Southampton, UK, 23rd September 2015 – SoftIron® today announced availability of a new enterprise-class development server running on the AMD Opteron™ A1100 series processor. The SoftIron Overdrive 3000 server targets developers who want to test 64-bit ARM in a production environment. The system is available with pre-installed openSUSE Linux and has a complete GNU tool chain.

“This exciting new product brings together AMD, ARM and SUSE in a platform that will open up new opportunities for the 64-bit ARM eco-system”, said Norman Fraser, CEO, SoftIron. “The benefits of more energy efficient, high performance alternatives to x86 in enterprise computing are well known and now this product gives developers a great platform to expand the range of applications for 64-bit ARM.”

Michael Detwiler, a Market Development Manager at AMD said, “This new server plays a key role in further expanding the ARM ecosystem and we are delighted to be collaborating with SoftIron in putting the AMD Opteron A1100 Series processor at the heart of it”.