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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 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.

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:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
  • 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:

  • Improved performance by greater than 75% 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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Introduction

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

“We use HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a home for small test Linux machines. It also gave us some experience with VMware.”

Challenges

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of a conflict of interests.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a non-issue.

Use Case

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity OmniCube in the following way:
    • Testing / developing and QA
  • Runs the following type of application on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Oracle

Results

  • 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: 1 day – 1 week
    • After HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in more than 6 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

MCR Health Services

Introduction

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

“HPE SimpliVity has allowed us to handle the fast growth of this company. We have added over 100 employees since our HPE SimpliVity deployment last year. We have also added several servers and appliances to our existing infrastructure without having to invest more money into it.”

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:
    • 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
    • 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 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 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 June 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.

“HPE SimpliVity has greatly reduced IT staff time requirements while greatly improving delivered performance, saving us 10+ hours per week in IT staff time – that’s 25%!”

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 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
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • VDI
    • 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 greater than 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of greater than 300:1 with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 week -1 month
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity features:
    • 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

Carolina Sunrock

Introduction

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

“By using HPE SimpliVity, I spend far less time watching VCenter and checking backups and the like.”

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
  • 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 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 Case Study

Genesis Christian College

Introduction

This case study of Genesis Christian College is based on an August 2019 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

  • Selected HPE SimpliVity because they had a mandate/desire to implement DR and/or improve backup/recovery.

Use Case

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

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity for the following:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Production applications
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Backup, recovery, and disaster recovery
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Exchange
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • HPE SimpliVity being a single trusted vendor for global support for their entire stack: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s reliability, serviceability, and availability, backed by a comprehensive warranty: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s pointnext service and support offerings: extremely valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s flexible consumption and financing: not influential

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HPE SimpliVity:

  • Improved performance by 50% to 75% since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized efficiency benefits for capacity savings of 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: 1 week -1 month
    • after using SimpliVity: up to 1 day
  • Saw value in 3 to 6 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity features were in the selection process:
    • integrated data protection: extremely valuable
    • inline dedupe/compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: extremely valuable
    • globally federated management: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Small Business Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business 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.

“With HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, replication is set and forget, deduplication truly expands storage resources, and data recovery is accomplished within seconds.”

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
    • Microsoft SharePoint

Results

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

  • Improved performance by up to 25% 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 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: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

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

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Altamaha Bank & Trust

Introduction

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

“Simpler management of the platform using vSphere, less ‘care and feeding’ required to maintain performance levels, and a faster backup and recovery process.”

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

Results

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

  • Improved performance by greater than 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 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 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: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Weeks Medical Center

Introduction

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

“HPE SimpliVity has been such a benefit to our organization. The reduction in data center resources was amazing. The reduction in staff time for general management and maintenance was a huge benefit. Staff spends so much less time for routine tasks. The savings on backup management cannot be understated.”

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 OmniCube 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
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • 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: 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: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

St. Pauls School

Introduction

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

“Cost savings have been documented. Other soft costs include lowered tape backup costs, reduction in backup software costs, lowering of VMWare licensing, reduced number of off-site backup tapes used, file and folder recovery from within the HPE SimpliVity solution, and a noticeable improvement in IIS website performance. Space and power reduction expected.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization, based in Australia, 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:
    • 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
    • IIS and Moodle LMS

Results

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

  • Improved performance by up to 25% 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: 1 day – 1 week
    • 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: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

iPerceptions

Introduction

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

“[With HPE SimpliVity] we use a lot less rack space. Performance is improved while having a redundant DRP solution.”

Challenges

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

  • 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
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Industry-specific application (911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM)
  • 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: highly valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s reliability, serviceability, and availability, backed by a comprehensive warranty: highly valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: highly valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s Pointnext service and support offerings: valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s flexible consumption and financing: 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 100:1 to 200:1 since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Estimates how long it takes to deploy new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies:
    • Before using SimpliVity: 1 week -1 month
    • After using SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Saw value in 1 week to 1 month after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity features were in the selection process:
    • Integrated data protection: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe/compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: extremely valuable
    • Globally federated management: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

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

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

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Brigham Young University

Introduction

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

“Since using HPE SimpliVity, my systems architect/engineer does not have to work long hours anymore. In addition, we are now able to easily incorporate a DR/BC plan in our infrastructure and improve the efficiency of our server backup management, allowing us to complete the backup task within the backup window. Restoring is also now easy, fast, and has become the biggest gain that we’ve noticed.”

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
    • 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.)
    • Life Sciences research applications

Results

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

  • Improved performance by 25% to 50% with HPE SimpliVity
  • Realized a capacity savings of 100:1 to 200:1 with HPE SimpliVity
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • After HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: up to 1 day
  • 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: 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

MAC’S, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of MAC’S, Inc. is based on a January 2017 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“As being the only Systems/Network administrator for the company, the HPE Simplivity Deployment has cut down my workload managing servers and backups by 75%. Thus freeing up my time for other project work.”

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
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • SAP

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: 1 day – 1 week
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: more than 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: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Ajuntament de Valls

Introduction

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

“With HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, we’ve had more resources, improved data protection, improved performance, and improved Service Desk responses.”

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
    • 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.)
    • Zimbra Server, e-Admin Services, File Server Services, Alfresco

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 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: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Capitol Anesthesiology Association

Introduction

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

“[With HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, we have] less hardware to manage (including servers/SANS/data de-dupe/remote DR) and the storage capacity due to de-dupe is astronomical.”

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 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:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Remote / Branch Office (ROBO)
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Production applications
  • 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 25% to 50% 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 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: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Case Study

King Price Insurance

Introduction

This case study of King Price Insurance is based on a January 2018 survey of HPE SimpliVity customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity allowed us to get the infrastructure team inline with the needs of our Agile DEV teams.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led this innovative financial service provider of Insurance products 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
    • Test/Dev and QA
    • Backup, recovery, and disaster recovery
  • Runs the following application types on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)
  • Rates how valuable the following HPE SimpliVity capabilities were in the selection process:
    • Having a single trusted vendor for global support for their entire stack: highly valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s reliability, serviceability, and availability, backed by a comprehensive warranty: highly valuable
    • HPE SimpliVity’s future-proof design: highly valuable

Results

The surveyed 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 up to 50:1 since deploying HPE SimpliVity.
  • Estimates how long it takes to deploy new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies:
    • Before using SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
    • After using SimpliVity: up to 1 day
  • Saw value 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: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure with HPE ProLiant DL380: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

CSV Midstream Solutions

Introduction

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

“We’ve migrated all of our data onto a reliable storage array. In addition, we’ve saved a significant amount of storage space thanks to the dedupe technology.”

Challenges

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

  • Purchased SimpliVity as a result of a new application deployment (including VDI).
  • Prior to deploying SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a non-issue.

Use Case

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

  • Uses SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Infrastructure modernization/technology refresh
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of applications on SimpliVity:
    • 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 25% to 50% with SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of up to 50:1 with SimpliVity.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • after SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • before SimpliVity: 1 day – 1 week
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following SimpliVity features:
    • global federated management: highly valuable
    • hyper-converged appliance: valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • integrated data protection: valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Paratransit

Introduction

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

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

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

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

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Small Business Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

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

“Our organization and our customers have seen a significant reduction in ‘Time to market’ and TCO across multiple industries. The ability to consolidate data center racks and reduce OpEx along with scale out LOB applications has allowed additional time and resources to be applied to scale and grow significantly.”

Challenges

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

  • Purchased SimpliVity as a result of ongoing performance issues causing disruption to service delivery.
  • Prior to deploying SimpliVity, they found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be a burden.

Use Case

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

  • Uses SimpliVity in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation/private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization/technology refresh
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of applications on SimpliVity:
    • 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 SimpliVity: up to 1 day
    • before SimpliVity: 1 week -1 month
  • Realized value in 1 to 3 months after the deployment of SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following SimpliVity features:
    • global federated management: valuable
    • hyperconverged appliance: valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • integrated data protection: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Practimed

Introduction

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

“HPE SimpliVity is the perfect solution for our company. With this migration, we were able to implement a full disaster / recovery solution for our business.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled Belgian 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 a non-issue.

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:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Data migration
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft SQL Server

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: 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: valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Romac Industries

Introduction

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

“Consolidated Data Center from 4 racks of servers to less than one. High availability. Reliable and fast backup and recovery. Disaster Recovery 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 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
    • Remote / Branch Office (ROBO)
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Production applications
    • Test/dev and QA
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • VDI
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)

Results

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

  • Improved performance by greater than 75% with HPE SimpliVity.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 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: more than 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: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Genia

Introduction

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

“We host VMs for our costumers. We can now focus on getting new customers into our hosting without worrying about which hosts, disks, or raids we should place the VMs to. We can also easily extend our systems to our data centers. We used to spend a lot of time on image backup, but that is not an issue anymore.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led this company, located in Denmark, 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 non-issue.

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
    • Microsoft SharePoint

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 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: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: highly valuable
    • Integrated data protection: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Tanner

Introduction

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

“We now have offsite replication which is critical since we are a single site organization. I have far more trust in our backups now as well.”

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:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • 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 up to 25% 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: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: 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 Hospitality Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise hospitality 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.

“We have unified our entire VMware environment under a single stack appliance, whereas before we had multiple skill sets required to run our VMware environment.”

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 way:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
  • Runs the following type of application on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Typical SMB Microsoft stack (DC, File/Print, Various Web Applications)

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 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 3 to 6 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: highly valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Marketing Innovators

Introduction

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

“We were able to execute a data migration with near-zero downtime and drastically reduce our datacenter co-location costs and infrastructure complexity by eliminating 6 full racks worth of legacy equipment.”

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 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
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)
    • E-Commerce

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: 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:
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

BYU College of Life Sciences

Introduction

This case study of BYU College of Life Sciences 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 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 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
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following type of application on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Microsoft SQL Server

Results

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

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

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Marley Pipe Systems

Introduction

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

“Previously we ran a Hybrid system consisting of Hyper-V, Xen, and VM. Now everything is consolidated onto one platform.”

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:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Production applications
    • Data migration
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • E-Commerce
    • Active Direcotory

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 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: 1 day – 1 week
    • Before HPE SimpliVity: 1 week -1 month
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity.
  • Ranks the value of the following 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

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of an educational institution is based on a March 2015 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 greatly reduced the amount of resources we need within data centers, increased performance, DR, and simplified administration of our virtual environment while lowering total cost of ownership.”

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 Omnicube 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 SQL Server
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)
    • Xenapp

Results

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

  • Improved performance by up to 25% 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 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: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Inline dedupe, compression: extremely valuable
    • Integrated data protection: extremely valuable



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