Apple unveiled an updated version of its Xserve server Tuesday, adding Intel's latest server processors.
The Xserve is possibly the least-promoted product in Apple's lineup, but the company has certain educational and creative-professional customers that like to run a Mac OS X environment top to bottom. Still, the Xserve accounts for a fraction of Apple's revenue, although it caused a few problems for future iPod and iPhone chief Mark Papermaster upon his departure from IBM.
The new models come with the option of one or two of Intel's quad-core 2.26GHz Xeon processors and 3GB of RAM, with the base model starting at $2,999 with the single processor. Several configuration options are available, including Xeon processors up to 2.93GHz.