New Xserves Released, Xsan Now Shipping
Apple unveiled this morning Xserve G5 upgrades, moving the line to Dual 2.3 Ghz G5 as previously rumored. The new lineup includes:
* $3999 - Dual 2.3 Ghz G5, 512K L2 cache/processor, 1.15GHz system bus/processor, 1GB DDR400 ECC SDRAM, 80GB Serial ATA drive, Mac OS X Server (Unlimited Client), Dual Gigabit Ethernet, No video card and Combo drive
* $2999 - Dual 2.3 Ghz G5 Cluster Node, 512K L2 cache/processor, 1.15GHz system bus/processor, 512MB DDR400 ECC SDRAM, 80GB Serial ATA drive, Mac OS X Server (10 Client), Gigabit Ethernet, No video card
* $2999 - Single Processor 2.0 Ghz G5, 1 Ghz System Bus, 80 GB HD, 1 GB ECC RAM, Unlimited Client Server, Dual Gigabit Ethernet, Combo Drive, and No Video Card
Each model can support up to 8 GB of ECC DDR400 SDRAM, has two PCI-X Expansion slots, hot pluggable SATA drive bays supporting up to 1.2TB of storage, and hardware RAID expansion options.
Additionally, Xsan, the Storage Area Network solution from Apple is now shipping.