[plug] Hardware Recommendations??
chrisd at power.net.au
Mon Jan 10 11:54:10 WST 2000
Try Sem Tempo West, i got a great deal on my web servers,
you can email them at info at semtempowest.dhs.org and tell
them what u need, they custom build all there PC's to suit
the customers needs
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Trevor Phillips [SMTP:phillips at central.murdoch.edu.au]
> Sent: Monday, 10 January 2000 11:30
> To: PLUG Mailing List
> Subject: [plug] Hardware Recommendations??
> Can anyone recommend a good local supplier of quality PC's for servers? We
> in a proposal for two Deam Boxes (Dell Quad Xeon's, about $70k for two),
> now we have to suggest cheaper alternatives. ^_^
> Cost is an issue, but we're not talking Shoestring (like Dual Celeron);
> Hopefully we should be able to get about $20-$30k for two servers.
> Features we're after include:
> - SMP - At least Dual PIII. Am thinking Dual Coppermine PIII.
> - Hardware RAID (mirrored).
> - Hardware Support Agreement (pref. on-site)
> - Redundant Power Supplies
> The two servers will primarily be webservers, including DB's, search
> and other related utilities, running Debian. The duplication is intended
> if one has a fault, or needs upgrading, the other can easily carry all the
> till the first is repaired.
> So, who do people recommend to supply hardware like this? Is there anyone
> than Dell? Any info on peoples experiences would be appreciated...
> . Trevor Phillips - http://jurai.murdoch.edu.au/ .
> : CWIS Technical Officer - T.Phillips at murdoch.edu.au :
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