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HPE High Performance Computing Solutions Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on an October 2019 survey of HPE High Performance Computing Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The new HPE HPC systems with a large AI section help us to easily accommodate a mix of classical HPC and AI workloads with single user experience.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE High Performance Computing Solutions:

  • Solving the following challenges by using HPE as their High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions provider:
    • Insufficient compute performance to address new HPC workloads
  • Solved these HPC Solutions-related storage problems by using HPE as their HPC Solutions provider:
    • Insufficient storage capacity to keep up with workloads

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE High Performance Computing Solutions that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Using HPE High Performance Computing solutions for:
    • AI – Machine Learning
    • AI – Deep Learning
    • CAE
    • Weather
    • Genomics
  • Rates the following HPE High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions’ capabilities on their importance:
    • System Performance: very valuable
    • System Reliability: very valuable
    • System Security: valuable
    • Storage Performance: very valuable
    • Ease of management: valuable
    • Short time to system deployment: valuable
    • Ability to accommodate a variety of workloads: very valuable
    • Lower operational cost: valuable
    • Greater Data Center Density: valuable
  • Rates HPE High Performance Computing solutions from similar solutions offered in the market:
    • broad product portfolio: superior
    • easy scalability of systems: superior
    • versatility to accommodate wide range of user requirements: superior
    • high performance: superior
    • reduced time-to-solution: not superior
    • low TCO: superior
    • best in class support & services: not superior

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE High Performance Computing Solutions:

  • Saw the following improvements since deploying HPE High Performance Computing solutions:
    • improvement in computing performance: 11 – 50%
    • improvement in density: 11 – 50%
    • increase in # of systems managed (scalability): 11 – 50%
    • time to manage systems: 1-10%
  • Saw a 1-5X faster improvement in Time-to-Results after using HPE HPC solutions.




About This Data

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