Sun Netra 1280 Server

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Sun Netra 1280 Server

Sun Netra 1280 Server Overview



Number of processors
4, 8, or 12 at 1.2-GHz
Superscalar SPARC V9, UltraSPARC III Cu architecture
Cache per processor
Level 1: Parity-protected 32-KB instruction and 64-KB data on chip (single-bit errors are corrected)
Level 2: 8-MB external cache
System bus
Sun Fireplane interconnect at 9.6 GBps, sustained


Up to 12 UltraSPARC III processors
Up to 96 GB of Memory
Up to 2x73 GB Ultra160 SCSI internal disks
1 integrated 160MB/s Ultra3 SCSI port
Up to 6 PCI slots


Main Memory
8 GB to 96 GB
2 integrated Gigabit Ethernet ports (66 MHz) 1 integrated 160MB/s Ultra3 SCSI port (66 MHz) 6 open 7-inch PCI slots (64 bit; one at 66 MHz, 5 at 33 MHz)
System controller
Integrated Ultra3 SCSI supports up to 15 SCSI devices
Internal disk
Two 73 GB Ultra3 SCSI internal disks
Removable media
DVD-ROM internal drive
DDS-4 tape drive (optional)


Dynamic Reconfiguration of CPU/memory boards, hot CPU upgrades, redundant Sun Fireplane interconnect, redundant network connections, hot-swap disks, smart fans, 2N redundant hot-swap power supplies, hardened Operating System Kernel, hardened I/O drivers, Systems Configuration Card, proactive self-diagnostics, end-to-end data integrity including ECC, and cluster support.

Resource Management

Resource Management
Solaris Resource Manager, Solaris Bandwidth Manager


DC power
-48VDC or -60VDC
5° C to 40° C (41° F to 104° F) at 5% to 85% continuous humidity; -5°C to 55°C at 5% to 90% continuous humidity for less than 96 hours under the limits of Telcordia SR-3580 (NEBS) Level 3
Up to 3,048 m (10,000 ft.)


Meets or exceeds the following requirements:
North America: UL 60950 third edition, CSA C22.2 No 60950-00 third edition (Certified: UL and UL for Canada)
European Community: EN 60950:2000, (Certified: UL for Germany/GS-Mark and GOST R for Russia)
Worldwide except North America: IEC 60950:1999 and CB Bulletin (Certified: DEMKO and UL for Argentina/IRAM S-Mark)
RFI/EMI Class A: Australia/New Zealand AS/ NZ 3548, Industry Canada ICES-003, European Community EN55022/CISPR22, Japan VCCI, Taiwan CNS 13438, and U.S. FCC 47CFR15.B
RFI/EMI FCC Immunity
EN55024 (89/336/EEC)
Telecordia GR-1089-CORE including ESD open doors (DC only)
CFR Title 47 FCC Part 15 including 2-in-rack
EN 55022 (89/336/EEC) including 2-in-rack
Telcordia GR-1089-CORE including open doors (DC only)
GR-1089-CORE (EMC and Electrical Safety)
GR-63-CORE (Physical Protection)
SR-3580 Certification Levels

Dimensions and Weight

527 mm (20.75 in.)
12 rack units
558 mm (22 in.) excluding cable arm
445 mm (17.5 in.)
110-132 kg (240-290 lb.)


Express Computer Systems state-of-the-art engineering lab and certified technicians will make sure that your Sun Netra 1280 Server is tested rigorously and in perfect working condition. To back it up, we carry a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all of our used and refurbished gear, in addition to one of the industries best warranties.

Shipping Policy

We stock all of our products. Items are fully tested and professionally packaged to ensure functionality on arrival.

The Sun Netra 1280 Server will ship the same day if the order is received with sufficient testing and packaging time.

*Alaska and Hawaii customers, please contact us for a shipping quote.

Shipping Methods

We ship via Fedex. Next Day and expedited shipping services are available. Please contact us for a quote to upgrade shipping.

We can also ship via UPS or FedEx on your account number. Other freight and carrier services are available, please contact us at to make arrangements.

Pickup & Delivery

Local customers may also arrange for pickup or delivery of items.

Net Terms

Approved Educational, Government, and Corporate customers may submit a purchase order to purchase the Sun Netra 1280 Server.

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Finance & Leasing Options

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Wire Transfer

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