[CentOS] server vendor

Chris Mauritz chrism at imntv.com
Mon Mar 13 01:07:21 UTC 2006

Nick wrote:
> William Warren wrote:
>> I need a good server vendor(not dell) that i can get a server from 
>> that is 1u rack mountable(2u max) with a decent turnaround(i am 
>> hoping if i order tomorrow i can get it within two weeks.  who would 
>> you recommend?
> we run CentOS 3 and 4 on acer's altos server platform without any 
> problem. The management tools and resources available for Linux aren't 
> half as comprehensive as dell's though. Turn around has been with one 
> week here in Australia, but i imagine it changes from territory to 
> territory and depends on stock etc.

For dirt cheap commodity rackmount boxes, I use www.8anet.com.  For 
datacenter use, I pay through the nose for HP/Compaq proliant rackmount 
systems.  I've had some somewhat annoying experiences with Dell so I 
don't buy anything from them, either on the desktop or in the server room.


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