HPE Nimble All Flash Array - Top Proof Points



HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction

91% of surveyed organizations are likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions.*

91%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

91% of surveyed organizations optimized cost per TB by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

91%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

76% of surveyed organizations reduction in time spent resolving storage-related support tickets by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

76%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

78% of surveyed organizations reduction in support tickets by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

78%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

80% of surveyed organizations reduction in operational expenses by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

80%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

89% of surveyed organizations improved their cost per performance by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

89%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

81% of surveyed organizations reduced their unplanned or planned downtime for improved availability by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

81%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

93% of surveyed organizations saw an improvement in performance (IOPs) by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

93%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

82% of surveyed organizations improved the time required for Provisioning upgrades by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

82%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

90% of surveyed organizations improved the time required for Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics) by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

90%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

87% of surveyed organizations improved the time required for Storage provisioning by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

87%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

94% of surveyed organizations improved the time required for Performance troubleshooting by 26% to 50% or more since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays.

94%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

71% of surveyed organizations report that HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ Nimble Storage is easier to buy, install, provision, operate, and upgrade compared to other competitive all-flash solutions.

71%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

73% of surveyed organizations report that HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ Nimble Storage reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability and high data integrity) is best in class compared to other competitive all-flash solutions.

73%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

83% of surveyed organizations report that HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ Predictive Analytics with HPE InfoSight is a unique differentiator compared to other competitive all-flash solutions.

83%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

98% of surveyed organizations rate HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ superior capacity efficiency with no performance or resiliency impact as valuable.

98%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

98% of surveyed organizations rate HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ modular and simple capacity and performance growth with non-disruptive scale up and scale out as valuable.

98%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

96% of surveyed organizations rate HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ predictable performance and capacity for applications with no data integrity trade-offs as valuable.

96%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

88% of surveyed organizations rate HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ ability to migrate data between all-flash and hybrid flash as valuable.

88%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

95% of surveyed organizations rate HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ holistic view across the infrastructure stack as valuable.

95%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

94% of surveyed organizations rate HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (HPE InfoSight) as valuable.

94%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Statistic

96% of surveyed organizations rate HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays’ ability to predict and resolve problems (HPE InfoSight) as valuable.

96%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions:

Primary storage for all virtualized workloads, databases, and bulk file storage.

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

Yes, easy setup, maintenance, high reliability, and excellent performance. A+ top-notch support.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Testimonial

Infosight is excellent for monitoring and metrics across all arrays and the provisioning and replication to other arrays and cloud are simple. Also, the integration with Veeam is a plus!

IT Architect, Medium Enterprise Consumer Services Company

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Testimonial

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions have seriously cut how much physical footprint we’re dedicating towards storage while offering significantly improved performance and better yet improving our storage density many times over. The arrays pack quite a wallop for their tiny size, I just wish we could get more of them!

Server Administrator, Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Testimonial

With HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions, deploying and maintaining applications has sped up significantly, making requests much faster to fill. Backups have decreased in time required more than 10×.

Network Administrator, Educational Institution

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

An Engineer at a medium enterprise wholesale distribution company would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Deployed 2xHF40 and 2xAF60 and couldn’t be happier.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Network Administrator at an educational institution would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

More than a year in, HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array runs flawlessly, upgrades are easy, support is incredibly helpful.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions:

We replaced a half-brick Dell/EMC XtremIO with an HPE Nimble AF-40. Extremely easy to install, setup, and manager. Plus, the integration with Veeam is wonderful. We use Nimble for our virtual servers and VDI.

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

Yes, for the reasons above.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions:

We use our AFA 40 for our primary storage and are upgrading our line of business ERP system onto it besides running services such as Skype and Exchange on it.

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

Absolutely. Very easy to configure, maintain, monitor, great performance, and Infosight analytics are very helpful.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions:

It currently runs our VDI estate.

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

Yes, I would as it is a wonderful kit. Performs flawlessly and the dedup is excellent.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

A System Administrator at a large enterprise banking company would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Very reliable, great de-dup and compression.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Senior IT Architect at a medium enterprise chemicals company would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Easy to configure, fast, and reliable. Infosight analytics is an industry best.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

Ward Heinemann, an IT Manager at Gilbert Unified School District 41, would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Very impressed with the performance, ease of use, and cost.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

Hector M Gonzalez, a Network Administrator at Migrant Health Center Inc., would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Accurate, fast, excellent hardware to integrate with VMWare.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions:

We use the arrays for all our VM servers. The HPE Nimble All-Flash Array has helped us increase the speeds of our important servers.

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

Yes, both for the price and for the usability. HPE Nimble has been a great asset to our company.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions:

We’ve been with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays since 2013, and are one of the warmest speakers for the products! We have one C1000 and one AF40!

“Once you go Nimble, you never go … any other!”

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

Absolutely! 100%! Everybody should have their own Nimble! And All-Flash makes things even greater!

“Let’s Make Storage Great Again!”

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions:

Best block storage out for midrange!

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

Yes, it’s very easy to set up and maintain.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions:

Replacing former Disk Arrays with HPE Nimble All Flash across the entire environment.

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

Yes, it works and works well. HPE Nimble was the first to have predictive analytics and that really sold us after our experiences with other disk arrays.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions:

We use it with VMware and Veeam in an FC infrastructure.

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

It’s the best I have ever seen. The support is great. Easy. You write an email and after max. 30 minutes there is a response of an engineer who assists you.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

Nuno Claudino, an Engineer at Lusosider Aços Planos, would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Good performance and storage capacity optimization.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Chief Information Officer at a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Incredibly stable, flexible, and has the features we need.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

Johannes Weidacher, an IT Specialist at Rohde & Schwarz, would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Very easy to set up, great performance and feature set, and good VMware integration.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

Emil Nygaard, a System Administrator at Sorø Kommune, would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Ease of administration, fast, reliable, and price-fair. And Infosight, not to forget!

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

A System Administrator at a small business consumer services company would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Extremely easy to setup and manage. All-in-one setup, rather than disks, storage controllers, etc.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

Roland Kudelic, a System Engineer at Ausgleichskasse Basel-Stadt, would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

It’s the best ever I have seen. We have been using HPE Nimble for more than 6 years. We started with CS500.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Network Administrator at a medium enterprise real estate company would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Great performance deduplication. HPE Nimble Storage All-Flash Array is a great product.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

A System Administrator at a state & local government would be very likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions for this reason:

Configuration is simple, and the ability to seamlessly encrypt data while doing deduplication and compression is awesome.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Testimonial

HPE Nimble Storage All-Flash Array translates into agility and responsiveness, data that is flexible and stable.

IT Specialist, Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Testimonial

The need for fast reads on all data just pushed us in this direction. HPE Nimble Storage All-Flash Array is better, faster and more space-efficient than the C1000 we have.

Emil Nygaard, System Administrator, Sorø Kommune

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Testimonial

We replaced standard storage with some SSD Disks to an HPE All-Flash Array meaning optimization of storage capacity and performance, plus the predictive software to identify and resolve problems.

Nuno Claudino, Engineer, Lusosider Aços Planos

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Testimonial

After moving to HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array we cut downtime to deploy additional volumes and increase existing ones to a minimum so that we have more time to do important stuff.

Johannes Weidacher, IT Specialist, Rohde & Schwarz

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Research

For existing HPE Nimble Storage dHCI users, please rate the value of the capabilities?

Very Valuable Valuable Not Valuable

Independently scale compute and storage
Problem prevention through predictive analytics (HPE InfoSight)
Ability to tolerate three simultaneous drive failures with no effect on performance or data
Guaranteed 6-nines storage availability
Integrated data protection and replication
15 minutes rack-to-apps setup

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Research

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays were chosen over or have replaced which of the following solutions?

Replaced Chosen over

Dell/EMC
NetApp
Pure Storage

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Customer Research

What workloads or applications are you consolidating on your HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays?

Server virtualization
88%
Databases
72%
Development and Testing
40%
Email / Collaboration
36%
VDI
35%
eCommerce
14%
Hosting / Service provider
10%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Case Study

Sorø Kommune

Introduction

This case study of Sorø Kommune is based on a March 2020 survey of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The need for fast reads on all data just pushed us in this direction. HPE Nimble Storage All-Flash Array is better, faster and more space-efficient than the C1000 we have.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions:

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Need for a simpler user experience across all aspects of the storage lifecycle
    • Need to predict and prevent problems across the entire infrastructure stack
    • Need for non-disruptive platform upgrades and a subscription-like ownership experience
    • Need for higher resiliency with guaranteed non-stop availability

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Server virtualization
  • HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays was chosen over or replaced the following solutions:

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (HPE InfoSight): very valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (HPE InfoSight): very valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: very valuable
    • Predictable performance and capacity for applications with no data integrity trade-offs: very valuable
    • Modular and simple capacity and performance growth with non-disruptive scale up and scale out: very valuable
    • Superior capacity efficiency with no performance or resiliency impact: very valuable
  • Reports the following as strengths of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays over other storage vendors:
    • Predictive Analytics with HPE InfoSight is a unique differentiator
    • Nimble Storage reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability and high data integrity) is best in class
    • Nimble Storage is easier to buy, install, provision, operate, and upgrade
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
  • Rates the value of the following HPE Nimble Storage dHCI capabilities:
    • Ability to independently scale compute and storage: valuable
    • Problem prevention through predictive analytics (HPE InfoSight): valuable
    • Ability to tolerate three simultaneous drive failures with no effect on performance or data: valuable
    • Guaranteed 6-nines storage availability: valuable
    • Integrated data protection and replication: valuable
    • 15 minutes rack-to-apps setup: valuable

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions Case Study

Rohde & Schwarz

Introduction

This case study of Rohde & Schwarz is based on a March 2020 survey of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“After moving to HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array we cut downtime to deploy additional volumes and increase existing ones to a minimum so that we have more time to do important stuff.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions:

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Need for flexible and scalable capacity
    • Need for a simpler user experience across all aspects of the storage lifecycle
    • Need to predict and prevent problems across the entire infrastructure stack
    • Need for non-disruptive platform upgrades and a subscription-like ownership experience
    • Need for higher resiliency with guaranteed non-stop availability

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Development and testing
    • Server virtualization
    • VDI
  • HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays was chosen over or replaced the following solutions:
    • NetApp: was chosen over

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Array solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (HPE InfoSight): very valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (HPE InfoSight): very valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: very valuable
    • Data encryption and secure over-the-wire protection: valuable
    • Ability to migrate data between all-flash and hybrid flash: valuable
    • Predictable performance and capacity for applications with no data integrity trade-offs: very valuable
    • Modular and simple capacity and performance growth with non-disruptive scale up and scale out: very valuable
    • Superior capacity efficiency with no performance or resiliency impact: very valuable
  • Reports the following as strengths of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays over other storage vendors:
    • Predictive Analytics with HPE InfoSight is a unique differentiator
    • Allows storage of more application data per TB of flash
    • Nimble Storage reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability and high data integrity) is best in class
    • Timeless storage features and benefits for better value over time
    • Nimble Storage is easier to buy, install, provision, operate, and upgrade
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the time required for Performance troubleshooting: >75%
    • Improved the time required for Storage provisioning: >75%
    • Improved the time required for Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): >75%
    • Improved the time required for Provisioning upgrades: >75%
    • Improved the time to respond to customer requests: 75% to 51%
    • Saw an improvement in performance (IOPs): >75%
    • Reduced their power / cooling / rack space: 75% to 51%
    • Increased their managed capacity per admin: 50% to 26%
    • Reduced their unplanned or planned downtime for improved availability: 25% to 1%
    • Improved their cost per performance: 50% to 26%
    • Reduction in operational expenses: 50% to 26%
    • Reduction in support tickets: 75% to 51%
    • Reduction in time spent resolving storage-related support tickets: 75% to 51%
    • Optimized cost per TB: 50% to 26%