Dell introduces the PowerEdge R300 and T300 servers designed to meet the needs of small and medium businesses.
Using the quad-core Intel Xeon x5460 processor, the PowerEdge R300 achieves up to 26 percent better performance than the HP DL320 G5p, and up to 51 percent over the IBM System X 3250. The T300 tower server achieves up to 31 percent better performance compared to the HP ML310 G5 server, and up to 51 better performance than the IBM System X 3200.
The R300 and T300 servers also help companies better handle memory intensive applications by offering 24GB of memory. Other features include hot-plug hard drives and redundant power supplies to help increase uptime and prevent loss of data access.
Additionally, the R300 helps provide energy cost savings for customers, delivering the leading performance per watt result compared to all currently published SPECpower results.
Dell's PowerEdge R300 and T300 offer built-in security features to help customers better protect their server investments, including:
- Trusted Platform Module to strengthen security, enabling better authentication, encryption and protection of critical information
- Internal lock-down USB to reduce risk of data loss and security breaches
- Locking bezels and a chassis intrusion switch to protect against unauthorized access to system hard drives, peripherals and the control panel.