Niagara II boots ...

ZDnet reports in Sun boots server with Niagara II chip:

The Niagara II system booted on May 26, spokesman Alex Plant said, about three months ahead of the late August or early September schedule


In addition, Niagara II has built-in 10-gigabit-per-second Ethernet networking, multiple floating-point units to speed mathematical calculations, and new encryption and decryption abilities.