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Pros
"The GPU units, processor speed, and capabilities are most valuable. Desktop video conferencing is also valuable. It supports desktop video conferencing much better for graphics.""This solution is perfect. From the time of purchase, it was state-of-the-art, and still, after five, 10 years, they still meet our demands extremely well.""Its reliability and after-sales support are very good.""The most valuable feature is stability.""We have had no issues with the stability of the product.""It's flexible.""The initial setup was easy.""The feature that I find the most valuable is that all alerts are integrated with HPE InfoSight. Any problem related to an HPE server can be solved remotely at L1, L2 level."

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"It is stable and easy to manage."

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"Configurations could be simplified.""They should work with Microsoft to make licensing costs better. That's because the physical servers have processors with all these cores, and Microsoft now licenses Windows virtual server desktops based on the number of cores and the serving servers. So, if you got to build 10 or 20 servers on that desktop, you got to license them all with Microsoft. They should have a partnership with Microsoft to decrease the virtual licensing of servers in partnerships so that when you purchase the servers, you also get licensing for Microsoft on top of them. That's because it gets very expensive to license virtual operating systems to run on physical servers.""Sometimes, there are connectivity issues and the server is not able to connect to our SAN.""The technical support is pretty good, however, they could be a bit faster and more responsive.""The solution should work to be more scalable.""The most pressing issue is that downloads depend at present on the current period.""The technical support could be a little faster.""The implementation should be simplified, it is not straightforward."

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"The shipment time can be improved. When we order Intel products, we have to wait for a long time. They can increase the local services and engineers in China. Local engineers will be able to know and understand customer problems much better."

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"The price of the product is a little high.""The hardware should be cheaper.""The solution comes with a one time perpetual license which is included with the server.""They need to work with Microsoft to make the licensing costs better and more efficient.""It's expensive.""It is not expensive. Its price is similar to other solutions.""We have ILO licenses. We use this feature.""HPE ProLiant DL Servers are one of the best-selling solutions in this industry. There is not a license required for this solution."

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HP ProLiant DL series, HP ProLiant DL
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Overview
ProLiant Servers provide a complete infrastructure that support both your business objectives and your business growth.

Storage is simple with the Intel Storage System JBOD2000 family, a 2U form factor system with support for twelve 3.5" LFF or twenty-four 2.5" SFF drives with a single or multi-cable connectivity. The JBOD2000 family includes redundant, hot-swap fans and the option for redundant, hot-swap power supplies. The JBOD2000S2 products support 6Gb/s SAS/SATA connectivity via industry-standard SFF-8088 connectors with the latest JBOD2000S3 version supports up to 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity via industry standard SFF-8644 connectors. All these JBOD offerings are designed to provide highly available and easily expandable storage for Intel servers at an affordable price point.

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Sample Customers
AmeriPride Services, iSource, Bolagsverket, BlueShore Financial, British Columbia Assessment Authority, National Stock Exchange, Cardlytics
Emerson, Baosight, Pentamaster
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm14%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Manufacturing Company9%
Transportation Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company23%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government7%
Company Size
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Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise64%
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HPE ProLiant DL Servers is ranked 2nd in Rack Servers with 25 reviews while Intel Server System is ranked 10th in Rack Servers with 1 review. HPE ProLiant DL Servers is rated 8.8, while Intel Server System is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of HPE ProLiant DL Servers writes "Built-in software management and redundancy for solid stability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Intel Server System writes "Stable and easy to manage, but needs better shipment time and local support". HPE ProLiant DL Servers is most compared with Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers, Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers, HPE Apollo, Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers and Oracle SPARC Servers, whereas Intel Server System is most compared with IBM Power Systems, Oracle SPARC Servers, Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers, HPE Apollo and Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers.

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