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"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.""The solution has good scalability."

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"The management platform is great.""The security of the product is very good.""I have found the compression capability the most valuable feature."

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"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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"The VxRail should be opened to allow other virtualization platforms to be used.""We had a few minor issues with compatibility on the latest version during the installation process.""A feature that needs to be added is the ability for full container storage."

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

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"PowerEdge C is very expensive, but personally, I think it's worth the price.""The price of the solution is reasonable."

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

PowerEdge C help you to maximize hyperscale performance with up to 4 independent server nodes, flexible storage and shared infrastructure in a compact 2U chassis.

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Sample Customers
EMIS HealthNxtGen Datacenter, Medien-Service Untermain (MSU), Exasol, IndigoVision, Dayco
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm21%
Insurance Company7%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider26%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise69%
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Find out what your peers are saying about HPE BladeSystem vs. PowerEdge C and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,719 professionals have used our research since 2012.

HPE BladeSystem is ranked 2nd in Blade Servers with 5 reviews while PowerEdge C is ranked 7th in Blade Servers with 3 reviews. HPE BladeSystem is rated 8.4, while PowerEdge C is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of HPE BladeSystem writes "Easy to set up and offers good scalability with a small footprint". On the other hand, the top reviewer of PowerEdge C writes "Easy to use with good security and good pricing". HPE BladeSystem is most compared with HPE Synergy, Cisco UCS B-Series, HPE Superdome X, Dell PowerEdge M and Super Micro SuperBlade, whereas PowerEdge C is most compared with HPE Apollo and HPE Moonshot. See our HPE BladeSystem vs. PowerEdge C report.

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