Sun Microsystems Ireland kindly sponsored us with a state of the art server with a dual processor E450, 2GB RAM and 20 9GB disks. This server will form the core of the Computer Society Network, and we are very grateful to Sun for their sponsorship.
American Power Conversion Corporation
APC manufacturers of Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS) kindly sponsored
us several of their UPS products. Thanks to them, Skynet is protected from
power failures and surges, and we were able to obtain our DNS server as
a result of their sponsorship.
3Com's Irish subsidiary, 3Com Ireland have kindly sponsored Skynet with two
state of the art, high quality hubs as well as several of their superb
network cards. 3Com products are rightfully considered the best in the
market, we are extremely grateful to them for sponsoring us with this
equipment, as it allows us to connect our existing machines to the University
network as well as providing us with numerous expansion possibilities for
future machines. These intelligent hubs also provide us with valuable
network information using SNMP.
Micro Interface Automation Ltd
MIA Ltd, an Irish computer firm, who build, repair and maintain PCs, as well
as offering various CAD services. MIA based in Tralee, Co.Kerry kindly
sponsored the Skynet Project by providing us with a P-133MHz Server
at cost price. They also provided us with the ability to purchase any
future equipment from them at cost.