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"We bought a license for seven years.""We are renewing the support and we are purchasing the license for the software.""This product is more reasonably-priced than similar solutions by HPE.""Fully configured, it costs about $50,000 or $55,000. I did purchase a used one or refurbished one. I have been very happy with it so far. Even if it is an older unit, it doesn't look like its age, and I would say it has been a great choice so far for me. Obviously, I would have thought twice if I had to pay for a brand new one because it is still an older technology with the risk of being discontinued. I talked to Dell, and they're still selling it, but they're not promoting it. They're promoting another line of products right now for hyper-converged, which are much more expensive."

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Top Answer: It's a good solution when you don't need a lot of IT.
Top Answer: I think the networking parts of this solution could be improved. In a future release I'd like to be able to increase storage, that would make a big difference.
Top Answer: Our primary use case is for the branch office of our company which doesn't need a lot of IT. It's a good solution when you don't need so much IT. We have about 100 users.
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PowerEdge VRTX modular infrastructure platform integrates servers, storage, networking and management together in a single compact chassis.

VersaStack is a converged infrastructure solution of network, compute and storage designed for quick deployment and rapid time to value. The solution includes Cisco UCS integrated infrastructure together with IBM software- defined storage solutions to deliver extraordinary levels of agility and efficiency. VersaStack is backed by Cisco Validated Designs and IBM Redbooks application guides for faster infrastructure delivery as well as workload/ application deployment.

Designed for dynamic organizations that want to accelerate business growth while reducing costs, VersaStack incorporates IBM all-flash as well as hybrid storage technologies into the “single pane of glass” management environment provided by Cisco UCS Director. The solution offers quick deployment and execution of business applications—with the versatility to adapt as business priorities change. Providing an IT infrastructure that is easy, efficient and versatile, VersaStack helps accelerate data center infrastructure deployment and helps efficiently manage information and resources amid business change.

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University of Dundee, GE Healthcare JapanNewhall Hospital, Medicat, JJ Haines, Sigmax
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Dell PowerEdge VRTX is ranked 2nd in Converged Infrastructure with 7 reviews while IBM VersaStack is ranked 11th in Converged Infrastructure. Dell PowerEdge VRTX is rated 8.8, while IBM VersaStack is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Dell PowerEdge VRTX writes "It provides an integrated way of managing the whole thing and has the best computing power at the least cost". On the other hand, Dell PowerEdge VRTX is most compared with HPE ConvergedSystem, FlexPod, Dell EMC VxBlock System, Pivot3 and Oracle SuperCluster, whereas IBM VersaStack is most compared with FlexPod, Dell EMC VxBlock System and Dell EMC Vscale Architecture.

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