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"I can quickly manage the provisioned servers."

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"Provides the strongest support for automation.""The best part is that you can integrate a two-way network. Earlier we could not manage the storage and ToR switch. Now we can create a LAN with our storage without any interface. In terms of switch management, it is now easy to understand the current configuration. It provides centralized management. It provides a single pane, and you can easily do all updates in one shot. It is a great product.""The OneView Global Dashboard is very user-friendly and it can be used for monitoring the power consumption and temperature of the data center and racks."

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"Its user interface can be improved. It can be more user-friendly."

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"They can improve reporting and provide more customized reports. Currently, reporting is a bit limited. It can be complex to learn and manage for beginners. Because of my experience, I find it comfortable to manage, which might not be the case with beginners. It would be good if they can make it a little bit easier to understand. They can provide a more graphical view of connectivity and other things. Their technical support can also be improved.""Does not allow for switch configuration other than through OneView.""It would be better if we can add every HPE device to OneView, such as MSA, as well as the other servers like the DL server and ML server."

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  • "I think that the price of OneView is $500 USD per server, which is a little high."
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    Top Answer:Provides the strongest support for automation.
    Top Answer:There is no license fee but if you wish to have a warranty, there is an annual charge for that.
    Top Answer:In OneView, the only option is to configure the switch over OneView. Dell provides an option to divide app administration and the ability to configure the switch by SFH. When we debug on switch, we… more »
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    Overview
    Cisco UCS Manager helps significantly reduce management and administration expenses by automating routine tasks to increase operational agility. Customers can extend the benefits of Cisco UCS Manager globally across an enterprise to thousands of servers in multiple domains with Cisco UCS Central Software.

    HPE OneView is your infrastructure automation engine to simplify operations, increasing the speed of IT delivery for new applications and services. Through software defined intelligence, HPE OneView brings a new level of automation to infrastructure management by taking a template driven approach to provisioning, updating, and integrating compute, storage, and networking infrastructure. Designed with a modern, standard-based API and supported by a large and growing partner ecosystem, HPE OneView also makes it easy to integrate powerful infrastructure automation into existing IT tools and processes. Take command with HPE OneView to deploy infrastructure faster, simplify operations and increase productivity.

    HPE OneView innovations provide you the industry’s best infrastructure management experience, simplifying operations for HPE BladeSystem, HPE ProLiant servers, 3PAR storage, HPE Networking and HPE ConvergedSystems.

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    Sample Customers
    Management Science Associates, Peak 10, Virtual Consulting Professionals
    Asante, ITS Nordics, Columbus Communications, Mansfield Oil
    Top Industries
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    Comms Service Provider33%
    Consumer Goods Company11%
    Energy/Utilities Company11%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider30%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm5%
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    Financial Services Firm24%
    Healthcare Company17%
    Retailer12%
    Insurance Company10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider24%
    Computer Software Company23%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise64%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise72%
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    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise55%
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    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise70%
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    Cisco UCS Manager is ranked 32nd in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 1 review while HPE OneView is ranked 25th in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 3 reviews. Cisco UCS Manager is rated 9.0, while HPE OneView is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS Manager writes "Stable, easy to deploy, and good for managing the entire Cisco ecosystem". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE OneView writes "A highly stable and reliable solution for centralized management and monitoring". Cisco UCS Manager is most compared with Cisco Intersight, Nutanix Prism, Zabbix, Zenoss Service Dynamics and WhatsUp Gold, whereas HPE OneView is most compared with Cisco Intersight, Zabbix, Dell CloudIQ, ServiceNow IT Operations Management and PRTG Network Monitor.

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