ALR revolution server series wins UNIX Review Magazine's annual outstanding product award.IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 1996--
Winning For the Second Year In A Row
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Operating system for digital computers, developed by Ken Thompson of Bell Laboratories in 1969. It was initially designed for a single user (the name was a pun on the earlier operating system Multics). Review's 1996 Outstanding Product Award in the hardware category.
This award marks the second consecutive year that ALR has won this prestigious honor. This year's award winner, the ALR flagship Revolution Quad6 server system, received accolades for its excellence in seven categories, including design, installation, documentation, expandability, operation, performance, and overall rating. All winners of the 1996 Outstanding Product Awards are featured in the December 1996 issue of UNIX Review.
"We are honored that UNIX Review, recognized for its in-depth technical analyses, chose ALR products as industry-leading, server solutions," said Genny Ortegon, ALR's vice president of marketing. "This award reinforces ALR's leadership position in the high-end UNIX-based server market, while emphasizing the strategic role our products play in today's demanding networked environments."
For the second consecutive year, the ALR Revolution Series received the highest honors from UNIX Review in the server category.
In reviewing the ALR Revolution Quad6 in its November 1996 issue, UNIX Review stated, "Overall, the ALR Revolution Quad6 is an excellent Pentium Pro The sixth generation of the Intel x86 family of CPU chips. The term may refer to the chip or to a PC that uses it. Introduced in 1995 as the successor to the Pentium, models from 150 MHz to 200 MHz were released. SMP (Symmetric MultiProcessing) A multiprocessing architecture in which multiple CPUs, residing in one cabinet, share the same memory. SMP systems provide scalability. As business increases, additional CPUs can be added to absorb the increased transaction volume. server. The combination of superb design, operation, and expandability provides a solid base for system managers to provide functionality and convenience to their users. If other architectural considerations point toward a Pentium Pro solution, the Quad6 is a must-consider machine."
The ALR Revolution Quad6 Server System
Recognized worldwide for its technological leadership, ALR engineered the Revolution Quad6 to be the industry's most innovative Intel-based server.
This system's ALR designed system board supports up to four 200-MHz Pentium Pro processors with 512-KB of integrated cache per processor, true symmetrical multiprocessing, and 4:1 memory interleaving. Also integrated onto the system board is ALR InforManager, ALR's advanced server hardware management system.
The Revolution Quad6's RISC RISC
in full Reduced Instruction Set Computing
Computer architecture that uses a limited number of instructions. RISC became popular in microprocessors in the 1980s. level performance makes it ideal for 32-bit applications and SMP operating systems. Its enhanced processor scaleability, 13 drive bays and 15 available expansion slots make it an excellent platform for fast-growing networks requiring maximum flexibility.
For mission critical applications, the Revolution Quad6 also offers several levels of standard and available fault tolerance.
Pricing and Availability
With a starting list price of $11,995, the ALR Revolution Quad6 is available immediately through ALR's international network of resellers and major distributors, including Tech Data, Gates/Arrow and JBS JBS John Birch Society
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All ALR products are backed by a 5-year/36-month limited warranty Limited warranty
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For more information on the ALR Revolution Quad6, please contact ALR at 800/444-4ALR, 714/581-6770, or visit the company's Web site at http://www.alr.com. The company can also be contacted via CompuServe: GO ALRINC or via America Online: Keyword ALR.
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