Dell has done a lot more than simply upgrade the PowerEdge T320 to the new Xeon E5-2400 processor. Memory and storage also get a huge boost, and there's optional iDRAC 7 management and an embedded hypervisor option, making this a real SME power platform.
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SonicWALL's feature-packed TZ 210 gateway security appliance is capable of protecting all kinds of networks at a very affordable price. It's easy to setup and manage, and sets a new price point in the UTM market.
With computing power to burn, the PowerEdge 1950 is ideal where high performance is required, such as clustering and Web front end duties. However, the ramped format does make life more difficult when it comes to database hosting and other back-end deployments.
With latest-generation Xeon processors, DDR4 RAM and a wide choice of GPUs, Dell's new Precision workstation is equipped to handle applications needing extreme processing power as well as high-end graphics. Storage options are limited, but otherwise it's an excellent and flexible workstation.
This is a well-built workstation with quad-core power to spare, although it could do with more storage options.
A big step up from the previous S6 model, the seventh iteration of the RX300 majors on performance and capacity, and can be used to run a wide range of datacentre applications.
It's not the most powerful or scalable 2U server in Dell's PowerEdge range, but the R520 is still a quick, capable and affordable dual-socket platform that can be configured to handle a variety of both datacentre and distributed office workloads.
Dell Precision Tower 3620: A capable workstation for professionals with big ideas but limited budgets
The Tower 3000 Series is an affordable yet capable addition to Dell's Precision lineup and a very welcome one for workstation buyers on a budget.
The appliance format of the Kbox 1000 puts a new slant on systems management, making the process significantly easier, quicker and more affordable compared to traditional software-only solutions.
The Gateway GT350 F1 is a well-made server from Acer with scope to handle a wide variety of applications and workloads, both in small businesses and on larger corporate networks.