Ricky SantosSystem Administrator at ON Semiconductor Phils. Inc.
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"I can connect Cisco UCS B-Series to multiple chassis and rack servers using a unified platform, then manage them on a single console."
"The Dashboard is quite impressive and is, so far, the best based on my experience."
"The most valuable feature is the service profile."
"Great security and functionality."
"The ratio in terms of the number of units and the number of servers that we can get each chassis is quite good."
"The stability provided by the product is its most valuable feature for our organization."
"The initial setup is simple, and not very complex."
"The GUI makes is simple to use and deploy."
"I have compared Dell EMC to other solutions and have found it to be good. The SAN and LAN traffic, manageability, and upgradability are all good."
"The solution integrated well."
"The configuration is a bit complex, as it requires very high technical expertise to apply it."
"There are patches that cannot be implemented without any downtime or reboot required."
"The configuration is a little bit complicated and could be made simpler."
"Integration with storage could be improved."
"Cisco could improve the user-friendliness for less experienced users."
"The management interface needs a lot of improvement. As it is right now, it's a pain to use. It's not user-friendly."
"The monitoring features and integration with other products can be improved."
"The pricing could be less."
"In terms of improvement, it should also offer a hyper-converged option."
"The set up is complex"
"The type of service level purchase will determine the level of support response that you receive from Cisco."
"The price of this solution is a little bit higher, but given that this system is Cisco, it feels more secure and dependable."
"Cisco products are at the high end in terms of cost, but everything is included with the licensing fees."
"The pricing for Cisco is less than for the HP Proliant series."
"The pricing for Cisco products is always high."
"Pricing with Cisco is very high."
"The price of this solution compared to others is fair."
"If we would not have gone with the vendor we might have been charged unnecessarily for packages we did not need."
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The Dell PowerEdge M-Series blade servers address the challenges of an evolving IT environment by delivering leading enterprise classfeatures and functionality. The M-Series delivers a unique array of options configured to meet the needs of your IT environment both now and in the future.
Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 9 reviews while Dell PowerEdge M is ranked 4th in Blade Servers with 2 reviews. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.2, while Dell PowerEdge M is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS B-Series writes "Does what it is supposed to in the way the company represents with little room for improvement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell PowerEdge M writes "Initial set up complicated, but after, easy to configure and use, many packages available". Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE BladeSystem, Super Micro SuperBlade, Lenovo Flex System and HPE Superdome X, whereas Dell PowerEdge M is most compared with HPE Synergy, Super Micro SuperBlade, HPE Superdome X, Fujitsu Primergy BX900 Series and HPE BladeSystem. See our Cisco UCS B-Series vs. Dell PowerEdge M report.
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