We performed a comparison between Cisco UCS B-Series and Super Micro SuperBlade 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 scalability is very good."
"The solution is stable."
"The feature that I found the most value is the abstract and stateless capacities."
"The stability provided by the product is its most valuable feature for our organization."
"The most valuable feature is the ability to replace a server with another one, simply by applying the profile"
"Some of the features I like from this solution are it has a fast configuration, it is not complex, and has high availability."
"The most valuable features are monitoring and processing, which can handle a lot of throughput and are more powerful than the HPE series."
"The initial setup is simple, and not very complex."
"I think the IPMI is a really good feature."
"The initial setup was straightforward."
"The ability to save resource is a key feature."
"The monitoring features and integration with other products can be improved."
"The license is expensive. Cisco should decrease the delay in the delivery of their products."
"For future improvements, it would be a benefit if the solution could integrate better with products such as Oracle."
"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 pricing could be less."
"Cisco UCS B-Series competitors have similar features as they do, Cisco needs to make some changes to make their offering better."
"The GUI is not the greatest."
"The graphic code that UCS can support is limited and less accessible than other systems."
"There is a lack of support for fiber channels currently that needs to be added."
"The solution does not scale well."
"Supermicro blade servers are not the best. They could improve in scalability but are not really scalable right now."
Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 15 reviews while Super Micro SuperBlade is ranked 8th in Blade Servers with 3 reviews. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.6, while Super Micro SuperBlade is rated 7.4. 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 Super Micro SuperBlade writes "Easy to set up with good technical support but does not scale well". Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, Dell PowerEdge M, HPE BladeSystem, Pure Storage FlashBlade and Lenovo Flex System, whereas Super Micro SuperBlade is most compared with Dell PowerEdge M, HPE BladeSystem, Pure Storage FlashBlade, HPE Synergy and HPE Integrity. See our Cisco UCS B-Series vs. Super Micro SuperBlade report.
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