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HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

PMC Medical Group

Introduction

This case study of PMC Medical Group is based on a May 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity increased speeds of access to our major applications immediately. It gave us the ability to scale our servers to increase space with new capacity and we’ve achieved fast server deployment.”

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Surrey Place Centre

Introduction

This case study of Surrey Place Centre is based on a December 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity has enabled our team to simplify their deployment and management of our virtualized environment and delivered a backup and DR solution with short recovery times and granular recovery points. And it works as it should.”

Challenges

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

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity as a result of a mandate/desire to implement DR and/or improve backup/recovery.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a significant burden.

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

State of Nevada Treasurer

Introduction

This case study of State of Nevada Treasurer is based on an August 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With HPE SimpliVity, we are able to backup all of our systems daily, and keep weekly, monthly, and yearly backups available.”

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% with HPE SimpliVity
  • Realized a capacity savings of 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 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Small Business Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a June 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have improved our managed software offerings 10 fold with the speed and efficiency of the HPE SimpliVity. We have also drastically reduced downtime and administrative time spent managing our infrastructure.”

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Afia

Introduction

This case study of Afia is based on a June 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, we’ve had huge cost savings, ease of redundancy, and DR for our customers. It’s a single pane of glass management.”

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a September 2016 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.

“HPE SimpliVity has allowed us to save space within the system and deploy a full backup solution.”

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Klepierre

Introduction

This case study of Klepierre is based on a July 2015 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure helped us to quickly implement the solution and migrate to hyper-converged infrastructure.”

Challenges

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of a capacity purchase/upgrade of existing infrastructure that led to an overall platform review.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, this company located in the United Kingdom found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a burden.

Use Case

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity OmniCube in the following ways:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • VDI

Results

  • Improved performance by 25% to 50% with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Dairy Farmers of America

Introduction

This case study of Dairy Farmers of America is based on a September 2014 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We’ve seen a drastic improvement in backup times and consistency which has led to the drastic improvement of our RPO and RTO. We have also improved our storage capabilities with the Omnicubes.”

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 mandate / desire to implement DR and/or improve backup / recovery.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a significant burden.

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Brigham Young University / College of Life Sciences

Introduction

This case study of Brigham Young University / College of Life Sciences is based on an October 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

King Price Insurance

Introduction

This case study of King Price Insurance is based on a May 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity’s storage capability has helped us save a lot of money on storage.”

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 current deployment time could not keep pace with demand or staffing resources.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, this company located in South Africa found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a burden.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity OmniCube in the following ways:
    • Production applications
    • Test/dev and QA
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Somerset College

Introduction

This case study of Somerset College is based on a May 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have been able to increase our operational effectiveness by reducing the number of products the IT staff need to be trained on. VMware vCenter is a familiar environment so retraining is not required. Native inline Deduplication and compression have allowed us to increase our Production VM environment while also helping us realize benefits from savings through reduced capacity requirements. One of our major pain points was Disaster Recovery – this was solved very easily and quickly by installing a HPE SimpliVity [OmniCube] at a remote location.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled Australian organization to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

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

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following way:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Kessler Financial Services

Introduction

This case study of Kessler Financial Services is based on a July 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity has simplified our backup / restore and replication operations.”

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 mandate/desire to implement DR and/or improve backup/recovery.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a significant burden.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • VDI

Results

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

  • Improved performance by 25% to 50% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
  • Realized value in more than 6 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on a May 2016 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.

“HPE SimpliVity’s greater DR recovery options have allowed us to spend more time working on other issues instead of managing our old DRaaS solution.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led this Canadian company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Small Business Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business professional services company is based on a July 2016 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.

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 100:1 to 200:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Large Enterprise Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise computer software company is based on an August 2016 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.

“HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure allows us to have integrated wan optimization and simplified storage management.”

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 Existing cloud solution not very flexible.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following way:
    • Remote / Branch Office (ROBO)
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server

Results

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

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

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 SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

MLB Network

Introduction

This case study of MLB Network is based on a June 2014 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure has enabled us to utilize a collection of tools to develop, manage, and support our in-house developed asset management system DIAMOND. It provides a highly flexible and reliable platform that is dynamically scalable to meet our ever growing requirements.”

Challenges

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of:
    • Development environment for DIAMOND, our asset management system, plus core services that could take advantage of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure tools.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a significant burden.

Use Case

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity OmniCube in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Production applications
    • Test/dev and QA
    • Data migration
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • VDI
    • DIAMOND – Video Asset Management System (Internally developed)

Results

  • Improved performance by greater than 75% with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 200:1 to 300:1 with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • Before HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: 1 day – 1 week
    • After HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable
    • Inline deduplication, compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable
    • Global federated management: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Consorci Sanitari De L’alt PenedÈs

Introduction

This case study of Consorci Sanitari De L’alt PenedÈs is based on a May 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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 mandate / desire to implement DR and/or improve backup / recovery.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, this company located in Spain found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Salt Essential IT

Introduction

This case study of Salt Essential IT is based on a May 2014 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure enabled us to successfully migrate our entire virtual machine infrastructure from 10 legacy hosts onto a two node HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure cluster, including disaster recovery protection within a month. This would have been impossible to do on legacy hardware.”

Challenges

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of:
    • A capacity purchase / upgrade of existing infrastructure that led to an overall platform review.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, this company located in Namibia found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity Omnicube in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Production applications
    • Test/dev and QA
    • Data migration
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • SAP

Results

  • Improved performance by up to 25% with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Realized a capacity savings of up to 50:1 with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • Before HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructurey: 1 day – 1 week
    • After HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: up to 1 day
  • Realized value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable
    • Inline deduplication, compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • Global federated management: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Iterum

Introduction

This case study of Iterum is based on a March 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity has an extremely high dedupe rate and better performance. In addition, it is faster to restore.”

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

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following way:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • VDI

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Rochester Community and Technical College

Introduction

This case study of Rochester Community and Technical College is based on an October 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Simplified and more robust backup, solid performance, and minimal management time which allows us to focus on other tasks.”

Challenges

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

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity as a result of budget – consolidating multiple line items into one box.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • VDI

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Large Enterprise Consumer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise consumer services company is based on a July 2016 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.

“HPE SimpliVity provides us with an inexpensive storage solution for VMs with integrated backups and the ability to expand and integrate into a DR solution.”

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 cost.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Test / dev and QA
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • VDI
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)
    • E-Commerce
    • DB2

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Woodmans Food Markets

Introduction

This case study of Woodmans Food Markets is based on a June 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity’s backups have saved us and we love how easy it is to move a backup off-site.”

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

Use Case

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

Results

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

  • Improved performance by 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 week -1 month
  • Realized value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of an educational institution is based on a May 2014 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of:
    • A new application deployment (including VDI)
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity OmniCube in the following ways:
    • Production applications
    • Test/dev and QA
  • Runs the following types of application on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)

Results

  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • Before HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: 1 week -1 month
    • After HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: 1 day – 1 week
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Integrated data protection: valuable
    • Inline deduplication, compression: valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise industrial manufacturing 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 have aged equipment (servers, storage, and backup) at over 170 sites. We are seeing over 50% of savings by switching these to HPE SimpliVity. Plus, a lot less complicated to implement.”

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
    • Production applications
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Remote/branch offices (ROBO)
    • 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)
    • 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: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s pointnext service and support offerings: highly valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s flexible consumption and financing: not influential

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
    • hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: extremely valuable
    • globally federated management: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

The Neenan Company

Introduction

This case study of The Neenan Company is based on a May 2014 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[With HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure,] we have near-continuous disaster recovery protection, and storage that will not have to be addressed for three years.”

Challenges

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of:
    • A mandate / desire to implement DR and/or improve backup / recovery
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a burden.

Use Case

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity OmniCube in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Remote / Branch Office (ROBO)
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • RDS, MS File Server, Ubuntu

Results

  • Improved performance by greater than 75% with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 100:1 to 200:1 with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • Before HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: up to 1 day
    • After HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: up to 1 day
  • Realized value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable
    • Inline deduplication, compression: highly valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Large Enterprise Consumer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise consumer services company is based on a November 2016 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.

“HPE SimpliVity gives me a ‘turnkey’ DR plan. This has allowed us to migrate data centers with zero downtime.”

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

Results

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

  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 week -1 month
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global federated management: valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

City of Mesquite, Nevada

Introduction

This case study of City of Mesquite is based on a May 2014 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[With HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure,] we now have true redundancy both locally and remotely and we have a backup archive of some systems that we did not have previously. We also now have higher performing resources available to use.”

Challenges

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

Use Case

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

Results

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Non Profit

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a December 2016 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Technology refresh was needed, and cost-performance combined with storage deduplication made this a no-brainer.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led this healthcare provider to evaluate and ultimately select HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 100:1 to 200:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • Global Federated Management: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a May 2014 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“[HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure has] improved the overall capacity of user-heavy applications and allowed for improved speed and availability of critical applications.”

Challenges

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of:
    • Current deployment time could not keep pace with demand or staffing resources.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a burden.

Use Case

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

Results

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



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