Win a Home Lab


Having your own Home Lab is one of the best things a geek can ask to IT Gods! There are many IT Pro’s (including me) who uses either Software Home Lab i.e. on VMware Workstation, Oracle VM Virtualbox or Cloud Lab by Ravello Systems. However, very few can afford the Hardware Lab due to CapEx it has!

Would you not like to get a Hardware Lab for FREE? There are few vendors who understands the financial constraints of IT pros and pitches in with sweepstakes and giveaways. One of those is, good guys at Turbonomic (formerly known as VMTurbo) who have been doing it since last 2 years (Why no APAC winner yet though?) and now, Unitrends have pitched in to giveaway a Dream Lab worth $5000 as a New Year gift. So, well I thought I should do my bit and share with like minded friends and write about it. So with out further ado,

Unitrends Dream Lab Specifications:

  • Supermicro Mini Tower Intel Xeon D-1541
  • 4x16GB of RAM (64GB total)
  • 240GB SSD
  • VisionTek Graphics Card 7750 3M 2GB DDR3 4K
  • 2 x Western Digital WD1003FBYZ 1TB Hard Drives
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • VMware vSphere 6 Essentials Kit
  • Unitrends Backup Software Enterprise Plus license
  • Cisco SG300-10 10-port Gigabit Managed Switch
  • Cable Matters 160021 5-Feet Cat6
  • Snagless Ethernet Patch Cable, Pack of 5

*specific components may change based on availability

So, how do you Enter? It’s simple.

  1. Go to this Page
  2. Click the ‘Register Now’ button
  3. Complete the short registration form
  4. Download and deploy a 30-day Unitrends free trial

 That’s it! Good Luck! Thank me later!  🙂

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