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  • Supermicro 5018a ftn 4 vs HP proliant gen 8 dl320e v2 for 300 captive portal users(70 active) with 80mbps bandwidth and squid guard..Comment your views, which one should I go for?



  • @mafiosa:

    Supermicro 5018a ftn 4 vs HP proliant gen 8 dl320e v2 for 300 captive portal users(70 active) with 80mbps bandwidth and squid guard..Comment your views, which one should I go for?

    Since the Supermicro has a C2000 series CPU, go for the HP.  The C2000 is currently the subject of an issue causing increased failure rates after 18 months of operation.  Otherwise either will do fine.


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