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HPE NonStop Systems Case Study

Global 500 Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 automotive & transport company is based on an October 2019 survey of HPE NonStop Systems customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

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

  • The following requirements are best addressed by HPE NonStop systems:
    • Need for 100% fault tolerance and 100% availability of business-critical applications
    • Ability to scale efficiently and predictably
    • Need for extreme performance and reliability
    • Need for extreme data and transaction integrity

Use Case

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

  • Supports these workload/ applications with their HPE NonStop systems support:
    • order management and production control
  • Rates the following rates HPE NonStop servers capabilities:
    • 100% Fault tolerance: very valuable
    • massive scalability with no loss of efficiency: valuable
    • extreme performance: valuable
    • highly secure, proven and stable platform: valuable
    • very scalable, efficient and integrated RDBMs: very valuable
    • business Continuity and Disaster Recovery capabilities: very valuable
    • highly integrated Software stack: valuable
    • large workload performance: valuable

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE NonStop Systems:

  • Saw the following improvements as a result of HPE NonStop servers:
    • improvement in data/transactions processing time: 51- 75%
    • improvement in capacity (compute, memory) to support growth: 51- 75%
    • increase in speed (in transactions per second – tps): 51- 75%
    • reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) (system consolidation, licensing savings, maintenance savings etc.): 26- 50%
  • Differentiates HPE NonStop servers from similar solutions offered in the market by it’s:
    • 100% Fault tolerance (NonStop systems are rated Availability Level 4 (AL4), highest rating by IDC)
    • Massive and near-Linear Scalability from 2 to 4000 nodes (MPP architecture)
    • Proven, Stable and highly secure platform for Mission-Critical applications
    • Tightly integrated hardware and software
  • Chose HPE NonStop X servers for it’s:
    • Infrastructure refresh/capacity upgrade
    • Data center modernization/consolidation
    • Move to the platform/architecture for future innovation and growth
  • Saw the following improvements by using HPE NonStop X servers:
    • reduction in Application/system downtime: greater than 75%
    • reduction in transaction processing time: 26- 50%
    • increase in System capacity (memory, compute power): 51- 75%
    • reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO): 51- 75%
  • Rates the following with regards to HPE NonStop X servers:
    • standards-based, modular design with Intel x86 processors: very Valuable
    • industry-standard and ultra-fast InfiniBand based system-interconnect: valuable
    • high performance with one of the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) in its class: very Valuable
    • software implementation with highly integrated software stack with own OS, security, database, management, middleware, and development tools: very Valuable
    • seamless and low-latency connectivity with Linux based applications: valuable
    • platform innovation with HPE Virtualized NonStop and integration with latest technologies: valuable
    • long term roadmap commitment: very Valuable




About This Data

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

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