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The pricing for Cisco is less than for the HP Proliant series.Cisco products are at the high end in terms of cost, but everything is included with the licensing fees.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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UCS B-Series, Unified Computing System B-SeriesSuperBlade
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Overview
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.Super Micro's SuperBlade blade servers offer many unique advantages that differentiate it from competitors' blade products and traditional rack-mount solutions. Customer benefits include maximum density, affordability, reduced management costs, lower power consumption, optimal ROI, and high scalability - and in most applications, blade servers would reduce system acquisition costs. While other blade suppliers only offer general-purpose blade servers, the SuperBlade family enables full optimization for a wide array of mission-critical and compute-intensive applications. With in-house design engineering agility to accommodate customer needs rapidly, SuperBlade revolutionizes modular computing architecture by offering several advanced application-optimized models such as Enterprise Blade Server, Data Center Optimized Blade, Workstation Blade and Office Blade.
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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, TalbotsPrace
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Financial Services Firm27%
Manufacturing Company18%
Comms Service Provider9%
Construction Company9%
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Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm8%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco UCS B-Series vs. HPE BladeSystem and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 5 reviews while Super Micro SuperBlade is ranked 8th in Blade Servers. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.6, while Super Micro SuperBlade 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, Lenovo Flex System and HPE Superdome X, whereas Super Micro SuperBlade is most compared with Dell PowerEdge M, HPE Integrity, HPE BladeSystem and Fujitsu CX1000.

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