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"I have compared Dell EMC to other solutions and have found it to be good. The SAN and LAN traffic, manageability, and upgradability are all good."

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"The virtual connect and network management port is a valuable feature.""With just one cable, for redundancy let's say two, you can feed sixteen servers in a single c7000 chassis.""It is a stable, dependable solution.""It is not expensive.""The technical support is good.""It is very stable.""It is easy to scale if you have the licensing.""The solution uses a smaller space in our data centers. It uses less feeder and network cable, which reduces costs."

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"In terms of improvement, it should also offer a hyper-converged option."

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"HPE BladeSystems is an old technology that cannot fit all of the dynamic organizational needs of our company.""The only side that must be improved is the active-passive interconnect module architecture.""There could be more management capability to work with integrations.""Some part of virtual connections needs improvement.""It is lacking in the ability to replicate virtual machines more easily.""The response time in terms of getting technical support assistance could be improved.""They are not selling BladeSystem anymore. The end of the sale of this platform was this year, 2020."

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"It is not expensive, really, in this class of server products."

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Also Known As
HP ProLiant BL Series Servers, HP ProLiant BladeSystem, HP BladeSystem
Dell EMC
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The Dell PowerEdge M-Series blade servers address the challenges of an evolving IT environment by delivering leading enterprise classfeatures and functionality. The M-Series delivers a unique array of options configured to meet the needs of your IT environment both now and in the future.

  • Multiple blade form-factor choices.
  • Long life cycle providing better life cycle management and improved TCO.
  • Modular I/O switches for future scalability.
  • Breakthrough fan technologies for reduction in power consumption.
  • Configuration management via chassis management controller.
  • Persistent MAC/WWN/iSCSI addresses in a switch-agnostic environment.
HP ProLiant BladeSystem share power, cooling, network, and storage infrastructure via the blade enclosure. Since equipment is not needed for each server, you get a dramatic reduction in power distribution units, power cables, LAN and SAN switches, connectors, adapters, and cables. And you can add the newest-generation technologies by simply changing individual components.
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Sample Customers
Newport City Homes, Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium (NMTRC), Georgian College, AgreeYa Solutions, IIHT Cloud Solutions, Arizona State University, AudienceScience, University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Holy Cross SchoolEMIS Health
Top Industries
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider23%
Manufacturing Company5%
Financial Services Firm21%
Insurance Company7%
Comms Service Provider6%
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider27%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise69%
Find out what your peers are saying about Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Cisco, Lenovo and others in Blade Servers. Updated: October 2020.
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Dell PowerEdge M is ranked 6th in Blade Servers with 1 review while HPE BladeSystem is ranked 2nd in Blade Servers with 6 reviews. Dell PowerEdge M is rated 9.0, while HPE BladeSystem is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Dell PowerEdge M writes "Good SAN and LAN traffic, manageability, and upgradability ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE BladeSystem writes "Easy to set up and offers good scalability with a small footprint". Dell PowerEdge M is most compared with HPE Synergy, Super Micro SuperBlade, HPE Superdome X and Fujitsu Primergy BX900 Series, whereas HPE BladeSystem is most compared with HPE Synergy, Cisco UCS B-Series, HPE Superdome X, Super Micro SuperBlade and Lenovo Flex System.

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