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What are the the potential drawbacks of using non-OEM hard drives in a server?

I'm currently speccing a Hyper-V host for my company and would like to use solid state drives for local storage. The problem is, most oem drives have a hefty premium when compared to retail ...
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Server Manufacturer Offering 4 year warranty? [closed]

I'm looking for a server to build a high availability cluster solution. The requirements ask for 4 year warranty. I have been looking at IBM, HP, DELL, Fujitsu and seems 3 year warranty is standar. ...
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What's the difference between Dell ProSupport/Gold/Silver/MissionCritical/etc. warranties? [closed]

I'm having trouble finding any documentation on this, but I vaguely remember something about MissionCritical letting you demand them send a tech out "NOW!" before even commencing basic phone support ...
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Cisco support status lookup by serial number

Many vendors allow you to look at the support status of a device with no information besides a serial number. Does this exist for Cisco products?
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Extended warranties for fleets of computers? [closed]

Someone at work is inquiring about consumer warranties on iPads, which are becoming more and more common in the meeting rooms. Our CIO even said he used a third party service plan for a decade at his ...
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Automatic warranty scanner?

I'm looking for something that runs on either Windows or Linux that will automatically query devices on my network (specifically the HP and Dell servers), determine their serial number, look that ...