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Sandeep Gandhi
Real User
User at Verixo Technologies Pvt. Ltd
Apr 16 2019

What is most valuable?

The main criteria I look for in all vendors are: * On-site service for the hardware. * The warranty period, i.e. how long the warranty is. * The ability of the product itself, i.e. the specs and the lifecycle of the product. * The hardware should be cutting edge. I would like to see the lifecycle at… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We use Dell EMC PowerEdge R730 as a server for testing our software products. We had not benchmarked anything before we purchased this, but we went through the specs during that time and did some configuration. We purchased Dell EMC PowerEdge R730 with 256GB RAM and built-in dual CPUs. We just… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see better IOPS, i.e. the disc speed. That is the main limitation for scaling up the number of users. Nowadays, there are web servers that have greater endurance in the lifecycle than the Dell EMC PowerEdge, so that's what I would like to see improved most. If Dell EMC can provide us… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would rate the Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers an eight out of ten. It was satisfactory, but we were not able to scale it to the level that we expected. Maybe we should have contacted their support or put in greater effort to find out about sizing guidelines, or maybe there is a limitation… more»
Daniel Lopes
Real User
User at Carbon
Feb 12 2019

What is most valuable?

I like the Dell EMC management. We have a great management interface. They are very reliable and we can trust the server. It's very reliable and easy to manage.

What needs improvement?

They should improve the centralized management interface. When you are going to deploy something, for example, VMware or RedHat, it should be easier to deploy a lot of servers. Now you have to do one at a time. The way that they condense… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

When the new technology doesn't run in your environment it's time to plan and make a change. That's why we're trying to change the technology with the servers. Now, people are talking about different softwares and containment technology but… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution a nine out of ten because the product is quite reliable, quite good. We haven't had many problems with. I did not give a ten because of the website. The information isn't so well organized on the website. They… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at HP, IBM, and Huawei. We chose Dell EMC because HP wanted to charge us for the iLO management and with Dell EMC we don't have to pay for management like the iLO.

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What is Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers?

PowerEdge R is available in three models and with the following advantages: Entry level is simple, entry level server ideal for businesses just migrating to server usage, advanced is offering more cache and speed, these servers offer more options for processors, expansion and virtualization, Premium create a dynamic infrastructure with flexible workloads from a complete virtualization platform.

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