Press Release: AMD Wins 'Best Of Show' At Midsize Enterprise Summit
Posted By Kathy Smith

Date: September 26, 2001

IT executives vote AMD third consecutive win for clarity, depth of enterprise message.

SUNNYVALE, CA-SEPTEMBER 26, 2001-AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that for the third consecutive show, senior IT executives at the Midsize Enterprise Summit, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT and ITB) event, voted AMD the winner of the Midsize Enterprise Innovation Award for Best of Show. The award is presented based on the creative design and delivery of the company's enterprise message.

"This recognition by IT executives confirms that AMD is aligned with the enterprise community," said Kevin Knox, AMD's director of Enterprise Segment Marketing and Business Development. "AMD's ability to show corporate computer buyers that AMD processor-based systems offer a stable and manageable infrastructure that can lower total cost of ownership is appreciated, as is our emphasis on working collaboratively with them. Our complete lineup of processors, based on the award-winning AMD Athlon(tm) processor, provides IT managers the innovative technology they need for all business computer platforms: desktop, mobile, server and workstation."

"This award has added prestige because the winner is selected by senior IT executives from enterprises with more than 100 employees and revenue between $100 million and $750 million. These are the IT decision makers that vendors are targeting," said Bill Booth, vice president, Gartner's Midsize Enterprise Summit. "Through voting on this Innovation Award, these IT executives have recognized AMD for delivering an impactful and concise company message."

Conference attendees cast confidential ballots for the Innovation Award for Best of Show at the MES Central show in Dallas Sept. 19-21, 2001.

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Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $4.6 billion in 2000. (NYSE: AMD).

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