Compare Cisco UCS E-Series Servers vs. HPE Synergy

Cisco UCS E-Series Servers is ranked 23rd in Blade Servers while HPE Synergy is ranked 1st in Blade Servers with 36 reviews. Cisco UCS E-Series Servers is rated 0, while HPE Synergy is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Synergy writes "We have gained some efficiencies on the provisioning front-end side, but there have been challenges with external integrations to other platforms". Cisco UCS E-Series Servers is most compared with , whereas HPE Synergy is most compared with HPE BladeSystem, Cisco UCS B-Series and Dell PowerEdge M.
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We pay for licensing on the fibre channel uplinks, on the Virtual Connect, which is an add-on.The solution has reduced our IT infrastructure costs by 50 percent.It costs us around $60,000 a year.The licensing is more around the software for RGS, because we are deploying bare metal installs. It is mainly the operating system and any lights-out management. So, licensing is minimum. We are licensing it annually.When we made the purchase of the hardware, we added Professional Services to it.Nutanix was really hard to implement, and it was very pricey compared to what we get from Synergy.We do CAPEX.For temporal use, when you throw on the fact that you're essentially doubling your capacity, right there you could claim a 50 percent TCO reduction.

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UCS E-Series Servers
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Cisco UCS E-Series Servers are next-generation, power-optimized, x86, Intel Xeon 64-bit blade servers designed to be deployed in Cisco Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2) and the Cisco 4451-X ISR. These price-to-performance-optimized single-socket blade servers balance simplicity, performance, reliability, and power efficiency. They are well suited for applications and infrastructure services typically deployed in small offices and branch offices.

HPE Synergy, the first platform built from the ground up for Composable Infrastructure, offers an experience that empowers IT to create and deliver new value instantly and continuously. It is a single infrastructure that reduces operational complexity for traditional workloads and increases operational velocity for the new breed of applications and services. Through a single interface, HPE Synergy composes physical and virtual compute, storage, and fabric pools into any configuration for any application. As an extensible platform, it easily enables a broad range of applications and operational models such as virtualization, hybrid cloud, and DevOps. With HPE Synergy, IT can become not just the internal service provider but the business partner to rapidly launch new applications that become the business.

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Sample Customers
Navaho, MiroNet AG, Columbia SportswearHudsonAlpha, Virgin Media, EMIS, United
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm17%
Manufacturing Company14%
Healthcare Company14%
Software R&D Company29%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm8%
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Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise61%
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise78%
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