HPE BladeSystem Review

​The technical support is helpful. I feel like I reach the right person whenever I call them.


What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case of this solution is for VMware. It performs well.

How has it helped my organization?

Consolidation.

What is most valuable?

Virtual Connect.

What needs improvement?

We are looking for a new product more inline with our goal. We are looking to switch because of the size formatting and the datacenter. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is really stable, however the motherboard sometimes crashes.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues with scalability. We can scale by adding another enclosure.

How is customer service and technical support?

The technical support is helpful. They changed the PCs when the motherboards crashed. I feel like I reach the right person whenever I call them.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

HPE provided support during the implementation.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price could be cheaper.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

SimpliVity and Dell.

What other advice do I have?

Buy it. I recommend it.

Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: scalability and durability.

Disclosure: IT Central Station contacted the reviewer to collect the review and to validate authenticity. The reviewer was referred by the vendor, but the review is not subject to editing or approval by the vendor.
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