"Some of the features I like from this solution are it has a fast configuration, it is not complex, and has high availability."
"The ratio in terms of the number of units and the number of servers that we can get each chassis is quite good."
"The GUI makes is simple to use and deploy."
"The initial setup is pretty simple and straightforward."
"The most valuable feature is the ability to replace a server with another one, simply by applying the profile"
"The most valuable features are monitoring and processing, which can handle a lot of throughput and are more powerful than the HPE series."
"The most valuable features of the Cisco UCS B-Series are reports for virtualization and the large memory it has."
"The feature that I found the most value is the abstract and stateless capacities."
"I have compared Dell EMC to other solutions and have found it to be good. The SAN and LAN traffic, manageability, and upgradability are all good."
"The solution is made with high-quality hardware."
"The solution integrated well."
"The management interface needs a lot of improvement. As it is right now, it's a pain to use. It's not user-friendly."
"The price of this product is too high. They should work to make it more affordable."
"Cisco UCS B-Series competitors have similar features as they do, Cisco needs to make some changes to make their offering better."
"The pricing could be less."
"USC Central seems a bit confusing for technicians."
"The license is expensive. Cisco should decrease the delay in the delivery of their products."
"The configuration is a little bit complicated and could be made simpler."
"The graphic code that UCS can support is limited and less accessible than other systems."
"The set up is complex"
"We have had some issues with the vendor's support that we have received. When you open up a support case with Dell they send a partner to assist you and in our experience, they are lacking knowledge about the solution. There are times when you need professional support from the vendor that knows the solution well."
"In terms of improvement, it should also offer a hyper-converged option."
The Dell PowerEdge M-Series blade servers address the challenges of an evolving IT environment by delivering leading enterprise classfeatures and functionality. The M-Series delivers a unique array of options configured to meet the needs of your IT environment both now and in the future.
Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 17 reviews while Dell PowerEdge M is ranked 4th in Blade Servers with 3 reviews. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.6, while Dell PowerEdge M is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS B-Series writes "Does what it is supposed to in the way the company represents with little room for improvement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell PowerEdge M writes "Initial set up complicated, but after, easy to configure and use, many packages available". Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE BladeSystem, Super Micro SuperBlade, Pure Storage FlashBlade and Lenovo Flex System, whereas Dell PowerEdge M is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE Superdome X, Super Micro SuperBlade, HPE BladeSystem and Fujitsu Primergy BX900 Series. See our Cisco UCS B-Series vs. Dell PowerEdge M report.
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