HP Announces the new Gen8 MicroServer

With the popularity of the HP ProLiant MicroServer, HP today announced a new generation of the MicroServer named Gen8. Available in 2 configurations the G1610T model comes with a 2 Core Intel Celeron G1610T processor (2.3 GHz, 2MB, 35W) and 2GB RAM for $449, whilst the $529 G2020T model comes with the beefier 2 core Intel Pentium G2020T processor (2.5 GHz, 3MB, 35W) and again 2GB of RAM.

ProLiant MicroServer Gen8

Both models will except up to 16GB of RAM across two DIMM slots, and have a Dynamic Smart Array B120i/ZM storage controller and Gigabit Ethernet controller with twin ports.  A nice addition to earlier models.

Gen8 MicroServer Slide


The HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is a small, quiet, and stylishly designed server that is ideal as a first server solution for small businesses. With a form factor that is easy to use and service, it helps small businesses drive down their expenses while improving productivity, efficiency, and security.


Simplified IT Management with Built-in Gen8 Technologies

  • HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 comes with HP iLO4, providing access to innovations like Intelligent Provisioning for quick and simple installation and setup.
  • Instant out-of-box server set up and deployment.
  • Embedded remote management technology reduces on-site server administration and travel expenses.
  • Continuous, proactive health monitoring ensures faster and more accurate problem resolution.

Hassle-free Serviceability Maximizing Uptime and Productivity

  • Tool-less access to hard drives, memory, and PCI slots for simple installation or upgrade.
  • Improved serviceability with features such as icon-based status display and system health status LEDs.
  • Two up-front USB ports allow for easy deployment.

Unique Server Design Ideal for Small Offices

  • Small, quiet, energy efficient, and can be placed anywhere.
  • Stylish blue LED light bar for at-a-glance system health status.
  • Stackable managed switch creates clean, elegant look for networking and compute.

More information from HP.

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