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"Your budget determines the scalability.""The licensing cost is the same as HP. It doesn't have any additional cost. However, the price, for example, for the memory option, does not match other vendors such as HP or Dell. They should work on the pricing of Lenovo. It is a great competitor, and it should compete with the price.""It is too expensive. Because we are a university and we have to look for our money, many times we buy some refurbished machines or equipment at reasonable prices from IBM or Lenovo. We are a little bit limited in terms of money, and we buy as much as we can. If they were cheaper, we would buy more.""It costs around $8,000. There is an additional cost for the support for a year."

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Top Answer: It depends on your purpose. Apollo 4200 is usually used for Backup data, Software defined storage or Big data. And for others that doesn't require disk density, we should use DL360 for cost saving.
Top Answer: Our primary use case for Apollo servers are as JBODs for Veeam. They form a great basis for a high density disk environment and as a landing pad for backups. There are Nutanix Apollo servers as… more »
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HP Apollo Systems, HP ProLiant SL, HP ApolloSR Series, Lenovo SR Series, ThinkSystem Rack Servers, IBM Rack Servers, ThinkSystem SR Series, Lenovo Rack Servers,
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Overview

The HPE Apollo high-density server family is built for the highest levels of performance and efficiency. They are rack-scale compute, storage, networking, power and cooling – massively scale-up and scale-out – solutions for your big data analytics, object storage and high-performance computing (HPC) workloads. From water-cooling that’s 1,000X more efficient than air, to “right-sized scaling” with 2X the compute density for workgroup and private cloud workloads, the HPE Apollo line is a dense, high-performance, tiered approach for organisations of all sizes.

From growing small businesses to enterprise workloads, Lenovo rack servers offer the unmatched value, flexibility and industry-leading efficiency to meet mission-critical demands with legendary quality and reliability.

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Weta DigitalimmixGroup, Komsomolskaya Pravda, SRG Global, Seekr, Infiniti Red Bull Racing, jKool, Tennis Australia, VEKA, Netpoints, Gamma Powersports
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University22%
Manufacturing Company22%
Energy/Utilities Company11%
Computer Software Company11%
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Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider20%
Manufacturing Company5%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Comms Service Provider33%
Computer Software Company23%
Media Company6%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise69%
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Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise45%
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HPE Apollo is ranked 6th in Rack Servers while Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers is ranked 3rd in Rack Servers with 5 reviews. HPE Apollo is rated 0.0, while Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers writes "Provides the power and versatility needed to tackle demanding workloads". HPE Apollo is most compared with HPE ProLiant DL Servers, Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers, HPE Synergy, PowerEdge C and IBM Power Systems, whereas Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers is most compared with HPE ProLiant DL Servers, Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers, IBM Power Systems, Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers and Huawei FusionServer RH Series Rack Servers.

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