Category: Hardware


Omwave Release Omserver in France

We Got Served has the details that French manufacturer Omwave has released a WHS product named Omserver. The unit can even be rack mounted if required and is available in configurations from 1TB to 4TB. The units are available in France for €960 for the base configuration. More details from We Got Served and the […]


HP MediaSmart Server UK Launch

I had a good opportunity yesterday to see first hand the MediaSmart Server from HP which is due to go on sale here in the UK from December 1st (2007). The unit was being shown to the media at the British Film Institute (BFI Southbank) in London by Microsoft and HP who kindly invited me […]


The Biggest HP MediaSmart Server EX475 Review – Ever!

Terry Walsh has a hands on review of the HP MediaSmart Server EX475 over on his web site. This is one of the most comprehensive reviews that I have seen on the EX475 unit and is a definite must read if you are thinking about purchasing one. Terry concludes his review by saying: “Well, I […]


Hush HS1 Home Server

German manufacturer Hush has released it’s HS1 Home Server. With a power consumption of 45 watts the fanless device is available with a storage capacity of 500GB to 2TB.    Base price is expensive at €923.53 and includes 1GB DDR2 Memory, 10/100 LAN (Gb LAN upgrade available) and 500GB of storage.   The aluminum case […]


SCALEO Home Server 1500 available for Pre-order in Germany

Fujitsu Siemens online shop in Germany are offering the SCALEO Home Server 1500 for Pre-order with an expected delivery date of February 2008. Thanks to German language Homeserver Blog for the details.


Tranquil PC's NEW T2-WHS-A3

Tranquil PC have another Windows Home Server system, the T2-WHS-A3. Due to be released December 12th (2007) it has a the similar low power (29W) benefits of the T2-WHS-A2, but is limited to 10/100 LAN, although the GBe option is optional at an additional £12 and one eSATA card providing four ports. Available in satin […]


Fujitsu-Siemens Scaleo HomeServer Videos

The German Homeserver Blog has posted 2 English language videos which feature the Scaleo HomeServer alongside other products from Fujitsu-Siemens.The first Video is 14 minutes long followed by another at 18 minutes in length.


Data Sheet for SCALEO Home Server 1500 and 1900 Available

The data sheet for the Fujitsu Siemens SCALEO Home Server is now available for viewing/download. The SCALEO Home Server will be available as 2 models, the 1900 will come preinstalled with 2x 500GB Sata II hard drives whilst the SCALEO Home Server 1500 model comes with the one 500GB Sata II hard drive. Both units […]


HP MediaSmart Manuals Online

On the HP customer care site there is now lots of technical support information for the MediaSmart Server EX470 and EX475. There are 14 FAQ’s and over 150 technical support documents. The main categories from their support site are: Solve a problem Setup and install How to use Product information Manuals FAQs As you can […]


HP MediaSmart Server in Stock and Shipping

The HP MediaSmart Server’s are now in stock at HP are $10 cheaper than for the EX470 and the same price for the EX475, but you don’t get the $20 discount that Amazon are providing and you must pay taxes too. Still, it’s a good deal, with free standard shipping and it ships […]