Executive Summary

 
 
By Francis Chu  |  Posted 2002-06-03 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


: PowerEdge 6650"> Executive Summary: PowerEdge 6650

USABILITY Good
CAPABILITY Good
PERFORMANCE Good
INTEROPERABILITY Fair
MANAGEABILITY Fair
SCALABILITY Good
SECURITY Fair
Accommodating four Xeon MP processors, which incorporate Hyper-Threading technology, Dells PowerEdge 6650 is a high-performance, scalable system that has the muscle to tackle critical business applications and e-business transactions.

Cost Analysis

The PowerEdge 6650 has an aggressive entry price, at just less than $5,200, although the price goes up significantly as the server scales with additional processors and memory. The fully loaded configuration is $33,500.

(+) Highly scalable; solid performance; good expandability with eight PCI-X slots; strong redundancy features.

(-) Lacks integrated RAID and remote management capabilities.

Evaluation Short List

•HPs ProLiant DL580 G2


•IBMs xSeries 360

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