A Buying Guide for 1U Rackmount Servers

Acquiring the right computer server with the specific features you need for your business is a huge step in growing a small business. eBay has a large selection of quality servers of all types, including 1U rackmount servers, with all the functionality and features needed to help your business prosper and grow. When you shop at eBay for a server for your business, you can find what you want at a reasonable price.

What 1U rackmount servers are available?

eBay has a wide selection of quality 1U rackmount servers so that you can find the specific features you need for your business or network. There are servers from many reputable brands like Cisco, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Lenovo, Supermicro, and more. Servers are available with 1, 2, 4, or 8 processors. The processors, made by HP and Intel, feature quality product lines like Atom, Opteron, Xeon, Xeon Dual Core, Xeon Quad Core, and Xeon X5650, and are available with up to 512GB of RAM memory. eBay simplifies the process of buying servers, and the prices are reasonable, too.

How can 1U rackmount servers benefit your business?

If you're in the business of making jewelry, you have a lot more to do than to create beautiful, wearable items. You're also in charge of accounting, IT, human resources, and much more. Computer servers can help you with some of the tasks needed to run a successful business in the following ways:

  • Backups: Servers allow you to consolidate all your data in one location. With that being true, creating regular backups of your data is simpler.
  • Shared resources: With a quality computer 1U rackmount server, it eliminates the need to have specific computers or people available to you. You have access to the information you need when you need it when it's stored on a server.
  • Shared applications: Run and share business applications for your business through the use of a server.
  • Cost-effective: You can eliminate the need for several PCs when you have a quality 1U rackmount server and make good use of virtualization.
What is a 1U rackmount server?

In "1U," the "U" refers to a rack unit, which is a unit of measurement describing the height of a given device, like a rackmount server, that you store in a 19-inch or 2-inch rack. A rack's unit is 1.75 inches high. One rack unit is called "1U," two units are "2U," and so on.

1U rackmount servers, often called rack-mounted or rackmount servers, are computers that work as servers and designed for installation in a rack framework. Racks consist of numerous bays or mounting slots each meant to store a hardware unit securely with screws. Rack frameworks save physical space as many servers can be installed in it, stacked vertically, for efficiency.