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Find out what your peers are saying about Dell PowerEdge M vs. Super Micro SuperBlade and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"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.""The solution integrated well."

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"The initial setup was straightforward.""The ability to save resource is a key feature."

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

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"The solution does not scale well.""There is a lack of support for fiber channels currently that needs to be added."

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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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    Questions from the Community
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    The solution is made with high-quality hardware.
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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.
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    We are using Dell PowerEdge M for application and database servers.
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    The initial setup was straightforward.
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    I can no speak to the cost of the solution. It's not an aspect that I deal with directly.
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    They need to improve their delivery time. It takes too long right now. It's something they need to work on. The solution does not scale well.
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    SuperBlade
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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.
    Super Micro's SuperBlade blade servers offer many unique advantages that differentiate it from competitors' blade products and traditional rack-mount solutions. Customer benefits include maximum density, affordability, reduced management costs, lower power consumption, optimal ROI, and high scalability - and in most applications, blade servers would reduce system acquisition costs. While other blade suppliers only offer general-purpose blade servers, the SuperBlade family enables full optimization for a wide array of mission-critical and compute-intensive applications. With in-house design engineering agility to accommodate customer needs rapidly, SuperBlade revolutionizes modular computing architecture by offering several advanced application-optimized models such as Enterprise Blade Server, Data Center Optimized Blade, Workstation Blade and Office Blade.
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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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    Comms Service Provider32%
    Computer Software Company26%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm5%
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    Comms Service Provider37%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Government7%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Dell PowerEdge M vs. Super Micro SuperBlade and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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    Dell PowerEdge M is ranked 4th in Blade Servers with 3 reviews while Super Micro SuperBlade is ranked 8th in Blade Servers with 2 reviews. Dell PowerEdge M is rated 8.0, while Super Micro SuperBlade is rated 7.0. 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 Super Micro SuperBlade writes "Easy to set up with good technical support but does not scale well". Dell PowerEdge M is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE Superdome X, Cisco UCS B-Series, Fujitsu Primergy BX900 Series and HPE BladeSystem, whereas Super Micro SuperBlade is most compared with HPE Integrity, Cisco UCS B-Series, HPE BladeSystem, Fujitsu CX1000 and Pure Storage FlashBlade. See our Dell PowerEdge M vs. Super Micro SuperBlade report.

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