SYSTEM NEWS FOR SUN USERS
Vol 71 Issue 2 2004-01-12 Article 12010 from section "Promotions"

Offers Easy Migration to 64-bit Computing at a Discount

Sun is offering promotions featuring both the 64-bit Sun Blade[TM] 1500
and the 64-bit Sun Blade[TM] 2500 workstations. From now through June
30, 2004, customers can trade in any Sun workstation and receive a
special trade-in allowance of 20 percent off the purchase price of
either Sun Blade workstation. Customers will also be eligible to receive
a discount of up to 20 percent on an upgrade to a three-year,
hardware-only SunSpectrum[SM] services contract.

Workstation configurations available under this promotion are:

Sun Blade 1500 Workstation
- 1X1 GHz, Sun[TM] XVR-100 Graphics accelerator, 512 MB Memory, 80 GB Disk Drive
- 1X1 GHz, Sun[TM] XVR-600 Graphics accelerator, 1 GB Memory, 80 GB Disk Drive

Key benefits of the Sun Blade 1500 Workstation include:
- Four GB of RAM for increased size and number of simultaneous
applications and calculations
- Reduced system and transition costs with improved productivity

Sun Blade 2500 Workstation
- 1X1.28 GHz, Sun XVR-100 Graphics accelerator, 1 GB Memory, 36 GB Disk Drive
- 2X1.28 GHz, Sun XVR-600 Graphics accelerator, 2 GB Memory, 36 GB Disk Drive
- 1X1.28 GHz, Sun XVR-1200 Graphics accelerator, 2 GB Memory, 36 GB Disk Drive

Key benefits of the Sun Blade 2500 workstation include:
- High performance internal storage minimizes the need for network
storage or attached storage, lowering TCO

- Provides investment protection of software and data sets, allowing
fewer transition issues and lower costs from previous generation workstations

Both the Sun Blade 1500 and the Sun Blade 2500 workstation come equipped
with the Solaris[TM] 8 Operating System (Solaris OS), making them binary
compatible with all Solaris OS applications.

Details at http://sun.systemnews.com/71/2/promos/index.shtml#12010

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