SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today announced its inclusion in Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies” 2018 edition. AMD ranked in the top ten Most Innovative Companies in the Consumer Electronics sector based on delivering powerful and award-winning innovation to the PC market with the introduction of its AMD Ryzen™ family of processors, including the 16-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper™ desktop processor. The recognition comes as AMD prepares to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the launch of Ryzen™ 7 desktop processors.
“In 2017 AMD introduced an unprecedented nearly 100 different high-performance CPU, GPU and APU products,” said John Taylor, chief marketing officer at AMD. “AMD is honored by this recognition from Fast Company, especially for how it celebrates the passion and determination of our employees around the world to design and bring to market industry-leading computing and graphics products. We look forward to continuing in 2018 and beyond our journey to transform people’s lives for the better through high-performance computing.”
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.
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