As for me and my house....
We only purchase high end now. In a I.T. shop with 800+ servers we learned the hard way that we can not build a white box that stacks up to IBM and H.P. servers. Plus IBM's 4 hour response time is critical when your systems must stay up.. It goes back to the old mind-set of, what is the data worth you are storing on your servers? I work in the medical industry and no kidding the buck stops here.. White box's can not perform at the level of my heavy metal box's from IBM!
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