In ways that PCs cannot, servers can help protect information and boost efficiency while providing a reliable foundation for growth.
If your company has limited IT staff, identifying, deploying and managing the right server may seem a daunting, expensive challenge. But did you know you can purchase a server for as little as the cost of a desktop? The cost of deploying and maintaining that server is lower than the cost of data loss or inefficient resource sharing.
HP ProLiant server solutions combine smart advice, technology and services to help ensure simplicity, affordability and reliability from the start.
Until now, you may have relied on interconnected PCs to share files and resources. Such a setup may be adequate for one to five users, but it can restrict growth, reduce access speeds and make it difficult to protect information and keep it available. A shared centralised server solution benefits from performance and reliability advantages. In this way, you can easily get more out of your computing resources.
A basic server network provides the same essential capabilities – access to data, printers, e-mail and applications. It gives more users access to shared central resources. Server-based computing offers:
If you operate a server network, you may consider refreshing or expanding with the capabilities of new or additional servers.
The HP ProLiant server portfolio lets you easily and cost-effectively upgrade and expand your system as business demands change. You get easy serviceability and the option to add peripherals, storage, memory, and more as you need them. A comprehensive choice of configurations, operating systems, processors, storage, software, options and more – all tested for seamless integration and compatibility – is available. As you address key business challenges, you reap the benefits that come from:
For recommendations on the server that best supports your key applications and database, visit the HP ProLiant server buying guide at www.hp.com/go/serverselector. For more about hardware options, visit www.hp.com/go/server/options.
Information such as product overview, how to buy, product certification information, driver download links, and documentation are easily accessible. For HP certified and supported operating systems matrixes for HP server products, visit http://h10018.www1.hp.com/wwsolutions/index.html. For specific hardware specifications and requirements, visit the Microsoft© Web site at www.microsoft.com .