RISC-based system


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RISC-based system

A computer system that uses a RISC CPU such as a SPARC, PowerPC or MIPS chip. See RISC.
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Our previous RISC-based system had limitations in its processing capability and scalability," said JooSik Lee, vice president, Technology Strategy Group, SK Telecom.
This initiative links the power of Unisys ES7000 enterprise servers with the flexibility and openness of the Linux operating system, providing customers a strong, new alternative to expensive, proprietary RISC-based systems.
Dell attacked Unix and Risc-based systems for costing 80% more than two- and four-way Dell servers and offering 70% less performance.
The NeTPower line of computers are RISC-based systems optimized for Windows NT.
net, an independent research network and leading supplier of market intelligence for the Information Technology (IT) industry, today announced that, by the end of 2007, over 30% of large enterprises will have spent more than three million dollars on RISC-based systems.
At the time both companies were interested in running Microsoft Windows on their RISC-based systems.