PowerEdge C Overview

PowerEdge C is the #3 ranked solution in our list of top Density Optimized Servers. It is most often compared to HPE Apollo: PowerEdge C vs HPE Apollo

What is PowerEdge C?

PowerEdge C help you to maximize hyperscale performance with up to 4 independent server nodes, flexible storage and shared infrastructure in a compact 2U chassis.

Buyer's Guide

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PowerEdge C Customers
NxtGen Datacenter, Medien-Service Untermain (MSU), Exasol, IndigoVision, Dayco
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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about PowerEdge C pricing:
  • "PowerEdge C is very expensive, but personally, I think it's worth the price."
  • "The price of the solution is reasonable."

PowerEdge C Software Reviews

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EZ
Director at ACom (Consultants)
Real User
Top 10Leaderboard
Easy to use with good security and good pricing

Pros and Cons

  • "The security of the product is very good."
  • "We had a few minor issues with compatibility on the latest version during the installation process."

What other advice do I have?

We're Dell partners. We have a business relationship with the company. We're using almost the entire series. We use a variety of versions of the solution. Overall, I would rate it at a nine out of ten.
Bernard Ariro
Chief Technology Officer at Basilisk Technologies
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Provides a great management platform but more flexibility is needed

What is our primary use case?

I was running them as hosts for my virtual or private cloud — we were hosting several servers, virtual servers.

What is most valuable?

The management platform is great.

What needs improvement?

I can't think of anything that needs to be improved at the moment. A lot of evolution is occurring with Blade PowerEdge, including, what call, the blade servers. The VxRail should be opened to allow other virtualization platforms to be used. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using PowerEdge C for over 10 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

PowerEdge C is very stable. We hardly experience any downtime. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

In terms of scalability, as long as the…
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SOMASHEKARMS
Test Lead at Canarys
Real User
Top 10Leaderboard
Scalable, stable, easy installation, but needs more ports

What needs improvement?

There could be some more ports added in the future.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for approximately five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have not had any problems for stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of the solution met our needs.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is not complicated.

What other advice do I have?

I rate MS - PowerEdge C a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
OD
Network Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 20Leaderboard
A reasonably priced solution with useful compression capabilities

What is most valuable?

I have found the compression capability the most valuable feature.

What needs improvement?

A feature that needs to be added is the ability for full container storage.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for more than a year.

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

The price of the solution is reasonable.