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HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Medium Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise telecommunications services company is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We were able to do things with our retail mail storage on HPE Nimble that I thought was impossible. No other vendor could keep up. HPE Nimble could.”

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:
    • Their hosting and service provider
    • Back-up and replication
    • Development and testing
    • ECommerce
    • 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:
    • VMware
    • Microsoft Hyper V
    • File Storage (back-end)

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: valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (InfoSight): valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: 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: 51-75%
    • Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): 51-75%
    • 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: 51-75%
    • Improved the cost per performance: 51-75%
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: 51-75%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: 51-75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: 51-75%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Litchfield School District

Introduction

This case study of Litchfield School District 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 now have] 75% faster integration and performance. And, it also provides peace of mind.”

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
    • Visibility

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
    • Back-up and replication
    • Development and testing
    • 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)
    • SQL

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: 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
  • 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%
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the cost per capacity: 51-75%
    • Improved the cost per performance: 51-75%
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: 26-50%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: >75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: >75%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“HPE Nimble has allowed us to provide a consistent user experience across all applications. When we deployed it, we also reduced rack space from 21RU to 3RU and power consumption from 1.2KW to 450W while also doubling storage capacity and increasing performance 4×. In a shared data center, this was a significant improvement and key to our business case to move to HPE Nimble from a traditional SAN stack.”

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
    • Deep dive analytics without additional tools, low power and rack space utilization for the performance and storage levels.

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
    • 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)
    • Pick Databases

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: 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: 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
  • 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): 51-75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: 51-75%
    • 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: 51-75%
    • Improved the cost per performance: 51-75%
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: >75%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: >75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: 51-75%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Wescon Plastics

Introduction

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

“We have a simple stack with HPE Nimble as our workhorse driving the entire stack. It was the most affordable solution we looked at and ended up being the most powerful and reliable.”

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:
    • Database workloads
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Microsoft apps
    • VMware
    • Oracle

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): 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
    • 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%
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: 1-25%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: 26-50%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: 1-25%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Classic Resorts

Introduction

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

“My HPE Nimble Adaptive Flash Array helped pull us out of a deep hole we found ourselves in while relying on a typical bare metal isolated rack storage solution. Coupled with a VDI initiative we now enjoy extreme HA, triple redundancy, and test proved BC/DR capabilities.”

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
    • Their hosting and service provider
    • Back-up and replication
    • Database workloads
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Microsoft apps
    • VMware
    • Microsoft Hyper V

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
    • Ability to migrate data between all-flash, hybrid-flash, and multi-cloud storage: 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)
  • 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: >75%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: >75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: >75%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Small Business Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business banking company is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We obtained our first HPE Nimble array in conjunction with our project to implement a Hyper-V cluster. This has cut the number of physical servers in our environment by over 50% and has made it far easier to spin up new servers in response to changing requirements.”

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:

  • 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 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
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (InfoSight): Valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: Valuable
    • Ability to migrate data between all-flash, hybrid-flash, and multi-cloud storage: 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)
  • Improved the following metrics related to administrative tasks since using HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • Storage provisioning: 26-50%
    • Capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): 51-75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: 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%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

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

“Using HPE Nimble Storage arrays have greatly reduced the complexity and time spent in managing our storage. The storage just works and it only needs to be touched when we need to assign storage to our VMware hosts. InfoSight adds valuable information about our current storage organization-wide and for reviewing long-term metrics.”

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

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
    • Virtual Servers
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • 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): 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): 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:
    • 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): 51-75%
    • 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: 51-75%
    • Improved the cost per performance: 51-75%
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: >75%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: >75%

HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays Case Study

Le Group Master

Introduction

This case study of Le Group Master S.E.C. 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] Virtual machine gets a huge performance increase in comparison to our legacy solutions.”

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:
    • Database workloads
    • VMware datastore
  • Using the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays:
    • VMware

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: 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
    • 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:
    • 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: 51-75%
    • Improved the cost per performance: 51-75%
    • Reduced power / cooling / rack space: 51-75%
    • Increased the managed capacity per admin: >75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime: >75%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

SISMA Informatica SA

Introduction

This case study of SISMA Informatica SA is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[With HPE ProLiant Server Solutions] we have more reliability and a lot less extraordinary maintenance.”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
    • Microsoft Hyper V
    • Windows Server
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Virtualization
    • Storage and backup
    • Multi-function business applications (SQL Database, Storage, Virtualization)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • performance: very valuable
    • reliability: very valuable
    • affordability: very valuable
    • security: very valuable
    • ease of use: very valuable
    • manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): valuable
    • acoustic: valuable
    • access to HPE Financial Service: valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Proactive Care: valuable
    • Installation & Start-up Services: valuable
    • Education Services: valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • set-up servers: 51-75%
    • performance troubleshoot: 26-50%
    • manage & maintain: 26-50%
    • perform upgrades: 26-50%
    • respond to customer requests: 1-25%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • reduced the number of help desk calls: 26-50%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“I’m a one-man shop. I need to not have to babysit my hardware. HPE ProLiant Solutions allow me to do what my business needs and deploy solutions and not be fixing my core processing.”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security
    • Server deployment and maintenance complexity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Virtualization
    • Storage and backup
    • Multi-function business applications (SQL Database, Storage, Virtualization)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • performance: valuable
    • reliability: very valuable
    • affordability: valuable
    • security: valuable
    • ease of use: valuable
    • manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Foundation Care: very valuable
    • Installation & Start-up Services: valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • set-up servers: 26-50%
    • performance troubleshoot: 26-50%
    • manage & maintain: 51-75%
    • perform upgrades: 51-75%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • reduced total cost of ownership: 26-50%
    • reduced downtime: 51-75%
    • increased the number of clients supported: 51-75%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

Flexible Business Systems, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Flexible Business Systems, Inc. is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“As an MSP, we look to standardize our solutions so that we can scale accordingly. HPE solutions afford us the opportunity to smoothly integrate across multi-vendor solutions.”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • High server costs for small and medium-sized businesses

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
    • Windows Server
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Virtualization
    • Storage and backup
    • Multi-function business applications (SQL Database, Storage, Virtualization)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • performance: very valuable
    • reliability: very valuable
    • affordability: very valuable
    • security: valuable
    • ease of use: valuable
    • manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): very valuable
    • acoustic: valuable
    • access to HPE Financial Service: valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Foundation Care: valuable
    • Proactive Care: very valuable
    • Datacenter Care: valuable
    • Installation & Start-up Services: valuable
    • Financial Services: valuable
    • Education Services: valuable
    • Advisory Services: valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • set-up servers: >75%
    • performance troubleshoot: >75%
    • manage & maintain: >75%
    • perform upgrades: >75%
    • respond to customer requests: >75%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • reduced server OPEX: >75%
    • reduced total cost of ownership: >75%
    • reduced downtime: >75%
    • increased the number of clients supported: >75%
    • reduced the number of help desk calls: >75%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

Small Business Professional Services Company

Introduction

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

“We had lots of downtime with our previous legacy servers because of system failure, either due to failing hard drives, overheated processor, you name it. With our new HPE servers, we have none of that! The server is up and running 24/7 and we couldn’t be more excited about that!”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
    • Windows Server
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Unified Threat Management (UTM) (VPN, Firewall)
    • Virtualization
    • Storage and backup

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • performance: very valuable
    • reliability: very valuable
    • affordability: valuable
    • security: valuable
    • ease of use: valuable
    • manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): very valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Advisory Services: valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • set-up servers: 1-25%
    • performance troubleshoot: 51-75%
    • manage & maintain: 51-75%
    • perform upgrades: 1-25%
    • respond to customer requests: 51-75%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • reduced downtime: >75%
    • increased the number of clients supported: 26-50%
    • reduced the number of help desk calls: 26-50%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

Grand Chemical Partnership Limited

Introduction

This case study of GRAND CHEMICAL PARTNERSHIP LIMITED is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[HPE ProLiant Server Solutions] make our work efficient, fast, secure and appropriate for business investment.”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security
    • Server deployment and maintenance complexity
    • High server costs for small and medium-sized businesses

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Windows Server
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Storage and backup

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • performance: valuable
    • reliability: valuable
    • affordability: valuable
    • security: valuable
    • ease of use: valuable
    • manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): valuable
    • acoustic: valuable
    • access to HPE Financial Service: valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Foundation Care: valuable
    • Proactive Care: valuable
    • Datacenter Care: valuable
    • Installation & Start-up Services: valuable
    • Financial Services: valuable
    • Education Services: valuable
    • Advisory Services: valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • set-up servers: 26-50%
    • performance troubleshoot: 26-50%
    • manage & maintain: 26-50%
    • perform upgrades: 26-50%
    • respond to customer requests: 26-50%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • reduced server OPEX: 26-50%
    • reduced total cost of ownership: 26-50%
    • reduced downtime: 26-50%
    • increased the number of clients supported: 26-50%
    • reduced the number of help desk calls: 26-50%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer services company is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Best price-to-performance ratios. HPE ProLiant servers are the most flexible, reliable, and performance-optimized servers. We can accelerate our business results with faster compute, memory and I/O performance.”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Server deployment and maintenance complexity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
    • Microsoft Hyper V
    • Windows Server
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Multi-function business applications (SQL Database, Storage, Virtualization)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • performance: very valuable
    • reliability: very valuable
    • affordability: very valuable
    • security: very valuable
    • ease of use: very valuable
    • manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): very valuable
    • acoustic: very valuable
    • access to HPE Financial Service: very valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Foundation Care: very valuable
    • Proactive Care: very valuable
    • Datacenter Care: very valuable
    • Installation & Start-up Services: very valuable
    • Education Services: very valuable
    • Advisory Services: very valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • set-up servers: 26-50%
    • performance troubleshoot: 26-50%
    • manage & maintain: 26-50%
    • perform upgrades: 26-50%
    • respond to customer requests: 26-50%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • reduced server OPEX: 26-50%
    • reduced total cost of ownership: 26-50%
    • reduced downtime: 26-50%
    • increased the number of clients supported: 26-50%
    • reduced the number of help desk calls: 26-50%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

PC Net

Introduction

This case study of PC Net (PTY) Ltd. is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[With HPE ProLiant Server Solutions] We spend less time maintaining and managing the server. More time for other business needs. We literally have no downtime!”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security
    • Server deployment and maintenance complexity
    • High server costs for small and medium-sized businesses

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Windows Server
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Multi-function business applications (SQL Database, Storage, Virtualization)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • Performance: very valuable
    • Reliability: very valuable
    • Affordability: valuable
    • Security: very valuable
    • Ease of use: very valuable
    • Manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): very valuable
    • Acoustic: very valuable
    • Access to HPE Financial Service: valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Foundation Care: very valuable
    • Proactive Care: very valuable
    • Datacenter Care: very valuable
    • Installation & Start-up Services: valuable
    • Financial Services: valuable
    • Education Services: very valuable
    • Advisory Services: very valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Set-up servers: >75%
    • Performance troubleshoot: >75%
    • Manage & maintain: >75%
    • Perform upgrades: >75%
    • Respond to customer requests: >75%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Reduced server OPEX: >75%
    • Reduced total cost of ownership: >75%
    • Reduced downtime: >75%
    • Increased the number of clients supported: >75%
    • Reduced the number of help desk calls: >75%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

Prointer ITSS

Introduction

This case study of Prointer ITSS is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“By recently adding HPE ProLiant Servers to our infrastructure, we’re positioned to handle very rapid growth without disruption to our core business processes.”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security
    • Server deployment and maintenance complexity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
    • Microsoft Hyper V
    • Windows Server
    • ClearOS
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Unified Threat Management (UTM) (VPN, Firewall)
    • Virtualization
    • Storage and backup
    • Multi-function business applications (SQL Database, Storage, Virtualization)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • Performance: very valuable
    • Reliability: very valuable
    • Affordability: very valuable
    • Security: very valuable
    • Ease of use: very valuable
    • Manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): very valuable
    • Acoustic: very valuable
    • Access to HPE Financial Service: very valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Foundation Care: very valuable
    • Proactive Care: very valuable
    • Datacenter Care: very valuable
    • Installation & Start-up Services: very valuable
    • Financial Services: very valuable
    • Education Services: very valuable
    • Advisory Services: very valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Set-up servers: >75%
    • Performance troubleshoot: >75%
    • Manage & maintain: >75%
    • Perform upgrades: >75%
    • Response to customer requests: >75%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Reduced server OPEX: 51-75%
    • Reduced total cost of ownership: 51-75%
    • Reduced downtime: >75%
    • Increased the number of clients supported: 51-75%
    • Reduced the number of help desk calls: 51-75%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

BlueShore Financial

Introduction

This case study of BlueShore Financial is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“BlueShore Financial provides a full range of personal and business banking, wealth management, insurance and commercial lending solutions. By relying on HPE ProLiant Servers to deliver our solutions, we can be sure that we exceed on our client’s needs.”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security
    • Server deployment and maintenance complexity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
    • Windows Server
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Virtualization
    • Multi-function business applications (SQL Database, Storage, Virtualization)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • Performance: very valuable
    • Reliability: very valuable
    • Affordability: valuable
    • Security: very valuable
    • Ease of use: very valuable
    • Manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): very valuable
    • Acoustic: valuable
    • Access to HPE Financial Service: not valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Foundation Care: valuable
    • Proactive Care: valuable
    • Datacenter Care: valuable
    • Installation & Start-up Services: not valuable
    • Financial Services: not valuable
    • Education Services: not valuable
    • Advisory Services: not valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Set-up servers: >75%
    • Performance troubleshoot: >75%
    • Manage & maintain: >75%
    • Perform upgrades: >75%
    • Respond to customer requests: >75%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Reduced server OPEX: 26-50%
    • Reduced total cost of ownership: 26-50%
    • Reduced downtime: 51-75%
    • Increased the number of clients supported: 1-25%
    • Reduced the number of help desk calls: 26-50%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

United Supermarkets, Ltd.

Introduction

This case study of United Supermarkets, Ltd. is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We are able to deploy quickly and stay up on more modern technology. Our security practices are better with HPE ProLiant Solutions.”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security
    • Server deployment and maintenance complexity
    • compatibility and consistency as well as strength, and lifetime.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
    • kubernetes, coreos, centos, rhel
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Unified Threat Management (UTM) (VPN, Firewall)
    • Virtualization
    • Storage and backup
    • Multi-function business applications (SQL Database, Storage, Virtualization)
    • kubernetes containers

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • Performance: very valuable
    • Reliability: very valuable
    • Affordability: very valuable
    • Security: very valuable
    • Ease of use: valuable
    • Manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): very valuable
    • Acoustic: valuable
    • Access to HPE Financial Service: valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Foundation Care: valuable
    • Proactive Care: very valuable
    • Datacenter Care: very valuable
    • Installation & Start-up Services: valuable
    • Financial Services: valuable
    • Education Services: valuable
    • Advisory Services: valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Set-up servers: >75%
    • Performance troubleshoot: 51-75%
    • Manage & maintain: 51-75%
    • Perform upgrades: 51-75%
    • Respond to customer requests: 51-75%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Reduced server OPEX: >75%
    • Reduced total cost of ownership: >75%
    • Reduced downtime: >75%
    • Increased the number of clients supported: >75%
    • Reduced the number of help desk calls: >75%

HPE ProLiant Server Solutions Case Study

Cornerstone Advisors, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Cornerstone Advisors, Inc. is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“For us, secure communications are extremely important and HPE ProLiant servers allow us to easily scale our remote access solution, database servers, and authentication servers with minimal effort and maximum stability.”

Challenges

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

  • Identifies the following as drivers for selecting a first office or replacement/upgrade to their existing infrastructure with an HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Business and data security
    • Server deployment and maintenance complexity
    • Continuity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE ProLiant Server Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Deploys the following types of operating environments in conjunction with their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • VMware
    • Windows Server
    • Slackware Linux
  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE ProLiant Server solutions:
    • Unified Threat Management (UTM) (VPN, Firewall)
    • Virtualization
    • Storage and backup
    • Multi-function business applications (SQL Database, Storage, Virtualization)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE ProLiant Server Solutions:

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities of HPE ProLiant Server solutions compared to similar solutions in the market:
    • Performance: valuable
    • Reliability: very valuable
    • Affordability: valuable
    • Security: very valuable
    • Ease of use: valuable
    • Manageability (including integration with HPE iLO): very valuable
    • Acoustic: valuable
  • Rates the value of the HPE support services offered:
    • Installation & Start-up Services: valuable
    • Financial Services: valuable
    • Education Services: valuable
    • Advisory Services: valuable
  • Reduced time to perform administrative tasks in the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Set-up servers: 1-25%
    • Performance troubleshoot: 26-50%
    • Manage & maintain: 51-75%
    • Perform upgrades: 1-25%
    • Respond to customer requests: 1-25%
  • Improved the following areas with HPE ProLiant Servers:
    • Reduced server OPEX: 1-25%
    • Reduced total cost of ownership: 1-25%
    • Reduced downtime: 51-75%
    • Increased the number of clients supported: >75%
    • Reduced the number of help desk calls: 26-50%

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities company is based on a May 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 able to refresh our SAN and compute and additionally gain enhanced backup capabilities, all within a single platform.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led this midsize Energy and Utility 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
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Backup, recovery, and disaster recovery
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • 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:

  • 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: highly valuable

HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage Case Study

Medium Enterprise Educational Institution Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise educational institution company is based on a July 2018 survey of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:

  • Addressed the following issues with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Performance issues and errors that were requiring too much time to be spent on administrative tasks (OPEX)

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage that the surveyed company uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage system:
    • Development and testing
    • Databases
  • Deployed the following solutions in conjunction with their HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • VMware
  • Chose HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage over other vendors, like Dell EMC or Netapp, because:
    • HPE 3PAR offers superior performance, improved reliability, and is easier to use than competitive solutions
    • Price

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:

  • Rates the value of the following HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage capabilities:
    • High performance: Very valuable
    • High stability: Very valuable
    • Ability to scale: Very valuable
    • Reduced footprint (higher capacity density than legacy systems with traditional disk drives): Valuable
    • Capacity reclamation (deduplication & compression): Very valuable
    • Application-level data snapshotting: Valuable
  • Reduced the time to perform administrative tasks with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Performance troubleshooting: >75%
    • Storage provisioning: 51-75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: 51-75%
    • Responding to customer requests: 51-75%
  • Improved the following since using HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Improved their ability to consistently predict performance with sub-millisecond latency: 51-75%
    • Improved capacity management per admin: 26-50%

Caso de Estudio de HPE OneView

CT Internacional Del Noroeste

Introducción

Este estudio de caso de CT Internacional del Noroeste se basa en una encuesta de agosto de 2018 realizada a clientes de HPE OneView por TechValidate, un servicio de investigación de terceros.

“Hemos alcanzado el mayor potencial y productivdad de nuestra empresa. HPE OneView nos permite administrar mejor la infraestructura y ofrecer un mejor servicio a nuestros clientes y organizaciones.”

Desafíos

Los desafíos comerciales que llevaron a la empresa perfilada a evaluar y, finalmente, seleccionar HPE OneView:

  • Utiliza HPE OneView para cumplir los siguientes requisitos:
    • Hacer que la implementación de la infraestructura sea más rápida que en el pasado
    • Les permite unificar silos previamente aislados de computación, almacenamiento y redes
    • Permitirles tener una forma uniforme de interactuar con los recursos
    • Les permite reducir / consolidar el número de otras herramientas de administración del sistema
  • Acuerda que las siguientes funciones de HPE OneView proporcionaron el mayor valor:
    • Panel de vista única para sus operaciones
    • Capacidad intraoperatoria con herramientas de virtualización, automatización y gestión de instalaciones
    • La metodología REST API proporciona ventajas sobre otros métodos de interfaz
    • Capacidades globales del tablero para implementaciones a gran escala en múltiples ubicaciones
    • Enfoque basado en plantillas para el aprovisionamiento, actualización e integración de servidores, almacenamiento y redes

Caso de Uso

Las características y funcionalidades clave de HPE OneView que utiliza la empresa encuestada:

  • Está utilizando HPE OneView para administrar los siguientes productos:
    • HPE Synergy
    • HPE 3PAR Store Server

Resultados

La compañía encuestada logró los siguientes resultados con HPE OneView:

  • Recomienda HPE OneView a sus compañeros porque:
    • Es la herramienta de gestión de uso más directa disponible
    • De su facilidad de uso intuitiva
    • De su infraestructura de despliegue, actualización y provisión más rápida
  • Compró HPE OneView en los siguientes proveedores:
    • Ningún otro proveedor, HPE OneView fue su primera opción
  • HPE OneView se destaca de otras soluciones en el mercado:
    • Amplia gama de asociaciones e integraciones
    • Estabilidad y escalabilidad
    • Rendimiento de alta calidad
    • El mejor soporte y servicios de su clase
  • Se dieron cuenta de los siguientes beneficios después de usar HPE OneView:
    • Redujo el tiempo requerido para la implementación, aprovisionamiento y actualización de la infraestructura
    • Tareas redundantes reducidas a través del aprovisionamiento automatizado
    • Aumentó la velocidad de implementación de nuevas aplicaciones y servicios utilizando la API REST
    • Visibilidad mejorada del estado de la infraestructura que se está gestionando
    • Mejor productividad del personal de TI al reducir la necesidad de servidores especializados, redes o personal de almacenamiento
  • Se dieron cuenta de las siguientes mejoras desde el uso de HPE OneView:
    • Redujo el tiempo requerido para la implementación, el aprovisionamiento y la actualización: 26-50%
    • Aumento de la productividad del personal de TI a través de una gestión de infraestructura más eficiente: 11-25%
    • Redujo el número de errores debido a la automatización a través de plantillas: 26-50%
    • Aumentó la cantidad de servidores administrados en varias ubicaciones con los mismos niveles de personal: más del 50%
    • Disponibilidad mejorada de la aplicación: más del 50%

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

HelpOX

Introduction

Ce cas client HelpOX est basé sur une étude menée en juillet 2018 sur les clients SimpliVity par TechValidate, un organisme de recherche.

Enjeux

Quels étaient les enjeux de cette société ? Pourquoi ont-ils choisi HPE SimpliVity ?

  • HPE SimpliVity a été choisi pour les raisons suivantes:
    • Ils avaient un mandat / désir de mettre en œuvre la RD et / ou d’améliorer la sauvegarde / récupération
    • Ils avaient besoin d’une centralisation de la gestion pour les infrastructures de bureaux distants / succursales

Cas d’usage

Les principales caractéristiques et fonctionnalités de HPE SimpliVity que l’entreprise utilise:

  • Utilisation de HPE SimpliVity:
    • Modernisation de l’infrastructure / renouvellement des technologies
    • Consolidation du datacenter / du cloud privé
    • Sauvegarde, récupération et reprise d’activité
  • Types d’applications utilisées avec HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • E-Commerce

Résultats

Que nous dit l’entreprise ayant participé à l’étude HPE SimpliVity :

  • Elle a amélioré ses performances de plus de 75% depuis le déploiement de HPE SimpliVity.
  • Elle a réalisé des gains d’efficacité pour des économies de capacité de 100:1 à 200:1 depuis le déploiement de HPE SimpliVity.
  • Elle estime le temps nécessaire pour déployer de nouvelles charges de travail, y compris l’allocation de ressources de calcul et de stockage et la configuration des stratégies de protection des données :
    • Avant d’utiliser HPE SimpliVity: 1 jour à 1 semaine
    • Après avoir utilisé HPE SimpliVity: 1 jour au maximum
  • Elle a vu la valeur en 1 semaine après le déploiement de HPE SimpliVity.
  • Elle a déterminé la valeur des fonctionnalités HPE SimpliVity suivantes dans le processus de sélection:
    • Fournisseur unique et de confiance pour l’ensemble de la solution et de l’assistance: très important
    • Fiabilité, facilité de maintenance et disponibilité de la solution HPE, en plus de la garantie complète: extrêmement important
    • Conception évolutive HPE: très important
    • Offre de services & support Pointnext: très important
    • Plan de consommation et de financement flexible depuis HPE: extrêmement important
    • Protection des données intégrée: extrêmement important
    • Déduplication et compression incluses: extrêmement important
    • Gestion orientée VM via vCenter: extrêmement important
    • Infrastructure hyper-convergée avec HPE ProLiant DL380: extrêmement important
    • Gestion centrale: extrêmement important

HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage Case Study

CT Internacional

Introduction

This case study of CT Internacional is based on an April 2018 survey of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The acquisition of the HPE 3PAR StoreServ has given us a great opportunity for growth on the servers, and to respond very quickly as they are all-flash arrays for our ERP.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:

  • Addressed the following issues with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Performance issues and errors that were requiring too much time to be spent on administrative tasks (OPEX)
    • Issues with not being able to do much with virtual environments
    • High risks related to unplanned (stability and reliability issues) or planned (upgrades) downtime

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage that the surveyed company uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage system:
    • Development and testing
    • Databases
    • Hosting/service providers
    • Big data/analytics
  • Deployed the following solutions in conjunction with their HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • VMware
  • Chose HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage over other vendors, like Dell EMC or Netapp, because:
    • HPE 3PAR offers superior performance, improved reliability, and is easier to use than competitive solutions
    • HPE 3PAR offers a modern storage architecture with a seamless path to next-generation solid state

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:

  • Rates the value of the following HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage capabilities:
    • High performance: very valuable
    • High stability: very valuable
    • Ability to scale: valuable
    • Consolidated storage management: very valuable
    • Reduced footprint (higher capacity density than legacy systems with traditional disk drives): very valuable
    • Capacity reclamation (deduplication & compression): very valuable
    • Application-level data snapshotting: very valuable
    • Integrated data protection: very valuable
    • Advanced optimization: very valuable
    • Disaster avoidance with advanced replication and application transparent failover: valuable
  • Reduced the time to perform administrative tasks with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Performance troubleshooting: 51-75%
    • Storage provisioning: >75%
    • Capacity planning/design: 51-75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: >75%
    • Responding to customer requests: 51-75%
  • Improved the following since using HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Improved their ability to consistently predict performance with sub-millisecond latency: 51-75%
    • Reduced their power / cooling / rack space: >75%
    • Improved capacity management per admin: 51-75%
    • Reduced unplanned or planned downtime for improved availability: 51-75%

Étude de cas HPE SimpliVity

Société Moyenne d’Energie et d’Utilités d’Entreprise

Introduction

Cette étude de cas de société moyenne d’énergie et d’utilités d’entreprise en Janvier 2018, est basée sur l’enquête des clients de HPE SimpliVity réalisée par TechValidate, le service tiers de recherche.

Défis

Le défi de business qui a appris l’entreprise profilée à évaluer et finalement choisir HPE SimpliVity:

  • HPE SimpliVity choisi due aux raisons suivantes:
    • Ils avaient un nouveau déploiement d’application (y compris VDI)

Cas d’utilisation

Les caractéristiques clés et fonctionnalités de HPE SimpliVity lesquelles l’entreprise interrogée utilisent:

  • Utilise HPE SimpliVity pour:
    • Infrastructure de bureau virtuel (VDI)
  • Exécute les types d’application suivants sur HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Application propre à un secteur (p.ex, système 911, application médicale, gestion des cas juridiques, CAD/CAM, etc.)
    • VDI

Résultats

L’entreprise interrogée en compagnie de HPE SimpliVity a obtenu les résultats suivants:

  • A amélioré ses performances de au-delà de 75% depuis le déploiement de HPE SimpliVity.
  • Réalisé des gains d’efficacité pour des économies de capacité de 50:1 à 100:1 depuis le déploiement de HPE SimpliVity.
  • Estimer le temps nécessaire pour déployer de nouvelles charges de travail, y compris l’allocation de ressources de calcul et de stockage et la configuration des stratégies de protection des données:
    • Avant d’utiliser HPE SimpliVity: 1 semaine à 1 mois
    • Après avoir utilisé HPE SimpliVity: 1 jour au maximum
  • Vu la valeur en 1 semaine après le déploiement de HPE SimpliVity.
  • Déterminez la valeur des fonctionnalités HPE SimpliVity suivantes dans le processus de sélection:
    • Fournisseur unique et de confiance pour l’ensemble de la solution et de l’assistance: extrêmement important
    • Fiabilité, facilité de maintenance et disponibilité de la solution HPE, en plus de la garantie complète: extrêmement important
    • Conception évolutive HPE: extrêmement important
    • Offre de services & support Pointnext: extrêmement important
    • Plan de consommation et de financement flexible depuis HPE: extrêmement important
  • Déterminez la valeur des fonctionnalités HPE SimpliVity suivantes dans le processus de sélection:
    • Protection des données intégré: extrêmement important
    • Déduplication et compression incluses: extrêmement important
    • Gestion orientée VM via vCente: extrêmement important
    • Infrastructure hyper-convergée avec HPE ProLiant DL380: extrêmement important
    • Gestion centrale: extrêmement important

Étude de cas HPE SimpliVity

Petite Entreprise Agricole

Introduction

Cette étude de cas de petite entreprise agricole effectuée en Janvier 2018, est basée sur l’enquête des clients de HPE SimpliVity réalisée par TechValidate, le service tiers de recherche.

“HPE Simplivity nous aide à maintenir un budget d’acquisition faible ce qui permet d’injecter des finances dans d’autres domaines.”

Défis

Le défi de business qui a appris l’entreprise profilée à évaluer et finalement choisir HPE SimpliVity:

  • HPE SimpliVity choisi due aux raisons suivantes:
    • L’achat / la mise à niveau de l’infrastructure existante a mené à une révision générale de la plateforme
    • Ils ont eu une initiative de migration ou de consolidation de centre de données
    • Ils avaient un désir d’améliorer les temps de cycle de livraison informatique ou d’application

Cas d’utilisation

Les caractéristiques clés et fonctionnalités de HPE SimpliVity lesquelles l’entreprise interrogée utilisent:

  • Utilise HPE SimpliVity pour:
    • Modernisation de l’infrastructure / renouvellement des technologies
    • Consolidation du datacenter / du cloud privé
    • Migration des données
    • Agences et bureaux distants
    • Infrastructure de bureau virtuel (VDI)
    • Sauvegarde, récupération et reprise d’activité
  • Exécute les types d’application suivants sur HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Application propre à un secteur (p.ex, système 911, application médicale, gestion des cas juridiques, CAD/CAM, etc.)
    • VDI
    • Oracle
    • File servers, Domain Controllers

Résultats

L’entreprise interrogée en compagnie de HPE SimpliVity a obtenu les résultats suivants:

  • A amélioré ses performances de 50% à 75% depuis le déploiement de HPE SimpliVity.
  • Réalisé des gains d’efficacité pour des économies de capacité de 100:1 à 200:1 depuis le déploiement de HPE SimpliVity.
  • Estimer le temps nécessaire pour déployer de nouvelles charges de travail, y compris l’allocation de ressources de calcul et de stockage et la configuration des stratégies de protection des données:
    • Avant d’utiliser HPE SimpliVity: 1 jour à 1 semaine
    • Après avoir utilisé HPE SimpliVity: 1 jour au maximum
  • Vu la valeur 1 à 3 mois après le déploiement de HPE SimpliVity.
  • Déterminez la valeur des fonctionnalités HPE SimpliVity suivantes dans le processus de sélection:
    • Fournisseur unique et de confiance pour l’ensemble de la solution et de l’assistance: important
    • Fiabilité, facilité de maintenance et disponibilité de la solution HPE, en plus de la garantie complète: très important
    • Conception évolutive HPE: extrêmement important
    • Offre de services & support Pointnext: important
    • Plan de consommation et de financement flexible depuis HPE: très important
  • Déterminez la valeur des fonctionnalités HPE SimpliVity suivantes dans le processus de sélection:
    • Protection des données intégré: très important
    • Déduplication et compression incluses: extrêmement important
    • Gestion orientée VM via vCente: extrêmement important
    • Infrastructure hyper-convergée avec HPE ProLiant DL380: extrêmement important
    • Gestion centrale: extrêmement important

HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage Case Study

BML Bank

Introduction

This case study of BML Bank is based on a May 2018 survey of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:

  • Scalability issues with uncontrollable rising costs (CAPEX)

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage that the surveyed company uses:

  • Consolidating the following workload or application on their HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage system:
    • VDI
  • Deployed the following solution in conjunction with their HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • VMware
  • Chose HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage over other vendors, like Dell EMC or Netapp, because:
    • HPE 3PAR fits seamlessly into HPE’s end-to-end total solution of servers, networking, and storage for simplified infrastructure vs. storage-only vendors offering point solutions

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:

  • Rates the value of the following HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage capabilities:
    • High performance: Very valuable
    • High stability: Very valuable
    • Ability to scale: Very valuable
    • Consolidated storage management: Valuable
    • Reduced footprint (higher capacity density than legacy systems with traditional disk drives): Valuable
    • Capacity reclamation (deduplication & compression): Very valuable
    • Application-level data snapshotting: Valuable
    • Integrated data protection: Valuable
    • Advanced optimization: Very valuable
    • Disaster avoidance with advanced replication and application transparent failover: Very valuable
  • Reduced the time to perform administrative tasks with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Performance troubleshooting: >75%
    • Storage provisioning: 51-75%
    • Capacity planning/design: 51-75%
    • Provisioning upgrades: 51-75%
    • Responding to customer requests: 51-75%
  • Improved the following since using HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Improved their ability to consistently predict performance with sub-millisecond latency: 51-75%
    • Improved capacity management per admin: 51-75%

HPE Synergy Case Study

BML Bank

Introduction

This case study of BML Bank is based on a May 2018 survey of HPE Synergy customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE Synergy helps me in my journey to a simplified hybrid IT environment at my organization.”

Challenges

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

  • Addressed the following challenges after using HPE Synergy:
    • Complex IT environment and processes with errors that keep IT staff in reactive fire-fighting mode
    • Inability to react quickly enough to the business needs

Use Case

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

  • Uses or plans to use the following application workload with HPE Synergy:
    • Virtualization and VDI applications (VMware, HyperV, Citrix, Oracle VM)
  • Rates the value of the following capabilities provided by HPE Synergy:
    • Fluid pool of resources (which avoid over-provisioning of hardware): very valuable
    • Ability to provision and re-provision infrastructure quickly to meet ongoing needs of the business: very valuable
    • Ability to deploy OS/application stacks in just a few clicks: valuable
    • Ability to simplify daily IT operational tasks: valuable
    • Ability to treat infrastructure as code (allowing internal SW development teams to deploy infrastructure quickly using DevOps tools): valuable
  • Chose HPE Synergy over other vendors for the following reasons:
    • HPE Synergy provides a single platform for running both existing traditional applications as well as cloud application stacks
    • HPE Synergy offers the broadest ecosystem of DevOps software partners that integrate with their SW development teams
    • HPE Synergy’s new design has the best ability to support future technologies and scale that they require ( storage & network bandwidth)
    • HPE Synergy delivers superior value at an overall lower price

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE Synergy:

  • Reports the time spent deploying O/S and application workloads:
    • Before using HPE Synergy: 1 day – 1 week
    • After using HPE Synergy: 1 hour – 1 day
  • Saw improvements in the following areas since using HPE Synergy:
    • Improved application performance: 51-75%
    • Reduced the time spent provisioning and re-provisioning infrastructure: more than 75%
    • Reduced the time spent deploying new operating systems and software applications: 51-75%
    • Reduced the time spent performing ongoing software driver and firmware updates: 51-75%
    • Reduced the time spent standing up infrastructure by their DevOps teams: 51-75%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a May 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We migrated all our SQL Server volumes from CS240 to AF5000 without downtime and experienced a huge decrease in latency. Our big SQL processing jobs are running around 30% faster.”

Challenges

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

  • Need for high performance
  • Need for flexible and scalable capacity
  • Future-proofed for the cloud requirements

Use Case

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

  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Development and testing
    • Databases
    • Server virtualization
    • Email / collaboration
  • Uses the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • VMware
    • Microsoft SQL
    • Microsoft Exchange

Results

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

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (HPE InfoSight): Very valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (HPE InfoSight): Very valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: Very valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: Very valuable
    • Data encryption and secure over-the-wire protection: Valuable
    • Ability to migrate data between all-flash and hybrid flash: Very valuable
    • Ability to migrate data between on-premises and cloud: Valuable
  • Reports the following as strengths of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays over other storage vendors:
    • Predictive Analytics with HPE InfoSight is a unique differentiator
    • Nimble Storage reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability) is best in class
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the time required for performance troubleshooting: 26% to 50%
    • Improved the time required for storage provisioning: 26% to 50%
    • Improved the time required for capacity planning/design (predictive analytics): 51% to 75%
    • Improved the time required for provisioning upgrades: 51% to 75%
    • Improved the time to respond to customer requests: 26% to 50%
    • Saw an improvement in performance (IOPs): 26% to 50%
    • Increased their managed capacity per admin: up to 25%
    • Reduced their unplanned or planned downtime for improved availability: up to 25%

HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions Case Study

Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a May 2018 survey of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“HPE Nimble allowed us to consolidate servers and storage from multiple stand-alone, direct attached storage servers to a virtualized server environment with a single, dependable storage solution and with built-in redundancy safeguards. Visibility into our storage use and future needs is greatly simplified and manageable.”

Challenges

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

  • Need for high performance
  • Need for flexible and scalable capacity

Use Case

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

  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Development and testing
    • Databases
    • Server virtualization
    • Email / collaboration
    • ERP
  • Uses the following apps or database environments in conjunction with HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • VMware
    • Microsoft SQL
    • File Services

Results

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

  • Rates the value of the following capabilities offered by HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Ability to predict and resolve problems (HPE InfoSight): Very valuable
    • Prescriptive forecasts into capacity, performance, and bandwidth requirements (HPE InfoSight): Valuable
    • Replication and integration with leading backup software: Very valuable
    • Holistic view across the infrastructure stack: Valuable
  • Reports the following as strengths of HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays over other storage vendors:
    • Predictive Analytics with HPE InfoSight is a unique differentiator
    • Nimble Storage reliability (guaranteed 99.9999% availability) is best in class
  • Improved the following metrics since using HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays:
    • Improved the time required for storage provisioning: 26% to 50%
    • Improved the time required for provisioning upgrades: up to 25%
    • Reduced their unplanned or planned downtime for improved availability: up to 25%



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