Issue No. 75
I. SPARC NEWS
I. SPARC News
Detroit, MI – Amdahl Corporation, a Sun MicrosystemsTM Preferred Service provider, has chosen the On-Line! Detective® for Sun, to bolster its Sun field support.
Amdahl’s field service organization has recently deployed the On-Line! Detective for Sun throughout the country. The Detective will raise the level of Sun expertise among Amdahl’s staff, while simultaneously minimizing the time it takes to resolve critical troubleshooting issues. “The Detective is an excellent troubleshooting and teaching tool for our technicians,” states Lanny Jennings, Amdahl Regional Director. “System Administrators will find it a great tool for diagnosing Sun problems.”
Amdahl is a manufacturer of SPARC® imbedded products and one of the few organizations authorized to support the Sun Ultra Enterprise 10000 Server.
SoftTech Solutions is a leading software developer of on-line support tools servicing the UNIX marketplace. SoftTech’s On-Line! Detective for Sun provides hardware diagnostics, configurations, and troubleshooting information for Sun Microsystems hardware, software and peripherals. To receive information on the Detective or to view a demo, access their website at www.stsolutions.com, or call Mike Neff (248) 738-7738.
Sterling Heights, MI–December 17, 1999–Rave Computer Association, Inc, announces that its Rave Systems RackMount-AXmp now features more memory for exceptional processing performance. The memory capacity of the AXmp system has been scaled from maximum of 2 gigabyte of memory to a maximum of 4 gigabyte of memory.
The Rave Systems RackMount-AXmp is a powerful multi-processing server designed for todays highly compute-intensive server challenges. Rave Computer Association, Inc., an authorized Sun value-added system integrator, integrates Suns UltraAXmp motherboard into a ruggedized 5U 19 inch rackmount chassis. The UltraAXmp is a scalable 64-bit UltraSPARC multi-processing motherboard with a unique Ultra Port Architecture that enables the aggregate CPU bus bandwidth to be increased to 3.2 gigabytes per second via a custom cross bar switch. This large processor bandwidth enables scaling of up to four UltraSPARC-II microprocessor modules (currently shipping at 400Mhz with 4MB cache). The system also has integrated dual-channel Ultra-wide SCSI and six PCI slots, four at 33Mhz and two at 66Mhz. The Rave Systems RackMount-AXmp standard chassis configurations feature four 5.25 shock-mounted drive bays, a 600-Watt power supply and three 90-CFM cooling fans.
Rave Systems RackMount-AXmp also comes pre-installed with Solaris 2.7 and is binary compatible with the broad array of current SPARC applications. Rave Computer provides a one-year warranty on all of its Rave Systems.
The powerful multiprocessing features found in Rave Systems RackMount-Axmp makes it an ideal solution for telecommunication servers, ISP applications or specialized industrial applications.
More information about Rave Computer and Rave Systems can be found on the worldwide web at www.rave.net or by calling 1-800-966-7283.
II. SCD CERTIFIED TESTING ADDITIONS IN DECEMBER
The SPARC Compliant brand, awarded by SPARC International, assures end users that systems so branded will work with any other product branded to the same level of the “SPARC Compliant Definition (SCD).” This list, updated monthly, includes changes made to the master list of SPARC Compliant products. To view the master list, please access our web site at www.sparc.org or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Enterprise Ultra 5S PGX24||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIix1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 10 Model 360Elite3D m3||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIix1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 10 PGX24||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIix1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 10 Creator||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIix1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 10 Creator3D||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIix1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 10 Elite3D m3||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIix1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 10 Elite3D m6||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIix1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 60 1450 Creator3D||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 60 1450 Elite3D m3||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 60 1450 Elite3D m6||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 60 2450 Creator3D||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx2||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 60 2450 Elite3D m3||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx2||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra 60 2450 Elite3D m6||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx2||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Ultra 2 1400 Creator||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Ultra 2 1400 Creator3D||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Ultra 2 1400 Elite3D m6||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Ultra 2 2400 Creator||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx2||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Ultra 2 2400 Creator3D||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx2||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Ultra 2 2400 Elite3D m6||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx2||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra Enterprise 2400||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Ultra Enterprise 2400||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx2||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Enterprise 250||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx1||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Enterprise 250||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx2||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Enterprise 3500||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx8||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Enterprise 4500||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx14||2.1||12/17/99|
|Sun Microsystems||Sun Enterprise 5500||Solaris 7 8/99||USIIx14||2.1||12/17/99|
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