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HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Small Business Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business banking company is based on an October 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Deployment of new workloads and backup / restoration of VMs and data is incredibly easy and efficient. We have also implemented VDI as a new initiative as we have plenty of capacity.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity as a result of a new application deployment (including VDI).

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Oracle
    • VDI
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Realized a capacity savings of up to 50:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 week -1 month
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE OneView Case Study

FINAM Corporation

Introduction

This case study of Finam Corporation is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have migrated to HPE from classic IBM and improved our management environment with SCOM integration.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Simplify lifecycle operations by reducing time-consuming tasks
    • Make it faster to deploy infrastructure than in the past
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView features provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
    • Global dashboard capabilities for large-scale deployments in multiple locations
    • Template based approach to provisioning, updating and integrating servers, storage and networking
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following product:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading infrastructure
    • Reduced the IT spend through automation of tasks
    • Reduced redundant tasks through automated provisioning
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: 11-25%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 11-25%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 26-50%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: 26-50%

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

HelpOx

Introduction

This case study of HelpOx is based on an August 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenge that led this Canadian Managed Service Provider to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity:

  • Selected HPE SimpliVity because they had a data center migration or consolidation initiative.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity for the following:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Production applications
    • Remote/branch offices (ROBO)
    • Backup, recovery, and disaster recovery
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • SAP
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • Having a single trusted vendor for global support for their entire stack: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s reliability, serviceability, and availability, backed by a comprehensive warranty: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s Pointnext service and support offerings: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s flexible consumption and financing: extremely valuable

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity:

  • Improved performance by 25% to 50% since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized efficiency benefits for capacity savings of 200:1 to 300:1 since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Saw value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity features were in the selection process:
    • Integrated data protection: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe/compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: extremely valuable
    • Globally federated management: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

Kirton McConkie

Introduction

This case study of Kirton McConkie is based on an August 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE Simplivity has helped us to bolster our VDI solution for the firm. I see it bolstering other areas as well in the future.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led this law firm, the largest in the state of Utah, to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity is as follows:

  • Selected HPE SimpliVity because they had new application deployment including VDI and client virtualization.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity for the following:
    • Production applications
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • VDI
    • VMware Horizon View
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • Having a single trusted vendor for global support for their entire stack: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s reliability, serviceability, and availability, backed by a comprehensive warranty: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s Pointnext service and support offerings: highly valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s flexible consumption and financing: extremely valuable

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity:

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized efficiency benefits for capacity savings of 50:1 to 100:1 since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Saw value within 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity features were in the selection process:
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe/compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: extremely valuable
    • Globally federated management: valuable

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

Flight Safety International

Introduction

This case study of FlightSafety International is based on an August 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Other enterprise solutions were very complex to manage and very expensive. With HPE SimpliVity we were able to simplify management and greatly improve TCO while reducing DC footprint at the same time.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity:

  • Selected HPE SimpliVity because a capacity purchase / upgrade of existing infrastructure led to an overall platform review.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity for the following:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Remote / branch offices (ROBO)
    • Backup, recovery, and disaster recovery
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)
    • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • Having a single trusted vendor for global support for their entire stack: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s reliability, serviceability, and availability, backed by a comprehensive warranty: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s flexible consumption and financing: extremely valuable

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity:

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized efficiency benefits for capacity savings of 100:1 to 200:1 since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Estimates how long it takes to deploy new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies:
    • Before using SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
    • After using SimpliVity: up to 1 day
  • Saw value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity features were in the selection process:
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe / compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: extremely valuable
    • Globally federated management: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Paratransit

Introduction

This case study of Paratransit is based on an August 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Everything is just easier to manage. Allocating and creating VMs is now a breeze, no more 10 step process with a need to train staff. Faster, easier, more efficient backups. File-level restore of Windows machines. All these things speed us up and improve productivity.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led this public agency that provides transportation services to individuals to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Purchased SimpliVity as a result of a capacity purchase/upgrade of existing infrastructure that led to an overall platform review.
  • Prior to deploying SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a burden.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Remote / Branch Office (ROBO)
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Improved performance by greater than 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of greater than 300:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in 1 week to 1 month after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a June 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We benefit from HPE SimpliVity with improved service delivery, business continuity, and security.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led this city government based in Spain to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity as a result of a data center migration or consolidation initiative.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a significant burden.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 50:1 to 100:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Health Care Non Profit

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a May 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With HPE SimpliVity, we have reduced power costs in our server room. Consolidated 5 racks of servers and storage down to 2 racks.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled non-profit health care organization based in North America to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity as a result of a mandate/desire to implement DR and/or improve backup/recovery.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Production applications
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Data migration
  • Runs the following types of applications on SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • SAP
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Improved performance by 25% to 50% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 100:1 to 200:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise media & entertainment company is based on a May 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Data replication to second, off-site facility is most valuable, quick backups is also helpful.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company in the Entertainment vertical to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity as a result of a capacity purchase/upgrade of existing infrastructure that led to an overall platform review.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
  • Runs the following types of applications on SimpliVity:
    • Mostly just management systems, file storage, and virtualized workloads

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Improved performance by 25% to 50% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of up to 50:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Ossur

Introduction

This case study of Ossur is based on a May 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Consolidation on our expensive licenses with greater mixed workload performance.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company based in Iceland to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity as a result of a capacity purchase/upgrade of existing infrastructure that led to an overall platform review.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a significant burden.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Remote / Branch Office (ROBO)
    • Production applications
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Data migration
  • Runs the following types of applications on SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Biztalk, Manhattan Scale, Navision

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Improved performance by greater than 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 50:1 to 100:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on a May 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have been able to meet our business requirements with SimpliVity.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled health care company based in Iceland to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Purchased SimpliVity as a result of a data center migration or consolidation initiative.
  • Prior to deploying SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a burden.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Remote / Branch Office (ROBO)
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Production applications
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Data migration
  • Runs the following types of applications on SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • VDI
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)
    • E-Commerce
    • Nav 2009 / Nav2016 and many other workloads

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 50:1 to 100:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable
    • Integrated data protection: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Bober Markey Fedorovich

Introduction

This case study of Bober Markey Fedorovich is based on an April 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Site to site DR improvements to our business continuity management has been the single biggest impact.”

Challenges

Founded in 1959, Bober Markey Fedorovich is a top 20 independent CPA and business advisory firm in Ohio with specialized services in accounting, audit, tax, litigation support, valuation, and transaction advisory services for privately held businesses, private equity groups, and SEC companies. The business challenges that led BMF to evaluate and ultimately select HPE HPE SimpliVity include the following:

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity as a result of a capacity purchase / upgrade of existing infrastructure that led to an overall platform review.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a significant burden.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure that BMF uses:

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Production applications
    • Test/Dev and QA
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • VDI
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Improved performance by greater than 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of greater than 300:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE Hyper Converged Solutions Case Study

Large Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise media & entertainment company is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE Hyper Converged Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“IT organizations today need an on-premise solution like HPE Hyper-Converged to enable them to run their critical business applications.”

Challenges

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

  • Faced the following challenge before deploying HPE Hyper Converged solutions:
    • Too many IT specialists needing to manage everything
  • Considered the following hyperconverged solutions before choosing HPE Hyper Converged Solutions:
    • Cisco
    • Oracle

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE Hyper Converged solutions for the following:
    • Data center consolidation
    • Disaster recovery / data protection
  • Ranks the value of the following capabilities provided by HPE Hyper Converged Solutions:
    • VM vending: extremely valuable
    • Ease of operations management: extremely valuable
    • Data protection, back-up and recovery: extremely valuable
    • Scalability: extremely valuable
    • Lifecycle management: very valuable
  • Estimates the following for deploying new workloads:
    • Before deploying HPE Hyper Converged Solutions: 1 week – 1 month
    • After deploying HPE Hyper Converged Solutions: 1 hour to less than 1 day

Results

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

  • Recommends HPE for HyperConverged Solutions for the following reasons:
    • Long-term viability and trusted partnership
    • World’s best-selling server as the base for the solution
    • Global support and services
  • Experienced the following improvements after using of HPE Hyper Converged:
    • Their time to deploy VMs: > 75%
    • Their capacity utilization: 51-75%
    • Application performance: 51-75%
    • The flexibility of their environment and resources: 51-75%
    • Their high availability: > 75%

HPE Hyper Converged Solutions Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

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

Results

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%

HPE Hyper Converged Solutions Case Study

Bangkok Synthetics

Introduction

This case study of Bangkok Synthetics is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE Hyper Converged Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE Hyper Converged Solutions is worth it. We believe that we have chosen the right solution from HPE. Now we have a higher reliability than before.”

Challenges

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

  • Faced the following challenges before deploying HPE Hyper Converged solutions:
    • Virtual Machine (VM) sprawl and datacenter complexity
    • Too many IT specialists needing to manage everything
  • Considered the following hyperconverged solutions before choosing HPE Hyper Converged Solutions:
    • Nutanix
    • Dell EMC

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE Hyper Converged solutions for the following:
    • Data center consolidation
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Disaster recovery / data protection
  • Ranks the value of the following capabilities provided by HPE Hyper Converged Solutions:
    • VM vending: extremely valuable
    • Ease of operations management: extremely valuable
    • Data protection, back-up and recovery: extremely valuable
    • Scalability: extremely valuable
    • Lifecycle management: extremely valuable
  • Estimates the following for deploying new workloads:
    • Before deploying HPE Hyper Converged Solutions: more than a month
    • After deploying HPE Hyper Converged Solutions: 1 day – 1 week

Results

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

  • Recommends HPE for HyperConverged Solutions for the following reasons:
    • Long-term viability and trusted partnership
    • World’s best-selling server as the base for the solution
  • Realized improvements or value within 12+ months after deploying HPE Hyper Converged solution.
  • Experienced the following improvements after using of HPE Hyper Converged:
    • Their time to deploy VMs: > 75%
    • Their capacity utilization: > 75%
    • Application performance: > 75%
    • The flexibility of their environment and resources: > 75%
    • Their high availability: > 75%

HPE Hyper Converged Solutions Case Study

Emkay Global Finance Services

Introduction

This case study of Emkay Global Finance Services is based on an April 2017 survey of HPE Hyper Converged Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The great advantage of HPE Hyper Converged infrastructure is the lower support and maintenance cost. Data centers with hardware from a variety of vendors can run into finger-pointing problems when hardware issues arise. Here, HPE Hyper Converged is supported by a single vendor that takes responsibility for all of the internal components, regardless of the manufacturer.”

Challenges

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

  • Faced the following challenges before deploying HPE Hyper Converged solutions:
    • Too many IT specialists needing to manage everything
    • A lack of quick/easy access to resources
    • A need to improve backup and recovery/Disaster Recovery
  • Considered the following hyperconverged solution before choosing HPE Hyper Converged Solutions:
    • Dell EMC

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE Hyper Converged solutions for the following:
    • Data center consolidation
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • 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: very valuable
    • Data protection, back-up and recovery: valuable
    • Scalability: very valuable
    • Lifecycle management: very 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 hour to less than 1 day

Results

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

  • Recommends HPE for HyperConverged Solutions for the following reasons:
    • Long-term viability and trusted partnership
    • World’s best-selling server as the base for the solution
    • Global support and services
    • Global datacenter visibility
  • 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: 51-75%
    • Their capacity utilization: 51-75%
    • Application performance: > 75%
    • The flexibility of their environment and resources: > 75%
    • Their high availability: 51-75%

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Benco Dental

Introduction

This case study of Benco Dental is based on a February 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We simplified our IT. We agreed not to increase head-count in 2017 and committed to eliminating our NetApp SAN by Q3, 2018!”

Challenges

Established in 1930, Benco Dental is the largest privately owned full-service distributor of dental supplies with over 1300 employees and 50 regional showroom locations and 5 distribution centers servicing over 30,000 professionals in North America. As a result of the following key business challenge, Benco Dental evaluated and ultimately selected HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity as a result of a mandate/desire to implement DR and/or improve backup/recovery.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Production applications
    • Test/dev and QA
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • E-Commerce

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 100:1 to 200:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 week -1 month
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE OneView Case Study

WinSoft IT

Introduction

This case study of WinSoft IT is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE OneView is a key component to manage our infrastructure.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Enable them to unify previously isolated silos of compute, storage, and networking
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView features provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
    • Intra-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods
    • Template based approach to provisioning, updating and integrating servers, storage and networking
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following products:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • It is the most straight-forward usage management tool available
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
    • Ease of implementation
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • High quality performance
    • Best in class support & services
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the IT spend through automation of tasks
    • Reduced redundant tasks through automated provisioning
    • Increased the speed of deployment of new applications and services using REST API
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
    • Improved IT staff productivity by reducing need for specialized server, network or storage staff
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: 26-50%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 26-50%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 26-50%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: > 50%
    • Improved application availability: 26-50%

HPE OneView Case Study

Infineon Technologies

Introduction

This case study of Infineon Technologies is based on a March 2017 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.

“HPE OneView allows us to respond quicker to alerts and if necessary, send out service events to facilitate hardware replacements without going through manual phone calls to the call center personnel.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView feature provided the most value:
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following product:
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • HPSIM

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • Hardware monitoring alerts
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Stability and scalability
  • Realized the following benefit with HPE OneView:
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
  • Realized the following improvement with HPE OneView:
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: 1-10%

HPE OneView Case Study

Colsof

Introduction

This case study of Colsof is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our current cloud initiative has been easier to implement because of the advantages HPE OneView provides us.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Simplify lifecycle operations by reducing time-consuming tasks
    • Make it faster to deploy infrastructure than in the past
    • Enable them to unify previously isolated silos of compute, storage, and networking
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView features provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
    • Intra-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods
    • Template based approach to provisioning, updating and integrating servers, storage and networking
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following products:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
    • HPE ConvergedSystem
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • Dell Open Manage / Active Systems Manager

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • It is the most straight-forward usage management tool available
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
    • Ease of implementation
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Stability and scalability
    • High-quality performance
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading infrastructure
    • Reduced the IT spend through automation of tasks
    • Reduced redundant tasks through automated provisioning
    • Increased the speed of deployment of new applications and services using REST API
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: > 50%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: > 50%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 26-50%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: 26-50%
    • Improved application availability: 26-50%

HPE OneView Case Study

Bank of Montreal

Introduction

This case study of the Bank of Montreal is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We use HPE OneView to manage our greenfield environment consisting of converged infrastructure (2 x C7000’s with a 3Par 7450 top of rack). It’s a great product, and it’s easy to manage workloads.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Simplify lifecycle operations by reducing time-consuming tasks
    • Make it faster to deploy infrastructure than in the past
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView features provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
    • Dynamic interactive visualizations of their configuration
    • Intraoperative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods
    • Global dashboard capabilities for large scale deployments in multiple locations
    • Template based approach to provisioning, updating and integrating servers, storage and networking
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following products:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
    • 3PAR
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
    • Ease of implementation
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Wide range of partnerships & integrations
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading infrastructure
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
    • Reduced errors due to automation through templates
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: > 50%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 26-50%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 26-50%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: 1-10%
    • Improved application availability: 1-10%

HPE OneView Case Study

P&J Computers

Introduction

This case study of P&J Computers is based on a March 2017 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.

“I use HPE OneView to maintain many different networks and it is great to keep track of equipment in one central location.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Simplify lifecycle operations by reducing time-consuming tasks
    • Make it faster to deploy infrastructure than in the past
    • Enable them to unify previously isolated silos of compute, storage, and networking
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView features provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
    • Dynamic interactive visualizations of their configuration
    • Intra-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools
    • Global dashboard capabilities for large scale deployments in multiple locations
    • Template based approach to provisioning, updating and integrating servers, storage and networking
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following products:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
    • HPE Synergy
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Wide range of partnerships & integrations
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced redundant tasks through automated provisioning
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
    • Improved IT staff productivity by reducing need for specialized server, network or storage staff
    • Reduced errors due to automation through templates
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: 11-25%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 26-50%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 26-50%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: 26-50%
    • Improved application availability: 26-50%

HPE OneView Case Study

Petredec

Introduction

This case study of Petredec is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE OneView allows us to easily locate and find the problematic server.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Make it faster to deploy infrastructure than in the past
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView features provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
    • Dynamic interactive visualizations of their configuration
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following products:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Ease of implementation
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • HP shop thus product tied
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
    • Improved IT staff productivity by reducing need for specialized server, network or storage staff
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 26-50%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: 26-50%

HPE OneView Case Study

London Metropolitan University

Introduction

This case study of the London Metropolitan University is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“By using HPE OneView, we have seen a massive reduction in staffing cost. It enabled us to maintain, manage, and stay on top of workload, tasks, and projects.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Make it faster to deploy infrastructure than in the past
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView feature provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following product:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • Dell Open Manage / Active Systems Manager

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • It is the most straight-forward usage management tool available
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
    • Ease of implementation
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • High-quality performance
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading infrastructure
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: 26-50%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 11-25%

HPE OneView Case Study

King Hamad University Hospital

Introduction

This case study of King Hamad University Hospital is based on a March 2017 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our servers and storage have doubled in the past 5 years. The HPE OneView dashboard gives us the complete picture in terms of the health of the infrastructure and allows the admins to manage / monitor from a single console.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Simplify lifecycle operations by reducing time-consuming tasks
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView feature provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following products:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • It is the most straight-forward usage management tool available
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Ease of implementation
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Stability and scalability
    • Best in class support & services
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
    • Improved IT staff productivity by reducing need for specialized server, network or storage staff
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: 26-50%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: > 50%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: > 50%
    • Improved application availability: 26-50%

HPE OneView Case Study

Al-Mehbaj Al Shamiah

Introduction

This case study of Al-Mehbaj Al Shamiah is based on a March 2017 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.

“With the wide scale of our infrastructure, HPE OneView gives us the ability of monitoring, optimizing, and utilizing the resources in the best way.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Simplify lifecycle operations by reducing time-consuming tasks
    • Make it faster to deploy infrastructure than in the past
    • Enable them to unify previously isolated silos of compute, storage, and networking
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView features provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
    • Dynamic interactive visualizations of their configuration
    • Intraoperative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods
    • Global dashboard capabilities for large scale deployments in multiple locations
    • Template based approach to provisioning, updating and integrating servers, storage and networking
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following products:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • It is the most straight-forward usage management tool available
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Open APIs and SDK
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
    • Ease of implementation
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Stability and scalability
    • High-quality performance
    • Best in class support & services
    • Analyst and peer feedback
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading infrastructure
    • Reduced the IT spend through automation of tasks
    • Reduced redundant tasks through automated provisioning
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
    • Improved IT staff productivity by reducing need for specialized server, network or storage staff
    • Reduced errors due to automation through templates
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: > 50%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: > 50%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 26-50%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: 26-50%
    • Improved application availability: 11-25%

HPE OneView Case Study

Membership Organization

Introduction

This case study of a membership organization is based on a January 2017 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.

“While our business IT has been very well managed, the growth in the volume of hardware and applications started to need commensurate increases in staffing. Employing HPE OneView allows us to monitor more systems and ensure availability.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Enable them to unify previously isolated silos of compute, storage, and networking
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView feature provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following product:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendors:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Stability and scalability
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading infrastructure
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading: 1-10%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 11-25%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 1-10%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: 11-25%
    • Improved application availability: 1-10%

HPE OneView Case Study

Large Enterprise Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail company is based on a January 2017 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.

“Our business is rapidly growing so the technology should be faster. HPE OneView helped us to easily manage the infrastructure which gives us more time to do other things like planning. This makes us efficient to our respective areas.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirementS:
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView feature provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following products:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • It is the most straight-forward usage management tool available
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
    • Ease of implementation
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Stability and scalability
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the IT spend through automation of tasks
    • Reduced redundant tasks through automated provisioning
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading: > 50%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: > 50%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: > 50%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: > 50%
    • Improved application availability: > 50%

HPE OneView Case Study

Federal Government

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a January 2017 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.

“Top class support, product development, and dedicated enterprise vendor.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Make it faster to deploy infrastructure than in the past
    • Enable them to unify previously isolated silos of compute, storage, and networking

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView features provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
    • Intraoperative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following product:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendors:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Wide range of partnerships & integrations
    • Best in class support & services
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading infrastructure
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning, and upgrading: > 50%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 26-50%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 26-50%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: 26-50%
    • Improved application availability: 11-25%

HPE OneView Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a January 2017 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.

“We’re involved with high throughput data analysis and HPE OneView speeds up lots of background hassles.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE OneView to meet the following requirements:
    • Simplify lifecycle operations by reducing time-consuming tasks
    • Make it faster to deploy infrastructure than in the past
    • Enable them to unify previously isolated silos of compute, storage, and networking
    • Allow them to have a uniform way of interacting with resources
    • Enable them to reduce / consolidate the number of other system admin tools

Use Case

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

  • Agrees the following HPE OneView features provided the most value:
    • Single view dashboard for their operations
    • Dynamic interactive visualizations of their configuration
    • Intraoperative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools
    • Global dashboard capabilities for large scale deployments in multiple locations
  • Is using HPE OneView to manage the following products:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • Purchased HPE OneView over the following vendor:
    • HPE OneView was our first choice

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Recommends HPE OneView to their peers because:
    • It is the most straight-forward usage management tool available
    • Intuitive ease of use
    • Open APIs and SDK
    • Faster to deploy, update and provision infrastructure
    • Ease of implementation
    • Less time troubleshooting
  • Agrees HPE OneView stands out from other solutions in the market because of:
    • Wide range of partnerships & integrations
    • Stability and scalability
    • High quality performance
    • Best in class support & services
    • Analyst and peer feedback
  • Realized the following benefits with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced the time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading infrastructure
    • Reduced the IT spend through automation of tasks
    • Reduced redundant tasks through automated provisioning
    • Increased the speed of deployment of new applications and services using REST API
    • Improved visibility of status of infrastructure being managed
  • Realized the following improvements with HPE OneView:
    • Reduced time required for deployment, provisioning and upgrading: 26-50%
    • Increased IT staff productivity through more efficient infrastructure management: 26-50%
    • Reduced the number of errors due to automation through templates: 11-25%
    • Increased the number of servers managed across multiple locations with same staffing levels: > 50%
    • Improved application availability: > 50%



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