SPARC history
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SPARC Product Directory

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Editor:- in January 2012 - published a new guide focusing on HA enterprise SSD arrays. has included daily updated guides about the SSD market since 1998 - and since that time has been our main publication. The SPARC related article below is more than 10 years old - and I haven't updated the formatting. But I've kept it online as part of the historical record of this market which I was proud to be a part of during the exciting multi-vendor growth years of the 1980s and 1990s.

High Availability SPARC systems - all

The very first fault tolerant SPARC servers - which came to market in 1994 - were designed by a company called Integrated Micro Products (IMP) - which was acquired by Sun. The companies below marketed HA SPARC servers in the late 1990s. For product details - see the internet archive

Continuous Computing


Fujitsu Siemens Computers

GNP Computers



Sun Microsystems


See also:- Looking Back at 3rd Party SPARC Technology Firsts, and SPARC market history

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