Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers Competitors and Alternatives

The top Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers competitors are
  • HPE ProLiant DL Servers
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
  • Lenovo Rack Servers
  • HPE Apollo
  • IBM Power Systems
  • Huawei FusionServer RH Series Rack Servers
  • HPE Moonshot
  • Huawei N2000 V3 Series NAS Storage System
Read reviews of Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers competitors and alternatives
Pat Spatola
Real User
Senior systems engineer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 08 2017

What is most valuable?

Flexibility and reliability are the two features that are probably the most important to us.

How has it helped my organization?

We get better performance out of our applications, out of our databases running on Power, than we would on anything else that we have looked at.

What needs improvement?

I think they could use a little more work in the upgrading of the OS, how that could happen as non-interrupting, but I think they are working on... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We've been using more of the mid-range systems than some of the bigger models, and we like that price point. We like where we are at there. It... more»

What other advice do I have?

Using the Power system gives us a leg up. It helps us keep up with the competition. What we like the best about the POWER8 is that it scaled... more»
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CTO45ea
Real User
Cto at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jun 18 2017

What is most valuable?

It builds very well, is easy to install, is easy to maintain, is easy to administer remotely.

How has it helped my organization?

It allows me to run a lot of virtual machines at the same time. It helps me do a lot of testing, so I can build a virtual machine and try things out on it. If it doesn't work, I... more»

What needs improvement?

I guess more regular automatic updates would be nice. Sometimes when you call support they'll say, "Well, what version of frameware are you on?" And you'll say, "Version X, Y, Z,"... more»

What other advice do I have?

Get it because it will work very well for you.
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Nick Nystrom
Real User
Senior Director of Research at PSC
Jun 07 2017

What is most valuable?

In referring to the Apollos, what we liked about them was: * A combination of the density * The flexibility to run dual CPU nodes or add GPUs to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

A primary benefit is high reliability. They have very good price performance and configuration options. Being able to configure them in... more»

What needs improvement?

I think it's on a good track. What's coming out in Gen 10 is very strong in terms of additional security. Overall, I think those are well... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We knew we had to invest in a new solution as we were looking at designing a system to serve the national research community. We knew what their... more»

What other advice do I have?

I think the advice is to look at the workload very closely, understand what you want it to do, look at the product spectrum that's available... more»

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