HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 E3-1220v3 reviews

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This server is a good all rounder.

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9.3 out of 10 based on 7 reviews.
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Philip , Winchester

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
This is a powerful server for the money and so represents good value.
Bad points:
I was loading SBS 2011. The HP Intelligent Provisioning is very poor. First go to the HP Support website and download the new version. Google how to put upgrade. The raid via provisioning does not pick up raid drivers when installing SBS 2011. You have to install SBS2011 direct via boot from disk then add raid driver. If you use disks bigger than 2TB remember SBS 2011 does not support bigger than 2TB. Subsequent disks need to use GUID rather than MBR to see the whole size of the disk. Windows backup only supports 2TB. Hope this helps you spend less time than me to load up your server.
Overall rating 7.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Nov 2014

Richard, Kendal Business IT Professional

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Runs perfectly with ESXi 5.5 and we have 14 Virtual machines running on ours (a mixture of servers & desktops) but with all those eggs in one basket we had to buy a 2nd server which is also fine as they are such great value (particularly with the cash-back)
Bad points:
No real bad points. Excellent budget server but with little built-in redundancy you do need a 2nd one!
Overall rating 10.0
Compatibility 10.0
Speed 8.0
Performance 8.0
Reliability 10.0
Noise level 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Jun 2014

Product Features

Processor brand Intel
Processor series Xeon
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 3.1
RAM (Gigabytes) 4

Manufacturer's Description

Does your remote or branch office need a server that delivers the essential availability and expansion to accommodate your changing business needs? The HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 Server is a single-socket 4U tower server that is ideal for remote sites and corporate branch offices running file/print, web messaging, and small vertical applications or databases. It is compatible with the HP PS1810 Switch Series, extending the benefits of HP Converged Infrastructure (CI) for seamless network connectivity.
Unlock your Infrastructure’s Potential with the HP Easy-to-Use Integrated Management and Support
The HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 Server offers HP iLO Management Engine is a complete set of embedded features, standard on all ProLiant Gen8 servers. Includes HP iLO, HP Agentless Management, HP Active Health System, HP Intelligent Provisioning, and HP Embedded Remote Support.
HP Insight Control provides advanced management capabilities across the lifecycle of your HP ProLiant server infrastructure. HP iLO Advanced, a key component, provides enhanced remote server functions that reduce IT travel costs, while decreasing Time-To-Resolution.
HP Insight Online with HP Insight Remote Support provides 24X7 remote monitoring and anywhere, anytime personalized access to your IT and support status.
HP Smart Update reduces deployment time and update complexity by systematically updating server infrastructure in the data center. Includes HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM), and Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP), and other products.
Near Continuous Data Protection
The HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 Server utilizes HP SmartMemory which prevents data loss and downtime with enhanced error handling while improving workload performance and power efficiency. Support for 4 UDIMMs with up to 32GB max capacity.
Smart Array options provide businesses RAID mirroring and striping capability to protect critical data while the Flash-backed write cache (FBWC) captures and holds data indefinitely in the event of a power loss, equipment failure, human error or virus attacks.
HP Smart Drives improve serviceability and prevents data loss with features such as icon-based status display and Do Not Remove LED.
Dedicated iLO port facilitates secured and faster data transmission. ECC memory protects businesses from data loss and unplanned system downtime.

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