Oracle Sun Fire X4170

Vendor’s description: Able to power the most demanding mission-critical back-office applications, the Sun Fire X4170 server delivers comparable performance to competing 4U solutions while using three-quarters less space and offering significant reductions in power consumption—all at half the price. The superior density and large memory footprint of this server bring speed, simplicity, and savings to your organization.

Leveraging Intel Xeon processor 5500 series with Hyper-Threading and Turbo Boost technologies, the system offers unparalleled performance with intelligent power management. And with a new and enhanced memory architecture that uses Intel’s integrated memory controller and its QuickPath Interconnect, as well as the highest memory speeds and a large memory footprint, the Sun Fire X4170 server is also ideally suited for memory-intensive applications. The system also offers a choice of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, VMWare and Oracle’s Solaris OS, as well as integration with management tools such as Altiris, HP OpenView, IBM Tivoli, and more. The result: seamless integration with your existing IT infrastructure. When it’s time for you to upgrade your IT infrastructure, choosing the Sun Fire X4170 server to replace aging four-socket systems can help your organization realize immediate savings of 25!50 percent or more in rack space, as well as in power and cooling expenditures, yielding a direct reduction in operating costs. We provide proven performance with years of demonstrated expertise in system design. As a result, our servers offer built-in enterprise-class high-availability features including Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) and hot-swappable, redundant RAID-enabled disks, cooling fans, and power supplies, bringing maximal reliability to keep your most important applications running around the clock. And the Sun Fire X4170 server is designed to scale with you as your business needs grow and change.

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