As the battle between computer vendors for dominance of the high-end hardware market heats up, banks should be watching carefully, experts said.

Sun Microsystems Inc. made a charge at its competitors this week when it unveiled networked computer systems that are designed to mimic the capacity and reliability of mainframes.

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