HP ProLiant MicroServer
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Are you looking to simplify file location and backup,
protect information from unauthorized viewers, and
enable safe and remote access to information? If yes,
then it’s time you took a look at the new HP ProLiant
MicroServer. This affordable, space conscious, and reliable
server can help your organization grow with confidence.
Providing essential server features at an affordable
price, the HP ProLiant MicroServer is just right for your
organization. It helps organize and safeguard your
business information, improves communications with
customers, and makes the most of your existing office
equipment and resources.
Why move from a peer-to-peer
network to a server-based network?
A peer-to-peer (P2P) network has offered the
necessary support until now, but it cannot meet your
growing management, connectivity, and security
demands. Today, it’s time for an IT change.
A change that will not only help you manage
information better, while meeting customer
demands more efficiently, but also save you
time and money. All of this is possible with the
HP ProLiant MicroServer. It allows you to share
files, applications, and resources such as printers
and storage. Also, it helps secure critical data and
adapts to changing business needs with confidence.
Understanding a P2P network
Today, interconnected PCs—also known as P2P network—
are used to share files and resources in many small
organizations. It is an easy and cost-effective way to enable
information and resource sharing but may not be adequate
for growing businesses.
Understanding the limitations of a P2P network and realizing the benefits of a server network can help you focus
on running your business rather than worrying about day-to-day operational issues.
Limitations of a P2P network
Benefits of a server network
• Spreads customer information across numerous PCs
• Many users can access and share resources simultaneously
• L acks server reliability features such as Error Checking and
Correction (ECC) memory or RAID
• Simple and automatic daily backups
• Requires multiple management tools for numerous hardware devices
• Attacks on PCs, which are prone to viruses
• F ails to secure critical information due to inadequate backup
entrally managed servers are less susceptible to virus attack than
interconnected PCs
emote manageability can help you perform updates and allows you
to solve and prevent potential security problems
Take your organization to the next level of
productivity and efficiency—a shared and
centralized server is the solution to your traditional
P2P network setup. A centralized server can give
you the competitive edge you have been looking for.
location. This means that you can now work faster and
with improved security for your critical information.
The MicroServer enables sharing of hardware
devices, streamlines management, and drives down
operating costs.
The MicroServer features the latest Dual Core
1.5 GHz AMD Turion II processors, PC3 DDR3
memory, 2 DIMM slots, 2 MB cache, and up to
8 GB of memory, which is just what you need to
keep your business growing. The MicroServer offers
Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 Essentials as
a preinstall option, and also supports a variety of
operating systems such as Microsoft ® Windows®
Server 2008 R2 Foundation, Microsoft Windows
Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition, and Red Hat 5.
Secure: By centralizing company information in one
Step up to your first server network
with the MicroServer
Share: Compared to a distributed P2P network of
PCs, the MicroServer centralizes all files in a single
uilt-in system memory reliability checking or ECC memory protects
your business from data loss and unplanned system downtime
location, the MicroServer lets you control access to
sensitive files, including financial information and
employee records. Offering support for reliable
storage (RAID 1 and 0) and backups, the MicroServer
protects your important data.
Adapt: As your business grows, the compact design
of the MicroServer easily adapts to fit your current
workspace. With up to 4 LFF SATA pluggable hard
disks, you can now expand your business with
confidence and with less investment. Reliable and
efficient access to your information and applications
let you stay ahead of competition and respond to your
customers faster.
Technical specifications
HP ProLiant MicroServer
Processor and Memory
Dual Core 1.5 GHz AMD Turion II
Number of processor
2 MB cache
Memory type
PC3-10600E DDR3, operating at maximum of 800 MHz
Memory slots
2 DIMM slots
Maximum memory
8 GB (2 x 4 GB)
Advanced memory protection
Unbuffered ECC
Maximum internal drives
4 pluggable drives
Maximum internal storage
8 TB (4 x 2 TB 3.5” SATA drives)
Storage controller
Embedded SATA controller RAID 0/1
Expansion slots
2 PCI Express (x16 and x1)
Form factor
Ultra Micro Tower
10.5 x 10.2 x 8.3 inch (26.7 x 26.0 x 21.0 cm) H x D x W
Power supply
150 Watt
Network Controller
Embedded NC107i PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Server Adaptor
Remote management
Optional Remote Access Card
None shipped standard, optional optical drive
4 front, 2 rear, 1 internal + 1 eSATA rear
Warranty (parts/labor/onsite)
1-year parts, 0-year onsite support, 0-year next business day response
Operating system
OS choices
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition
Red Hat 5
Click here to view the HP ProLiant MicroServer video.
Key features and benefits
Simple and effective
•Packed with all the essential server features, the
MicroServer is a perfect first server.
•Designed for growth, you can add memory, hard
drives, and peripherals with lesser effort.
•Suited for an ergonomic working environment, it
offers a low acoustic level of 21 DBA.
•Intended for small and micro organizations—its
compact design fits easily within your work space.
Proven HP ProLiant reliability and support
•Leveraging 20+ years of server experience, HP now
offers a simplified solution for small and micro
businesses—HP ProLiant MicroServer.
•Offering a worldwide network of HP trained
service professionals—you can take advantage of
HP services and support.
Expandability and enhanced data security
•ECC memory reduces the likelihood of memory
corruption and proactively addresses security risks
to protect critical business information.
•RAID 0 and RAID 1 helps prevent data loss
and enhances reliability around the clock. The
MicroServer protects your data like never before.
•Up to 4 LFF SATA pluggable hard disks and up
to 8 GB of memory allows you to expand your
business with confidence and lesser investment.
HP Financial Services
Leasing from HP Financial Services offers affordable,
easy-to-understand alternatives, and enables you to
meet your IT needs without getting bogged down
by a multitude of purchasing worries. In most cases,
you can take advantage of one-stop shopping for
financing of hardware, software, installation, and
maintenance services.
HP Services
When technology works, business works.
HP Technology Services offers a comprehensive portfolio of HP
Care Pack Services to help design, deploy, manage, and support
your technology environment—enabling cost-effective upgrades with
standard warranty and easy-to-buy and easy-to-use support packages.
Recommended service
3-year HP Hardware Support Onsite Service, 4-hour response,
13x5. This service delivers a coverage window of 13 hours per day,
between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM, Monday to Friday, excluding HP
holidays or local equivalent. An HP authorized representative will
arrive at the customer’s site within four hours of the service request
being logged and begin hardware maintenance service and is
committed to work until the problem is resolved.
Minimum service
3-year HP Hardware Support Onsite Service, next-business-day.
HP ProLiant Server Hardware Installation
HP Installation Service provides for the basic installation of HP
branded servers, storage devices, and networking options.
For more information, visit: http://www.hp.com/hps
A few options are available, including a lease
arrangement with an end-of-term fair market value
purchase option. A finance lease, where you own the
IT equipment at the end of the lease period, is also
offered. Streamlined procedures are designed to move
the process along quickly. Our basic lease agreement
is just one page long.
In addition to innovative financing, we also offer
equipment trade-in and asset recovery programs to
help you cost-effectively manage your IT solution from
acquisition to retirement.
For more information on these services, visit:
Ready to grow your business confidently?
Take your business to the next level of productivity and efficiency with the HP ProLiant MicroServer. To find out how,
visit: www.hp.com/go/microserver and www.hp.com/go/proliant
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