Getac, maker of rugged computers, has announced the X500 Server, a briefcase-sized rugged mobile server notebook designed for mobile command center. The high-performance mobile server can be deployed virtually anywhere and anytime and can be easily transported into emergency, disaster and temporary environments. It is based on a quad-core X500 rugged notebook and adds a RAID expansion chassis and RAID controller card for enterprise-grade server applications.
The rugged X500 Server is built to survive. It has been tested and certified to MIL-STD 810G, IP65 and MIL-STD-461F standards, and its full magnesium alloy case has been specifically engineered to protect the computer against drops, shocks, spills, vibration. It is also sealed to protect against dust and moisture. It is also powereful with an Intel Core i7-820QM 1.73GHZ quad-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT330M graphics card with 1GB of RAM.
Getac’s mobile server comes standard with a 15.6-inch 800-nits QuadraClear sunlight-readable display. It comes with 500GB hard drive and the additional RAID expansion chassis can offer up to 5TB storage capacity with support for RAID levels 0, 1 and 5 configurations. The notebook provides two Gigabit Ethernet ports with independent Ethernet controller for clustering for high availability, load balancing and fault tolerance. It also supports 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth. Other features incldue three USB 2.0 ports, one USB/eSATA combo port, full-sized LED-backlit membrane keyboard with numeric pad, and two serial 9-pin D-sub ports.
The rugged server notebook comes pre-loaded with Windows Server 2012. It measures 410 x 290 x 119 mm and weighs 8.6kg.