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8,384 Customers Surveyed

51,410 Data Points Collected

3319 Published TechFacts

207 Published Charts

448 Published Case Studies

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HPE Nimble Storage Все решения Flash-массивов Отзывы клиентов

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Infraestructura hiperconvergente HPE SimpliVity Investigación del cliente

HPE SimpliVity proporciona espectaculares mejoras de rendimiento de las aplicaciones

Desde que implementaste HPE SimpliVity, ¿cuánto ha mejorado o esperas que mejore el rendimiento?

Más del 75 %: 19%
50 % a 75 %: 42%
25 % a 50 %: 27%
Hasta el 25 %: 12%

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study



This case study of Costaisa is based on a June 2015 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


Costaisa purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of:

  • A capacity purchase/upgrade of existing infrastructure that led to an overall platform review.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, this company located in Spain 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
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • SAP
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)


  • Realized a capacity savings of 200:1 to 300:1 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 to 1 month after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Integrated data protection: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • Global federated management: highly valuable


4.5/5 Stars

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HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions Case Study

Children’s Hospital Association


This case study of Children’s Hospital Association is based on a May 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have greater insight into our usage and which servers and applications impact SAN performance. Having encryption on the array has been cost-saving by reducing the number of software encryption licenses needed on our SQL servers.”


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

  • 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
    • Email / collaboration
  • Uses the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • VMware
    • Microsoft SQL
    • File Services


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
    • Cloud-readiness (plug and play) is better
    • Nimble Storage reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability) is best in class
    • Timeless storage features and benefits for better value over time
    • Support engineer model helped sell us on this product. They have been phenomenal in helping us with their product as well as solve some VMware and SQL related issues tied to our Nimble SAN
  • 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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Customer Research

Hyperconvergence Simplifies IT

How many discrete IT devices or applications did you manage independently before hyperconvergence?

10 or more
7 to 9
4 to 6
Less than 3

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