DUAL 1 GHZ – GVS 9000 2U RACK SYSTEM WITH YDL & MAC OS X
Loveland, Colorado — 12 March 2002 — Terra Soft Solutions, Inc., the
leading developer of integrated PowerPC Linux solutions announces shipment
of a dual GHz G4 cluster node/server/workstation in a GVS 9000 2U Rack
System with Yellow Dog Linux 2.2 and Mac OS X pre-installed.
The GVS 9000 Rack System uses Apple G4 technology to provide the same,
powerful dual 1 GHz CPUs, gigabit ethernet, fast bus, FireWire, and disk
I/O that ships with current Apple Macintosh G4 towers.
As demonstrated at http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,50454,00.html
form-factor and performance have become increasingly important in modern
server and HPC systems. “Place an Apple dual G4 into a GVS 9000, ship with
the best PPC operating systems available, and you’ve got something
powerful,” states Kai Staats, CEO Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.
Jano Avanessian with GVS-Grande Vitesse Systems states, “We are excited to
have Terra Soft as a partner. With in-roads to DoE Labs, the Department of
Defense, Kennedy Space Center, and a reputation for a high-quality, we
believe we will together move Apple technology into arenas currently
CPUs: dual 1 GHz PowerPC G4 w/AltiVec.
Memory: 1 GB PC-133 SDRAM – 2 DIMMs.
Storage: 80 GB IDE drive.
Removable: DVD-RW Super Drive.
Communications: Gigabit, FireWire, USB.
Video Card: ATI Radeon 7500 dual.
Expansion: single 64/66 PCI slot.
Chassis: GVS 9000 2U Rack System.
Keyboard & Mouse: Apple USB.
Operating System: YDL & Mac OS X pre-installed; complete box sets.
Warranty Service Plan: GVS One year – Hardware.
Available now from http://www.terrasoftsolutions.com/store/ in the Hardware
section –for just $3,839.00 + Shipping. Allow 2 weeks for delivery.
About Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.
Terra Soft Solutions, Inc. is a leading developer of innovative
technologies and provider of integrated HPC solutions for PowerPC. Yellow
Dog Linux, the flagship product, has boosted viability of Linux on PowerPC
microprocessors. Black Lab provides an HPC node creation and management
suite, designed to work with a number of PowerPC platforms, including
Macintosh and the Yellow briQ Node, a high-density PowerPC Linux computer.
For more information, visit http://www.terrasoftsolutions.com/