TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions


HPE's virtualization solution Case Study

Large Enterprise Consumer Products Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise consumer products company is based on an April 2020 survey of HPE’s virtualization solution customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With HPE’s virtualization solution, we have consolidated our older servers allowing us to enable faster backups and easily expand as our needs grow.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE’s virtualization solution:

  • Rates how critical the following requirements are for using HPE Small Business Solutions for Virtualization:
    **The ability to quickly manage server utilization: business-critical
    • The ability to quickly manage applications and resources: business-critical
    • Accelerating digital transformation: business-critical

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE’s virtualization solution that the surveyed company uses:

  • Manages the following applications with HPE Small Business Solutions for Virtualization:
    • Databases
    • Microsoft Exchange or other mail servers
    • Active Directory
  • Uses the following Hypervisors:
    • VMware® ESXi™
  • Is is running 11-50 VMs.
  • Is using more than 2TB with their HPE Small Business Solutions for Virtualization.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE’s virtualization solution:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities provided by HPE Small Business Solutions for Virtualization:
    • Ease of deployment (iLO management, Rapid Setup Software): very valuable
    • Hybrid cloud capabilities: valuable
    • Flexible payment options: valuable
    • Security reputation (Silicon Root of Trust): very valuable
  • Saw value (ROI) from HPE Small Business Solutions for Virtualization within 3 – 6 months.
  • Saw improvements in the following areas with their HPE Small Business Solutions for Virtualization:
    • Reduced initial setup time of servers: more than 75%
    • Reduced backup time of servers: more than 75%
    • Increased user collaboration: 51-75%
    • Reduced solution deployment and management costs: more than 75%
    • Decreased recovery time of VMs: more than 75%




About This Data

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

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