The Mac mini Desktop Computer with OS X Server from Apple is a compact desktop computer in a sleek aluminum unibody enclosure. The system, only 7.7" square and 1.4" high, is an ideal option for users who prefer an inexpensive yet fully-functional desktop Mac.
iLife, a complete suite of digital creativity applications, is installed on the system. Easy enough for anyone to use, iLife helps you to edit your home movies, organize digital photos and compose original music. The system features an HDMI output port, making it an ideal option for users who require a home theater computer for Internet video streaming and big-screen computer gaming.
The system is powered by a quad-core 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 processor and features 16GB of DDR3 SDRAM, two 256GB solid state drives, Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology, 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking, an SDXC card slot and an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 card.
The computer is loaded with Apple's Mac OS X Server. Powerful yet streamlined, the OS X Server makes it easier for employers and employees to collaborate, communicate, and share information. It's simple to deploy and manage. With features such as File Sharing, Profile Manager, Time Machine, Wiki Server as well as Calendar, Contacts, and Mail Servers, the OS X Server ensures you and your coworkers stay productive.
The Mac mini with OS X Server features a 2.6 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor that delivers incredible speed and performance, thanks to innovations like Turbo Boost 2.0, Hyper-Threading and an integrated memory controller.
The Mac mini also has two 256GB solid state drives built-in. This configuration performs up to twice as fast as the previous generation's flash storage and nearly five times as fast as the standard hard drive.
High-Speed Thunderbolt I/O
Thunderbolt technology provides you two channels on the same connector with 10 Gbps of throughput in both directions. It also lets you daisy-chain a display and up to six devices, including high-performance storage solutions such as the Promise Pegasus, via one compact port. Furthermore, it delivers data transfer rates up to 12 times faster than with FireWire 800.
OS X Server
The OS X Server makes it easier to install, set up and manage a server. The advanced features in the OS X Server turn the Mac mini into a powerful server that's perfect for home offices, businesses, schools and more.
Add Unlimited Users
The Mac mini with OS X Server lets you add an unlimited number of Mac and PC users without per-user licensing fees. This allows you to grow your business without growing your budget. You also get amazing hardware and software, with support for iOS devices like iPad and iPhone, right out of the box.
Server App - Your Own Mini IT Department
The Mac is easy to use and so is the Mac mini with OS X Server. That makes it perfect for people who've never run a server before or for overtaxed IT departments. The Server app will walk you through the setup process step by step. If you need help at any stage, just choose the Help menu or click the Next Steps button.
Tools like the Server app let you quickly set up all your key services as well as control users and groups. Profile Manager simplifies deploying, configuring and managing your Mac computers and iOS devices like iPhone and iPad, including user accounts for mail, calendar, contacts, messages and more.
Share with Ease. Collaborate with Confidence
The powerful services in OS X Server make it easy to share information among Mac, PC and iOS devices. Access control lists (ACLs) manage who has access to what. Time Machine backs up every Mac on your network. A wiki-powered website lets groups collaborate easily. Calendar and contacts sharing keeps everyone on time and in the loop.
Space Saver. Energy Saver
The Mac mini with OS X Server uses less than 11W of power when idle* - a fraction of the power needed by a similarly equipped tower server. Therefore, it has a significant impact on the way your office works and an insignificant impact on the planet.
*Claim based on energy efficiency categories and products listed in the EPA ENERGY STAR database as of October 2012.
The Mac mini with OS X Server comes fully loaded with everything you need in a server. It includes all features of the OS X, like Multi-Touch gestures, the Mac App Store and great built-in apps including iLife, which lets you perform amazing tasks with photos, movies and music.
2.6 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (turbo boost up to 3.6 GHz)
2 x 256 GB solid state drives
Intel HD Graphics 4000
16 GB (2 x 8 GB) 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Thunderbolt Digital Video Output: - Native Mini DisplayPort output
Audio line in mini-jack (digital/analog) Audio line out/headphone mini-jack (digital/analog) HDMI port supports multichannel audio output Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone Built-in speaker
Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps) FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps) 4 x USB 3.0 ports (up to 5 Gbps) HDMI port SDXC card slot Gigabit Ethernet port Audio in/out IR receiver
*Wireless Internet access requires a base station or other wireless access point and Internet access; fees may apply. Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort
OS X Server: Includes Server, Xsan, File Server, Calendar Server, Contacts Server, Mail Server, Web Server, NetInstall, DNS, DHCP, Open Directory, Profile Manager, VPN Server and Wiki Server File Sharing, Profile Manager, Time Machine, Wiki Server, Calendar Server, Contacts Server, Mail Server, Messages Server, Xsan 3, VPN Server and Software Update Server
OS X Mountain Lion: Includes Mac App Store, Safari, Mail, Messages, Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, Notes, Time Machine, FaceTime, Photo Booth, Game Center and iTunes
iLife: iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand
Electrical and Operating: Line Voltage: 100 - 240V AC Frequency: 50 to 60 Hz, single phase Maximum Continuous Power: 85 W Operating Temperature: 50 to 95°F (10 to 35°C) Storage Temperature: -40 to 116°F (-40 to 47°C) Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing Maximum Altitude: 10,000' (3,048 m) Typical Acoustical Performance, Sound Pressure Level (Operator Position):* 16 dBA at idle
Acoustics measured from desktop server usage position of standard Mac mini with OS X Server system. Acoustics may vary by configuration
BFR-free, PVC-free, ENERGY STAR 5.2, EPEAT Gold* Highly recyclable aluminum enclosure
*Mac mini achieved a Gold rating from EPEAT in the U.S. and Canada