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We performed a comparison between Dell PowerEdge M and HPE NonStop 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.
To learn more, read our detailed Dell PowerEdge M vs. HPE NonStop Report (Updated: May 2023).
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"The initial setup is straightforward.""It's great for managing overall infrastructure.""The most valuable feature of Dell PowerEdge M is iDRAC.""The networking features for administration and working with the server are valuable.""The solution offers remarkable flexibility, reliability, and extensive software support.""The solution is made with high-quality hardware."

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"We don't have any issues with the stability of HPE NonStop.""The stability of HPE NonStop is good."

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"Technical support is not good.""It requires time to transition to the new generation.""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.""Dell PowerEdge M needs to run AMD CPUs on it.""Can be improved by being proactive in making changes that could improve the solution.""I would like to have additional HPC and AI capabilities on general Dell PowerEdge servers."

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"It would be helpful if they brought the price down.""HPE NonStop could improve by having infrastructure management."

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  • "Dell PowerEdge M price is comparable to other solutions but cheaper than IBM. However, the IBM solution is a higher grade solution whereas Dell PowerEdge M is a medium-level solution."
  • "The pricing of PowerEdge Next is higher than it was before."
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  • "HPE NonStop is definitely on the higher end."
  • "The price of the solution is too high. If they lowered the price substantially it would open up more opportunities. It's considered a replacement for the old 9000 boxes of HP. If it had a lower price, we would be able to compete in the financial, and other sectors and other solutions such as Terraform. Having a high price makes other solutions more attractive."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:It's great for managing overall infrastructure.
    Top Answer:I'd rate the pricing as average. It's not terrible. The lead times over Cisco and HPE are weeks as opposed to months.
    Top Answer:They are pretty much all the same in terms of what this solution versus competitors offers. Cisco is number one, HP Synergy is number two, and this solution would be number three. I'm more into… more »
    Top Answer:The stability of HPE NonStop is good.
    Top Answer:The price of the solution is too high. If they lowered the price substantially it would open up more opportunities. It's considered a replacement for the old 9000 boxes of HP. If it had a lower price… more »
    Top Answer:HPE NonStop could improve by having infrastructure management.
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    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.

    • Multiple blade form-factor choices.
    • Long life cycle providing better life cycle management and improved TCO.
    • Modular I/O switches for future scalability.
    • Breakthrough fan technologies for reduction in power consumption.
    • Configuration management via chassis management controller.
    • Persistent MAC/WWN/iSCSI addresses in a switch-agnostic environment.
    When availability matters, the new HPE Integrity NonStop X enables you to stay ahead of your competition by mitigating the risk of downtime and effortlessly meeting your business processing, OLTP, and database requirements all with an industry-standard x86 architecture. HPE brings you an unparalleled portfolio of HPE Integrity NonStop systems the NonStop i family and the NonStop X family. These systems deliver the highest level of availability for the most-demanding, high-value workloads and customer-facing applications.
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    Sample Customers
    Newport City Homes, Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium (NMTRC), Georgian College, AgreeYa Solutions, IIHT Cloud Solutions, Arizona State University, AudienceScience, University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Holy Cross School
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    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Manufacturing Company14%
    Healthcare Company14%
    Computer Software Company14%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Manufacturing Company9%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Financial Services Firm29%
    Energy/Utilities Company14%
    Educational Organization14%
    Financial Services Firm30%
    Computer Software Company12%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Comms Service Provider6%
    Company Size
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise64%
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise66%
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise23%
    Large Enterprise54%
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise5%
    Large Enterprise75%
    Buyer's Guide
    Dell PowerEdge M vs. HPE NonStop
    May 2023
    Find out what your peers are saying about Dell PowerEdge M vs. HPE NonStop and other solutions. Updated: May 2023.
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    Dell PowerEdge M is ranked 4th in Blade Servers with 6 reviews while HPE NonStop is ranked 11th in Blade Servers with 2 reviews. Dell PowerEdge M is rated 8.8, while HPE NonStop is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Dell PowerEdge M writes "The solution is a foundational part of our IT infrastructure and offers remarkable flexibility, reliability, and extensive software support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE NonStop writes "Reliable, easy to scale, and the support is good, but the price could be improved". Dell PowerEdge M is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE Superdome X, Cisco UCS B-Series, Super Micro SuperBlade and Oracle Sun 6048, whereas HPE NonStop is most compared with HPE Superdome X, Oracle Sun 6000, Oracle Sun 6048 and Fujitsu CX1000. See our Dell PowerEdge M vs. HPE NonStop report.

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