Hoang Quan NguyenInfrastructure Integration Analyst at a government
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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."
"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."
"Pricing will be based on your requirements so it is important to plan, engage, and negotiate directly with the Cisco Account Manager."
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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.
Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 2nd in Blade Servers with 11 reviews while Hitachi BladeSymphony is ranked 15th in Blade Servers. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.4, while Hitachi BladeSymphony is rated 0.0. 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, Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE BladeSystem, Dell PowerEdge M, Super Micro SuperBlade and Lenovo Flex System, whereas Hitachi BladeSymphony is most compared with HPE BladeSystem.
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