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IBM has introduced three Netfinity servers and at the same time announced a cash trade up offer on its existing machines. The Netfinity 7000M10 is a four-way 400MHz system which will support up to 8Gb of ECC memory, has 12 hot plug PCI, predictive failure alert for chips, fans, hard drives and PSUs, and will support both Gigabit Ethernet or High Speed Token Ring. Reseller prices start at £8,632. The Netfinity 5500M10 is an upgraded 5000 and now uses two 400MHz PII Xeon chips, supports up to 2Gb of 100MHz memory, and has prices starting at £5,695. The last system, a two way system using PII Slot one technology, comes with support for 400-, 450- and 350MHz chips, and comes as standard with 64Mb of memory. Prices for this model start at £2,307. The trade up programmes apply to old IBM and non-IBM servers, with rebates raning from £350 up to £1,800. The offers apply until the end of January next year. Big Blue is also offering ISVs and business partners a promotion, valid until the end of December next, where they can lease Netfinity 7000s for 24 months with the payment being equal to one per cent of the local list price each month. ® BootOid 111 Big Blue indulged in a hyperbole-fest because the NetFinity is a year old and sent journalists in the UK a black cake to commemorate its anniversary. "With its sleek black looks, Netfinity brought design to the Intel server market. But beauty is more than skin deep..." and so on. Click for more stories

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