TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions


HPE OneView Case Study

Medium Enterprise Banking Company

Introduction

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

“We have a small IT staff; HPE OneView server provisioning saves us time to deploy new infrastructure, and the dashboard and reports provide extremely easy monitoring of the environment’s health.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select 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 company 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
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • 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: very valuable
    • Single view through Global Dashboard for large-scale deployments in multiple locations: valuable
    • Template-based approach to provisioning and updating infrastructure: very valuable

Results

The surveyed company 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: >50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 26-50%
  • Rates how long it takes to deploy and provision new servers:
    • Before OneView: Half day to full day
    • After OneView: Less than half day




About This Data

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

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