March 21, 2001
Sun ships midrange Sun Fire servers
Author: JT Smith
From Network World Fusion: "Sun Wednesday announced that it has begun shipping four models of its new midrange Sun Fire servers. The servers are powered by Sun's UltraSPARC III processor 64-bit chip and start at $73,195, Sun said in a statement. Sun is marketing the systems that run on Sun's Solaris 8 OS as "midframe" machines, which offer mainframe features and deliver high system availability, application performance and flexibility."