TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

HPE Hyper Converged Solutions Case Study

Educational Institution


This case study of an educational institution is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE Hyper Converged Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With HPE Hyper Converged Solutions, we consolidated VDI into one platform and freed up resources for other things.”


The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Hyper Converged Solutions:

  • Faced the following challenge before deploying HPE Hyper Converged solutions:
    • A lack of quick/easy access to resources
  • Considered the following hyperconverged solution before choosing HPE Hyper Converged Solutions:
    • Nutanix

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Hyper Converged Solutions that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses HPE Hyper Converged solutions for the following:
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • Ranks the value of the following capabilities provided by HPE Hyper Converged Solutions:
    • VM vending: very valuable
    • Ease of operations management: extremely valuable
    • Data protection, back-up and recovery: valuable
    • Scalability: extremely valuable
    • Lifecycle management: extremely valuable
  • Estimates the following for deploying new workloads:
    • Before deploying HPE Hyper Converged Solutions: 1 day – 1 week
    • After deploying HPE Hyper Converged Solutions: 1 day – 1 week


The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE Hyper Converged Solutions:

  • Recommends HPE for HyperConverged Solutions for the following reason:
    • Global support and services
  • Realized improvements or value within 1-3 months after deploying HPE Hyper Converged solution.
  • Experienced the following improvements after using of HPE Hyper Converged:
    • Their time to deploy VMs: 1-25%
    • Their capacity utilization: > 75%
    • The flexibility of their environment and resources: 1-25%
    • Their high availability: 51-75%

About This Data

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

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