If you're missing Apple's Xserve line of computers, then Sonnet's xMac Mini Server is one way to get your Mac back into the rack.
The Seagate subsidiary moves its 2big and 5big storage systems to the faster Thunderbolt 2 data-transfer technology -- but adds USB 3 support, too. The new 8big rack-mount system is for those who need even more speed and capacity.
The company starts shipping Xserve as it looks for a stronger position in the corporate market and with companies delivering digital media content.
The ABS Media Center PC 8500's rack-mount design will fit with your A/V equipment, but the system doesn't offer many cutting-edge options.
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The company extends its low-price notebook line with the model M305, and also launches a more performance-oriented portable and an upgraded rack-mount server.
The computer maker returns to 64-bit computing waters with a rack-mount server based on Intel's upcoming "Madison" processor, a higher-performance version of the Itanium 2.
Based on Intel's Xeon chip, the rack-mount servers are part of a broad effort to return to profitability, in part by revitalizing business and public sector sales.
roundup Gateway fills out its server line with a pair of Xeon-based rack-mount machines. Meanwhile, low-price PC company eMachines unveils its second-quarter lineup.
Big Blue says its new interconnect will simplify the installation of large numbers of rack-mount eServers by eliminating some of the cables used to connect the machines.
Compaq Computer will extend its three-day Business Tuesday promotional offers an extra day, starting this week. The company added an extra day, citing customer demand for more time to consider its promotions for small and midsized businesses. Business Tuesday usually offers giveaways or steep discounts on accessories or services that can be used in combination with Compaq hardware such as its Armada notebooks or Evo desktop PCs. This week's promotion offers companies that purchase a Compaq ProLiant DL380 rack-mount server a free 18.2GB SCSI hard drive. Ordinarily, the company charges $319 for the install of a 9GB SCSI hard drive. The server starts at $3,638. Previous Business Tuesday offers have paired a free iPaq handheld computer with its Evo D500 PC or free 802.11b wireless networking cards with Compaq notebooks.