We performed a comparison between Cisco UCS B-Series and HPE Integrity based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Blade Servers solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"The most valuable features of the Cisco UCS B-Series are reports for virtualization and the large memory it has."
"The GUI makes is simple to use and deploy."
"The scalability is very good."
"The feature that I found the most value is the abstract and stateless capacities."
"The most valuable features are monitoring and processing, which can handle a lot of throughput and are more powerful than the HPE series."
"I like that it's very manageable very easy to use and configure. I am not an expert, but the graphic user interface is quite simple very easy to use. It's a complete solution."
"The most valuable feature that the B-Series has is related to the structure and architecture of the solution because in these solutions, you are using fabric interconnect as an interconnect device. The beauty of fabric interconnect is that it can work as in-house mode."
"The architecture of this solution is very valuable; it has five traffic interconnects, and uses a network highway so bandwidth is never an issue."
"It is very fast and easy to use."
"HPE Integrity is a reliable solution, but you'll need to refurbish the hardware because it's approaching the end of sale."
"We have what is called a chief data care center support. This is the highest level of support they have. We have been very happy with the support we have received."
"Cisco UCS B-Series competitors have similar features as they do, Cisco needs to make some changes to make their offering better."
"Compared to the deployment of servers such as Dell XCDs, the deployment of UCS servers is more complex. They take longer to deploy."
"The price of this product is too high. They should work to make it more affordable."
"Integration with storage could be improved."
"This product uses a converged network adapter because it is the only way to provide flexibility with both fiber and ethernet connections."
"USC Central seems a bit confusing for technicians."
"For future improvements, it would be a benefit if the solution could integrate better with products such as Oracle."
"The solution is difficult to set up."
"The virtualization of HPE Integrity could be simplified. We have discussed this issue with HPE and hopefully, they will have an update."
"HPE Integrity is a pain. HPE hasn't put much work into developing the solution in the past few years because it will be discontinued soon."
"The monitoring is an area that needs some improvement."
Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 15 reviews while HPE Integrity is ranked 9th in Blade Servers with 3 reviews. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.6, while HPE Integrity is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS B-Series writes "Processing of our system has greatly improved due to the CPU, functionality and security features". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Integrity writes "Priced well, scalable, stable, easy to use and install". Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, Dell PowerEdge M, HPE BladeSystem, Super Micro SuperBlade and Pure Storage FlashBlade, whereas HPE Integrity is most compared with HPE Synergy, Super Micro SuperBlade and HPE Superdome X. See our Cisco UCS B-Series vs. HPE Integrity report.
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