Sun fire x4100 m2, x4200 m2 server customer presentation

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Sun fire x4100 m2, x4200 m2 server customer presentation

  1. 1. Suns x64 Systems: TM Sun Fire X4100 M2 & X4200 M2 Servers A presentation for IT operations professionals Name, Title Sun Microsystems, Inc. Version – May 2008 1Page 1
  2. 2. Compute Sun Fire X4100 M2 Server  Up to 2 Quad or Dual-core AMD Opteron (2000 series) Processors 1 Rack Unit, 2 Socket  8x DDR2-667 DIMM slots (4 per socket) Enterprise, high-performance scalable system I/O  2x PCI-E slots  4x Gigabit Ethernet ports  2x SAS 2.5” disk drives with DVD/CD-RW or 4-HDD no DVD option High Availability  Redundant hot-swap Power supplies and Fans, hot-swap disk drives –Network  Hardware RAID 0 & 1 services, compute services, application server, database, security, Management development, financial, oil/gas, bio sci, EDA,  IPMI 2.0; remote KVM, floppy/CDROM with MCAE dedicated 10/100 Ethernet port  Solaris, Linux, Windows, or VMware operating systems Warranty  3 year, Next Business DayPage 2 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  3. 3. Compute Sun Fire X4200 M2 Server  Up to 2 Quad or Dual-core AMD Opteron (2000 series) Processors The Enterprise Workhorse  8x DDR2-667 DIMM slots (4 per socket) I/O  4x PCI-E slots  1x PCI-X slots  4x Gigabit Ethernet ports  4x SAS 2.5” disk drives w/ DVD/CD-RW High Availability  Redundant hot-swap Power supplies and Fans, hot-swap Disk Drives  Hardware RAID 0 & 1 –2Socket, 2 Rack Unit Building block for Management network services, infrastructure services,  IPMI 2.0; remote KVM, floppy/CDROM with application servers, compute services, dedicated 10/100 Ethernet port databases, security  Solaris, Linux, Windows, or VMware operating systems Warranty  3 year, Next Business DayPage 3 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  4. 4. Whats New: AMD Opteron Quad-Core • Supported via X-options and ATO configurations • AMD Opteron Model 2356 2.3GHz, 2MB, L3 • X-option Part Number: X4629A-Z > includes CPU and pre-greased heat sink > requires BIOS update > http://www.sun.com/servers/entry/x4100/downloads.jsp • ATO Part Number: 4629A-Z > configurable via normal WebDesk processPage 4 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  5. 5. Sun Fire X4100 M2 and X4200 M2 Server Benefits • Enterprise focus > Fastest 1- to 8-way x64 Servers in the Industry > Design features: streamlining RAS for the x64 space > Superior power/cooling advantage over Intel-based systems > Simplified remote management with no extra costs • Sun Fire X4100 M2: Sun is the Only Tier-1 Server vendor with a fully redundant 1RU Enterprise x64 server • Binary compatibility and common architecture across product line • Runs virtually any operating system with the option of Solaris OS, Linux, Windows or VMwarePage 5 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  6. 6. System Management • Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) delivers state-of-the-art remote management • N1System Manager monitors system status and allows remote automation • Intelligent Lighting for fault identification and minimized diagnostic errors SUN CONFIDENTIAL: Internal & Sun iForce Channel PartnersPage 6 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  7. 7. Why Choose AMD? World Class Performance • Leading performing Quad-Core and High Efficiency Dual Core AMD Opteron processors • Fastest AMD processors • Hardware assisted virtualization through AMD Virtualization • Less bottlenecks, more efficient with AMDs Direct Connect Architecture • Seamless upgradeability from Dual Core to Quad Core • Runs Solaris, Linux, Windows, and VMware operating systems to match your application needsPage 7 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  8. 8. Why Choose AMD? Unparalleled Energy Efficiency • Energy efficient design to save on power and cooling costs • Optimal flow design with front to back cooling • AMD PowerNow! optimizes power consumption and heat dissipation • Improve performance and power management utilizing AMDs Dual Dynamic Power Management • Enhance energy efficiency with AMD CoolCore TechnologyPage 8 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  9. 9. Customer Successes Sun Fire X4100 • “ Sun helps us deliver a scalable, reliable service that lets us sleep at night because we know that we can rely on the stability and performance of our Sun products. ” — Matthew Leeds, Vice President of Operations, Gracenote • “ Our aim was to deploy an IT infrastructure that would help to integrate our business processes, make information available at all levels of the company, and be sufficiently flexible to allow us to innovate. As the backbone of our SAP implementation, we deployed the high performing and scalable Sun Fire X4100 servers, along with the Sun StorageTek 3320 SCSI array from Sun Microsystems. ” — Mr. Jacob Mani, Vice President, Empee DistilleriesPage 9 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  10. 10. Customer Successes Sun Fire X4100 (continued) • “ Going from zero to 300,000 members in our first two years put a huge strain on our Web infrastructure. We needed to provide a great customer experience and also planned to add social networking features—and we found the Solaris 10 OS, Sun Fire X2100 and Sun Fire X4100 servers to be the perfect foundation for our future growth. The flexibility of open source technologies, along with the unmatched security, stability, ease-of management and scalability of Solaris 10 and Sun Fire x64 servers will enable us to grow our business and our community to meet the growing demand. ” — Cyril Bouteille, Chief Technology Officer, Peerflix, Inc.Page 10 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  11. 11. Customer Successes Sun Fire X4200 • “ I am happy with all the results: high availability, pricing and redundancy. And all my end users are quite satisfied—no down time or other platform problems. That’s the value of our relationship with Sun today. ” — Pascal Patesson, IT Director, DDB Belgium • “ Running VMware on the Sun Fire X4200 platform has fundamentally changed our business processes for the better, and saved us a great deal of money in the process. ” — Ron Herardian, Chief Systems Architect, Global System Services CorporationPage 11 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers
  12. 12. Get Quad Core • Try & Buy > http://www.sun.com/tryandbuy/rules.jsp > Try it for FREE for 60 days, then purchase for 25 – 40% off! • Sun EvalConnection > www.sunevalconnection.com • Go Green > http://www.sun.com/tradeins/index.jsp > Get up to 20% trade-in allowance for returned older CPUs which will be properly recycledPage 12 Sun Microsystems Presentation for Customers

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