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HP's Four-CPU Wintel-Based Rack Servers: Focusing on Reliability and Expandability
Hewlett-Packard's four-CPU rackmount products, the NetServer LH4r and LXr 8000, are aimed at customers who want reliable, expandable server installations.

on wintel  Wintel-Based Rack Servers: Focusing on Reliability and Expandability Product Background HP's high-end Intel (four CPU) rackmount servers, the NetServer LH 4r and LXr 8000, are generally used for larger installations, such as data centers/warehouses, and by large companies wanting to minimize the floor space their computers use. Rackmount servers provide the ability to put a large number of CPUs in a small footprint, or to combine CPUs with a large number of peripherals (usually disk drive subsystems).

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