> >> Hi >> >> It doesn't need to be a PCI modem, but I would prefer one because everything can be nicely tucked away than and it's less wiring. But if only oldskool external serial modems do the job I'll use that then. >> > > My preference is MultiTech. IIRC, many others on this list have also > preferred them. > Multi-Tech also has a line of PCI modems that work quite nicely. I have on in a Dell Itanium server using qpage to act as our notification pager for Nagios using a TAP-to-SMS gateway. Works like a champ. noe that this is PCI and not PCIexpress. A lot of new servers do not have a pure PCI slot in them anymore.