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HPE Apollo 4000 systems Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company


This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on an August 2020 survey of HPE Apollo 4000 systems customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Apollo 4000 systems:

  • Solved the following previous pain points after using HPE Apollo 4000 systems:
    • Storing data
    • Protecting data
    • Managing data
    • High infrastructure costs

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Apollo 4000 systems that the surveyed company uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads on HPE Apollo 4000 systems:
    • Data protection, backup, and recovery
  • Consolidating the following use-cases or applications on HPE Apollo 4000 systems:
    • Unstructured data consolidation or offload from other platforms
  • Rates the total volume of data currently stored across all of their HPE Apollo 4000 systems:
    • Up to 5: 200 TB< 1PB
  • Rates the value of the following HPE Apollo 4000 systems attributes for differentiating it from similar solutions in the market:
    • Storage capacity or density: valuable
    • System manageability: valuable
    • Configuration flexibility: valuable
    • Standard rack depth form factor: valuable
    • Hardware serviceability: valuable
    • Hardware quality: valuable


The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE Apollo 4000 systems:

  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Apollo 4000 systems:
    • Reduced time to scale infrastructure to support data growth: 25-50%
    • Reduced cost per Terabyte (TB): 50-75%
  • Time it takes to deploy new workloads on their IT infrastructure:
    • After HPE Apollo 4000 systems: less than 1 day

About This Data

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

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