IBM System x3400 M3 small-office server teardown

IBM System x3400 M3

IBM loaned us a System x3400 M3 test system to review, and I decided to see what was inside before firing it up. Come along as we crack open this hefty box.

According to IBM, the System x3400 M3 is designed for "small/medium businesses, large multilocation enterprises and bank branch offices."

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Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...