**Optical drive not included**
The HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is a small, quiet, and stylishly designed server that is ideal as a first server solution for small businesses. With a form factor that is easy to use and service, it helps small businesses drive down their expenses while improving productivity, efficiency, and security. HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 comes with HP iLO4, providing access to innovations like Intelligent Provisioning for quick and simple installation and setup.
Instant out-of-box server set up and deployment
Ideal first server for a small or home office scenario using Windows Server 2012 Foundation software
Perfect home media server using Windows 7 Home Premium
Tool-less access to hard drives, memory, and PCI slots for simple installation or upgrade
Improved serviceability with features such as icon-based status display and system health status LEDs
Two up-front USB ports allow for easy deployment
New iLO Essentials license provides ability to connect media from your client device to your server and receive email alerts regarding server events
Small, quiet, energy efficient, and can be placed anywhere
Stylish blue LED light bar for at-a-glance system health status
Stackable managed switch creates clean, elegant look for networking and compute
Compatible with HP PS1810 Switch - unique chassis design for the 8-port managed switch that enables physical stacking
Memory Options available up to 16GB, add QF 388582 add additional 2GB or upgrade to 4GB with QF 388584.
Hard drive options available, add QF 359324, 1TB drive (Up to 4 bays total / 4 free).
OS options recommended are qf 611752, Server Foundation 2012.