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HPE SimpliVity Case Study

Asuransi Ramayana

Introduction

This case study of PT Asuransi Ramayana Tbk is based on an October 2018 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity makes it easy for our company to grow, get the box and plug-in, just like that, we will get increased compute capacity and scale out. Same for DR, power-on one or two boxes, install and the system will auto-replicate, even with small bandwidth.”

Challenges

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

  • Selected HPE SimpliVity because they had a desire to improve IT or application delivery cycle times.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity for the following:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Production applications
    • Data migration
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Backup, recovery, and disaster recovery
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Industry-specific application (911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM)
    • Core insurance application CareTECH, email server, B2B application, Web application, Proxy, Citrix XenApp, Monitoring server, and OpenVPN server.
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • HPE SimpliVity being a single trusted vendor for global support for their entire stack: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s reliability, serviceability, and availability, backed by a comprehensive warranty: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s pointnext service and support offerings: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s flexible consumption and financing: extremely valuable

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity:

  • Improved performance by >75% since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized efficiency benefits for capacity savings of 50:1 to 100:1 since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Estimates how long it takes to deploy new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies:
    • Before using SimpliVity: More than 1 month
    • After using SimpliVity: Up to 1 day
  • Saw value within 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity features were in the selection process:
    • Integrated data protection: Extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe/compression: Extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: Extremely valuable
    • Hyper-converged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: Extremely valuable
    • Globally federated management: Extremely valuable




About This Data

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