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We performed a comparison between HPE Apollo and Intel Server System based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Rack Servers solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed HPE Apollo vs. Intel Server System report (Updated: September 2022).
635,162 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The technical support from HPE has always been good in my experience.""The cost benefit of this solution is most valuable. It is quite effective for the work for which we are using it. We are mainly running video servers on these, and we are quite happy with the resilience, density storage, and streaming capacity of the system.""HPE Apollo's most valuable feature is the ability to expand our storage capacity.""The solution is well documented in a data sheet."

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"It is stable and easy to manage."

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Cons
"The support from HPE Apollo could be better, they are making knowledgeable.""The predictive analysis feature could be improved.""We are quite happy with it, but its price and storage density can be better.""The technical support from HPE has always been good in my experience."

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"The shipment time can be improved. When we order Intel products, we have to wait for a long time. They can increase the local services and engineers in China. Local engineers will be able to know and understand customer problems much better."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The price of the solution is more expensive than Dell which is their main competitor. However, there are times we have managed to receive a comparable price."
  • "There is an annual license required to use HPE Apollo."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:I didn't work with Apollo but as far as I read about it and as others said, it depends on your purpose.  Apollo's approach is node computing for high-performance computing and graphic purposes and… more »
    Top Answer:The cost benefit of this solution is most valuable. It is quite effective for the work for which we are using it. We are mainly running video servers on these, and we are quite happy with the… more »
    Top Answer:We are quite happy with it, but its price and storage density can be better.
    Top Answer:It is stable and easy to manage.
    Top Answer:The shipment time can be improved. When we order Intel products, we have to wait for a long time. They can increase the local services and engineers in China. Local engineers will be able to know and… more »
    Ranking
    6th
    out of 20 in Rack Servers
    Views
    4,806
    Comparisons
    3,942
    Reviews
    3
    Average Words per Review
    226
    Rating
    9.0
    11th
    out of 20 in Rack Servers
    Views
    2,317
    Comparisons
    2,050
    Reviews
    1
    Average Words per Review
    281
    Rating
    7.0
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    HP Apollo Systems, HP ProLiant SL, HP Apollo
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    Overview

    The HPE Apollo high-density server family is built for the highest levels of performance and efficiency. They are rack-scale compute, storage, networking, power and cooling – massively scale-up and scale-out – solutions for your big data analytics, object storage and high-performance computing (HPC) workloads. From water-cooling that’s 1,000X more efficient than air, to “right-sized scaling” with 2X the compute density for workgroup and private cloud workloads, the HPE Apollo line is a dense, high-performance, tiered approach for organisations of all sizes.

    Storage is simple with the Intel Storage System JBOD2000 family, a 2U form factor system with support for twelve 3.5" LFF or twenty-four 2.5" SFF drives with a single or multi-cable connectivity. The JBOD2000 family includes redundant, hot-swap fans and the option for redundant, hot-swap power supplies. The JBOD2000S2 products support 6Gb/s SAS/SATA connectivity via industry-standard SFF-8088 connectors with the latest JBOD2000S3 version supports up to 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity via industry standard SFF-8644 connectors. All these JBOD offerings are designed to provide highly available and easily expandable storage for Intel servers at an affordable price point.

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    Sample Customers
    Weta Digital
    Emerson, Baosight, Pentamaster
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    University17%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Manufacturing Company17%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company18%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Government10%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise60%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise62%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise62%
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    HPE Apollo is ranked 6th in Rack Servers with 4 reviews while Intel Server System is ranked 11th in Rack Servers with 1 review. HPE Apollo is rated 9.0, while Intel Server System is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of HPE Apollo writes "Easy to maintain, cost-effective, scalable, and resilient". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Intel Server System writes "Stable and easy to manage, but needs better shipment time and local support". HPE Apollo is most compared with HPE ProLiant DL Servers, Dell PowerEdge Rack Servers, HPE Synergy, Dell PowerEdge FX and Oracle SPARC Servers, whereas Intel Server System is most compared with IBM Power Systems, Oracle SPARC Servers, Dell PowerEdge Rack Servers, HPE ProLiant DL Servers and Lenovo Mission-Critical Servers.

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