TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions


HPE's virtualization solution Case Study

Schnellecke Logistics AG & Co.

Introduction

This case study of Schnellecke Logistics AG & Co. is based on an April 2020 survey of HPE’s virtualization solution customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Before HPE Small Business Solutions for Virtualization, it took more than one day to prepare a server. Now, it takes about 3 hours including all necessary updates.”

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: critical
    • Accelerating digital transformation: 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
    • Firewall or intrusion detection
    • Financial accounting applications
    • A Content Management System
  • 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: very valuable
    • Security reputation (Silicon Root of Trust): 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: 51-75%
    • Increased user collaboration: 26-50%
    • Reduced solution deployment and management costs: 26-50%
    • Decreased recovery time of VMs: more than 75%




About This Data

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