Compare Cisco UCS B-Series vs. Hitachi BladeSymphony

Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 3 reviews while Hitachi BladeSymphony is ranked 14th in Blade Servers. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.4, while Hitachi BladeSymphony is rated 0. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS B-Series writes "A highly available and flexible solution with a single point of administration". On the other hand, Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE BladeSystem and Dell PowerEdge M, whereas Hitachi BladeSymphony is most compared with HPE Superdome X.
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The price of this solution is a little bit higher, but given that this system is Cisco, it feels more secure and dependable.The type of service level purchase will determine the level of support response that you receive from Cisco.

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Also Known As
UCS B-Series, Unified Computing System B-SeriesBladeSymphony
Based on Intel Xeon processor E7 and E5 product families, Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers work with virtualized and non-virtualized applications to increase: Performance, Energy efficiency, Flexibility and Administrator productivity.

BladeSymphony blade servers inherit its core design from Hitachi's line of highly reliable mainframe platforms bound together by a robust management software solution. BladeSymphony management solutions simplify the administration and management of BladeSymphony servers in enterprise data centers. BladeSymphony 1000 blade systems also supports Multi-Blade Symmetric Multi Processing (SMP) interconnect technology for scalable performance. Transaction recovery is supported with our N+M standby feature improving system reliability and availability. High performance and high availability features allow BladeSymphony to be utilized in small departmental office environments to large back-end enterprise data centers.

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Sample Customers
Aegean Motorway, Anilana Hotels and Resorts, Anonymous Banking Group, Artoni Transporti, Bellevue, BH Telecom, Bowling Green State University, Children's Hospital Colorado, City of Biel, Dimension Data, Dualtec Cloud Builders, Hertz, Houston Methodist, Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co.KG, Outscale, Sony Corporation, TalbotsBMW, LBBW Asset Management, Mutual and Federal, National Computing and Information Agency, Perth Radiological Clinic, Shaanxi Telecom, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE), Swisscom IT Services, Turkcell, University HealthSystem Consortium, VPS - Norwegian Central Securities, W&W Informatik GmbH
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm33%
Manufacturing Company22%
Construction Company11%
Comms Service Provider11%
Software R&D Company29%
Financial Services Firm17%
Manufacturing Company8%
Comms Service Provider8%
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