The HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 Server: the ideal first server for growing businesses

The HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 Server is an affordable single-socket tower server that features value performance, expansion, and growth that is ideal for small businesses and remote branch offices alike. By pairing the ML30 Gen9 server with Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 solutions such as Foundation Edition and Essentials Edition you get a solution that can help minimize the time, effort, and money you spend on IT.

In this new session from Coffee Coaching, Travis Newton, ML Product Manager for HPE in the Americas, tells you all about the HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 server and Windows Server 2012 R2.


Even when time, budget, and IT resources are limited, you can’t afford to compromise on the compute that powers your business. The HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 Server is a full-featured server that delivers exceptional performance, versatility, and affordability—making it ideal for many single-socket physical and virtual workloads.

The HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 Server’s flexible configuration options such as hard drives, power supplies, and drive cages, allow you to tailor the server for your current needs while also being able to expand memory, HDD, and I/O as your business grows.

This server provides HPE SmartDrives, offering more drive options including eight (8) Small Form Factor (SFF) and four (4) Large Form Factor (LFF) drive cages and gives you flexibility for increased capacity for your local storage. The ML30 Gen9 Server is no slouch when it comes to supporting virtualization—which we all know requires a lot of memory—supporting HP Standard Memory with four (4) DDR4 DIMM slots, up to 2133 MHz (64GB max).

Pairing the HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 server with Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation or Essentials edition, the cloud-enabled solution for small business, gives you a total server solution.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials is designed to help small businesses operate at the same technology level as much larger organizations, without the added costs and complexities of managing a complicated IT infrastructure. This server Operating System (OS) also provides a high degree of flexibility and choice that enables small businesses to leverage a combination of cloud-based or traditional on-premises applications and services.

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