Standards List: Server Hardware/Software

Please contact the Help Desk if you need assistance ordering server hardware and/or software; such as a network operating system, virtual, authentication and email servers along with database services.

Server software standards are listed below.

Server Operating System
  Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Virtual Server
  VMWare ESXi 5.5 or Newer
Authentication Server
Microsoft Active Directory 2012 R2
Email Server
Microsoft Exchange 2013
Database Services
Microsoft SQL Server 2014
Server Hardware
Hewlett-Packard Rack or Blade Server, both with Lights-Out connectivity. BIT will determine the model depending on the requirements if the server cannot be virtualized.
Server Storage
Hewlett-Packard Storage. BIT will determine storage class and connectivity depending on requirements.

For hardware standards please contact the Help Desk. Use of any non-standard server hardware or server software needs to be pre-approved by the BIT Data Center. Requests to use non-standard server hardware or server software should be made to the Help Desk. 

Last Updated: 04/18/2016
Last Reviewed: 04/18/2016

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