Super Micro SuperBlade Competitors and Alternatives

The top Super Micro SuperBlade competitors are
  • Cisco UCS B-Series
  • HPE Integrity
  • Dell PowerEdge M
Read reviews of Super Micro SuperBlade competitors and alternatives
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Christoph Schmidt
Real User
Solution Sales Manager SAP with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 06 2017

What is most valuable?

* High availability * Speed of execution * IO capabilities

How has it helped my organization?

It is an open system with an HP-UX. It is very close to the Linux operating system, but much more reliable. That is why we have chosen it.

What other advice do I have?

Migrating away from Unix is driven by SAP themselves, because they are moving towards HANA, and HANA only runs on Linux. If you are looking for this type of solution, evaluate all options, including growth, then choose the right systems for... more»
José Luis Medina
Consultant
Infrastructure Consultant at a tech consulting company with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 17 2017

What is most valuable?

* Virtual NICs/HBA * Nexus FC/Ethernet convergence

How has it helped my organization?

VirtualNICs/HBA allow us to redesign completely the IO schema (network and storage) without needing to upgrade or... more»

What needs improvement?

* Hardware platform configuration

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

It is expensive (like all converged platforms). From a cost perspective, UCS must be evaluated seriously in order to... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I did not previously use a different solution. I’ve previous experience with HPE BladeSystem. UCS looks to me more... more»

What other advice do I have?

Training, training, training and planning, planning, planning!
Anil Yendluri
Consultant
Consultant
Nov 21 2017

What do you think of Dell PowerEdge M?

Valuable Features: Faster deployment Efficiency Scalability Reliability Simplified management • Improvements to My Organization: It has reduced complexity. Therefore, it is easy to manage by an administrator and we can spend valuable time on other IT issues. • Room for Improvement: More interconnections with third party equipment and limited I/O selection. • Use of Solution: Two years. • Stability Issues: No, we have not. • Scalability Issues: No, we have not. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Good and knowledgeable. • Previous Solutions: Previously, HPE and IBM solutions, but Dell's are more budget friendly. • Initial Setup: It was budget friendly. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing: You will get your value for your money. •...

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