CoolThreads Servers are on Fire
By staceyinfantino on Aug 14, 2007
You've heard us say the Sun SPARC Enterprise\* / Sun Fire T1000 and
T2000 servers with
CoolThreads Technology are the fastest and most space and energy
efficient systems on the market. And customers across industries can
cost-effectively scale to meet increasing compute demands, and enjoy
significant cost savings through reduced power consumption.
The numbers speak for themselves:
\*$550 Million in sales and a 225% growth rate – year over year
\*Over 1.4 Million CPU threads shipped through Q4FY07
\*23 world record benchmarks to date
And you can also see what customers have to say about the systems:
T1000/T2000 customers include: City of Henderson, NV; Digitar; PlanetOut, Inc.
Other customers include: Fotolog, Linked In, Real Time Matrix, Howrey, LLP.
To check out the complete customer list, click here.
New World Record Benchmarks and Industry Awards
With 23 world record benchmarks, the Sun SPARC Enterprise / Sun Fire T1000 and T2000 servers running the Solaris 10 Operating System - blow away the competition.
Here's the proof:
On 07/18/07, the Sun SPARC Enterprise / Sun Fire T2000 server running Solaris 10 and Sun Java System Application Server 9.1 achieved the highest ever open source application server result on the SPECjAppServer2004 benchmark.
For more information on this benchmark and all record breaking benchmarks on the Sun SPARC Enterprise / Sun Fire T1000 and T2000 click here.
Not only busy with setting benchmarks, the Sun SPARC Enterprise / Sun Fire T1000 and T2000 has also been racking up the awards. Flex Your Power recognized the T1000/T2000 in its 5th Annual Flex Your Power Awards, awarding the systems the Energy Efficiency Award for 2007. Read the entire article.
Other award highlights for the Sun SPARC Enterprise / Sun Fire T1000 and T2000 include:
\*SearchDataCenter.com's Tech Target Award --
\*EETimes ACE Award Finalist --
So How Do You Get Your Hands on 1 (or 10 or 100)?
With the continued success of Sun's Try and Buy Program, numerous customers have taken the opportunity to try out the T1000 and T2000 CoolThreads servers Risk-Free for 60 days.
Sun has also seen Startup customers embrace the T1000 and T2000 which are also part of the Sun Startup Essentials program. With the T1000 and T2000, startups are getting incredible power and throughput without the energy drain. To find out if you qualify for the Sun Startup Essentials program, click here.
And – if you are spending more money to maintain your current IT infrastructure than it would cost to upgrade to newer, faster, more eco-efficient servers such as the T1000 and T2000, take a look at what the Sun Upgrade Advantage Program can offer - you could save up to 20% now.
\*For T1000 and T2000 servers, Sun SPARC Enterprise is also known as Sun Fire. Sun rebranded these servers to fit into the broader line of Sun SPARC Enterprise systems.