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Server Specification

Server Specification:

Business Server

1 x Intel Pentium D 2.8GHz Processor
1GB RAM
1 x 80Gb 7200rpm SATA hard drive
Dual port NIC
24 Speed IDE CD-ROM
Floppy disk drive
Windows 2003 Server Web or Standard Edition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux or an operating system of customer choice are also available for an additional fee.

Pro Server

1 x Quad Core Intel® Xeon® E5504, 4MB Cache, 2.0GHz
4GB RAM (2 x 2GB RAM 1066MHz DDR3)
1 x 6 Hot Plug Backplane
PERC 6/i add in RAID controller
2 * 500GB 7,200rpm 3.5inch SATA hard drives in RAID 1 configuration
2 x 330W Hot-Plug Power Supplies
Dual 1GB Broadcom NetExtreme II  Network Interface Card
16x Speed DVD ROm Drive ( No writing capability )
Floppy Drive
Fedora Core installed by default
Windows 2003 Server Web or Standard Edition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux or an operating system of customer choice are also available for an additional fee.
Advanced Server

2 x Intel Xeon 5130 2Ghz Processor, 4MB L2 Cache, 1333MHz FSB
Dual embedded Intel Gigabit NICs, with failover support (Intel 82541)
4GB RAM (4 x 512MB + 2x 1GB RAM )
1 x 6 Hot Plug Backplane
PERC 5/i embedded RAID controller
3 x 146GB 10000rpm SAS hard drives configured as C4 RAID 5
2 x 330W Hot-Plug Power Supplies
24 Speed IDE CD-ROM
Floppy Drive
Fedora Core installed by default
Windows 2003 Server Standard or Enterprise Edition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux or an operating system of customer choice are also available for an additional fee

Advanced + Server

4x 2.2GHz AMD Opteron 8214s (64-bit), 2x1MB cache, Dual core (95W)
8GB RAM (16x 512MB 400MHz single rank DIMMs)
1×5 SAS 3.5inch Hard Drive Backplane
PERC 5ei embedded dual channel RAID controller
3 x 146GB 15,000rpm SAS hard drives (hot plug) configured in C4 RAID 5
2 x 330W Hot-Plug Power Supplies
Dual port integrated Gigabit NIC
24 Speed IDE CD-ROM
Floppy Drive
Fedora Core installed by default
Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition, Red Hat Linux AS or an operating system of customer choice are also available for an additional fee

Disk Partitioning:

1) Default Disk Partitioning: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (ext3 filesystem)

  • 4 gig allocated to /
  • 1 gig allocated to /tmp
  • 2 gig allocated to /swap
  • 5 gig allocated to /var
  • 250 meg allocated to /boot
  • Remaining space on disk allocated to /data

2) Default Disk Partitioning: Windows Server 2003

  •  36GB allocated to OS
  • Remaining space on disk allocated to customer data

3) Default Disk Partitioning: Windows Server 2008

  •  56GB allocated to OS
  • Remaining space on disk allocated to customer data

 

 

Operating System Details:

By default, all Dedicated Servers are supplied with a minimal vendor default installation of current stable release of Fedora Core Linux is provided by default.

Installs of Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux will be supplied with the same base OS installation as that of a SysAdmin Support Dedicated Server, though packages marked as “optional” are not supplied – please see Managed Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server for further details.

Server requirements

Server Requirements Guide

1 x 10/100 full duplex ethernet port (rate limited to 2Mbps by default, higher caps available on request)

Further ethernet ports available via the Pulsant managed VLAN service

Gigabit connectivity available on request

Flexible rackspace solutions:

  • shared rackspace starting from 1U
  • quarter, half and full independently locked racks
  • multiple racks in a secure, caged area
  • full suites

Power available in:

  • For per-U co-location, customers are supplied dual (A+B feed) individually managed, remotely controllable IEC power ports with maximum rated PSUs of 400W per U of space taken
  • Full racks have dual (A+B) 16A metered supplies directly into the rack with 13A plugs on powerbars
  • Half and quarter racks are as above but with dual (A+B) 8A and and 4A metered supplies respectively. The supplies in half racks come with two 8-way IEC power bars and quarter racks come with two 4-way IEC power bars.
  • Metered power is supplied as per customer contracts

IP allocations to fit customer requirements (from /30 upwards)

Port filtering (up to 100 rules in the standard product, tailored solutions also available)

Onsite escorted access to equipment or unescorted 24×7 access for customers taking their own secured areas (from quarter rack upwards), with 1 named access card and rack key included (additional accesscards and rack keys available on request)

Remote hands service available

Media change and storage service for backups

BackupASP network-based storage platform for fast, reliable backups without a tape drive