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Aug 31, 2009

Eurocom updates its Panther i7 notebook to support 2 Terabytes of storage with four physical hard drives, adds support for Intel i7-975 3.33GHz Extreme and Xeon W5580 3.2GHz Processors

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Eurocom, the world's leading developer of highly personalized, high-performance notebook PCs and energy efficient All-in-One PCs, introduced the EUROCOM D900F PANTHER-i7 Mobile Workstation and Mobile Server powered by Intel’s newest line of LGA1366 i7 Quad Core and XEON x55xx processors.

The EUROCOM D900F PANTHER Workstation combines Eurocom engineering, Intel horsepower, and professional NVIDIA graphics in a package that can easily handle demanding engineering and visualization workloads. It delivers 64-bit workstation-class performance and functionality in a mobile form factor with laptop convenience, anywhere you go. It is designed to replace traditional desktop based workstation by providing “anywhere you go workstation” capabilities.

Designed for real-world application performance, reliability, and cool operation EUROCOM D900F PANTHER is perfect for running most of 64-bit Operating Systems. By supporting more operating systems than any workstation in its class, the EUROCOM PANTHER Workstation gives administrators maximum flexibility.

In addition to Windows XP Professional64, Linux, and Vista, the EUROCOM PANTHER Workstation supports Windows Server 2008, enabling SMB customers to use the system as a Mobile Server. Also Open Solaris is currently under testing and will be supported soon.

And that means mobile capabilities of launching 64-bit workstation or server applications from the convenience of a laptop, wherever, whenever work needs to be done.

Mobile Server is a new category of Eurocom notebooks designed with a professional user in mind. Software and/or database developers, training centers, military personnel, emergency relief organizations and service organizations who must frequently travel, yet need access to powerful computing, are the core target for Mobile Servers.

With unrivaled power, unsurpassed features and unmatched style, the Mobile Servers are the ultimate extension of the Eurocom Mobile Workstation notebook technology.

With the release of mobile servers, EUROCOM has taken the next step in the evolution of the desktop replacement and workstation by combining server like features, power, reliability and flexibility with desktop replacement technology. Mobile Server is the most powerful notebook on the market. It is engineered for the highest quality, best performance, long-term stability and latest computing technology. Mobile Server features the most innovative and stable computer technologies available on the market such as the fastest processors, x64 Operating Systems, the most advanced VGA technology, multiple optical drives and multiple Hard Drives offering RAID 0/1/5, large displays and full size 102-key keyboards

The PANTHER-i7, which measures 15.8" x 11.9" x 2.05" and weights under 12lbs, also supplies tremendous storage (up to 2TB using four hard drives). Customers may also choose between RAID 0, RAID 1 or RAID 5 for the ultimate transfer rates and application load times or redundancy.

Featuring workstation-class or server-class Intel Core i7 or Xeon Processor and up to 24GB of DDR3-1333 memory, the D900F PANTHER-i7 also offers the largest storage capacity on the market today – a whopping 2 Terabytes with four physical drives and RAID 0/1/5 - making it the perfect mobile workstation or server laptop for users who demand extra-large capacity storage and reliability for true portable server / workstation experience.

EUROCOM PANTHER-i7 supports up to 2 Terabytes of storage with four physical SATA-300 hard drives and RAID 0/1/5, super-powerful 3.33GHz Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition I7-975 or 3.2GHz Intel XEON W5580 processors running at 2x 6.4GT/sec bus speed with 8MB L3 cache, Gigabit Ethernet port on-board, HDMI, eSATA, DVi ports, with a 17” WUXGA LCD display and full size keyboard. If required 2nd Gigabit Ethernet can be added via Express Card expansion slot. Eurocom offers both regular hard drives with G-Force sensors as well as Solid State Drives SLC and/or MLC with capacity of 500GB per drive.

EUROCOM PANTHER-i7 supports most of 64-bit operating systems available on the market for XP Pro 64-bit, Vista 64-bit or Microsoft Server 2008 and Red Hat.

Driving the system is the newest line of Intel Core i7 processors up to 3.33 GHz Extreme Edition i7-975 and bus speeds of up to 2x 6.4GT/sec and 8MB of L3 cache, which delivers exceptional multi-tasking and multi-threaded performance. There are 7 different Nehalem CPU choices available:

(1) i7-920 2.66 GHz Intel Core i7 Processor; 8MB L3 cache; 4.8GT/s; LGA1366; 45nm; 130W

(2) i7-940 2.93 GHz Intel Core i7 Processor; 8MB L3 cache; 4.8GT/s; LGA1366; 45nm; 130W

(3) i7-950 3.06 GHz Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition; 8MB L3 cache; 4.8GT/s; LGA1366; 45nm; 130W

(4) i7-965 3.20 GHz Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition; 8MB L3 cache; 6.4GT/s; LGA1366; 45nm; 130W

(5) i7-975 3.33 GHz Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition; 8MB L3 cache; 6.4GT/s; LGA1366; 45nm; 130W

(6) X5550 2.66 GHz Intel Xeon Processor; 8MB L3 cache; 6.4GT/s; LGA1366; 45nm; 95W

(7) W5580 3.20 GHz Intel Xeon Processor; 8MB L3 cache; 6.4GT/s; LGA1366; 45nm; 130W

"It's a server or workstation-calibre computer complete with built-in Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) in a 12pounds notebook form factor," said Mark Bialic, President of Eurocom. "This is one extremely fast notebook that offers server or workstation calibre capabilities. It is designed to replace traditional desktop based workstations. It offers incredible high ROI by allowing companies to be more productive and offer new “on the go” CAD/CAM services while greatly reducing overall IT management costs”.

Definition of Mobile Workstation

Mobile Workstation is a new category of notebooks designed to replace a desktop-based workstation for a professional user. With unrivalled power, unsurpassed features and portability, the Mobile Workstation is the ultimate evolution of the Desktop Replacement notebook. With the release of mobile workstations, Eurocom has taken the next step in the evolution of the desktop replacement by combining workstation like features, power and flexibility with desktop replacement technology. Mobile Workstation is the most powerful notebook on the market. With the arrival of 64-bit Operating System technology, mobile workstations run two times faster 64-bit applications than 32-bit desktop PCs. Featuring the most innovative computer technologies; they are engineered for the highest quality, best performance, long-term stability and serviceability. As a single computing solution, mobile workstation provides a perfect alternative to a traditional workstation class desktop computer system.

EUROCOM High-End Mobile Workstations

EUROCOM mobile workstations are designed specifically for high-end professional and graphics users demanding maximum performance and power when running professional applications such as CAD/CAM/CAE, 3D animation, 3D simulation, engineering, financial simulations, math, forensic, 3D imaging, mapping and charting, satellite image processing, GIS, or medical software, or graphics work.

Key Benefits of Mobile Workstations

Reduced IT Management costs (one piece of equipment to move around)
Improved Productivity (anytime, anywhere)
Increased Revenue Growth (allows introduction of new services, i.e. CAD/CAM/CAE consulting/training on-the-go)
Improved reliability of data (internal battery = built-in UPS)
Reduced equipment cost (single computer solution)
Reduced litigation costs due to intellectual properties rights (out-of-the office consulting)
Specific Vertical Markets:

Aerospace (CAM/CAE/CAD)
Car Manufacturing
Architecture
Education (Departments of Architecture, Engineering, Geography, Animation, Video Production; GIS)
Financial sector
Forensic (i.e. FBI)
Governments (Department of Fisheries and Oceans; Army; Navy; Public Works/Engineering; GIS)
Military (Mapping, Charting, Imaging, Navigation)
Medical (Imaging)
Software Development (Databases, CRM, Operating)
Training
Mobile workstations feature the most advanced computer technology, such as:

High-performance Processors: Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition or XEON processors
64-bit hardware and multiple operating systems support (Windows Pro 64, Vista64, Server2008, Red Hat)
24 GB of high performance memory,
up to 2GB of storage with multiple high performance SATA-300 hard
RAID 0/1/5 for extra performance, data redundancy or automatic backups
High performance VGA graphics including NVIDIA’s SLI GTX 280M
Up to 2GB of video and the fastest graphics with OpenGL nVidia Quadro FX3700
Large displays (17" or 18.4”) in a portable form factor
Blu Ray and DVD Burning-on the-Go
High Performance 1 Gigabit LAN on-board and support for 2nd 1Gigabit LAN interface
102-key desktop-like full size keyboards with separate numeric keypad
Multiple I/O Ports: 4 or 5 USB 2.0 ports, FireWire ports, serial and parallel ports, DVI ports for multiple external monitors, S-Video In ports for digital video cameras, media card readers, Optical digital and analog audio I/O, built-in microphone and stereo speakers
Excellent Wireless: internal up to 450Mbps WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.0
Internal battery allows uninterrupted operation in case of power failure.
Excellent Surround Sound System with SRS WOW technology
Optional internal TV Tuner for Digital and/or Analog Video Input

About Mobile Server

Mobile Server is a new category of notebooks designed with a professional user in mind. Software and/or database developers, training centers, military personnel, emergency relief organizations and service organizations who must frequently travel, yet need access to powerful computing, are the core target for Mobile Servers.

With unrivaled power, unsurpassed features and unmatched style, the Mobile Servers are the ultimate extension of the Eurocom Mobile Workstation notebook technology.

With the release of mobile servers, EUROCOM has taken the next step in the evolution of the desktop replacement and workstation by combining server like features, power, reliability and flexibility with desktop replacement technology. Mobile Server is the most powerful notebook on the market. It is engineered for the highest quality, best performance, long-term stability and latest computing technology. Mobile Server features the most innovative and stable computer technologies available on the market such as the fastest processors, x64 Operating Systems, the most advanced VGA technology, multiple optical drives and multiple Hard Drives offering RAID 0/1/5, large displays and full size 102-key keyboards

EUROCOM Mobile Server – key specifications

EUROCOM mobile servers are designed specifically for IT professionals and software developers demanding All-in-One server capabilities within maximum performance and power when running and/or testing professional applications such as databases, CRM, etc. Mobile Servers feature the most advanced computer technology, such as:

High-performance upgradeable 64-bit Dual or Quad core Intel XEON processors
Fully 64-bit compliant hardware
24 GB or more of high performance memory,
Large capacity, high performance, redundant storage with RAID 0/1/5, four physical hard drives and up to 2 TB of storage
Internal 17-inch LCD display
Internal built-in battery; 1 hour of battery backup in case of power failure
High capacity optical Re-writable Blu Ray drive storage, perfect data backup
Long lifespan
Built-in 102-key desktop-like full size keyboard with separate numeric keypad
Multiple I/O Ports: 1Gigabit Ethernet LAN; 4 USB 2.0, FireWire, serial and parallel ports, CRT and DVI for 2 external displays. Optional 2nd Gigabit Ethernet is available via PC Express slot.
Wireless: Built-in WLAN 802.11a/g/n and Bluetooth 2.0
Full Upgrade Ability and Full Customization

EUROCOM mobile workstations and servers are built on a customized basis so that users can select the individual configurations they require. EUROCOM systems offer stylish all-in-one design, superb performance, upgrade ability and latest computing technology. All EUROCOM mobile servers are fully upgradeable including Hard Drive (Hard Drives), memory, optical drives, processors and graphics to prolong their lifespan.

About Eurocom

Eurocom is the world's leading developer of desktop replacement technology, highly customized, high-performance notebook PCs. The company was founded on the belief that it could revolutionize the PC world with Desktop Replacement Technology, its designs and advanced engineering techniques typically unseen in the computer industry. The company has produced many firsts, such as manufacturing the world’s first notebook with a 3.5-inch desktop hard drive, 102-keys full-size keyboard, upgradeable notebook VGA technology, integrating RAID 0,1,5 technologies into the notebook or incorporating desktop processors into a notebook designs. . Eurocom continues to engineer well-balanced, work-of-art machines that inspire and enable individuals to reach great possibilities. For more information on Eurocom or to customize a machine, visit www.eurocom.com.

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