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  • "Cisco products are at the high end in terms of cost, but everything is included with the licensing fees."
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  • "The pricing for Cisco products is always high."
  • "Pricing with Cisco is very high."
  • "The price of this solution compared to others is fair."
  • "Pricing will be based on your requirements so it is important to plan, engage, and negotiate directly with the Cisco Account Manager."
  • "UCS is expensive, and we will be migrating to the cheaper HP servers."
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    Also Known As
    UCS B-Series, Unified Computing System B-Series
    HP Integrity Superdome, HP Superdome X
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    Overview
    Based on Intel Xeon processor E7 and E5 product families, Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers work with virtualized and non-virtualized applications to increase: Performance, Energy efficiency, Flexibility and Administrator productivity.
    HPE Superdome X is an HPE server that represents a new category of x86 modular, mission-critical systems to consolidate all tiers of critical applications on a common platform. Engineered with trusted Superdome 2 reliability, the HPE Superdome X includes a modular, bladed design, and shares HPE BladeSystem efficiencies including a common server management framework, supported from x86 to Superdome 2. With breakthrough innovations such as the fault-tolerant Crossbar Fabric and Error Analysis Engine coupled with hard partitioning capabilities, Superdome X sets the standard for mission-critical x86 computing.
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    Sample Customers
    Aegean Motorway, Anilana Hotels and Resorts, Anonymous Banking Group, Artoni Transporti, Bellevue, BH Telecom, Bowling Green State University, Children's Hospital Colorado, City of Biel, Dimension Data, Dualtec Cloud Builders, Hertz, Houston Methodist, Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co.KG, Outscale, Sony Corporation, Talbots
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    Financial Services Firm28%
    Manufacturing Company17%
    University11%
    Government11%
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    Comms Service Provider31%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Government10%
    Manufacturing Company6%
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    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider23%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Government5%
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    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise56%
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    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise44%
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    Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 13 reviews while HPE Superdome X is ranked 11th in Blade Servers. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.6, while HPE Superdome X is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS B-Series writes "Does what it is supposed to in the way the company represents with little room for improvement". On the other hand, Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE BladeSystem, Dell PowerEdge M, Super Micro SuperBlade and Fujitsu Primergy BX900 Series, whereas HPE Superdome X is most compared with Dell PowerEdge M, HPE BladeSystem, HPE Synergy and Lenovo Flex System.

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