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We performed a comparison between HPE Apollo and PowerEdge C based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Density Optimized 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. PowerEdge C Report (Updated: November 2022).
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Pros
"HPE Apollo's most valuable feature is the ability to expand our storage capacity.""The technical support from HPE has always been good in my experience.""The solution is well documented in a data sheet.""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 scalability of the solution met our needs.""I have found the compression capability the most valuable feature.""Technical support has been helpful.""I like the feature that allows for a backup and that is suitable for me.""The security of the product is very good.""PowerEdge C is the best server I have worked with. I like that it's user-friendly. PowerEdge C performs very well."

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Cons
"The predictive analysis feature could be improved.""The support from HPE Apollo could be better, they are making knowledgeable.""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 reliability needs improvement.""A feature that needs to be added is the ability for full container storage.""The current memory could be improved.""It would be better if it worked with SMTP servers on the cloud. Right now, it only allows notifications via the SMTP server. In the next release, I would like to have a better processor.""There could be some more ports added in the future.""We had a few minor issues with compatibility on the latest version during the installation process."

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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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  • "The price of the solution is reasonable."
  • "When we talk about pricing it is the cheapest on the market that I have found."
  • "The cost depends on the configuration."
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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 scalability of the solution met our needs.
    Top Answer:There could be some more ports added in the future.
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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.

    PowerEdge C help you to maximize hyperscale performance with up to 4 independent server nodes, flexible storage and shared infrastructure in a compact 2U chassis.

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    Sample Customers
    Weta Digital
    NxtGen Datacenter, Medien-Service Untermain (MSU), Exasol, IndigoVision, Dayco
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    University17%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Manufacturing Company17%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Manufacturing Company9%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise60%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise61%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business78%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise67%
    Buyer's Guide
    HPE Apollo vs. PowerEdge C
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about HPE Apollo vs. PowerEdge C and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
    656,862 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    HPE Apollo is ranked 2nd in Density Optimized Servers with 4 reviews while PowerEdge C is ranked 3rd in Density Optimized Servers with 6 reviews. HPE Apollo is rated 9.0, while PowerEdge C is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of HPE Apollo writes "Easy to maintain, cost-effective, scalable, and resilient". On the other hand, the top reviewer of PowerEdge C writes "Compact with an easy initial setup and good preformance". HPE Apollo is most compared with HPE ProLiant DL Servers, Dell PowerEdge Rack Servers, Dell PowerEdge FX, HPE Synergy and HPE Moonshot, whereas PowerEdge C is most compared with Cisco UCS B-Series, HPE Superdome X and HPE Moonshot. See our HPE Apollo vs. PowerEdge C report.

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