TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

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12,860 Customers Surveyed

74,986 Data Points Collected

4284 Published TechFacts

241 Published Charts

602 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

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Valutazione di soddisfazione del cliente per lo storage HPE 3PAR StoreServ

Ryan Burgess, un manager, Technology Infrastructure presso BlueShore Financial, consiglierebbe la soluzione di storage HPE 3PAR StoreServ per questo motivo:

La piattaforma HPE 3PAR StoreServ è facile da utilizzare e gestire. Possiamo distribuire carichi di lavoro misti senza dover impiegare il solito tempo a pianificare come i carichi di lavoro devono essere distribuiti e o configurati.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions Customer Research

By what % have you improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays? Please, select your best estimate.

Greater than 75% 75% to 51% 26% to 50% 25% to 1%

Time required for performance troubleshooting
Time required for storage provisioning
Time required for capacity planning/design (predictive analytics)
Time required for provisioning upgrades
Time to respond to customer requests
Improvement in performance (IOPs)
Reduction of power / cooling / rack space
Increase in managed capacity per admin
Reduction in unplanned or planned downtime for improved availability
Cost per performance

HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack Customer Research

What were the key drivers that led you to deploy HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack?

Enabling a consistent application development environment between Azure public and on premises Azure Stack
56%
Running high performance applications on premises due to latency concerns with public cloud
44%
Security/compliance and keeping data local
44%
Running edge and disconnected applications
33%
Other
11%

HPE Nimble Storage Customer Testimonial

HPE Nimble is highly cost-efficient. Ease of data recovery in DR situations. InfoSight is invaluable for analyzing global arrays. Array upgrading and expansion are very straightforward.

Paul Laing, IT Architect, CRA International, Inc.

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions Case Study

Nth Generation Computing, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Nth Generation is based on a March 2019 survey of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Database applications need IO performance and Low latency. HPE Nimble storage provides that.”

Challenges

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

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Need for high performance
    • Need for flexible and scalable capacity

Use Case

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

  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Development and testing
    • Databases
    • Server virtualization
    • VDI
    • Email / collaboration
  • Uses the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Oracle
    • VMware
    • Microsoft SQL
    • MySQL
    • File Services
    • VDI
  • HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays was chosen over or replaced the following solutions:
    • Dell/EMC: replaced
    • NetApp: replaced
    • Pure Storage: replaced

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays 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: very valuable
    • ability to migrate data between all-flash and hybrid flash: very valuable
    • ability to migrate data between on-premises and cloud: 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) is best in class
    • Timeless storage features and benefits for better value over time
  • 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%
    • saw an improvement in performance (IOPs): >75%
    • reduced their power / cooling / rack space: >75%
    • increased their managed capacity per admin: >75%
    • reduced their unplanned or planned downtime for improved availability: >75%
    • improved their cost per performance: >75%
  • Agrees with the following statement:
    • their experience with HPE since Nimble became part of HPE has been positive: strongly agree
    • they continue to have a productive customer support experience since Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s acquisition of Nimble Storage: strongly agree
    • the website and product information experience under HPE is better than what they experienced with Nimble before the acquisition of Nimble by HPE: strongly agree

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

Promesa

Introduction

This case study of Promesa is based on an August 2019 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I have a Recovery Point Objective of 10 minutes with HPE SimpliVity”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity:

  • Selected HPE SimpliVity because they had a data center migration or consolidation initiative.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity for the following:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Data migration
    • Test/Dev and QA
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • SAP
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • HPE SimpliVity being a single trusted vendor for global support for their entire stack: highly valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s reliability, serviceability, and availability, backed by a comprehensive warranty: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s pointnext service and support offerings: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s flexible consumption and financing: highly valuable

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity:

  • Improved performance by >75% since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized efficiency benefits for capacity savings of 50:1 to 100:1 since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Estimates how long it takes to deploy new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies:
    • After using SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Saw value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity features were in the selection process:
    • integrated data protection: extremely valuable
    • inline dedupe/compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: valuable
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: valuable
    • globally federated management: extremely valuable
  • Rates their satisfaction based on their support experience based on how the outcome addressed their business need:
    • Support experience with initial deployment delivered by HPE (remote): very satisfied
    • Support experience with initial deployment delivered by HPE (onsite): satisfied
    • Support experience with initial deployment delivered by a partner: satisfied
    • Support experience with initial deployment delivered by a trained customer: satisfied
    • Support experience with software upgrades (hypervisor and/or OmniStack s/w): satisfied
    • Support experience with a majority of cases and incidents with HPE SimpliVity: satisfied
    • Support experience relating to having easy access to knowledgebase, support portal, and forums: satisfied


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