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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."

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"The Oracle server is very powerful. They are more powerful and durable compared to Intel hardware. Which has been a benefit to our organization."

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Cons
"The technical support from HPE has always been good in my experience.""We are quite happy with it, but its price and storage density can be better."

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"The solution could improve by giving a clear roadmap about the future. I'm not seeing a lot of improvements on the OS side of the software. They need to work more on the operating system."

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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."
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  • "Oracle SPARC Servers are expensive to manage, this is because after five years Oracle will increase the support charges for the hardware. The licensing policy for Oracle is different for Intel and Sparc. It will cost you less if you use your Oracle hardware with Oracle SPARC Servers."
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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: 
    The Oracle server is very powerful. They are more powerful and durable compared to Intel hardware. Which has been a benefit to our organization.
    Top Answer: 
    Oracle SPARC Servers are expensive to manage, this is because after five years Oracle will increase the support charges for the hardware. The licensing policy for Oracle is different for Intel and… more »
    Top Answer: 
    The solution could improve by giving a clear roadmap about the future. I'm not seeing a lot of improvements on the OS side of the software. They need to work more on the operating system.
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    6th
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    215
    Rating
    8.5
    10th
    out of 20 in Rack Servers
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    Comparisons
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    Reviews
    1
    Average Words per Review
    606
    Rating
    6.0
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    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.

    Oracle's SPARC S7, T7, and M7 Servers with always-on memory intrusion protection and comprehensive data encryption secure data with no performance penalty. Security in silicon features and Oracle Solaris protect data in memory from unauthorized access and stop malware before it gets in.

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    Sample Customers
    Weta Digital
    University Hospitals Leuven, B&H Photo, Tuscon Electric Power, IS Nordic, Siemens
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    University18%
    Manufacturing Company18%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Energy/Utilities Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Government6%
    Financial Services Firm5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company34%
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Government6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise67%
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    HPE Apollo is ranked 6th in Rack Servers with 2 reviews while Oracle SPARC Servers is ranked 10th in Rack Servers with 1 review. HPE Apollo is rated 8.6, while Oracle SPARC Servers is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of HPE Apollo writes "Easy to maintain, cost-effective, scalable, and resilient". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle SPARC Servers writes "Powerful servers, reliable, but operating systems needs improvement". HPE Apollo is most compared with HPE ProLiant DL Servers, Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers, HPE Synergy and IBM Power Systems, whereas Oracle SPARC Servers is most compared with IBM Power Systems, Intel Server System, Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers, HPE ProLiant DL Servers and Huawei KunLun Mission Critical Server.

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