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Supermicro 1U Server Shows Its Stuff

The company's SuperServer rackmount server solution delivers an attractive blend of performance, reliability, power efficiency and affordability.


Tags: servers, rackmount, server review, SuperMicro

HP DL580 Gen8 Server Innovates with Power

With power and cooling the two most significant operating costs for servers, a more power-efficient solution can significantly impact the bottom line. In that respect, HP's new DL580 Gen8 certainly delivers.


Tags: HP, servers, power and cooling, server review, hp gen8, Gen8, HP ProLiant

HP's ProLiant DL320e Gen8: Good Things Can Come in Small Packages

While the compact 1U ProLiant DL320 may not offer the cost savings of its MicroServer sibling, it does provide impressive compute power and features ideal for a small business or small branch office.


Tags: HP, server review, blade server, ProLiant Gen8 server, Micro Server, HP ProLiant, Proliant Microserver

Taking VMware vSphere 5.5 for a Spin

Does the latest iteration of VMware's core offering deliver enough enhancements and new features to make it warrant a closer look?


Tags: virtualization, VMware, server review, VMware vSphere, VMware vCloud Suite

Server Management Tools: A Closer Look at HP's iLO and Dell's iDRAC

There's more to consider when purchasing new server infrastructure than simply the hardware. Make sure you do a little homework on the management side of the equation before your next server purchase.


Tags: Dell, data center, HP, server management, server hardware, server review

Dell's T620 Tower Quietly Delivers Plenty of Processing Punch

In need of a high-power server tower but don't require the high availability of a cluster solution?  Consider the smooth-operating PowerEdge T620 for your next server replacement or upgrade.


Tags: Dell, PowerEdge, server review, Server Market, Dell PowerEdge

Server Review: HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 Blade Server

In need of the perfect building block for workloads like storage and compute clustering that need multiple physical servers? HP has you covered with its latest half-height blade server.


Tags: blade servers, HP, servers, Enterprise, server review, blade server, ProLiant, hp gen8, ProLiant Gen8 server, Gen8

HP Builds Enterprise Features into New Gen8 MicroServer

While cost may be the biggest driver for the entry-level server market, ease of configuration and management can pay big dividends, as HP's new Gen8 MicroServer shows.


Tags: HP, servers, Enterprise, server review, MicroServer, hp gen8, Gen8, microservers

Lenovo's ThinkServer RD630 Gets the Job Done

The ThinkServer RD630 screams speed and versatility. Whatever task you want to throw at it, the RD630 is more than up to the job.


Tags: servers, Lenovo, ThinkServer, server review, lenovo thinkserver

Dell PowerEdge R715: A Steal at This Price?

Our latest Server Review uncovers an AMD Opteron-based server that offers an outstanding combination of price and performance.


Tags: Dell, servers, rackmount, PowerEdge, server review, Dell PowerEdge

HP's ProLiant DL560 Gen8 Server Exudes Engineering Excellence

The HP DL560 is an engineering marvel and a crazy fast one at that. Is there any situation where this server wouldn't fit?


Tags: HP, servers, server review, blade server, ProLiant, hp gen8, ProLiant Gen8 server, Gen8

Server Review: HP ProLiant BL660c Gen8 Blade Server

Improvements to HP's ProLiant BL660c blade server help it meet the most demanding data center requirements from virtualization to heavy-duty number crunching.


Tags: data center, HP, server review, blade server, HP Blade Center, Gen8, HP ProLiant

NAS Storage Server Review: Iomega StorCenter ix2

Iomega packages network-attached storage and a solid video surveillance system with an ideal blend of performance and price in this NAS server designed for SMBs.


Tags: hardware, NAS, small business, video surveillance, server review, Storage

HP DL380p Gen8 Server Delivers Speed and Space

HP's DL380p Gen8 data center rackmount server should be at the top of any IT evaluation for new data center infrastructure.


Tags: server, data center, HP, servers, rackmount, server review, hp gen8

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Getting Started With FreeBSD 8.1

FreeBSD may not be as popular or as well known as other operating systems, but that doesn't mean it's not reliable or robust enough for most enterprise tasks. See how it fares when taken out for a spin.
Tags: OS, review, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, server review

Getting Started With CrushFTP

This multiplatform FTP server delivers more than it says on the tin, yet still isn't quite all it could be.
Tags: FTP, ftp server, server review, crushftp

Getting Started With Axigen Mail Server

Despite its hiccups, with this easy-to-use, feature-laden mail server you can be up and running quickly.
Tags: open source, mail server, axigen, server review