HPE Synergy Competitors and Alternatives

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Data Center Systems Engineer at Insight
Aug 22 2016

What is most valuable?

I think the thing about BladeSystems is the quality of the engineering that goes into them. They have a long history of being valuable and viable products that are out there. Customers trust them.

How has it helped my organization?

It's interesting because I think, as infrastructure becomes more and more invisible and application becomes more and more important to the business, just not having to worry about that infrastructure is the value on a business level.

What needs improvement?

Customers are always looking for more performance, just trying to get more out of them. I don't know whether they have a blade or whether, but it's a rackmount server, and they're just trying to get more horsepower out of them. Continue to... more»
Infrastructure Consultant at a tech consulting company with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 17 2017

What do you think of Cisco UCS B-Series?

Valuable Features Virtual NICs/HBA Nexus FC/Ethernet convergence • Improvements to My Organization VirtualNICs/HBA allow us to redesign completely the IO schema (network and storage) without needing to upgrade or acquire additional hardware and controllers. • Room for Improvement Hardware platform configuration • Use of Solution I have used this solution for three years. We are currently using Cisco UCS, Chassis Model UCS5108, I/O Modules UCS-IOM-2208XP, Fabric Interconnect Model UCS-FI-6248UP, and Cisco Nexus 5548. • Stability Issues We had some issues with certain NX-OSs in the Fabric Interconnect. • Scalability Issues I have not encountered any scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support Technical support is 7/10. • Previous...
Real User
Network and Infrastructure Operations Manager at a individual & family service with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 26 2017

What do you think of Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers?

Improvements to My Organization The Cisco solution has improved the new infrastructure development giving us the ability to create a compute-storage in-a-box solution. • Valuable Features It is very nice and stable with an easy administration GUI. It has reliable and compliant hardware components which are not "Cisco rebranded." • Room for Improvement Definitely the support area needs improving. Especially the time response in case of hardware failure. • Stability Issues We only had hardware issues from two disk failures. • Scalability Issues Absolutely we had scalability issues. We tried several times to upgrade, scale up, expand our infrastructure, but Cisco insists to demand excessive amounts of money. Much more than buying a new infrastructure. This behavior...

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