Sun Unveils Servers

Sun Micro delivers fastest x86-based 1U server for technical computing workloads & most expandable 2U enterprise-class system powered by Intel

August 19, 2008

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today extended its family of Intel(R) Xeon(R)-based Sun Fire(TM) servers with two new offerings for High Performance Computing (HPC), Web 2.0 and back office computing workloads, including the fastest 1U server for HPC workloads and the most expandable 2U enterprise-class system based on Intel Xeon processors. The Sun Fire X2250 and Sun Fire X4250 servers, powered by one or two dual- or quad-core Intel Xeon processors 5200 or 5400 series, run a variety of operating systems, including the Solaris(TM) 10 Operating System (OS), Linux and Windows. To take advantage of special offers and promotions for the Sun Fire X2250 and Sun Fire X4250 servers, including Sun's Try and Buy program and Sun Startup Essentials(TM) program, visit: and

"Sun's Intel Xeon-based product line has proven to be wildly popular with customers. To keep up with demand, we are already announcing the seventh and eighth Xeon-based systems since our strategic alliance with Intel in 2007," said Bob McGaughey, VP of product management for the Systems Group, Sun Microsystems. "Today we're extending the value of the line by introducing fast, energy-efficient systems with larger memory footprints that scale to address the needs of our HPC and Web 2.0 customers.

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