"The initial setup is straightforward and easy to do."
"It is very stable and easy to use. It integrates easily with Cisco's cloud-based UC solutions. There are tools for management that make the management a bit easier, but we don't use them. We don't use what you would term as power users."
"What I really like about the Cisco USC Server is its service profile."
"The product doesn't take up too much space on the rack and I like that."
"In terms of the features that I have found most valuable, that is basically the hardware, which is more dynamic."
"Its hardware is really reliable. We also like Cisco for its support."
"The hardware customization capabilities are great."
"In most cases, computes compute, and there isn't much differentiation, but one point of differentiation is Intersight cloud management."
"The most valuable features are remote management and iDRAC."
"It is user friendly and easy to configure."
"The active directory and file server are valuable features."
"Virtualization and distributed power management are good and valuable features."
"The initial setup is so easy."
"The solution delivers what it promises. You look at the specs and it delivers them."
"This solution has absolutely fulfilled our needs well."
"The pricing of the solution is fair."
"Technical support could be more responsive."
"The only thing I would change is to provide more proactive support."
"I would like to see a little more integration with VMware."
"The price of the solution is problematic, not the solution itself. It could be less expensive."
"The warranty and support periods should be extended."
"On the contact center and video conferencing, I would definitely like to see more AI features. The AI features are key for us. You will find a lot of them in the cloud-based solution, but in the on-premises solution, they're hardly there. I would like to see the same AI features that are there in the cloud-based Cisco UC."
"I think the pricing is high. Cisco has to look for bundling this solutions with other applications."
"Its accessibility and manageability can be improved. Currently, we have to visit the office to manage it. It should be manageable outside our network. I would like it to be on the cloud."
"I would like to see the pricing improved."
"The scalability could improve. If you want more scalability and high availability, you will have to change to a solution similar to VxRail."
"The solution could still use some more analytics."
"System security can be improved. They can add more power and security for ESXi version 7."
"As the disks and memory should be expandable, I would highlight scalability as an issue."
"They need to improve the support, as they are not very responsive, and they don't get back to you right away."
"The analytics reports could be more useful."
"The solution needs to offer better service feedback, their response rate is slow when we have questions."
UCS C-Series Rack Servers deliver unified computing in an industry-standard form factor to reduce TCO and increase agility. Each server addresses varying workload challenges through a balance of processing, memory, I/O, and internal storage resources.
PowerEdge R is available in three models and with the following advantages: Entry level is simple, entry level server ideal for businesses just migrating to server usage, advanced is offering more cache and speed, these servers offer more options for processors, expansion and virtualization, Premium create a dynamic infrastructure with flexible workloads from a complete virtualization platform.
Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers is ranked 5th in Rack Servers with 9 reviews while Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers is ranked 2nd in Rack Servers with 21 reviews. Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers is rated 8.8, while Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers writes "Offers dynamic hardware and saves a lot of space, power, and management". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers writes "Innovative designs to transform IT and maximize performance across the widest range of applications". Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers is most compared with HPE ProLiant DL Servers, Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers, HPE Apollo, IBM Power Systems and HPE Synergy, whereas Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers is most compared with HPE ProLiant DL Servers, Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers, IBM Power Systems, HPE Apollo and Huawei FusionServer RH Series Rack Servers. See our Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers vs. Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers report.
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