Acer to Roll Out New Rack-Mount Server
The 2U (3.5-inch) server is aimed at businesses with demands for high bandwidth, including ISPs, application service providers and enterprises.Acer America Corp. next week will continue the expansion of its product line with its next rack-mount server, the two-processor Altos R701. The 2U (3.5-inch) serverpowered by 2.8GHz Xeon chips with application-enhancing Hyper-Threading technology from Intel Corp. and up to 512KB Level 2 cache, 12GB of DDR266 RAM and six 64-bit PCI-X slotsis aimed at businesses with demands for high bandwidth, including Internet service providers, application service providers and enterprises, according to officials with the San Jose, Calif., company. It also will include a dual-channel Gigabit LAN, optional SCSI RAID support and a four-fan cooling system that enables it to keep cool regardless of the task its working on, they said. It will support Microsoft Corp.s Windows 2000 and 2003, Windows 2000 and 2003 Advanced Servers, Novell Inc.s NetWare 6.0, Red Hat Inc.s Linux 8.0 and the SCO Groups UnixWare 7.1.1 operating systems.
It will be available next week starting at $2,898.