TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

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13,856 Customers Surveyed

81,216 Data Points Collected

4507 Published TechFacts

254 Published Charts

631 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

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Selected Research Highlights


HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses HPE ProLiant Servers:

We sell & use HPE hardware as the main operating platform, even at desktop component we are deploying and operating with HPE solutions (almost 80%).

Would you recommend HPE ProLiant Servers?

The newest architectures, latest processors, fastest memory technology, high scalability, stable, iLO management, web deployment/admin interface, full support from major enterprise OS.

HPE OneView Case Study

Fortune 500 Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 retail company is based on a January 2017 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“What’s great about HPE OneView is that it allows me to integrate many different systems into one blade.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirement:
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView feature provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following product:
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • Dell Open Manage / Active Systems Manager

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Best in class support & services
  • Realized the following benefit with HPE OneView:
    • Increased the speed of deployment of new applications and services using REST API
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: 1-10%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 11-25%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 11-25%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: > 50%
    • Improved application availability: > 50%

HPE Core Compute Customer Statistic

84% of surveyed organizations have deployed HPE ProLiant – Industry-standard rack servers in their data center.

84%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Littleton Public Schools

Introduction

This case study of LIttleton Public Schools is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We were able to remove almost half a dozen separate disk arrays and consolidate on a single HPE Nimble array. Our latency dropped by over 1000% compared to the old hardware, and we were able to take advantage of compression and flash. The scale of performance we gained for the cost was unbelievable, and the array lived up to every promise the sales engineer made.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Need for cost-effective storage
    • Need for high performance

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Development and testing
    • ECommerce
    • Their web hosting applications
    • Database workloads
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Microsoft apps
    • VMware

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Design for both primary and secondary flash workloads: valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: very valuable
    • Ability to migrate data between all-flash, hybrid-flash, and multi-cloud storage: valuable
    • Data encryption and secure over-the-wire protection: valuable
  • Identifies the following as HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays’ strengths over other storage vendors:
    • “All-flash” like performance at a lower cost than other similar offerings
    • Predictive Analytics with InfoSight
    • High reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability)
  • Improved the following metrics related to administrative tasks since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Performance troubleshooting: 51-75%
    • Storage provisioning: >75%
    • Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): >75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: 51-75%
    • Time to respond to customer requests: >75%
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the cost per capacity: >75%
    • Improved the cost per performance: >75%
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: >75%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: >75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: >75%

HPE Datacenter Care Customer Research

Which of the following list of vendors (hardware or software) is covered by HPE Datacenter Care?

HPE
99%
VMware
25%
Linux
14%
Dell/EMC
9%
Microsoft
9%
Cisco
8%
IBM
8%
Oracle/Sun
5%
NetApp
4%

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%


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