TIGR Dumps HP Servers for Sun Systems; Says HP Alphas 'Sluggish and Unreliable' | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Institute for Genomic Research has replaced a cluster of Hewlett-Packard servers with technology made by Sun Microsystems, Sun said today.
 
TIGR will replace 15 HP Alpha servers in favor of three Sun Fire x64 servers to power its genomic assembler for molecular research, Sun said.
 
Sun said the new system will reduce energy consumption by “more than 70 percent” and can reduce purchasing and operating costs.
 

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