IBM Power Systems Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of IBM Power Systems competitors and alternatives
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IT C at San Francisco state university
Nov 23 2017

What do you think of Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers?

Valuable Features The convenience, because we can swap very easily swap hard drives when one goes down. • Room for Improvement I can't think of anything right now. It's not the perfect solution but it is reasonable. • Stability Issues In the past it has been very stable, but not recently. • Scalability Issues I don't have experience with its scalability. • 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. • Previous Solutions Before we had HPE, now we use Dell. We went with Dell because the school has a contract with them. • Initial Setup It was straightforward. • Other Advice The important criteria when selecting...
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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