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Boston Quattro 1396-T

Boston Quattro 1396-T
alaScore 87

2 reviews

Dec, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Boston Quattro 1396-T. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Views about the reliability and price are overall positive.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Boston Quattro 1396-T is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : alan stevens (zdnet.com)

Boston Quattro 1396-T review: Twenty-four into three can go

 

A compact and affordable microserver that squeezes 24 server nodes into 3U of rack space, the Quattro 1396-T delivers huge gains in terms of space and energy efficiency but lacks scalability at the individual server level.

24 server nodes in a 3U rack ; Front-facing access to all ports ; Consistent remote management

Single-socket server nodes lack scalability ; Carrier swaps affect two servers at a time ; Front-mounted wiring can impede access ; Power supply concerns when fully populated

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : Dave Mitchell (alphr.com)

Boston Quattro 1396-T review

 

A highly versatile 3U-rack server offering high compute-node density at a price with which blade servers can't compete

A full 24-node system of equivalent specification to our review sample is available at around £16,999 exc VAT, which works out to £708 per server. That makes the Quattro 1396-T an ideal low-cost platform for multiserver tasks such as cloud services and...

Aug, 2014