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TechValidate Research on Hitachi Converged Solutions and Compute

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281 Customers Surveyed

1,633 Data Points Collected

87 Published TechFacts

13 Published Charts

1 Published Case Study



Selected Research Highlights


Hitachi Converged/Hyper-Converged Systems Customer Research

Were you involved in the purchase of converged/hyper-converged systems from Hitachi?

Yes: 49%
No: 51%

Hitachi Converged/Hyper-Converged Systems Case Study

Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise computer services company is based on a February 2018 survey of Hitachi Converged/Hyper-Converged Systems customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ease in monitoring provisioning replication.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Hitachi Converged/Hyper-Converged Systems:

  • Gathered information needed to make its decision about converged/hyper-converged systems from:
    • Industry peers
    • Social media
    • Direct Hitachi Vantara Sales
    • Partner sales
  • Most helpful resources when making the decision to purchase converged/hyper-converged systems from Hitachi:
    • White papers
    • Data sheets
    • The website
    • Brochures
    • Presentations
  • Critical business challenges that converged/hyper-converged addressed:
    • Lower cost of ownership
    • Increased performance
    • Simplified management
    • Increased data availability
    • Easier data migration

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Hitachi Converged/Hyper-Converged Systems that the surveyed company uses:

  • Was involved in the purchase of converged/hyper-converged systems from Hitachi.
  • Was the technical influencer when their company purchased converged/hyper-converged infrastructure.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Hitachi Converged/Hyper-Converged Systems:

  • Purchased converged/hyper-converged systems from Hitachi for the following reasons:
    • Ease of deployment
    • Ease of operations
    • Superior product service and support
    • Higher reliability
  • Reports that meeting Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for availability and performance is the most important potential benefit of converged/hyperconverged.

Hitachi Converged/Hyper-Converged Systems Customer Fact

HCL purchased converged/hyperconverged systems from Hitachi because of the lower operational expense, ease of operations, and higher reliability.

Hitachi Converged/Hyper-Converged Systems Customer Fact

Large Retail Company

A large enterprise retail company agrees that converged/hyper-converged systems helped them address the critical business challenge of increased data availability.

Hitachi Converged/Hyper-Converged Systems Customer Research

Buyer Persona Watering Holes

Where did you go to get the information you needed to make your decision about converged/hyper-converged systems?

Direct Hitachi Vantara Sales
57%
Partner sales
48%
Industry peers
25%
Analysts
24%
RFP
23%
Industry publications
22%
Social media
10%


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About Hitachi Converged Solutions and Compute

Hitachi Converged Solutions and Compute include: * Integrated servers, storage, networking and systems management * Predictable, reliable and repeatable application and cloud environments * Solutions that help customers adopt cloud at their own pace for predictable results and faster time to value

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