Data Centers

Photos: Servers ride on new Opterons

The Sun Fire X4500, code-named Thumper and introduced in July, has dual Opteron processors and accommodates as many as 48 hard drives, for a total storage capacity of 24 terabytes.

Sun Microsystems

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