No More Excuses: Green Blades Let You Do More with Less

April 15th, 2009 5:47 pm
Posted by Maria McLaughlin
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The introduction of Intel Xeon processor (Nehalem) is perhaps one of the most anticipated HPC events in recent history. It represents a huge change in the micro-architecture that will influence the performance and power envelope for years to come. But, this is not the only thing you should be excited about. The exciting news is you don't need to deploy the new Intel Nehalem in the same old loud and power hungry 1U servers. New and efficient green blades are the way forward. Appro has announced a new GreenBlade Series of products that have cost parity with 1U servers. However, the advantage does not stop there. With a green design you can expect 20% less power usage over existing 1U systems. Did we mention that this new blade comes with the new Intel® Xeon® Processors? Now you can get excited. To Read more go to


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Maria McLaughlin joined Appro in 2002 and has responsibility for all Appro's marketing, which includes branding, product positioning, market analysis, perception improvement, marketing communications and demand creation. She is also responsible for coordinating the product-definition and Go-to-Market Plan activities across Appro. Prior to her role at Appro, Mrs. McLaughlin worked at Hewlett-Packard for 13 years, where she held several marketing roles. She has also international business experience gained working at 3M Corporation in Campinas, SP, Brazil.

Mrs. McLaughlin graduated from Pontificia Catolica University in Brazil with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and English. She has also attended Berkeley Extension University in San Francisco.