Altos G520

Novell Technology Partner

product details

The Acer Altos G520 is the perfect choice for SMBs searching for an entry-level dual processor machine to act as a file, printer, email or web server. It delivers superb performance via two Intel® Xeon™ processors with Extended Memory 64 technology and HT technology.

With a PCI Express™ slot and four other PCI slots, the Altos G520 is easily expandable to add functionality or cater for future upgrades. Also boosting its scalability, the Altos G520's four ECC-protected SDRAM DIMM slots and three 5.25" drive bays provide ample room to increase performance and install other media devices.

Built in a rack-mountable pedestal or PC tower form factor, the Altos G520 can certainly be tucked away neatly even in a small office.
  • Dual Intel® Xeon™ CPUs with Extended Memory 64 technology yield superior processing power and are capable of running the latest 64-bit operating systems.
  • PCI Express™ slot provides an extremely fast expansion option.
  • Up to 8 GB of DDR333 ECC-protected memory permits the smooth and speedy execution of business applications.
  • Memory sparing enhances hardware redundancy, facilitating minimal interruption to service delivery.
  • Integrated gigabit Ethernet affords a huge data pipe for Internet or intranet access.
  • Embedded SATA RAID 0/1 support ensures data integrity and availability.
  • 600 W power supply with optional hot-swappable redundant power supply leads to maximum server uptime.
  • Four SATA or SCSI HDDs (hot-swappable is optional) offer versatility and scalability.
  • Server management tools, including Acer EasyBUILD™ and Acer Server Management (ASM), provide convenient solutions to server installation and management.
  • Choice of latest operating systems including Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003, Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Server, SCO UnixWare™ 7.1.4 and Linux allows great flexibility to integrate with the corporate systems.
  • Rack-mountable chassis centralizes server management, while saving precious space.

product compatibility

  • Novell BorderManager
  • Novell eDirectory
  • Novell GroupWise
  • NetWare

system requirements/details

CPU:  Xeon @ 2.8 GHz or higher (EM64T)

Memory:  256MB up to 8GB

Hard Disk:  36GB or higher SCSI / 80 GB or higher SATA


  • x86

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regional availability

  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America
  • North America

language availability

  • English

warranty information

3-Year limited.


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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