TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

HPE Synergy Case Study

Banco Solidario


This case study of Banco Solidario is based on a February 2018 survey of HPE Synergy customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE Synergy helps me in my journey to a simplified hybrid IT environment at my organization.”

“With HPE Synergy, we are achieving the performance we are looking for, thus gaining peace of mind in using a solid platform.”


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

  • Addressed the following challenges after using HPE Synergy:
    • Overprovisioned infrastructure driving up CAPEX and poor hardware utilization
    • Siloed IT environment resulting in long lead times to provision infrastructure
    • Complex IT environment and processes with errors that keep IT staff in reactive fire-fighting mode
    • Inability to react quickly enough to the business needs
  • Chose HPE Synergy over other vendors for the following reasons:
    • HPE Synergy provides one management interface into their infrastructure as opposed to the multiple tools required by vendors like Cisco or Dell/EMC
    • HPE Synergy templates allow them to deploy infrastructure faster than what they could do with Cisco UCS service profiles or Dell EMC Systems
    • HPE Synergy provides a single platform for running both existing traditional applications as well as cloud application stacks
    • HPE Synergy offers the broadest ecosystem of DevOps software partners that integrate with their SW development teams
    • HPE Synergy’s new design has the best ability to support future technologies and scale that they require ( storage & network bandwidth)
    • HPE Synergy delivers superior value at an overall lower price

Use Case

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

  • Uses or plans to use the following application workload with HPE Synergy:
    • Data management applications (Oracle, SQL)
    • Virtualization and VDI applications (VMware, HyperV, Citrix, Oracle VM)
  • Rates the value of the following capabilities provided by HPE Synergy:
    • Fluid pool of resources (which avoid over-provisioning of hardware): very valuable
    • Ability to provision and re-provision infrastructure quickly to meet ongoing needs of the business: valuable
    • Ability to deploy OS/application stacks in just a few clicks: very valuable
    • Ability to simplify daily IT operational tasks: very valuable
    • Ability to treat infrastructure as code (allowing internal SW development teams to deploy infrastructure quickly using DevOps tools): valuable
  • HPE Synergy was chosen over or replaced the following vendor solutions:
    • HPE Servers/Blades


The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE Synergy:

  • Improved application performance: 26-50%
  • Reduced the time spent provisioning and re-provisioning infrastructure: 51-75%
  • Reduced the time spent deploying new operating systems and software applications: 26-50%
  • Reduced the time spent performing ongoing software driver and firmware updates: more than 75%
  • Reduced the cost per VM compared to public cloud: 26-50%
  • Reduced the time spent standing up infrastructure by their DevOps teams: 51-75%

About This Data

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