Sun Micro''s new Rs75,000 server to tap SME segment

Chennai: Sun Microsystems has launched a server, priced at Rs75,000 which will allow it to tap the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are likely to adopt IT in a big way.

The Rs75,000 server, the first sub-Rs1 lakh server from Sun Microsystems, has provisions to have a web server, application server and an operating system, according to MB Sam, director, marketing, Sun Microsystems India.

The AMD-based server will be enough for an SME with revenue of around Rs50 crore. It has a storage space of over 450 GB, enough to have applications like web and mail, and business applications like mini ERP (enterprise resource planning) or mini CRM (customer relationship management) software, Sam said.

The US-based Sun Microsystems, a $13-billion company, provides network computing infrastructure solutions that include computer systems (hardware and software), data management, support services and educational services.