SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) won ‘Company of the Year’ at the esteemed PCR Awards 2018 in London, UK, presented to AMD in recognition of its transformational impact across the computing industry following the launch of the AMD Ryzen™ family of processors, including AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™, and AMD Radeon™ RX 500 Series and Radeon™ RX Vega graphics cards.
PCR is one of the UK’s leading IT channel publications, delivering product news, sector guides and new analysis ensuring the most desirable products and services are made available to the UK consumer and small business markets.
"The PCR Company of the Year Award is designed to recognize a company that in 2017 delivered a truly transformative year, and AMD certainly fits the bill. After an extraordinary turnaround over the past three years, AMD has completely re-opened and disrupted the components market with the launch of its AMD Ryzen and Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, along with its array of graphics card options that are compelling in both capabilities and pricing. AMD’s strategy is a true example of how rethinking and taking risks is what this industry needs,” said PCR Editor Jonathan Easton.
“AMD Ryzen processors started a new era in high-performance computing PCs, delivering unprecedented levels of performance to consumers and businesses around the world,” said AMD Corporate Vice President Global Computing and Graphics Sales and President EMEA Darren Grasby. “We’re thrilled at the overwhelmingly positive response received from the PCR editorial team and the channel who have recognized AMD for delivering industry-changing products for businesses, enthusiasts, creators and gamers.”
For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies ― the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages.