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Pros
"The solution integrated well.""The solution is made with high-quality hardware.""I have compared Dell EMC to other solutions and have found it to be good. The SAN and LAN traffic, manageability, and upgradability are all good."

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"This product is very reliable.""The most valuable features of HPE Superdome X are speed, performance, and resilience."

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Cons
"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.""In terms of improvement, it should also offer a hyper-converged option.""The set up is complex"

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"It would be helpful if you could do the maintenance completely online.""HPE Superdome X can improve by adding a lot of cloud capabilities to allow this solution to be cloud-ready in case the customer wants to move it to the cloud."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "If we would not have gone with the vendor we might have been charged unnecessarily for packages we did not need."
  • "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."
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  • "There is a very expensive one-time cost with no licensing fees."
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    Top Answer:There are many packages available, it was a benefit using a vendor to help us get a package we needed. If we would not have gone with the vendor we might have been charged unnecessarily for packages… more »
    Top Answer:Their features and product overall are comparable to others on the market, nothing stands out. The company should have either been more clear with the packaging, or a little bit more forthcoming with… more »
    Top Answer:The most valuable features of HPE Superdome X are speed, performance, and resilience.
    Top Answer:There is a very expensive one-time cost with no licensing fees.
    Top Answer:HPE Superdome X can improve by adding a lot of cloud capabilities to allow this solution to be cloud-ready in case the customer wants to move it to the cloud.
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    4th
    out of 23 in Blade Servers
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    3
    Average Words per Review
    404
    Rating
    8.0
    7th
    out of 23 in Blade Servers
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    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
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    Rating
    8.0
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    Also Known As
    HP Integrity Superdome, HP Superdome X
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    Overview

    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.
    HPE Superdome X is an HPE server that represents a new category of x86 modular, mission-critical systems to consolidate all tiers of critical applications on a common platform. Engineered with trusted Superdome 2 reliability, the HPE Superdome X includes a modular, bladed design, and shares HPE BladeSystem efficiencies including a common server management framework, supported from x86 to Superdome 2. With breakthrough innovations such as the fault-tolerant Crossbar Fabric and Error Analysis Engine coupled with hard partitioning capabilities, Superdome X sets the standard for mission-critical x86 computing.
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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
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Government9%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Retailer7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business43%
    Large Enterprise57%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise61%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise55%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise69%
    Buyer's Guide
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    Dell PowerEdge M is ranked 4th in Blade Servers with 3 reviews while HPE Superdome X is ranked 7th in Blade Servers with 2 reviews. Dell PowerEdge M is rated 8.0, while HPE Superdome X is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Dell PowerEdge M writes "Initial set up complicated, but after, easy to configure and use, many packages available". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Superdome X writes "High resilience, performs well, and high availability". Dell PowerEdge M is most compared with HPE Synergy, Cisco UCS B-Series, Super Micro SuperBlade, HPE BladeSystem and Fujitsu Primergy BX900 Series, whereas HPE Superdome X is most compared with Lenovo Flex System, HPE Synergy, HPE BladeSystem, HPE NonStop and HPE Integrity.

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