Dell has finally shipped its first AMD-based servers
incorporating Opteron processors. "The firm used an Oracle conference to launch the four-chip PowerEdge 6950, shipping at $6,499, which it said is targeted at the low-end database market. It also announced the low-end dual Opteron processor PowerEdge SC1435 selling at $1,299." Dell is expected to position the servers at particular sectors such as web server and database markets.