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CNET News: Unisys Adds Server Expansion Option

Jun 08, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Unisys is following in the footsteps of its Unix server competitors, adding an option that lets customers buy servers with extra processing capacity that can be easily switched on in the future.

"The idea, called capacity on demand, generally means a server ships with more processors than a customer pays for. If the extra processors are needed later to accommodate an expanding work load or temporary spikes in work, customers can pay to bring the new processors online..."

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