Dell Computer and Gateway have announced new server products based on Intel's new Pentium II Xeon processors.
Dell has released "the most powerful computer the company has ever offered": the PowerEdge 6300. The company claims the server delivers up to twice the performance and a 100 per cent improvement in rack density, over the company's current high-end server. Prices start at $US10,088, and the server has received hardware certification for running SAP's R/3 software for Windows NT server.
The PowerEdge 6300 supports up to four 400MHz PII Xeon processors; offers PCI Hot Plug support; and can be converted easily from stand-alone to rack format. The performance, availability and rack-density characteristics of this server make it ideal for large file server consolidation projects, or transaction-intensive applications, according to Dell.
For more information call 1800 803 385 or visit www.dell.com.auGateway has announced two Xeon-based boxes, to be available in the third quarter.
The Gateway ALR 9200 sports up to four PII Xeon CPUs; 512K or 1MB ECC L2 cache per CPU; up to 4GB ECC EDO RAM; dual channel SCSI controller; and PCI/ISA architecture.
The Gateway ALR 9400 will handle upt o six PII Xeon CPUs; 512K or 1MB ECC L2 cache per CPU; up to 8GB ECC EDO RAM; dual 64-bit SCSI controllers; Hot Swap PCI; 15 PCI slots; up to 18 hot swap HDDs; and TouchScreen console.
For more information call 1800 500 337 or visit www.gw2k.com.au