Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series: DreamWorks Animation Gets Ready to Set More Records

Great storytelling isn’t the only kind of power that’s essential to DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind blockbuster films like Shrek Forever After. For its state-of-the-art animation, DreamWorks needed to boost its rendering throughput—at the same time minimizing power consumption and improving backup and archiving service capabilities.

The solution it found was HP ProLiant* servers with Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series, which improved throughput by more than 60 percent to help DreamWorks break new ground faster than ever.

“We had an unprecedented three movie releases in 2010 that were all stereoscopic 3D, and we couldn’t have done them without the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series-based HP ProLiant servers,” explained  Ed Leonard, CTO of  DreamWorks Animation.

You can read the whole story in the new HP DreamWorks Animation case study. As always, you can find this one, and many more, in the Reference Room and IT Center.

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