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HPE OneView Case Study

Costco Wholesale Corporation


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

“HPE OneView enables us to manage and monitor our server hardware better.”


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:
    • Firmware and/or device driver updates
    • Monitoring, reporting, troubleshooting HPE infrastructure
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • 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: very valuable
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: 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: very valuable


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 update firmware and drivers: >50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: 26-50%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 26-50%

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of HPE Hybrid IT Solutions by TechValidate.

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