We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The most valuable features are remote management and iDRAC."
"The pricing of the solution is fair."
"Virtualization and distributed power management are good and valuable features."
"This solution has absolutely fulfilled our needs well."
"The reconstructive compatibility with VMware ESXi is the most valuable."
"The solution delivers what it promises. You look at the specs and it delivers them."
"The initial setup is very good, not complex at all."
"It is user friendly and easy to configure."
"It is stable and easy to manage."
"The design, in terms of power efficiency, can be improved."
"It would be nice if the rack servers had an HCI solution as an option."
"It would be easier if the remote connection to the server could be done through the USB port. From the server, we should be able to connect to a laptop or a management workstation through a USB port."
"There are certain aspects, features, and functionality on the motherboard that need improvement."
"The only thing that could be improved is documentation. During the installation, it would be good to have some information about how is it going."
"Until they get new technology and density, it would be nice to see four nodes in a one-year package instead of a three-year package."
"I would like to see a virtual view of the solution after creating and configuring it."
"System security can be improved. They can add more power and security for ESXi version 7."
"The shipment time can be improved. When we order Intel products, we have to wait for a long time. They can increase the local services and engineers in China. Local engineers will be able to know and understand customer problems much better."
"Dell's solution was cheaper than HP's solution."
"It's not a very expensive solution."
"It is expensive. The price needs to be more competitive. Additional licenses are required to enable some of the features for scalability."
"The price of this solution is reasonable. It's very comparable to similar solutions."
"The server is a one-time purchase, but the support is on a subscription basis."
"It's a one-time licensing fee for the device and we pay a quota per year for the support."
"The licensing comes with a warranty."
"Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers are very expensive."
"It is not expensive."
PowerEdge R is available in three models and with the following advantages: Entry level is simple, entry level server ideal for businesses just migrating to server usage, advanced is offering more cache and speed, these servers offer more options for processors, expansion and virtualization, Premium create a dynamic infrastructure with flexible workloads from a complete virtualization platform.
Storage is simple with the Intel Storage System JBOD2000 family, a 2U form factor system with support for twelve 3.5" LFF or twenty-four 2.5" SFF drives with a single or multi-cable connectivity. The JBOD2000 family includes redundant, hot-swap fans and the option for redundant, hot-swap power supplies. The JBOD2000S2 products support 6Gb/s SAS/SATA connectivity via industry-standard SFF-8088 connectors with the latest JBOD2000S3 version supports up to 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity via industry standard SFF-8644 connectors. All these JBOD offerings are designed to provide highly available and easily expandable storage for Intel servers at an affordable price point.
Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers is ranked 1st in Rack Servers with 21 reviews while Intel Server System is ranked 9th in Rack Servers with 1 review. Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers is rated 8.6, while Intel Server System is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers writes "Innovative designs to transform IT and maximize performance across the widest range of applications". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Intel Server System writes "Stable and easy to manage, but needs better shipment time and local support". Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers is most compared with HPE ProLiant DL Servers, Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers, Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers, HPE Apollo and HPE Moonshot, whereas Intel Server System is most compared with Oracle SPARC Servers, IBM Power Systems, HPE ProLiant DL Servers, HPE Apollo and Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers.
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