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HPE Synergy Pros

VL
Systems Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
In terms of the productivity of our deployment team, the amount of time has been decreased a lot. In the past, to deploy one c7000 chassis with 15 or 16 blades, we literally used to spend two to three weeks. But with a Synergy, it's very quick. Within three days we can do the deployment.
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AJ
CEO with 51-200 employees
Technical support is excellent. They are very helpful.
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Chief Technical Officer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Great data storage and very good for software defined solutions.
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OK
System Integration Engineer at a computer software company with 1-10 employees
The solution is built very well. It's very robust and durable.
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MK
CEO at DUKSCO SARL
The product enables the centralization of all administrative tasks.
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DF
CTO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The stability of the solution is very reliable.
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Data Center Implementation Engineer at a construction company with 11-50 employees
We've found the scalability to be reasonable if you are ready to invest in it.
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RA
Storage & Backup Engineer at a government with 10,001+ employees
For me, this is the best frame server technology available in the market. We can compare it to Cisco UCS. It is robust and stable, and it is also easy to deploy and scale. Their support is the best.
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ZA
IT Infrastructure at a real estate/law firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
I like that it's suitable for virtualization. It's also stable and scalable. The newer version has a lot of memory, and you don't have to worry about updates.
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AH
Information Technology System Administrator at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Its versatility, performance, and size are most valuable. It is very decent for its size. It has very good performance and very good specifications.
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HPE Synergy Cons

VL
Systems Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
I would definitely like to see them fix the firmware updates on all the blades. No matter what operating system it is running on, make sure I can do the firmware as well as the software for those firmware components at the same time. I don't want to have to rely on an external product. Let's bring that product inside the menu so that I have a better experience with updates.
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AJ
CEO with 51-200 employees
The Synergy platform is HPE-specific and more for on-premises. You're kind of locked in with VMware and the HPE with the VMs. The Nutanix offering is a bit more flexible.
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Chief Technical Officer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Changes to the solution are quite complex.
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Learn what your peers think about HPE Synergy. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
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OK
System Integration Engineer at a computer software company with 1-10 employees
In the past, I have had issues with configurations.
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MK
CEO at DUKSCO SARL
Technical support was time consuming and unsatisfactory. The initial product setup was complex, lasing around three weeks to a month.
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DF
CTO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The profiles aren't so easy to work with.
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Data Center Implementation Engineer at a construction company with 11-50 employees
The setup was a bit complex.
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RA
Storage & Backup Engineer at a government with 10,001+ employees
ICMs could be better in this model. When you look at its competitors, the most critical point is the throughput. HPE is the best with the ICM module, which is an interconnect module that connects the servers of the frames to the LAN and SAN. HPE Synergy should also support the latest processors provided by Intel.
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ZA
IT Infrastructure at a real estate/law firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The performance could be better. The converged network cards initially didn't work. However, later on in the newer version, they came up with 50 GB network cards to replace the 20 GB ones, and it's perfectly fine now. At times, it could also be more stable.
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AH
Information Technology System Administrator at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Its management needs some work. It is not the best in terms of management. It has decent management. Its user interface can also be better.
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Learn what your peers think about HPE Synergy. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
563,208 professionals have used our research since 2012.