TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

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13,926 Customers Surveyed

81,644 Data Points Collected

4532 Published TechFacts

254 Published Charts

635 Published Case Studies

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HPE SimpliVity Customer Satisfaction Rating

A System Administrator at a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company would be likely to recommend HPE SimpliVity for this reason:

HPE SimpliVity has been reliable and the performance is good.

HPE Synergy Case Study

Ashok Leyland Limited


This case study of Ashok Leyland Limited is based on a January 2018 survey of HPE Synergy customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE Synergy helps me in my journey to a simplified hybrid IT environment at my organization.”

“It has given the flexibility of Public cloud in my private cloud.”


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

  • Addressed the following challenges after using HPE Synergy:
  • Overprovisioned infrastructure driving up CAPEX and poor hardware utilization
  • Siloed IT environment resulting in long lead times to provision infrastructure
  • Complex IT environment and processes with errors that keep IT staff in a reactive fire-fighting mode
  • Inability to react quickly enough to the business needs

Use Case

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

  • Uses or plans to use the following application workload with HPE Synergy:
    • Traditional enterprise applications
  • Rates the value of the following capabilities provided by HPE Synergy:
    • Fluid pool of resources (which avoid over-provisioning of hardware): very valuable
    • Ability to provision and re-provision infrastructure quickly to meet ongoing needs of the business: very valuable
    • Ability to deploy OS/application stacks in just a few clicks: very valuable
    • Ability to simplify daily IT operational tasks: valuable
    • Ability to treat infrastructure as code (allowing internal SW development teams to deploy infrastructure quickly using DevOps tools): valuable
  • HPE Synergy was chosen over or replaced the following vendor solution:
    • HPE Servers/Blades


The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE Synergy:

  • Reports the time spent deploying O/S and application workloads:
    • Before using HPE Synergy: 1 day – 1 week
    • After using HPE Synergy: 1 hour – 1 day
  • Saw improvements in the following areas since using HPE Synergy:
    • Improved application performance: more than 75%
    • Reduced the time spent provisioning and re-provisioning infrastructure: more than 75%
    • Reduced the time spent deploying new operating systems and software applications: more than 75%
    • Reduced the time spent performing ongoing software driver and firmware updates: 51-75%
    • Reduced the cost per VM compared to public cloud: 51-75%
    • Reduced the time spent standing up infrastructure by their DevOps teams: more than 75%

HPE MicroServer Gen10 Plus Customer Research

What workloads or applications are you deploying on your HPE MicroServer in your office?

File sharing, print, and email server
Local backup and restore
Accounting, HR, or finance applications
Alternative to workstation/desktop
Network gateway

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions Customer Satisfaction Rating

Joseph Sebolino, a Storage Infrastructure Professional at Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, would be likely to recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions for this reason:

Easy to operate and user-friendly, with simple administration.

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Customer Research

By what % have you improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays?

> 75% 51-75% 26-50% 1-25%

Cost per capacity
Cost per performance
Reduction of power / cooling / rack space
Increase in managed capacity per admin
Reduction in unplanned or planned downtime

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

NewPage Corporation


This case study of NewPage Corporation is based on a May 2014 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure keeps us from having to manage multiple vendors and helps avoid the multiple maintenance cost streams. The OmniCubes will allow us to greatly consolidate our data center footprint and save on electricity and air conditioning.”


  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of:
    • A data center migration or consolidation initiative
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity OmniCube in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Remote / Branch Office (ROBO)
    • Production applications
    • Test/dev and QA
    • Data migration
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • SAP
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)


  • Improved performance by 25% to 50% with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 50:1 to 100:1 with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • Before HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: up to 1 day
    • After HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: up to 1 day
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable
    • Inline deduplication, compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • Global federated management: extremely valuable

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