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Find out what your peers are saying about Lenovo Flex System vs. PowerEdge C and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"The initial setup is straightforward.""One of the most valuable features of this solution is its ease of use.""The Lenovo Flex System is very stable."

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"Technical support has been helpful.""The security of the product is very good.""The scalability of the solution met our needs.""The management platform is great.""I have found the compression capability the most valuable feature."

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Cons
"The solution could improve by providing more integration with other platforms.""The product could improve its integration capabilities.""It does not have the same module flexibility that was present in IBM Blade. On the Blade System, I was able to choose between the Cisco module, or BMC module. Since the switch to Lenovo, I have not had the same choice of modules, only the BMC modules."

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"The reliability needs improvement.""There could be some more ports added in the future.""The VxRail should be opened to allow other virtualization platforms to be used.""A feature that needs to be added is the ability for full container storage.""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 is interesting. I am able to quote a client based on their needs and offer them either Lenovo or Dell."
  • "There is a one-off payment to buy the equipment and the support is purchased annually."
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  • "PowerEdge C is very expensive, but personally, I think it's worth the price."
  • "The price of the solution is reasonable."
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    Questions from the Community
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    The initial setup is straightforward.
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    I wasn't involved in the licensing and I don't have any information about the costs involved with the solution. The global team handles these details and I am not in any way involved.
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    The product could improve its integration capabilities. For example, it's not optimized as Cisco UCS servers are.
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    The scalability of the solution met our needs.
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    There could be some more ports added in the future.
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    I rate MS - PowerEdge C a seven out of ten.
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    Also Known As
    Flex System Blade Servers, Flex System SN Series
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    Overview

    Flex System is Lenovo’s proven, 2nd generation blade, that efficiently runs your infrastructure applications with up to 80% better density than standard rack server deployments.

    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
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    NxtGen Datacenter, Medien-Service Untermain (MSU), Exasol, IndigoVision, Dayco
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company26%
    Government12%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider26%
    Government4%
    Wholesaler/Distributor4%
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    REVIEWERS
    Small Business71%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise14%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Lenovo Flex System vs. PowerEdge C and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    564,997 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Lenovo Flex System is ranked 6th in Blade Servers with 3 reviews while PowerEdge C is ranked 7th in Blade Servers with 5 reviews. Lenovo Flex System is rated 8.4, while PowerEdge C is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Lenovo Flex System writes "Stable with good performance and a simple setup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of PowerEdge C writes "Compact with an easy initial setup and good preformance". Lenovo Flex System is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE Superdome X, HPE BladeSystem, Cisco UCS B-Series and Dell PowerEdge M, whereas PowerEdge C is most compared with HPE Apollo and HPE Moonshot. See our Lenovo Flex System vs. PowerEdge C report.

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