All in all, a very complete product with optional matching network switch, needing little more to finish it off. The long-time baby of HP's ProLiant server family has finally been given a Gen8 makeover, with a smart new look and all-new internals to bring it up to current standards. Previous MicroServers were basic affairs that were clearly built to a price to appeal to enthusiasts as well as small business buyers. The new Gen8 model, however, is a much more substantial product with a great deal of attention to detail and the kind of quality feel corporate buyers look for. Some things, of course, haven't changed with the same cube format as before and a lift-off casing for ease of access secured by two thumbscrews. The motherboard nestles in the base of the unit with the storage above, but the memory slots are easily accessible and the whole motherboard can be pulled out from the back if needed. More than that, HP has added clear labelling showing how to manage this and other hardware maintenance tasks - just as on bigger ProLiants.
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Power supply W or W non-hot plug, non redundant power supply kit depending on location Multi-output. Pros: Bought this for a home ESXi lab. Considered building a whitebox, but I like that this has out-of-box driver support and HP iLO more on that later. In contrast to some other reviews, I find it to be really quiet which was important since it's in a guest bedroom. The case is compact and aesthetically pleasing. Internally, it's definitely heavily engineered. There's no easy way to mount a 2. I tried purchasing a separate Thermaltake drive caddy with the idea of mounting the SSD in one of the removable drive bays, but it still didn't fit. I ended up unscrewing a pair of the SATA connection boards and pulling them up so that the SSD can rest on top of the inner metal housing. Not ideal, but it works fine.
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There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. In a business setup, you need a computer server to store, retrieve, and send files as well as data to other computers on the same network. For any business owner looking to set up their first server, a MicroServer would get the job done. HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is a small, quiet, and stylishly designed server for micro and small businesses looking to build their first IT server environment. With a form factor that is easy to use and service, this MicroServer helps businesses get to a server that provides better and secured access to data, more efficiency in operations while driving down their operating expenses. Content provided for informational purposes only. Skip to main content. Filter 2. Shop by Category.
HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is a small, quiet, and stylishly designed server that i s ideal for micro and small businesses lo oking to. Power cord connector. Hard Drive status LED. On System Management. Memory Protection. Network Controller. HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port i Adapter.