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Sandeep Gandhi
Real User
CEO 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… 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… 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… 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… more»
Takue Chaparadza
Real User
Pre-Sales Engineer at a tech services company
Jan 22 2018

What is most valuable?

* Its ease of use. The GUI is accessible and everything is pretty much upfront. You don't get lost in navigating between the tabs. * I also like a… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Compared to the older versions, and those from other vendors, like HPE servers and some other brands, this one has really saved us a lot of… more»

What needs improvement?

Of course, the new generation of servers, I've yet to really use them, the 13th and the 14th generations of the Dell rack servers. I haven't gotten… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We switched because of the kind of support we'd get from the vendor itself, a quick response time. That's a very critical issue; how swiftly can… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would tell colleagues to go for it. It's a great product, and as long as they can just stay on the latest and greatest versions, they shouldn't… more»
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Consultant
Senior Storage Administrator - Global Storage Operations at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Dec 10 2017

What is most valuable?

Internal dual SD module (IDSDM) for embedded hypervisors, such as VMware ESXi; the advantages are as follows: * allows available drive bays to be… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The use of Dell PowerEdge servers, equipped with IDSDM modules with embedded VMware ESXi, significantly simplified the storage solution and made it… more»

What needs improvement?

Back to IDSDM, the physical location of the module is not easily accessible in some Dell PowerEdge servers. Also, the re-mirroring is an offline… more»

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

It would be definitely a plus to purchase servers with iDRAC Enterprise and Server Configuration for OpenManage Essentials licenses, especially for… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

It was not a matter of personal choice. My company signed a support contract with a customer having Dell-based server infrastructure. Thus, I had… more»
Daniel Lopes
Real User
Technical Sales Engineer 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… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you 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… 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… more»
Reviewer7839213
Real User
Scientist/Engineer 'F' with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Ease of use.

How has it helped my organization?

Our requirement is 99.9999% uptime. That is what we have experienced from these servers.

What needs improvement?

With the technology advancements, both the OEMs improve their products for best performance. I would also prefer… more»

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

We have well-defined process for the technical evaluation of pricing.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We have used SGI, Sun, IBM, and now Fujitsu. The procurement is through open or limited tender only.

What other advice do I have?

Check the literature and reviews available for the product. Ask and clarify all the queries before freezing on the… more»
User
IT C at San Francisco state university
Nov 23 2017

What do you think of Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers?

What is most valuable?

The convenience, because we can swap very easily swap hard drives when one goes down.

What needs improvement?

I can't think of anything right now. It's not the perfect solution but it is reasonable.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

In the past it has been very stable, but not recently.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I don't have experience with its scalability.

How is customer service and technical support?

We have used it in the past. When we had problems, we had to contact or put a ticket with them, they would get back to us, they were very reasonable.

Which solutions did we use previously?

Before we had HPE, now we use Dell. We went with Dell because the school has a contract with them.

How was

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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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