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Guarantee Resources for Your Applications

By managing the computing resources better, Turbonomic has enabled us to provide better guaranteed resources to our applications.

Giles Ogram, Virtualization Architect, CGI Group Inc.

Taking Out The Guesswork

The automation takes the guesswork out of balancing out the workloads. The modeling has helped us out with planning.

Ross Goldstein, Senior Cloud Services Architect, All Covered, Inc.

Turbonomic has helped us optimize our compute infrastructure, greatly reducing waste resulting in increased revenue for no additional capital expense.

Ken Seitz, Director of Product Strategy, Peak 10, Inc.

Case Study: CGI Group Inc.

Introduction

This case study of CGI Group Inc. is based on a February 2015 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“By managing the computing resources better, Turbonomic enabled us to provide better guaranteed resources to our applications. "

“Turbonomic provided us with a much clearer understanding on how our estate runs. It saved us over £50K by using the planning module to also us to add extra RAM to the infrastructure, rather than purchasing 3 new ESXi hosts.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Turbonomic because of the following performance issues:
    • Slow or degraded performance on mission critical applications
    • Slow or degraded performance on I/O intensive applications

Results

  • Assured performance for the following mission-critical applications:
    • Business intelligence and analytics
    • Office suites
  • Assured performance for the following I/O intensive application workloads:
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
    • Database suites
  • After deploying Turbonomic:
    • Improved the perception of IT across the organization

Case Study: Expedient Data Centers

Introduction

This case study of Expedient Data Centers is based on a July 2014 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Turbonomic gives us a better understanding of all the variables of utilization, not just the common ones like GB of RAM or Disk.”

“The application does a good job at help identify hot spots or potential issues before they can occur. Turbonomic as a company does a great job working with their customers development requests.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenge with Turbonomic:
    • Solved challenges with accurate capacity planning

Use Case

  • Virtual machines in their current environment: 5,000 to 9,999
  • Currently has > 80% of their production systems virtualized in their environment.

Results

  • Realized value within 3 to 6 months after deploying Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to complement VMware or another hypervisor management suite resulting in:
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
    • Freed more skilled staff to focus on other priorities
  • Increased since deploying Turbonomic:
    • VM team productivity: less than 20%
    • Resource utilization: less than 20%

Case Study: CoSentry

Introduction

This case study of CoSentry is based on a August 2013 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[Turbonomic] has given us the ability to have a multi-tenant solution for our customers to see how workloads could impact their environments.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Slow realization of value from virtualization initiatives

Use Case

  • Has 5,000 to 9,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Currently has > 80% of their production systems virtualized in their environment.

Results

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 months after deploying Turbonomic.
  • Rates the following Turbonomic features as they compare to the competition:
    • Time to value: extremely differentiated
    • Comprehensive what-if planning: highly differentiated
    • Centralized cross-domain mgmt: highly differentiated
    • Automated control: extremely differentiated
    • Customer engagement: highly differentiated
  • Rated the percent increase in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • IT staff productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Rated the likelihood of recommending Turbonomic products to a friend or colleague as 9 out of 10.