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Old 07-20-2005, 10:33 AM   #1
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Default Small Business Server

I'm purchasing a small business server and I've decided to go with a dell after looking at all the posibilities from building myself to all the large vendors.

This server will be running Win Server 2k3 and running Timberline Accounting on it.

System Requirements:

I've customized a server on dell that i believe fits my needs but I'd like to take any suggestions or make sure that there are no conflicts with what I specified.


Changed a few things:

PowerEdge 2800:
FREE UPGRADE to Intel® Xeon™ processor at 3.0GHz/2MB Cache
Additional Processor:
FREE! Intel® Xeon™ processor at 3.0GHz/2MB Cache
Operating System:
Windows 2003 Server, Standard Edition with 5 Client Licenses
2GB DDR2 400MHz (4X512MB), Single Ranked DIMMs
Chassis Configuration:
Tower Chassis Orientation
Active ID Bezel Option for Tower Configuration
Hardware Support Services:
3Yr BASIC NBD: L1 Hardware Queue, Next Business Day Onsite M-F 8am-6pm
Installation Support Services:
No Installation Assessment
Hard Drive Configuration:
Split Backplane, Drives att. to RAID card, RAID 1, RAID 5; 5 drives req
Hard Drive Backplane:
2X4 Hot-Pluggable Split Backplane,PE2800
Primary Controller:
PERC4eDC-PCI Express, 128MB Cache, 2-Internal Channels
Primary Hard Drive:
73GB 10K RPM Ultra 320 SCSI Hard Drive
2nd Hard Drive:
FREE UPGRADE to 73GB 10K RPM Ultra 320 SCSI Hard Drive
3rd Hard Drive:
73GB 10K RPM Ultra 320 SCSI Hard Drive
4th Hard Drive:
73GB 10K RPM Ultra 320 SCSI Hard Drive
5th Hard Drive:
73GB 10K RPM Ultra 320 SCSI Hard Drive
Tape Backup:
PowerVault 100T, DAT72, 36/72GB, Internal, TBU, With Controller
Tape Backup Media:
DAT72, Formatted Tape Media Cartridge, 5 Pack
Network Adapter:
Onboard NICS
Dell PowerConnect Network Switches:
Dell 2224 Unmanaged Switch, 24 port FE, 1Yr NBD Advanced Exchange Service
Power Supply:
Redundant Power Supply, No Y-CORD
Floppy Drive:
1.44MB Floppy Drive
CD/DVD Drive:
Standard Windows Keyboard,Gray
Logitech PS/2 2-button Mouse with Scroll
Dell E773 Monitor, 17 inch (16.0 Inch Viewable), Gray
Hard Copy Documentation and OpenManage CD Kit
Technical Sales Representative Contact:

Total: $5,599

I also would like to take any recomendations as to what variation of win 2k3 server version i should purchase, standard, premium, small business etc... And I'm not sure if I need to purchase enchange server + licenses seperately or if that comes with win 2k3 server.

Thank You.
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