaseweb’s portfolio of hosted infrastructure, the 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processor powered servers provide leadership in performance, architecture, and agility. The processors currently hold more than 140 world records and offer up to a 2x generational performance increase. The 2nd Gen EPYC processors support up to 64 “Zen 2” cores and 128 threads per socket, support PCIe® 4 and include advanced security features to help protect data and systems.
As Leaseweb's newest, most powerful hosted piece of infrastructure, the 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processor based servers will play a key role in meeting market demands for scalable, efficient and easy-to-operate hybrid cloud infrastructure. This is critical to delivering on current and future market demands. Leaseweb's research reveals that 61.4% of companies believe that hybrid or private cloud will be the infrastructure of their company’s future, while 75.9% of respondents prioritised scalability, speed, ease of use, and cost as top factors when choosing their IaaS hosting solution.
“At Leaseweb, we pride ourselves on delivering trusted, strategic advice alongside the latest proven high-value technology,” remarked Mathijs Heikamp, product management team lead, Leaseweb. “We also pride ourselves in our ability to both meet our customers wherever they may be in their organisation’s lifecycle and also provide the right solution for their current or future needs. The addition of 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processor powered servers to our fleet expands the scope and scale of our offerings, allowing us to better meet the unique needs of each of our customers. This is only the most recent way in which Leaseweb gives customers access to a global network of data centres and enables them to take full advantage of the some of the very best in hybrid cloud technology.”
Leaseweb’s 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processor servers are housed in state-of-the-art, ISO-certified data centres at strategic locations across the globe – giving customers easy access to Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Each data centre utilises the very latest technology to deliver performance reliability, availability, protection from cybercrime and compliance with critical global data directives.
“Cloud and Enterprise customers are seeking enhanced performance for their increasingly complex workloads,” said Roger Benson, senior director, Commercial Sales EMEA, AMD. “By using 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processors, Leaseweb is providing their customers with access to high-performance processors that excel in various workloads.”
The 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processor servers are available to customers via Leaseweb’s scalable business model, which always aims to deliver the most appropriate technology at the best price point. This is a compelling value-add combination that, together with trusted advice and counsel, helps businesses choose the right infrastructure for their individual needs. Leaseweb’s approach also ensures companies minimise the impact of downtime, can scale applications in line with changing demands and have access to the best server for their performance requirements.