TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

HPE Synergy Case Study

ACP IT Solutions


This case study of ACP IT Solutions is based on a May 2020 survey of HPE Synergy customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Server deployment has gone much easier trough VC preconfigured networking and Server Templates. Also patching and maintenance is now much easier.”


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

  • Addressed the following challenges with HPE Synergy:
    • Long lead times to provision infrastructure
    • An inability to integrate and scale to meet future business demands

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following application workload/s with HPE Synergy:
    • Virtualization and VDI (eg. VMware, HyperV, Citrix, Oracle VM)
    • Business and Collaboration apps (e.g. SAP, Exchange, SharePoint)
    • In memory computing (SAP HANA)
  • Rates the value of the following capabilities provided by HPE Synergy:
    • One infrastructure for any workload eliminating costly silos: very 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: very valuable
    • Developer-friendly infrastructure enabling faster and smarter deployment of apps and services: valuable
  • Chose HPE Synergy over other vendors for the following reasons:
    • Future-proof infrastructure that scales as needed
    • 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:
  • Improved the following metrics by using HPE Synergy:
    • Reduced the time to provision and re-provision infrastructure: 26-50%
    • Reduced the time to perform ongoing software driver and firmware updates: 26-50%
    • Reduced the time to stand up infrastructure by their DevOps teams: 26-50%
    • Reduction in time provision or re-provision storage
      (D3940, 3PAR, Primera or Nimble Storage): 1-10%
  • Reduced cost in the following areas since using HPE Synergy:
    • IT resources optimization: 1% to 25%
    • Automation and simplified operations: 1% to 25%
    • Cost per VM: 1% to 25%
    • Infrastructure management: 1% to 25%
    • Provisioning times: 1% to 25%
    • Third party software integrations: 1% to 25%

About This Data

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