Apple today announced upgrades to its Xserve 1U rack optimized server, delivering dual 64-bit 2.3 GHz PowerPC G5 processors with over 35 gigaflops of processing power per system. This, says Apple, is the “industry’s fastest front side 1U server system bus, running at up to 1.15 GHz, providing up to 9.2 GBps of bandwidth per processor and up to three 400GB drives, achieving a groundbreaking 1.2TB of hot-plug storage.” Configurations start at US$2,999.