Sun Fire X4640 Server

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From $27,258.00 (US)

For customers who need higher performance, lower costs, and reduced complexity in their IT infrastructure, Sun introduces the Sun Fire X4640, an 8-socket modular x64 server in a single 4U chassis that supports up to 48 cores. Its superior architecture gives you a competitive advantage by providing significant performance over competitive 8-processor servers from HP, IBM, and Dell.

At a Glance

  • Half the size of competitive 8-socket servers without compromising performance and compute power
  • Expandable from 24 to 48 cores in a single 4U system
  • Designed with enterprise features including redundant capabilities and automated systems management built-in
  • Choice of operating systems, including the Solaris 10 OS, Microsoft Windows Server, VMware ESX, Red Hat, and Novell SUSE Enterprise Linux.
  • Among the best power and space efficiency for any rack-mount server

Key Applications

  • Server virtualization
  • Desktop consolidation
  • Data warehousing analysis with databases
  • Enterprise applications on Solaris

The Six-Core AMD Opteron Processor

Six-core AMD Opteron Processor provides a total cost advantage with greater versatility and workload optimization.

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Sun's Six-Core AMD Opteron Based Systems

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Sun Fire X4640 Server World Record Benchmarks

The superior architecture of the Sun Fire X4640 gives you a competitive advantage over 8-processor servers from HP, IBM, and Dell.

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