If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers, what would you say?
How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?
When you decide to go with Dell EMC rack-mounted servers, then you are lucky to try their own built-in monitor & life cycle management IDRAC (integrated dell remote access controller),
It's a built-in chip with out of band network interface that provides beyond any imagination full secure access for monitoring & configuring the servers. and with the additional Dell Open manage software, you will have a single dashboard for all of your servers to deploy, monitor, manage all of your computer resources from a single point of interface.
We are Dell partners. We work with various versions of the solution. These include the 14 Generation, 13 Generation, and 11 Generation. We aren't currently in the process of buying a new server. I'd recommend the solution. I'd rate it at a perfect ten out of ten. It's been very good for us. We haven't had issues.
I rate Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers an eight out of ten.
This is a server that I would recommend to others. I would rate Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers a nine out of ten.
We're a partner as a buyer of the solution. We're using the latest version of the solution. Overall, I would rate the solution nine out of ten. We've never had any issues with Dell servers. They're good. They're very stable. I'd recommend the solution to other organizations.
I would advise to just do your homework and make sure that you get the warranty and support levels that you're going to need. Understand what you will get and whether you need software support along with it. We do a cost analysis for our clients based upon the total cost of ownership. We do that for every deal. That's a very smart process to follow for any tech solution because some people think that if they just put a solution, it will solve all of their problems, which is not necessarily the case. I would rate PowerEdge Rack Servers a ten out of ten. We love these servers. These are quality products, and I would personally purchase them for my own business.
There are certain components on other solutions that I need to check with Dell. Dell was very good before and always is in the performance, availability and support. That said, our region in Lebanon, had some problems with the distributors and the people who are licensed to sell Dell products. It's been about five years now, and it's now official that everybody can partner again with Dell. You don't have to be an experienced partner, per se. Before, it was being controlled by one partner. Nobody is able to bring in Dell, and this partner had control for all the prices of all the support and everything. However, after merging with EMC and after having so many partners, its become more exposed to the market. Many partners that were struggling to sell Dell EMC servers and storage, as well as laptops and everything, are able to do so. This is the main reason why we have returned to Dell. We know about them. They offer very good servers and they are one of the leaders in the market. Dell and HP are leaders now in the servers. For this season, we reconsidered having their Rack Servers. This is the only reason we're going now to Dell servers. With Dell, if a company is considering their work environments and they're considering Data Analytics and Big Data, etc., yes, why not to go for the Dell server. They have an extremely scalable infrastructure designed for Big Data and they have the processes and ERP system that needs a lot of power. The Rack Servers, the PowerUp servers, are very good. They are recommended by many people worldwide. I'd recommend organizations consider these servers. Dell also has a full portfolio of products that work together in harmony. Whatever you need, Dell likely has a solution for you. Overall, I would rate the solution nine out of ten.
Dell has a new product every quarter, so its portfolio is very large. I would recommend this solution. I would rate Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers a ten out of ten.
The pre-sales HP team in Egypt is more helpful than EMC's team. Overall, I think HP is more flexible than EMC. I don't really have any advice to give: it's only applications installed on a server, that's it. On a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of eight.
My company partners with Dell. I'm recently retired, however, I did most of the infrastructure, backup storage, and high-performance computing. I was in pre-sales. I was a solution architect. Therefore, I'm not an end-user. We only used Dell for the servers. We used Seagate for storage. They have hard drives. They've been in the hard drive business for 40 years. My biggest piece of advice for those considering the solution is to make sure they are delivered on time. When clients are spending $50 million for an installation and you say it's going to be ready September 15th, it better be ready September 15th. One of the main reasons stuff's not ready is because parts are missing. That means you can't deliver a complete solution. If you're missing a box of spare hard drives, they're just spares, they're not preventing the installation, however, they're missing, and therefore you haven't delivered the product. Overall, I'd rate the product ten out of ten.
I would recommend this solution for rack servers. It is perfect. I would rate Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers an nine out of ten.
This solution has absolutely fulfilled our needs well. We are still running, this solution, we are upgrading only because of the features and abilities that it doesn't have. It's run now for 14 to 15 years. It's a brilliant product. I would recommend this solution to others looking into using this solution. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.
I would recommend this solution to others, but they have to see their overall system, that is, the interfaces, fabric, reports, network path, etc. They have to see the compatibility metrics between different parts. I had some difficulties in the beginning when I was supposed to change to the right certified device. I would rate Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers a ten out of ten.
We are a service provider and a reseller. We use various versions of the solution. The deployment models also vary as it depends on customer requirements. We deal with a lot of hyper-converged solutions. I'd recommend the solution. We've had no issues with it at all. Overall, I'd rate the solution eight out of ten.
In summary, this is a good product and I have had a good experience with it. I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.
I would rate the Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers an eight out of ten. It was satisfactory, but we were not able to scale it to the level that we expected. Maybe we should have contacted their support or put in greater effort to find out about sizing guidelines, or maybe there is a limitation regarding the kind of scale that we are looking for. I would advise someone considering this solution to search for the use case that is the closest match to your business. We should have referred to that before making a purchase.
I would rate this solution a nine out of ten because the product is quite reliable, quite good. We haven't had many problems with. I did not give a ten because of the website. The information isn't so well organized on the website. They have different types of licensing of management so make sure to check their licensing because they can differentiate.
We are comparing Dell and HPE edge servers. Any tips for what we should take into account when choosing between the two?