Anonymous UserExecutive Director at a financial services firm
Anonymous UserSr. Systems Engineer at a computer software company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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."
"They are reliable, and they hardly break down. They are fast, and they serve us very well."
"The ability to save resource is a key feature."
"The initial setup was straightforward."
"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."
"For me, the product is okay, but I would probably suggest improvement in their services or technical support. They need to work harder in the preventative maintenance of the system. They need to improve in terms of how quickly can we get attention and how quickly problems are resolved. Its price could also be lower."
"The management side of this solution could be improved."
"The interface in terms of management could be much more intuitive."
"There is a lack of support for fiber channels currently that needs to be added."
"The solution does not scale well."
"It is not expensive, really, in this class of server products."
"It is expensive. There are no additional costs. We are able to get good discounts anyway from HPE, but if the price can come down, we'll be happy."
"Its pricing was good. We selected this solution because it was within our budget. We paid just once when we bought it. We never bought any license."
"it would make everyone happy if the solution were less expensive."
"The product is not expensive."
HPE BladeSystem is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 11 reviews while Super Micro SuperBlade is ranked 7th in Blade Servers with 2 reviews. HPE BladeSystem is rated 8.4, while Super Micro SuperBlade is rated 7.0. 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 Super Micro SuperBlade writes "Easy to set up with good technical support but does not scale well". HPE BladeSystem is most compared with HPE Synergy, Cisco UCS B-Series, HPE Superdome X, Dell PowerEdge M and Hitachi BladeSymphony, whereas Super Micro SuperBlade is most compared with Dell PowerEdge M, HPE Integrity, Cisco UCS B-Series, Fujitsu CX1000 and Pure Storage FlashBlade.
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