TechValidate Research on CA Infrastructure Management


Case Study: Global 500 Beverage Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 beverage company is based on a July 2013 survey of CA Technologies Capacity Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Capacity Management’s ability to match budget and business requirements to the best technical solutions, as well as the ability to perform ‘what if’ scenarios that provide budget and configuration answers in response to proposed business and technical changes.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with CA Capacity Management:
    • Increased data center server and VM utilization
    • Right-sized their IT environment to avoid costly over-and-under provisioning
    • Improved migration, consolidation & deployment efforts

Use Case

  • Integrated > 5 performance monitoring systems into their CA Capacity Management solution for centralized reporting.
  • Has < 10,000 servers under management with their CA Capacity Management Solution.

Results

  • Reduced up to 10% of their hardware using CA Capacity Management.
  • Saves up to 50 FTE hours per month with automated performance data collection by CA Capacity Management.
  • Rates CA Capacity Management’s ease of use as 9 out of 10.
  • Realized the following benefits with CA Capacity Management:
    • Improved productivity for their capacity planning processes
    • Achieved alignment with IT and the business
  • Finds that the following factors differentiate CA Capacity Management from the competition:
    • Speed/time to value
    • Ease of use
    • Depth/breadth of vendor support for capacity planning
    • Depth/breadth of modeling support for capacity planning




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