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Sun Academic Excellence Grant (AEG)

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Through the Sun Academic Excellence grant program, the Computer Systems Lab will deploy new Sun Ray thin clients (up to three labs), in addition to refreshing the one lab currently in production (AP Computer Science Lab 231). These stations are for students (specifics TBD by administration). The Sun Ray 270s will be placed throughout the school to be used by students, faculty, and guests as kiosks. Smart Cards will be distributed to students by request for ease of use with Sun Ray clients.

Servers will be used to power the Sun Ray backend. One SPARC server will be used as a supercomputing system. Other servers will run backend services.

The overall value of the grant equipment (tax exempt) is $388,048.00. Shipping will also be covered by Sun, which is an estimated value of $5978.70.


  • 1 Sun SPARC Enterprise M4000 (4x2.15GHz SPARC64-VI dual-core processors (2 CPU boards with 2 CPUs each & 5MB on-chip L2 cache), 16GB RAM (2 memory modules with 8x1GB DDR2 DIMMs each), 2x73GB SAS hard disks)
  • 6 Sun Fire X4150 (2x3.16GHz Intel Xeon X5460 quad-core processors, 24GB RAM (12x2GB DIMMs), 2x73GB SAS hard disks)
  • 2 Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 (1x1.2GHz UltraSPARC-T2 4-core processor, 8GB RAM, 4x146GB SAS hard disks)
  • 2 Sun Fire V245 (2x1.5GHz UltraSPARC-IIIi processors, 4GB RAM, 2x73GB hard disks)
  • 1 Sun Fire V215 (1x1.5GHz UltraSPARC-IIIi processor, 2GB RAM, 2x73GB hard disks)
  • 4 PCIe Dual Ultra320 SCSI HBAs
  • 100 Sun Ray 2 (including Type 7 Sun PC Keyboard/Mouse, 17" monitor)
  • 20 Sun Ray 2FS (including Type 7 Sun PC Keyboard/Mouse, 2x24.1" monitors)
  • 25 Sun Ray 270 (including Type 7 Sun PC Keyboard/Mouse, 17" monitor integrated)
  • 4 Sun Ultra 45 (2x1.6GHz UltraSPARC-IIIi processor, 2GB RAM, 2x250GB hard disks, 24.1" monitor, XVR-2500, XVR-300, DVD-Dual, Keyboard/Mouse)
  • 3 Sun Ultra 24 (3.00GHz Intel Core2 Extreme QX9650 quad-core processors, 2GB RAM, 250GB hard disk, 24.1" monitor, NVidia Quadro FX5600, NVidia Quadro FX570, DVD-Dual, Keyboard/Mouse)
  • 145 Sun Ray Software RTU Licenses
  • 2500 Payflex Smartcards with Sun artwork (100 packs of 25)
  • 1 Sun Rack 1000-42 (PDS option)
  • 4 VHDCI/VHDCI 2m SCSI cables
  • 2 HD68/VHDCI 4m SCSI cables
  • 4 HD68/VHDCI 2m SCSI cables


  • New Sun Ray deployments (to be added)
  • Sun Servers (to be added)


Information on this AEG is incomplete.


  • Sun Enterprise 450 (4x400MHz UltraSPARC-II processors, 4GB RAM, 4x36GB hard disks, integrated+2 PCI 10/100 Ethernet, Sun PGX64 graphics accelerator, 17" CRT monitor, Keyboard/Mouse)
  • 15 Sun Ray 100 (including Type 6 Sun PC Keyboard/Mouse???, 17" monitor integrated)


  • Sun Ray Lab 231 (to be added)