On Premises Hardware Recommendation Sought

Based upon recommendations received on this forumn last week, we attempted to load ESXi on new computer in our shop. However, the network drivers could not be found so the installation failed. I'm now looking for a recommendation as to a specific piece of hardware to buy - something that you have had success with. I'm not looking to reinvent the wheel here, we're a reletively small WISP that also sells and services computers - we can buy most anything, but looking for something reasonably priced. So, I guess I'm asking - what make/model computer do you use for your on-premisis installation of ESXi and cnMaestro?

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Im a fan of the dell of hp server line as many have recent esxi support or factory images with drivers preloaded of esxi. 

There is a good matrix searchable at https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php

I'm running for our instance an hp dl380 gen9 but personally i've got esxi on a dell r720.

The HPE esxi image and Dell EMC images work great.


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Thanks Tim! I'll check it out!