Unisys to Beef Up Midrange Servers
Unisys Corp. is looking to bring its high-end server features into the midrange.Unisys Corp. is looking to bring its high-end server features into the midrange. The Blue Bell, Pa., company on Monday is launching the first expansion of its ES7000 line of Windows- and Intel-based servers. The ES7000/500 family of servers is scalable from four to 32 processors, all packed into 4U (seven-inch) racks. The suite comes in four models, starting with the Aries 510, a four-way unit, and running up to the 32-processor 540, according to Mark Feverston, vice president of enterprise server marketing for Unisys.
Code-named Dylan, the servers, which are powered by 2GHz Xeon chips from Intel Corp., range in price from $35,000 to $400,000. The servers are available now, with servers armed with Microsoft Corp.s upcoming Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition due May 30.