Server Doubles as Workstation
MPC Computers LLC is rounding out its server family with the entry-level, two-processor NetFrame 600 system.MPC Computers LLC, which has been aggressively expanding beyond its desktop offerings with new laptops, servers and storage systems since last year, is rounding out its server family with the entry-level, two-processor NetFrame 600 system. The NetFrame 600, which debuted last week, will complement the Nampa, Idaho, companys two-processor 3610 and four-processor 6600. MPC will now focus on enhancing the server line, which includes a 1U (1.75-inch) server, the 1610, and 2U (3.5-inch) 2610, said Alex Smith, manager of MPCs server product development.
The NetFrame 600 server has Intel Corp. Xeon chips that run at up to 3.06GHz; it also features a 533MHz front-side bus and Intels 7505 chip set. The server has integrated Serial ATA RAID capabilities and optional SCSI RAID.