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HPE SimpliVity Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on an October 2018 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization 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 organization uses:

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity for the following:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Production applications
    • Data migration
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Backup, recovery, and disaster recovery
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Industry-specific application (911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM)
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • VDI
    • Oracle
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • HPE SimpliVity being 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: highly valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: highly valuable

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity:

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% 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 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: Valuable
    • Inline dedupe/compression: Highly valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: Highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: Valuable
    • Globally federated management: Valuable

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

Small Business Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business financial services company is based on an August 2018 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We were looking for a solution providing fast and frequent backups, with fast restore capabilities, and ease of manageability.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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 company uses:

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity for the following:
    • Infrastructure modernization/technology refresh
    • Data center consolidation/private cloud
    • Production applications
    • Data migration
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Remote/branch offices (ROBO)
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Backup, recovery, and disaster recovery
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Industry-specific application (911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM)
    • VDI
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • HPE SimpliVity being 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

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity:

  • Realized efficiency benefits for capacity savings of up to 50:1 since deploying 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: highly valuable
    • hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: highly valuable

HPE OneView Case Study

Large Enterprise Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail 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.

“HPE OneView has allowed us to expand our infrastructure without the need for increasing our headcount.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
    • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE OneView for:
    • Firmware and/or device driver updates
    • Monitoring, reporting, troubleshooting HPE infrastructure
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • 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
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: valuable
    • Template-based approach to provisioning and updating infrastructure: very valuable
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: 26-50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time to deploy new applications and services using REST API: 1-10%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 1-10%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 1-10%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: 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

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

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

HPE OneView Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services 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 covered almost a hundred servers with HPE OneView, only then we understood that old monitoring approach and solution was flawed. Multiple remote branch servers had failures like raid batteries, failed disks and other. This allowed avoiding significant risks and impact on server availability.”

Challenges

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

  • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE OneView for:
    • Monitoring, reporting, troubleshooting HPE infrastructure
  • Using HPE OneView with the following partner integrations:
    • No other partners (OneView is a standalone solution)
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: Very valuable

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE OneView:

  • Saw improvements in the following metrics since using HPE OneView:
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: >50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: >50%

HPE OneView Case Study

Global 500 Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 financial services 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.

“HPE OneView enables us to quickly view the status of our environment and react to issues more efficiently while speeding up our provisioning of new hardware.”

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)
  • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
  • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

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
  • 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 ProLiant DL
    • HPE Synergy
  • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: Valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: >50%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: 1-10%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: >50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: >50%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: >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

HPE OneView Case Study

Global 500 Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 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 installed, and continue to install, many servers. It has been important for us to have an easy and fast way to get server management through HPE OneView, resulting in the full overview of all infrastructure and its health status.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
    • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

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 ProLiant DL
    • HPE Synergy
  • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: very 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: 11-25%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: >50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time to deploy new applications and services using REST API: 26-50%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: >50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: >50%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: >50%

HPE OneView Case Study

Costco Wholesale Corporation

Introduction

This case study of Costco Wholesale Corporation is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE OneView enables us to manage and monitor our server hardware better.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
    • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE OneView for:
    • Firmware and/or device driver updates
    • Monitoring, reporting, troubleshooting HPE infrastructure
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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 update firmware and drivers: >50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: 26-50%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 26-50%

HPE OneView Case Study

PNJ Technology Partners

Introduction

This case study of PNJ Technology Partners is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE OneView helps me to manage dozens of companies in a consistent manner.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE OneView for:
    • 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)
    • Facilities partners (Eaton, Nlyte, Schneider Electric)
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
    • HPE Apollo
    • 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: very valuable
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: very valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: valuable
    • Single view through Global Dashboard for large-scale deployments in multiple locations: valuable
    • Template based approach to provisioning and updating infrastructure: very valuable
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: 1-10%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: 1-10%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: 1-10%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 1-10%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 11-25%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: 11-25%

HPE OneView Case Study

T-Systems.com

Introduction

This case study of t-systems.com is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have replaced our legacy software with HPE OneView. It’s really making a good impact on our day to day activities and we now save lots of time in provisioning and managing the infrastructure.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
    • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

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
    • 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 Synergy
  • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: valuable
    • Single view through Global Dashboard for large-scale deployments in multiple locations: valuable
    • Template-based approach to provisioning and updating infrastructure: valuable
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: >50%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: >50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: >50%
    • A reduction in the time to deploy new applications and services using REST API: 26-50%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 26-50%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: 11-25%
  • Rates how long it takes to deploy and provision new servers:
    • Before OneView: half day to full day
    • After OneView: less than half day

HPE OneView Case Study

KAU University

Introduction

This case study of KAU University is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE OneView enables us to manage, optimize and provision additional resources quickly. Also, quick login by SSO.”

Challenges

The profiled organization addressed the following data center challenges after using HPE OneView:

  • A lack of standardized and centralized management of devices (servers, storage, and networking)
  • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
  • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

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 3PAR

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: >50%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: >50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: >50%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: >50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: >50%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: >50%
  • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: Valuable

HPE OneView Case Study

Newsupri

Introduction

This case study of Newsupri is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE OneView helped us improve the quality of task management and therefore increase the time used for other business processes.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • An inability to integrate with third-party solutions for DevOps, Cloud and more

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE OneView for:
    • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: very valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: valuable
    • Template based approach to provisioning and updating infrastructure: very valuable
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: >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

HPE OneView Case Study

LAFISE Group

Introduction

This case study of LAFISE Group is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE OneView enables us to reduce our deployment time by half.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
    • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

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
  • 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 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: Very valuable
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: Very 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: >50%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: >50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: >50%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: >50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: >50%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: >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

HPE OneView Case Study

Beovax Computer Services Ltd

Introduction

This case study of Beovax Computer Services Ltd is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE OneView allows for better interaction with HPE devices and ease of deployment, as well as monitoring.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
    • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning
    • An inability to integrate with third-party solutions for DevOps, Cloud and more

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 ProLiant DL
    • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: very valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: very 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: >50%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: >50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: >50%
    • A reduction in the time to deploy new applications and services using REST API: >50%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: >50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: >50%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: >50%
  • Rates how long it takes to deploy and provision new servers:
    • Before OneView: 1 week to 1 month
    • After OneView: half day to full day

HPE OneView Case Study

LayerX Cloud

Introduction

This case study of LayerX Cloud is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With HPE OneView we are more confident that standards are being met and that the risk of error during provisioning is significantly reduced.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
    • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

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 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: very valuable
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: 11-25%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: >50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 1-10%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: 26-50%
  • Rates how long it takes to deploy and provision new servers:
    • Before OneView: 1 day to 1 week
    • After OneView: less than half day

HPE OneView Case Study

Melillo Consulting, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Melillo Consulting, Inc. is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE OneView allows us to deploy servers more quickly and to ensure they are configured in a standardized way across the enterprise.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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 company uses:

  • Uses HPE OneView for:
    • Deploying and provisioning HPE infrastructure using software defined templates
    • Firmware and/or device driver updates
  • 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 ProLiant DL
    • HPE Synergy
  • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: very valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: >50%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: >50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: >50%
    • A reduction in the time to deploy new applications and services using REST API: >50%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 26-50%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: >50%
  • Rates how long it takes to deploy and provision new servers:
    • Before OneView: 1 week to 1 month
    • After OneView: half day to full day

HPE OneView Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services 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.

“HPE Oneview makes it possible to use our environment in a flexible way. We can easily keep our systems up to date.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE OneView for:
    • Firmware and/or device driver updates
    • Monitoring, reporting, troubleshooting HPE infrastructure
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE ProLiant DL
  • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: 11-25%
    • A reduction in the time to update firmware and drivers: 26-50%
    • A reduction in the time to deploy new applications and services using REST API: 11-25%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 11-25%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 1-10%

HPE OneView Case Study

Opus Interactive, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Opus Interactive, Inc. is based on a November 2018 survey of HPE OneView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“As our infrastructure continues to grow, HPE OneView provides easy, repeatable infrastructure management. It allows to the extent of our team, even those who are not direct infrastructure engineers, the ability to provision and manage our servers and get access to resources without having to know everything about the underlying infrastructure.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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)
    • A lack of real-time visibility into the status of devices
    • A lack of automation or end-to-end provisioning

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
  • Using HPE OneView with the following partner integrations:
    • No other partners (OneView is a standalone solution)
  • Uses HPE OneView to manage:
    • HPE BladeSystem c-Class
    • HPE Synergy
  • 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
    • Inter-operative ability with virtualization, automation and facilities management tools: Very valuable
    • REST API methodology provides advantages over other interface methods: 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
    • Integrated support services like automatic case opening and part replacement: 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: 26-50%
    • A reduction in redundant tasks with automated provisioning: 1-10%
    • A reduction in the time to deploy new applications and services using REST API: 1-10%
    • An increase in the amount of infrastructure health and status information readily available: 11-25%
    • A reduction in the time required to troubleshoot: 11-25%
    • A reduction in errors with automation through templates: 11-25%

security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers Case Study

Voxility

Introduction

This case study of Voxility is based on an October 2018 survey of security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers deliver performance that meets our growing security needs. It’s not only designed for better security, but it is also offering us easy control over the setup as well as cost-saving efficiency.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:

  • Check for compromised server firmware at runtime without rebooting

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers that the surveyed company uses:

  • Running the following workloads/applications on their HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers to aid their security concerns:
    • Collaboration applications (email, conferencing, social)
    • Content applications (content management, enterprise portals)
    • Structured data analytics (query, reporting, analysis)
    • Application development and test workloads
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure applications
    • Media streaming applications
    • Web serving applications

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:

  • Believes that HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers are superior to/better than similar servers in the market because:
    • Their server can never boot with compromised code due to the HPE Silicon Root of Trust
    • They are confident that servers arrive from production to their facility with no tampering
    • They are immediately notified of any malware or compromised code in server essential firmware through my iLO logs
  • Rates the value of the security capabilities offered on HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:
    • Immutable fingerprint in the HPE silicon that ensures Gen10 servers cannot boot compromised code: Very valuable
    • Ability to check the integrity of essential firmware before it is executed: Very valuable
    • Ability to check the integrity of essential firmware while the server is up and running: Very valuable
    • Support for high-grade Commercial National Security Algorithm (CNSA) for encryption renumber: Valuable
    • Ability to automatically recover essential server firmware: Very valuable
    • Ability to recover firmware at scale (up to 10,000 servers in one click): Very valuable
    • Ability to recover the host environment, operating system, applications, and firmware settings: Valuable
    • Assurance that their servers are equipped with National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) 800-53 Controls: Very valuable
  • Rates their confidence in defending their server against malware attacks with HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:
    • Protecting their server against a malware attack: Very confident
    • Detecting a malware attack on their server: Very confident
    • Recovering from a malware attack on their server: Very confident
  • Rates the time spent doing the tasks needed to secure their server from firmware attacks:
    • Before /without Proliant Gen10: ~1 day – 1 week
    • After Proliant Gen10: Less than an hour
  • Saw improvements in the time required for the following tasks since using HPE ProLiant Gen10 security features:
    • Time needed to conduct daily server firmware validation checks: >50%
    • Time needed to recover from a malware attack: >50%

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

Asuransi Ramayana

Introduction

This case study of PT Asuransi Ramayana Tbk is based on an October 2018 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity makes it easy for our company to grow, get the box and plug-in, just like that, we will get increased compute capacity and scale out. Same for DR, power-on one or two boxes, install and the system will auto-replicate, even with small bandwidth.”

Challenges

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

  • Selected HPE SimpliVity because they had a desire to improve IT or application delivery cycle times.

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
    • Data migration
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Backup, recovery, and disaster recovery
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Industry-specific application (911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM)
    • Core insurance application CareTECH, email server, B2B application, Web application, Proxy, Citrix XenApp, Monitoring server, and OpenVPN server.
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • HPE SimpliVity being 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 >75% since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized efficiency benefits for capacity savings of 50:1 to 100:1 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: More than 1 month
    • After using SimpliVity: Up to 1 day
  • 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
    • Hyper-converged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: Extremely valuable
    • Globally federated management: Extremely valuable

security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers Case Study

Raytheon

Introduction

This case study of Raytheon Company is based on an August 2018 survey of security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers are a convenience on hardening server without checking against third-party applications for tightening up the security layer.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:

  • Addressed the following security challenges with the security features in HPE Gen10 ProLiant servers:
    • Check for compromised server firmware at runtime without rebooting

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers that the surveyed company uses:

  • Running the following workloads/applications on their HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers to aid their security concerns:
    • Content applications (content management, enterprise portals)
    • Engineering/technical applications (CAD/CAM/CAE)Structured Data Management (RDBMSs, NDBMSs)
    • Structured data analytics (query, reporting, analysis)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:

  • Believes that HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers are superior to/better than similar servers in the market because:
    • Their HPE servers can recover quickly back to a safe operational state after a ransomware event
    • They are immediately notified of any malware or compromised code in server essential firmware through my iLO logs
  • Rates the value of the security capabilities offered on HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:
    • Immutable fingerprint in the HPE silicon that ensures Gen10 servers cannot boot compromised code: valuable
    • Ability to check the integrity of essential firmware before it is executed: valuable
    • Ability to check the integrity of essential firmware while the server is up and running: valuable
    • Support for high-grade Commercial National Security Algorithm (CNSA) for encryption renumber: very valuable
    • Ability to automatically recover essential server firmware: very valuable
    • Ability to recover firmware at scale (up to 10,000 servers in one click): valuable
    • Ability to recover host environment, operating system, applications, and firmware settings: very valuable
    • Assurance that their servers are equipped with National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) 800-53 Controls: very valuable
  • Rates their confidence in defending their server against malware attacks with HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:
    • Protecting their server against a malware attack: confident
    • Detecting a malware attack on their server: confident
    • Recovering from a malware attack on their server: confident
  • Rates the time spent doing the tasks needed to secure their server from firmware attacks:
    • Before /without Proliant Gen10: ~ 1 hour to 1 day
    • After Proliant Gen10: less than an hour
  • Saw improvements in the time required for the following tasks since using HPE ProLiant Gen10 security features:
    • Time needed to conduct daily server firmware validation checks: 1-25%
    • Time needed to recover from a malware attack: 1-25%
    • Time to scale recovery to thousands of servers back to their operational state in a single click: 1-25%
    • Time to ensure compliance with security audits: 1-25%

security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers Case Study

Large Enterprise Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise insurance company is based on an August 2018 survey of security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With the new security features of HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers, we feel safer than before.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:

  • Addressed the following security challenges with the security features in HPE Gen10 ProLiant servers:
    • Validate that their server was free of malware prior to arrival at their facility
    • Check for compromised server firmware at runtime without rebooting
    • Automatically remove malware and recover their servers at extreme scale (thousands) back to an operational state

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers that the surveyed company uses:

  • Running the following workloads/applications on their HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers to aid their security concerns:
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure applications

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with security features in HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:

  • Believes that HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers are superior to/better than similar servers in the market because:
    • The 24 hour detection capabilities through Run Time Firmware Verification give them peace of mind knowing that their HPE servers are secure and checked regularly
    • Their HPE servers can recover quickly back to a safe operational state after a ransomware event
    • They are confident that servers arrive from production to their facility with no tampering
    • They are immediately notified of any malware or compromised code in server essential firmware through my iLO logs
  • Rates the value of the security capabilities offered on HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:
    • immutable fingerprint in the HPE silicon that ensures Gen10 servers cannot boot compromised code: valuable
    • ability to check the integrity of essential firmware before it is executed: very valuable
    • ability to check the integrity of essential firmware while the server is up and running: very valuable
    • support for high-grade Commercial National Security Algorithm (CNSA) for encryption renumber: valuable
    • ability to automatically recover essential server firmware: valuable
    • ability to recover firmware at scale (up to 10,000 servers in one click): valuable
    • ability to recover host environment, operating system, applications and firmware settings: valuable
    • assurance that their servers are equipped with National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) 800-53 Controls: very valuable
  • Rates their confidence in defending their server against malware attacks with HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers:
    • protecting their server against a malware attack: very confident
    • detecting a malware attack on their server: confident
    • recovering from a malware attack on their server: confident
  • Rates the time spent doing the tasks needed to secure their server from firmware attacks:
    • before /without Proliant Gen10: ~ 1 hour to 1 day
    • after Proliant Gen10: less than an hour
  • Saw improvements in the time required for the following tasks since using HPE ProLiant Gen10 security features:
    • time needed to conduct daily server firmware validation checks: >50%
    • time needed to recover from a malware attack: >50%
    • time to scale recovery to thousands of servers back to their operational state in a single click: 26 – 50%
    • time to ensure compliance with security audits: >50%

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Medium Enterprise Transportation Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise transportation services company is based on a July 2018 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.

“The most adequate technology for our business.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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 manageable, but not ideal.

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
  • Runs the following types of applications on SimpliVity:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Aeronautical ERP

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 200:1 to 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 more than 6 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: valuable

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Klamath Falls City Schools

Introduction

This case study of Klamath Falls City Schools is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“By integrating the HPE Nimble solution in with our UCS we’ve been able to guarantee infrastructure up-time even if the rest of the environment becomes isolated. This means that if we have a network or power event that affects infrastructure beyond our protected datacenter we are guaranteed a seamless reintegration of that infrastructure when it comes back up.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Need for cost-effective storage
    • Need for high performance

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • VDI
    • Their hosting and service provider
    • Back-up and replication
    • Their web hosting applications
    • Database workloads
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • VMware
    • File Storage (back-end)

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (InfoSight): valuable
    • Design for both primary and secondary flash workloads: valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (InfoSight): valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: not valuable
    • Ability to migrate data between all-flash, hybrid-flash, and multi-cloud storage: valuable
    • Data encryption and secure over-the-wire protection: valuable
  • Identifies the following as HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays’ strengths over other storage vendors:
    • Predictive Analytics with InfoSight
    • Cloud-readiness (plug and play)
    • High reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability)
  • Improved the following metrics related to administrative tasks since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Performance troubleshooting: >75%
    • Storage provisioning: 26-50%
    • Provisioning upgrades: 1-25%
    • Time to respond to customer requests: 1-25%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Village of Lake Zurich

Introduction

This case study of Village of Lake Zurich is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[With HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays], we reduced our storage device footprint by 75% and have experienced zero downtime since it was placed in service. There is so much performance in our array that we could migrate other applications without impacting the primary function.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Need for cost-effective storage
    • Need for high performance

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Development and testing
    • Database workloads
    • Video storage
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Microsoft Hyper V
    • File Storage (back-end)

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Design for both primary and secondary flash workloads: valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: very valuable
  • Identifies the following as HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays’ strengths over other storage vendors:
    • Predictive Analytics with InfoSight
    • High reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability)
  • Improved the following metrics related to administrative tasks since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Performance troubleshooting: 26-50%
    • Storage provisioning: 51-75%
    • Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): 26-50%
    • Time to respond to customer requests: 26-50%
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the cost per capacity: 1-25%
    • Improved the cost per performance: 26-50%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: 51-75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: >75%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities

Introduction

This case study of Bowling Green Municipal Utilities is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our previous system took up 10U of rack space and was difficult to keep everything in sync. Our HPE Nimble array is 4U, more than double the capacity and has had zero downtime since installation.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Need for cost-effective storage
    • Need for high performance
    • Easy management and integration.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Back-up and replication
    • Their web hosting applications
    • Database workloads
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Microsoft apps
    • VMware
    • File Storage (back-end)
    • Oracle

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Design for both primary and secondary flash workloads: very valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (InfoSight): valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: very valuable
    • Ability to migrate data between all-flash, hybrid-flash, and multi-cloud storage: very valuable
    • Data encryption and secure over-the-wire protection: valuable
  • Identifies the following as HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays’ strengths over other storage vendors:
    • “All-flash” like performance at a lower cost than other similar offerings
    • Predictive Analytics with InfoSight
    • High reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability)
  • Improved the following metrics related to administrative tasks since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Performance troubleshooting: >75%
    • Storage provisioning: >75%
    • Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): >75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: >75%
    • Time to respond to customer requests: >75%
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the cost per capacity: 26-50%
    • Improved the cost per performance: 26-50%
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: >75%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: 26-50%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: >75%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Lawrence Sikutwa and Associates Limited

Introduction

This case study of Lawrence Sikutwa and Associates Limited is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“After deploying HPE Nimble Storage, we have had smoother operations than before and we have been able to deploy and run far more workloads than our previous storage and with no performance penalties whatsoever.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Need for cost-effective storage
    • Need for high performance
    • Ease of initial setup and administration

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays that the surveyed company uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Back-up and replication
    • Development and testing
    • Big data / analytics
    • Database workloads
    • Active Directory, Document Management
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • VMware
    • File Storage (back-end)
    • Oracle
    • Weblogic, JBASE, T24

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Design for both primary and secondary flash workloads: very valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: very valuable
    • Data encryption and secure over-the-wire protection: very valuable
  • Identifies the following as HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays’ strengths over other storage vendors:
    • “All-flash” like performance at a lower cost than other similar offerings
    • Predictive Analytics with InfoSight
    • Cloud-readiness (plug and play)
    • High reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability)
  • Improved the following metrics related to administrative tasks since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Performance troubleshooting: >75%
    • Storage provisioning: >75%
    • Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): >75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: >75%
    • Time to respond to customer requests: >75%
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the cost per capacity: >75%
    • Improved the cost per performance: >75%
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: 1-25%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: 51-75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: >75%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

MacKay Sposito

Introduction

This case study of MacKay Sposito is based on an August 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“By utilizing snapshots at the array level we have been able to recover several very important files and projects to keep our engineers plugging away.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Need for cost-effective storage
    • Need for high performance

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays that the surveyed company uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • VDI
    • Back-up and replication
    • Development and testing
    • Their web hosting applications
    • Big data/analytics
    • Database workloads
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Microsoft apps
    • Microsoft Hyper V
    • File Storage (back-end)
    • SQL Server, SharePoint

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (InfoSight): valuable
    • Design for both primary and secondary flash workloads: very valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: very valuable
    • Ability to migrate data between all-flash, hybrid-flash, and multi-cloud storage: very valuable
    • Data encryption and secure over-the-wire protection: very valuable
  • Identifies the following as HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays’ strengths over other storage vendors:
    • “All-flash” like performance at a lower cost than other similar offerings
    • Predictive Analytics with InfoSight
    • High reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability)
    • Simple management and user interface.
  • Improved the following metrics related to administrative tasks since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Performance troubleshooting: 26-50%
    • Storage provisioning: 51-75%
    • Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): >75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: 51-75%
    • Time to respond to customer requests: 51-75%
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the cost per capacity: >75%
    • Improved the cost per performance: >75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: 51-75%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Littleton Public Schools

Introduction

This case study of LIttleton Public Schools is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We were able to remove almost half a dozen separate disk arrays and consolidate on a single HPE Nimble array. Our latency dropped by over 1000% compared to the old hardware, and we were able to take advantage of compression and flash. The scale of performance we gained for the cost was unbelievable, and the array lived up to every promise the sales engineer made.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Addressed the following requirements with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Need for cost-effective storage
    • Need for high performance

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Development and testing
    • ECommerce
    • Their web hosting applications
    • Database workloads
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Microsoft apps
    • VMware

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Design for both primary and secondary flash workloads: valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (InfoSight): very valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: very valuable
    • Ability to migrate data between all-flash, hybrid-flash, and multi-cloud storage: valuable
    • Data encryption and secure over-the-wire protection: valuable
  • Identifies the following as HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays’ strengths over other storage vendors:
    • “All-flash” like performance at a lower cost than other similar offerings
    • Predictive Analytics with InfoSight
    • High reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability)
  • Improved the following metrics related to administrative tasks since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Performance troubleshooting: 51-75%
    • Storage provisioning: >75%
    • Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): >75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: 51-75%
    • Time to respond to customer requests: >75%
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the cost per capacity: >75%
    • Improved the cost per performance: >75%
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: >75%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: >75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: >75%



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