I'd like help with a server specification proposal

We're looking at adding online ordering to our current system. To do this, our software suppliers have a application already developed which requires us to purchase a web server. They're obviously quoted us but i was hoping someone could take a look and suggest an alternative. It needs to be rack mounted in a Dell 4210 rack and the suppliers have quoted the following specs:

FS 1024MB DDR2 PC6400 800MHZ RAM ECC (x3)
FS 250GBHDD SATA 7200RPM 8MB CACHE (x1)
FS ECONEL 100S2 XEON DC X3110 1GB RAM 250GB HDD (x1)
MS Win 2K8 Svr Oem Web Edtn 32/64 Bit

I've taken a look at a Dell Dell PowerEdge R200 - would this be suitable with the correct upgrades chosen?
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Randy_BojanglesCommented:
The Fujitsu box they have quoted is a tower by the looks of it but that doesnt stop it being placed on its side on a shelf in the rack

It's not much of a spec to be honest - low end CPU, 2GB RAM and SATA drives but it would do a job as a web server and, ultimately, if the app provider has specced it at that then they cant complain about performance later.

I'd look at an entry HP such as an ML110
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ampleworksCommented:
If you don't mind the refurb line, a HP ML 110 can be had for less than $1000 but its also not rackmount.

The most plentiful Dell server out there is a PowerEdge 2950 which is a 2U rackmount unit. I recently bought one for a client for about $3500, two quad core xeons, 16GB ram, 8 x 144GB 15K SAS drives. I'm sure you don't need anything near that but as you can see, the Dell Outlet prices are hard to beat.

All of my HP stuff comes through a place in Columbus, Ohio called Microman. They do list some 110s on their ebay site: http://myworld.ebay.com/blowoutsales/ as well as some others.
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