Lenovo Rack Servers Competitors and Alternatives

The top Lenovo Rack Servers competitors are
  • HPE ProLiant DL Servers
  • Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
Read reviews of Lenovo Rack Servers competitors and alternatives
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Erich Hummel
Real User
IT Manager
Jan 10 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are its flexibility and stability.

How has it helped my organization?

The main benefit was the low price, so it saved us a lot of money.

What needs improvement?

We are not looking for new features in the DL260. Instead, we are looking at Synergy. Compared to blade servers, it could use more flexibility... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We generally switched from Novell to Microsoft; and then we used HPE. We also previously used Compaq, which I think was part of HPE. We never... more»

What other advice do I have?

Buy Synergy. :) Look for the flexibility of the system; and get everything from one partner. The most important criteria when we choose a vendor... more»
SeniorSt9f83
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 * reliable, since SD cards can be mirrored and the mirror can be rebuilt in a few minutes after replacing a corrupted card

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... 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... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

It was not a matter of personal choice. My company signed a support contract with a customer having Dell-based server infrastructure. Thus, I... more»
Vasilis Karkampounas
Real User
Network and Infrastructure Operations Manager at a individual & family service with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 26 2017

What is most valuable?

It is very nice and stable with an easy administration GUI. It has reliable and compliant hardware components which are... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The Cisco solution has improved the new infrastructure development giving us the ability to create a compute-storage... more»

What needs improvement?

Definitely the support area needs improving. Especially the time response in case of hardware failure.

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

I would advise to be very careful regarding the pricing especially if they don't buy complete or all included bundles.... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

It was a difficult decision but we switched for two reasons - better value-for-money approach and more compatible... more»

What other advice do I have?

Update the system with the latest firmware set. There are plenty of fixes.

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