TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

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9,001 Customers Surveyed

54,245 Data Points Collected

3395 Published TechFacts

213 Published Charts

464 Published Case Studies



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HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

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

For production, DR, and Security Camera workloads.

Would you recommend HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions?

Yes, good bang for your buck. Performance exceeds our requirements.

HPE OneView Case Study

Opus Interactive, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Opus Interactive, Inc. is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“As our infrastructure continues to grow, HPE OneView provides easy, repeatable infrastructure management. It allows to the extent of our team, even those who are not direct infrastructure engineers, the ability to provision and manage our servers and get access to resources without having to know everything about the underlying infrastructure.”

Challenges

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

  • Addressed the following data center challenges after using HPE OneView:
    • A lack of standardized and centralized management of devices (servers, storage, and networking)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
    • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE OneView for:
    • Deploying and provisioning HPE infrastructure using software defined templates
    • Firmware and/or device driver updates
  • Using HPE OneView with the following partner integrations:
    • No other partners (OneView is a standalone solution)
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE Synergy
  • Rates the value of capabilities that differentiates HPE OneView from similar solutions offered in the market:
    • Real-time health and status information and reports for infrastructure: Valuable
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: Very valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: Valuable
    • Single view through Global Dashboard for large-scale deployments in multiple locations: Very valuable
    • Template-based approach to provisioning and updating infrastructure: Very valuable
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: Valuable

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Saw improvements in the following metrics since using HPE OneView:
    • A reduction in the time to deploy and provision infrastructure: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: 26-50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: 1-10%
    • A reduction in the time to deploy new applications and services using REST API: 1-10%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 11-25%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 11-25%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: 11-25%

HPE Helion CloudSystem Customer Research

Improvements achieved by using HPE Helion CloudSystem

By what percentage (%) have you seen improvements in the following metrics through the use of HPE Helion CloudSystem?

More than 200% 101 - 200% 51-100% 26-50% 1-25% No improvement

Compute provisioning time
Storage provisioning time
Server utilization
Management complexity
Speed of app development
Overall cost for infrastructure

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

Small Business Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business professional services company is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We had lots of downtime with our previous legacy servers because of system failure, either due to failing hard drives, overheated processor, you name it. With our new HPE servers, we have none of that! The server is up and running 24/7 and we couldn’t be more excited about that!”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
    • Windows Server
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Unified Threat Management (UTM) (VPN, Firewall)
    • Virtualization
    • Storage and backup

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • performance: very valuable
    • reliability: very valuable
    • affordability: valuable
    • security: valuable
    • ease of use: valuable
    • manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): very valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Advisory Services: valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • set-up servers: 1-25%
    • performance troubleshoot: 51-75%
    • manage & maintain: 51-75%
    • perform upgrades: 1-25%
    • respond to customer requests: 51-75%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • reduced downtime: >75%
    • increased the number of clients supported: 26-50%
    • reduced the number of help desk calls: 26-50%

HPE 3PAR Storage Customer Testimonial

With HPE 3PAR we have good server uptime, fast failover when needed, fast servers overall.

Juan Krynie, IT Manager, Mentis

Infraestructura hiperconvergente HPE SimpliVity Investigación del cliente

Cargas de trabajo de producción que se ejecutan en infraestructura hiperconvergente HPE SimpliVity

¿Qué tipos de aplicaciones ejecuta o planea ejecutar en HPE SimpliVity?

Microsoft SQL Server
84%
Aplicaciones para sectores específicos (por ejemplo, sistema 911, aplicaciones del sector de salud, administración de casos legales, CAD/CAM, etc.)
50%
Microsoft Exchange
47%
Microsoft SharePoint
33%
VDI
31%
Oracle
16%
Comercio electrónico
9%
SAP
7%


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