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."
"The management platform is great."
"The security of the product is very good."
"I have found the compression capability the most valuable feature."
"The scalability of the solution met our needs."
"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 VxRail should be opened to allow other virtualization platforms to be used."
"We had a few minor issues with compatibility on the latest version during the installation process."
"A feature that needs to be added is the ability for full container storage."
"There could be some more ports added in the future."
"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."
"PowerEdge C is very expensive, but personally, I think it's worth the price."
"The price of the solution is reasonable."
PowerEdge C help you to maximize hyperscale performance with up to 4 independent server nodes, flexible storage and shared infrastructure in a compact 2U chassis.
Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 2nd in Blade Servers with 11 reviews while PowerEdge C is ranked 9th in Blade Servers with 4 reviews. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.4, while PowerEdge C 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 PowerEdge C writes "Easy to use with good security and good pricing". Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE BladeSystem, Dell PowerEdge M, Super Micro SuperBlade and Lenovo Flex System, whereas PowerEdge C is most compared with HPE Apollo and HPE Moonshot. See our Cisco UCS B-Series vs. PowerEdge C report.
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