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Pros
"HPE BladeSystem is very easy to use.""The interface and dashboard are excellent and user-friendly.""The most valuable feature of the HPE BladeSystem is the ease of management and the robust design.""The most valuable feature of the HPE BladeSystem is the ease of management.""The product has been simple to set up.""It is easy to scale if you have the licensing.""The product is quite stable. Its performance is reliable.""It's very scalable."

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"We don't have any issues with the stability of HPE NonStop."

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Cons
"Some part of virtual connections needs improvement.""The solution could improve by having more automation, such as the automatic mapping feature that is available in the Synergy Blade series.""The support you get is dependant on the region. Some regions are better than others.""We would like to see OneView software features as an additional feature.""It would be nice if the solution were cheaper.""It is lacking in the ability to replicate virtual machines more easily.""The management side of this solution could be improved.""I'd like to see an all-in-one packet in the future."

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"It would be helpful if they brought the price down."

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  • "It is not expensive, really, in this class of server products."
  • "It is expensive. There are no additional costs. We are able to get good discounts anyway from HPE, but if the price can come down, we'll be happy."
  • "Its pricing was good. We selected this solution because it was within our budget. We paid just once when we bought it. We never bought any license."
  • "it would make everyone happy if the solution were less expensive."
  • "We have been satisfied with the price. However, there are additional costs for support."
  • "The HPE BladeSystem is an expensive solution."
  • "BladeSystem is a little bit cheaper."
  • "I would recommend this solution for large enterprises. Medium-sized companies would find it difficult to afford the HPE BladeSystem's overall capital expenses."
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  • "HPE NonStop is definitely on the higher end."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:For me, choosing between HPE’s Bladesystem and Synergy came down to which solution was more powerful, reliable, and stable. It turns out Bladesystem was the winner. Bladesystem is excellent because it… more »
    Top Answer:Its pricing was good. We selected this solution because it was within our budget. We paid just once when we bought it. We never bought any license.
    Top Answer:We don't have any issues with the stability of HPE NonStop.
    Top Answer:It would be helpful if they brought the price down. The pricing depends on individual companies. We like to buy five years upfront and then we deal with annual maintenance afterward. We don't budget… more »
    Top Answer:If the initial setup could be more simplified it would be an improvement. They were not as nice as BladSystems. The architecture is the same, but just the way that they have done some of the things is… more »
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    Also Known As
    HP ProLiant BL Series Servers, HP ProLiant BladeSystem, HP BladeSystem
    HP NonStop
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    Overview
    HP ProLiant BladeSystem share power, cooling, network, and storage infrastructure via the blade enclosure. Since equipment is not needed for each server, you get a dramatic reduction in power distribution units, power cables, LAN and SAN switches, connectors, adapters, and cables. And you can add the newest-generation technologies by simply changing individual components.
    When availability matters, the new HPE Integrity NonStop X enables you to stay ahead of your competition by mitigating the risk of downtime and effortlessly meeting your business processing, OLTP, and database requirements all with an industry-standard x86 architecture. HPE brings you an unparalleled portfolio of HPE Integrity NonStop systems the NonStop i family and the NonStop X family. These systems deliver the highest level of availability for the most-demanding, high-value workloads and customer-facing applications.
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    Sample Customers
    EMIS Health
    Bankart, Capital Securities Corporation
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm19%
    Insurance Company9%
    Government8%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Financial Services Firm18%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Non Profit5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise63%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise66%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise58%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise64%
    Buyer's Guide
    Blade Servers
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Cisco, Dell Technologies and others in Blade Servers. Updated: July 2022.
    621,327 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    HPE BladeSystem is ranked 2nd in Blade Servers with 27 reviews while HPE NonStop is ranked 11th in Blade Servers with 1 review. HPE BladeSystem is rated 8.6, while HPE NonStop is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of HPE BladeSystem writes "Good service, reliable, and remotely accessible through the iLO feature". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE NonStop writes "Reliable, easy to scale, and the support is good, but the price could be improved". HPE BladeSystem is most compared with HPE Synergy, Cisco UCS B-Series, Dell PowerEdge M, Super Micro SuperBlade and HPE Superdome X, whereas HPE NonStop is most compared with HPE Superdome X and Dell PowerEdge M.

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