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External and Business Affairs Standards — Hardware

Follow the recommendations on this page when buying hardware for an External and Business Affairs department. Exceptions must be approved by the vice chancellor – External and Business Affairs.

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Workstation

Small Form Factor (SFF):

  • Dell OptiPlex 990 (SFF)
  • Intel® Core i7 2600 Processor (3.4GHz, 8M)
  • 4.0GB DDR3, Non-ECC, 1333 MHz Dual Channel SDRAM 2x2GB
  • 512MB AMD RADEON HD 6350 (2 DVI), Low Profile
  • 250GB 2.5 3.0Gb/s SATA with 16MB DataBurst Cache
  • Dell U2311H 23IN Flat Panel Display
  • Dell AS510 Sound Bar for all Ultrasharp Flat Panel Displays
  • 8X Slimline DVD+/-RW Roxio Creator CyberlinkPowerDVD
  • Windows 7 Enterprise SP1
  • 4 Year ProSupport for IT

Expandable/ upgradeable chassis:

  • Dell OptiPlex 990 Desktop or Mini Tower

Network server

  • High Performance Database Server
    • HP Proliant DL 580 G4
    • Quad Core Intel® Xeon® E7320, 2.1GHz, 80 Watts, 2x2MB
    • 4GB to 64GB Total PC2-5300 memory
    • Smart Array P400 SAS/SATA Controller
    • HP P400i Battery-backed write cached upgrade
    • RAID 5 setting
    • HP 72GB Hot Plug 2.5 SAS 15,000rpm Hard Drives
    • HP Dual embedded NC371i Multifunction Gigabit network adapter
    • HP 12V/1200W hot plug redundant power supply
    • SlimLine DVD-ROM Drive (8x/24x) Option Kit

    • Dell PowerEdge 2950
    • Quad Core Intel® Xeon® L5410, 2.33GHz, 1333MHz FSB, 2x6MB
    • 4GB to 64GB Total ECC DDR-2 SDRAM
    • PERC6i SAS RAID Controller, PCI Express
    • RAID 5 setting
    • 73GB, SAS, 2.5" 15,000rpm Hard Drives
    • HP Dual Onboard NICs (Broadcom Gibabit 5708 Server Adapter)
    • Dual 200-240 Volt Power Supply
    • 8X DVD-ROM
  • Network Infrastructure Server
    • HP Proliant DL 380 G5
    • Quad Core Intel® Xeon® E5405, 80W, 2.00GHz, 1333MHz FSB
    • 2GB to 32GB Totally Buffered DIMM PC2-5300
    • Smart Array P400i/256 SAS/SATA Controller RAID 5 Setting
    • HP 72GB Hot Plug 2.5 SAS 15,000rpm Hard Drives
    • Embedded NC371i Multifunction Gigabit Network Adapter
    • HP 12v1200w Redundant Hot Plug Power Supply
    • SlimLine DVD-ROM Drive (8x/24x) Option Kit

    • Dell PowerEdge 2950
    • Quad Core Intel® Xeon® L5410, 2.33GHz, 1333MHz FSB, 2x6MB
    • 2GB to 16GB Total 667MHz Dual Ranked DIMMs
    • Integraded SAS/SATA RAID 5, PERC6i SA RAID Controller
    • 73GB SAS 2.5" 15,000rpm Hard Drives
    • Dual Embedded Broadcom NetXtreme II 5708 Gigabit Ethernet NICs
    • Redundant Power Supply with Dual Cords
    • 8X DVD-ROM Drive
  • Entry-Level Server
    • HP Proliant DL360 G5
    • Quad Core Intel® Xeon® E5405, 80W, 2.00GHz, 1333MHz FSB
    • 1GB to 32GB Total Fully Buffered DIM PC2-5300
    • HP Smart Array P400i/256 Contraller, RAID1 Setting
    • HP 72GB Hot Plug 2.5" SAS 15,000rpm Hard Drives
    • Embedded NC371i Multifunction Gigabit Network Adapter
    • HP Reduntant Hot Plug Power Supply
    • SlimLine DVD-ROM Drive (8x/24x) Option Kit

    • Dell PowerEdge 1950
    • Quad Core Intel® Xeon® L5410, 2.33GHz, 1333MHz FSB, 2x6MB
    • 1GB to 16GB Total 667MHz Dual Ranked DIMMs
    • Integrated SAS/SATA RAID 1, PERC6i SAS RAID Controller, PCI Express
    • 73GB SAS, 2.5" 15,000rpm Hard Drives
    • Dual Embedded Broadcom NetXtreme II 5708 Gigabit Ethernet NIC
    • Redundant Power Supply with Dual Cords
    • 8X DVD-ROM

Notebook computer

  • IBM Thinkpad or Dell Latitude E Series

Network topology

  • Switched Ethernet over Twisted Pair
  • Avaya AP8 wireless Access Point

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