The systems have new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors with up to twice the storage, memory and I/O capacity.
Sun's portfolio of processor-based servers offers a choice of Solaris 10 Operating System (OS), Linux, Windows and VMWare.
All x64 systems are available for a free 60-day trial via Sun's Try and Buy Program via its website.
"Sun's AMD Opteron processor-based x64 servers stand out in three areas that matter to customers -- performance, energy efficiency and scalability," said Lisa Sieker, vice president, systems marketing, Sun Microsystems.
"Sun's innovative systems design with Solaris and the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor is a potent combination for complex workloads in HPC, as well as virtualisation and consolidation."
Key systems in Sun's x64 family include: Sun Blade X6440 server module, Sun Fire X4600 M2 server, Sun Fire X4240 server and Sun Fire X4440 server.
Sun fires up servers and blade systems
By Staff Writers on Dec 11, 2008 11:30AM
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