HPE ProLiant DL Servers Review

Stable, easy to set up, and supports Nutanix integration


What is our primary use case?

We are a solution provider and the ProLiant DL Servers are one of the products that we implement for our customers. They are primarily used as domain controllers and file servers. One of our customers also uses them for Nutanix.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is stability.

What needs improvement?

The price of this solution should be lowered to make it more competitive.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been working with the HPE ProLiant DL Servers for about two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

These servers are stable and we plan to continue working with them.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This is a scalable product.

How are customer service and technical support?

We are satisfied with the technical support from HPE.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward and they take between a day and two days to deploy.

What about the implementation team?

Our in-house team is responsible for deployment. One person is enough for deployment and maintenance.

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

This is an expensive product and there is licensing required for iLO, which is the HPE monitoring system. There are no charges in addition to this.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

DL380
**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner.
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