I think Dave Tisdale said it well as we are doing the same things. We
have been buying Dell servers over Compaq because they were cheaper.
Recently they discontinued the Poweredge 2600 which I thought was a good
value. They didn't replace it with anything that has the same features.
We have some of the Poweredge 1750's that are the 1U servers and they
have worked well for specific tasks such as FileMaker Pro and Web
Servers and they don't take up much space. The only problem with them
is that they are noisy. I think they have now replaced the 1750 as well
but haven't priced a new one lately.
We also have a few Compaq's and they are as good as the Dells and
support is excellent from both vendors.
We have been buying Dell workstations and have been happy with the
Jack W. Barnes, CNE
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This is Margaret Cintorino, the new tech coordinator for the
Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union. I've really been hired to do
integration, but I find myself in the position of having to do some
to help a couple of schools establish networks. So these are my
What server would you recommend for a network that's going to have
fifty computers? Why would you recommend this? What are the
What sort of virus protection would you recommend at the network
Who are some good vendors in the state for hardware, software purchases
Thanks for your help in advance.
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