Hoang Quan NguyenInfrastructure Integration Analyst at a government
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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."
"Some of the features I like from this solution are it has a fast configuration, it is not complex, and has high availability."
"It is very fast and easy to use."
"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."
"For future improvements, it would be a benefit if the solution could integrate better with products such as Oracle."
"The monitoring is an area that needs some improvement."
"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."
"The price is not very expensive."
Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 2nd in Blade Servers with 12 reviews while HPE Integrity is ranked 9th in Blade Servers with 1 review. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.4, while HPE Integrity is rated 9.0. 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 HPE Integrity writes "Priced well, scalable, stable, easy to use and install". Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE BladeSystem, Dell PowerEdge M, Lenovo Flex System and Super Micro SuperBlade, whereas HPE Integrity is most compared with Super Micro SuperBlade, HPE Superdome X and HPE Synergy.
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