TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

HPE Synergy Case Study

Medium Enterprise Infrastructure And Engineering Company


This case study of a medium enterprise infrastructure and engineering company is based on a September 2020 survey of HPE Synergy customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“HPE Synergy is the base with 3PAR as our managed Cloud solution for our customers.”


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

  • Addressed the following challenges with HPE Synergy:
    • An inability to integrate and scale to meet future business demands
  • HPE Synergy was chosen over or replaced the following solution:
    • HPE BladeSystem

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following application workload/s with HPE Synergy:
    • A Private/ Hybrid Cloud (e.g. VMware Cloud Foundation, RedHat OpenStack)
    • Virtualization and VDI (eg. VMware, HyperV, Citrix, Oracle VM)
    • Data Management and Analytics (e.g. Oracle, SQL, SAS)
  • Rates the value of the following capabilities provided by HPE Synergy:
    • One infrastructure for any workload eliminating costly silos: valuable
    • Ability to deploy at cloud-like speed and scale quickly accelerating application and service delivery: valuable
    • Simplified daily operations with automated infrastructure increasing productivity and control across the data center: valuable
    • Developer-friendly infrastructure enabling faster and smarter deployment of apps and services: valuable
  • Chose HPE Synergy over other vendors for the following reasons:
    • One platform for all of their workloads (traditional and cloud applications)
    • One management interface that integrates server, storage, and fabric


The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE Synergy:

  • Rates the following for provisioning the infrastructure and deploying O/S and application workloads:
    • Before HPE Synergy: 1 week – 1 month
    • After HPE Synergy: 1 day – 1 week
  • Improved the following metrics by using HPE Synergy:
    • Reduced the time to perform ongoing software driver and firmware updates: 26-50%
  • Reduced cost in the following areas since using HPE Synergy:

About This Data

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

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