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HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8
8.5 out of 10

HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8

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HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 Review

StorageReview.com
3 October 2014
  • Summary: HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is an ideal solution for small organizations looking to build their first IT server environment. It comes equipped with very useful functionality like HP iLO4 to allow for innovations such as Intelligent Provisioning for a seamless out-of-the-box installation and setup...
  • Pros: Great compact design for front of office, HP management tools ensure ease of deployment and management, Miniature server doesn't neglect enterprise features
  • Cons: Storage flexibility somewhat limited
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Overall 8
8.0

HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8

PC Magazine
22 April 2014
  • Conclusion: HP's ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is an affordable starter server for businesses that need nothing more than centralized file services, printer management, and light virtualization.
  • Pros: Affordable. Stylish and customizable chassis. Supports RAID 0, 1, and 10. Runs quiet. Takes up very little desk real estate. Useful, easy-to-find management tools. Easier access to components than in previous-generation models.
  • Cons: Slow to boot up. Less-than-impressive I/O write performance. Drive door has no lock.
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Overall 9
9.0

HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 review

TechRadar UK
22 May 2015
  • Summary: We put HP's server through its paces and the results are positive
  • Pros: Professional build quality with ease of access, Choice of Intel dual-core processors, Embedded RAID controller, Two Gigabit network ports, Two USB 3.0, Integrated Lights Out management (iLO4) as standard, The Gen8 makeover has turned the ugly MicroServer duckling into a fully-fledged ProLiant swa...
  • Cons: No hot-swap disks, 16GB memory limit, Could be quieter, There wasn't a great deal we didn't like about the Gen8 MicroServer. The server has to be powered off to swap disks and only two of the bays are able to run at the full 6Gbps speed of the latest SATA drives, but neither is a major issue in t...
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Overall 8
8.0

HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 review

IT PRO
11 August 2014
  • Summary: A compact system well suited to a variety of tasks ranging from small business server to test platform. The MicroServer Gen8 is very good value, comes with classy remote management features and looks good on the desktop as well.
  • Pros: Compact and very well built, Good value, HP iLO4 remote management, Quiet
  • Cons: Cold-swap drive bays
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 8
8.3
Features 10
10
Performance 8
8.3

HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8

PC Pro
3 March 2014
  • Conclusion: A space-saving micro server that's good value and has excellent remote-management features
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Overall 9
9.2

Review: HP MicroServer Proliant Gen8

profesionalreview.com
30 August 2014
  • Summary: Si ya la experiencia con el Microserver Proliant G7 fue realmente buena, esta nueva versión HP Microserver Proliant Gen8 ha sido fantástica. Primero porque nos encontramos con un tamaño algo más reducido, una estética más lograda y una plataforma que LGA 1155 que se le puede cambiar el procesador...
  • Pros: ESTÉTICA Y UNIDADES DE DISCOS DUROS EXTRAIBLES., CONEXIONES INTERNAS Y CONECTORES USB., SE PUEDE AMPLIAR Y LA UTILIDAD iLO 4., FUNCIONES: NAS, PC DE ESCRITORIO, HTPC O SERVIDOR CON LINUX.
  • Cons: PARA AMPLIAR HAY QUE COMPRAR LADRONES DE ALIMENTACIÓN.
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