The Apple Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server is easy to set up, easy to run and, with more storage and memory options and better energy efficiency than any other desktop server, easy to choose. This Mac mini has been specifically designed to be a server, complete with Snow Leopard Server preinstalled. Instead of a SuperDrive, there are two 500GB 7200-rpm hard drives that give you all the storage you need to help your group work more efficiently than ever. Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server is designed to help you communicate, collaborate and share information, making it perfect for small businesses or groups, such as shops, offices, classrooms and design studios. Now you can have your own server that supports email on Mac computers, PCs, iPhone and iPad, allowing you to sync and share calendars and contacts, access and swap files securely between Mac computers and PCs, easily create full-featured wikis and high-quality podcasts.
Apple Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server main features
The more the merrier.
Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server lets you add an unlimited number of Mac and PC users without per-user licensing fees. So you can grow your business without growing your costs. And you get amazing hardware and software that are ready to go, right out of the box, for less than the cost of most server software alone.
Server Assistant. Your own mini IT department.
The Mac is famously easy to use, and so is Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server. That makes it perfect for people who’ve never run a server before, or for overtaxed IT departments. Server Assistant will walk you through the setup process step by step. And if you want help at any stage, just click the “?” icon for more information.
Tools like Server Preferences let you quickly set up all your key services and manage users and groups. And a Server Status Dashboard widget makes it easy to keep an eye on the status of services such as email, file sharing, web hosting and more.
Open for business: integration and compatibility.
Advanced network hardware and software make it incredibly simple to integrate Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server into any Mac or PC environment. And it’s compatible with a wide range of displays, keyboards, mice and other peripherals, so you can put it to work with the equipment you already have.
Small but powerful.
Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server features a 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 4GB of memory with support for up to 8GB. It also has two 500GB 7200-rpm hard drives built in,1 so you can host wikis and websites, back up the data you need, and store just about anything.
If you ever want to burn discs or install additional software, consider the external USB-based MacBook Air SuperDrive. It takes up very little space and easily connects to Mac mini with a single USB cable — there’s no separate power adapter.
Space saver. Energy saver.
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Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server uses less than 11 watts of power when idle.2 That’s a fraction of the power consumed by a similarly equipped tower server. It’s also made from highly recyclable aluminium. So it has a big impact on the way your office works and a tiny impact on the planet.
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||One FireWire 800 port, Four USB 2.0 ports, SD card slot
||NVIDIA GeForce 320M
|Processor Speed (GHz)
||Intel Core 2 Duo
||36 x 197 x 197mm
||Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard