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Pros
"The management platform is great.""The security of the product is very good.""I have found the compression capability the most valuable feature.""The scalability of the solution met our needs."

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"The ability to save resource is a key feature.""The initial setup was straightforward."

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Cons
"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.""There could be some more ports added in the future."

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"There is a lack of support for fiber channels currently that needs to be added.""The solution does not scale well."

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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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Top Answer: The scalability of the solution met our needs.
Top Answer: There could be some more ports added in the future.
Top Answer: The ability to save resource is a key feature.
Top Answer: There is a lack of support for fiber channels currently that needs to be added.
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Overview

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.

Super Micro's SuperBlade blade servers offer many unique advantages that differentiate it from competitors' blade products and traditional rack-mount solutions. Customer benefits include maximum density, affordability, reduced management costs, lower power consumption, optimal ROI, and high scalability - and in most applications, blade servers would reduce system acquisition costs. While other blade suppliers only offer general-purpose blade servers, the SuperBlade family enables full optimization for a wide array of mission-critical and compute-intensive applications. With in-house design engineering agility to accommodate customer needs rapidly, SuperBlade revolutionizes modular computing architecture by offering several advanced application-optimized models such as Enterprise Blade Server, Data Center Optimized Blade, Workstation Blade and Office Blade.
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NxtGen Datacenter, Medien-Service Untermain (MSU), Exasol, IndigoVision, Dayco
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Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider24%
Manufacturing Company5%
Retailer5%
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Comms Service Provider33%
Computer Software Company14%
Manufacturing Company9%
Government8%
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PowerEdge C is ranked 6th in Blade Servers with 4 reviews while Super Micro SuperBlade is ranked 8th in Blade Servers with 2 reviews. PowerEdge C is rated 8.0, while Super Micro SuperBlade is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of PowerEdge C writes "Easy to use with good security and good pricing". 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". PowerEdge C is most compared with HPE Apollo and HPE Moonshot, whereas Super Micro SuperBlade is most compared with Dell PowerEdge M, HPE Integrity, Cisco UCS B-Series, HPE BladeSystem and Fujitsu CX1000.

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