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Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers Valuable Features

Group IT Manager at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees

The solution has always had very good performance.

The availability/scalability is excellent.

Their technical support is always helpful. They have a very good support timeline that lasts not just a year or two, but even five years down the line. It's a long-term arrangement.

The solution is highly scalable, with a two-socket server, CPU support, and the M.E.N SST. 

It can support VDI.

You can combine these servers. Therefore, not only do they work with virtual environments, you can have them as a Data Analytics server. They can handle a lot of heavy processes. They are one of the main big servers that can handle a lot of things. For example, I'm replacing four servers with three servers, which means I can also reduce the licenses. Instead of buying two licenses, you're buying one license. The lines are reduced to half, and you have a few open managed application that will tell you the health of the server. 

The content and insights with Dell are great. Whenever something happens to your server and you have the support, they will give you a notification. Whether it's CPU or RAM or the power supply, whatever the issue, they will tell you. You always have a proactive notification on all the servers.

Security and BIOS are very good. Previously, BIOS was just a plus for the team to have on the server. Now, BIOS is more into Cyber Security and has the intelligence to recognize what is being loaded before going to the main OS. There's artificial intelligence integrated into these servers and the insights are one of the main reasons that they'll provide you with a good service, and offer you some visibility on the server. You feel safe. The server won't let you down. With the notifications, you can always handle things before they become a bigger problem. 

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YS
Field Solution Architect at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees

It fit the requirements of the client, that's really all that it was for us. It could deliver the IOPS and the local storage that was required. It could have been anybody else, Lenovo, IBM, HP, etc. We were Dell's number one reseller in Canada and probably worldwide. We got very favorable terms and that also helped with the decision.

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MW
Project Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

The solution has proven to be very stable over the years. It's quite reliable in terms of performance.

The product has always been very easy to use. 

The maintenance of the product is easy to do. It doesn't need too much.

The local service on offer from Dell is quite good. They are very helpful.

The initial setup is pretty straightforward.

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Manager at Mutural Trust Bank

The remote management control is a valuable feature. There is no need to connect the monitor, keyboard, or mouse. We can install our operating system and whatever else we wish. Thanks to the enterprise license which enables remote connectivity there is no need to connect. This allows us to make use as we see fit, such as that involving the operating system installation and, occasionally, the host machine, in which case we can connect to the console remotely. This allows us to do remote troubleshooting, which is a nice feature. 

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TP
Vice President Product Management & Strategy at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees

Their management tools are the most valuable. Our customers like the flexibility of being able to scale up and out. It is very easy for them to scale and add additional nodes and servers to their storage solutions, such as the ATI solution.

It has very good quality and a great deployment model. Its warranty is also very good, and it is very stable. Their fixes have been quick if they have those.

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SR
Pre-sale and Post-sale Engineer at a reseller with 201-500 employees

Their support is very good and very effective. 

The price of the system is very fair. 

The design of the hardware is very good - especially the management system. 

Overall, PowerEdge is a very good system. 

The performance has been excellent so far.

The initial setup is very easy to manage.

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Automation Service Engineer (DCS) at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees

Dell offers very good performance. The hardware is very, very good.

The product has very good diagnostics.

It's a very user-friendly solution.

At the rack level, we can access and can see the status. When deploying you can see if there are any issues with the system. 

In terms of maintenance, it's easy. 

The hard drive is just plug and play. You just unplug the old one and put in the new hard drive. It's very, very straightforward.

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Sr. Technology Consultant at a engineering company with 1,001-5,000 employees

The user interface is the solution's most valuable aspect.

The implementation process is quite good.

The pricing of the solution is fair.

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TH
Business Continuity and Data Center Manager at a outsourcing company with 5,001-10,000 employees

The reconstructive compatibility with VMware ESXi is the most valuable.

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Senior Manager at Express Systems Limited (ESL)

The most valuable features are remote management and iDRAC. Manageability is definitely one of the good points for Dell servers.

This is a quality product that can be customized for our clients.

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IT Assistant at Hotel 2 Fevrier

This solution is very easy to use. 

For every option, there is documentation with at least two lines of explanation.

You are provided with excellent instructions. 

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Director of IT at Sigal

Virtualization and distributed power management are good and valuable features.

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System Engineer at ITVision

It is user friendly and easy to configure.

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Sr. Team Lead - IT at InfoStretch

What we like the most is the stability. Without shutdowns, our VMs and servers are up and running fine.

The backup and the requirement of the DR site is valuable.

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Deputy Manager of IT Security Infrastructure at leads

Our customers do not ask for any service for the Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers because they are very durable.

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RB
Software Engineer at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees

The solution is easy to use and has good performance.

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OH
Telecommunication Department Head at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees

I've never had any down time with this solution and it's very user friendly.

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KK
Manager at a pharma/biotech company with 201-500 employees

Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers is powerful.

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PV
Director at CMC CSI saigon

The active directory and file server are valuable features.

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Learn what your peers think about Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
564,322 professionals have used our research since 2012.