Houston, TX--November 21, 1996--Compaq Computer Corp. (Houston, TX) reduced prices on Compaq ProLiant 2500 servers up to 15 percent in the U.S. The company also reduced U.S. prices on selected server storage up to 14 percent and on selected server memory up to 30 percent. These price reductions are effective immediately.
Targeted at departmental and remote/branch office sites, the ProLiant 2500 comes standard with a comprehensive feature set designed to meet current customer requirements, while providing future expansion and incremental upgrade capability for investment protection. The newest product in Compaq's award-winning line of servers, the ProLiant 2500 is ideally suited to handle departmental database, Internet, or Intranet applications.
The ProLiant 2500 supports up to two 200-MHz Pentium Pro processors and up to 1 Gbyte of error checking and correcting (ECC) memory. This server also supports hot-pluggable drives, a new backward-compatible Wide-Ultra SCSI drive controller, and includes six card slots (two PCI, four PCI/EISA). To handle increased throughput demands at the server, the ProLiant 2500 ships with an integrated 10/100 auto-sensing Ethernet controller. The ProLiant 2500 offers subsystem redundancy options (processor and NIC), allowing customers to incrementally add high-availability features as their computing needs change.
Compaq reduced prices on the following ProLiant 5000 memory options:
- 128 Mbyte Memory Expansion Kit from $2,364 to $1,989 (16 percent)
- 256 Mbyte Memory Expansion Kit from $8,976 to $8,182 (nine percent)
- 512 Mbyte Memory Expansion Kit from $24,432 to $17,044 (30 percent).
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