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Find out what your peers are saying about Dell PowerEdge M vs. Lenovo Flex System and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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Pros
"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.""The solution integrated well."

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"The Lenovo Flex System is very stable.""One of the most valuable features of this solution is its ease of use."

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Cons
"In terms of improvement, it should also offer a hyper-converged option.""The set up is complex"

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"It does not have the same module flexibility that was present in IBM Blade. On the Blade System, I was able to choose between the Cisco module, or BMC module. Since the switch to Lenovo, I have not had the same choice of modules, only the BMC modules.""The solution could improve by providing more integration with other platforms."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"If we would not have gone with the vendor we might have been charged unnecessarily for packages we did not need."

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"The price is interesting. I am able to quote a client based on their needs and offer them either Lenovo or Dell.""There is a one-off payment to buy the equipment and the support is purchased annually."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution integrated well.
Top Answer: There are many packages available, it was a benefit using a vendor to help us get a package we needed. If we would not have gone with the vendor we might have been charged unnecessarily for packages… more »
Top Answer: Their features and product overall are comparable to others on the market, nothing stands out. The company should have either been more clear with the packaging, or a little bit more forthcoming with… more »
Top Answer: The Lenovo Flex System is very stable.
Top Answer: The price is interesting. I am able to quote a client based on their needs and offer them either Lenovo or Dell.
Top Answer: It does not have the same module flexibility that was present in IBM Blade. On the Blade System, I was able to choose between the Cisco module, or BMC module. Since the switch to Lenovo, I have not… more »
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Also Known As
Flex System Blade Servers, Flex System SN Series
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Overview

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.

Flex System is Lenovo’s proven, 2nd generation blade, that efficiently runs your infrastructure applications with up to 80% better density than standard rack server deployments.

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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 School
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Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company27%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider24%
Government12%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Find out what your peers are saying about Dell PowerEdge M vs. Lenovo Flex System and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
536,114 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Dell PowerEdge M is ranked 4th in Blade Servers with 2 reviews while Lenovo Flex System is ranked 7th in Blade Servers with 2 reviews. Dell PowerEdge M is rated 8.0, while Lenovo Flex System is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Dell PowerEdge M writes "Initial set up complicated, but after, easy to configure and use, many packages available". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Lenovo Flex System writes "Easy to use, stable, and good support". Dell PowerEdge M is most compared with HPE Synergy, Super Micro SuperBlade, HPE Superdome X, Fujitsu Primergy BX900 Series and HPE Integrity NonStop, whereas Lenovo Flex System is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE Superdome X, Cisco UCS B-Series and HPE BladeSystem. See our Dell PowerEdge M vs. Lenovo Flex System report.

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