TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions


HPE OneView Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With HPE OneView we spend less time in our upgrading tasks, and we have more control over our server problems.”

Challenges

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

  • Addressed the following data center challenges after using HPE OneView:
    • A lack of standardized and centralized management of devices (servers, storage, and networking)

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE OneView for:
    • Deploying and provisioning HPE infrastructure using software defined templates
    • Firmware and/or device driver updates
    • Monitoring, reporting, troubleshooting HPE infrastructure
  • Using HPE OneView with the following partner integrations:
    • IT operations partners (Arista, Densify, F5, Harpa Italia, MagicFlex, Microsoft, ServiceNow, Turbonomic, VMware)
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE Synergy
    • HPE 3PAR
  • Rates the value of capabilities that differentiates HPE OneView from similar solutions offered in the market:
    • Real-time health and status information and reports for infrastructure: valuable
    • Single view through Global Dashboard for large-scale deployments in multiple locations: very valuable
    • Template-based approach to provisioning and updating infrastructure: very valuable

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Saw improvements in the following metrics since using HPE OneView:
    • A reduction in the time to deploy and provision infrastructure: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: >50%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 11-25%
  • Rates how long it takes to deploy and provision new servers:
    • Before OneView: 1 day to 1 week
    • After OneView: half day to full day




About This Data

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

TechValidate verifies the identity and organizational affiliation of all participants that contribute to published research data. When research participants so desire, we also guarantee their anonymity so that they may share information honestly and freely.


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