We performed a comparison between Cisco UCS B-Series and PowerEdge C 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 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."
"Some of the features I like from this solution are it has a fast configuration, it is not complex, and has high availability."
"The feature that I found the most value is the abstract and stateless capacities."
"The initial setup is pretty simple and straightforward."
"Great security and functionality."
"The most valuable feature is the ability to replace a server with another one, simply by applying the profile"
"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."
"Technical support has been helpful."
"I like the feature that allows for a backup and that is suitable for me."
"PowerEdge C is the best server I have worked with. I like that it's user-friendly. PowerEdge C performs very well."
"The scalability of the solution met our needs."
"The security of the product is very good."
"I have found the compression capability the most valuable feature."
"The pricing could be less."
"We have to have Java to manage the infrastructure. It would be great if we can manage the infrastructure through a web browser."
"The price of this product is too high. They should work to make it more affordable."
"USC Central seems a bit confusing for technicians."
"The GUI is not the greatest."
"Compared to the deployment of servers such as Dell XCDs, the deployment of UCS servers is more complex. They take longer to deploy."
"Integration with storage could be improved."
"This model does not support virtualization of the switch."
"The reliability needs improvement."
"A feature that needs to be added is the ability for full container storage."
"It would be better if it worked with SMTP servers on the cloud. Right now, it only allows notifications via the SMTP server. In the next release, I would like to have a better processor."
"We had a few minor issues with compatibility on the latest version during the installation process."
"The current memory could be improved."
"There could be some more ports added in the future."
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.
Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 15 reviews while PowerEdge C is ranked 6th in Blade Servers with 6 reviews. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.6, while PowerEdge C is rated 8.6. 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 PowerEdge C writes "Compact with an easy initial setup and good preformance". Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, Dell PowerEdge M, HPE BladeSystem and Super Micro SuperBlade, whereas PowerEdge C is most compared with HPE Apollo, HPE Superdome X and HPE Moonshot. See our Cisco UCS B-Series vs. PowerEdge C report.
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