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TechValidate Research on Hitachi Vantara

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650 Customers Surveyed

4,573 Data Points Collected

62 Published TechFacts

13 Published Charts

11 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a October 2013 survey of Hitachi Unified Storage 100 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with HUS 100:
    • Met performance requirements

Use Case

  • Is storing the following applications on their Hitachi Unified Storage 100:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL
    • Oracle
    • General purpose storage
    • File sharing
  • Their Hitachi Unified Storage 100 is attached to servers that are virtualized with the following:
    • VMware ESX

Results

  • Indicated that enhanced management software is the most valuable feature of HUS 100 for their environment.
  • Rated the following HUS 100 capabilities in terms of how they met expectations:
    • High performance: greatly exceeded expectations
    • High data availability: greatly exceeded expectations
    • Easy to manage: greatly exceeded expectations
    • Application aware backups: greatly exceeded expectations
    • Energy savings: greatly exceeded expectations
  • Is extremely satisfied with HUS 100.
  • Increased performance by 11 to 25% with HUS 100.

Hitachi Unified Storage 100 Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses Hitachi Unified Storage 100:

Worked well. We would love to use one again to get more people involved in taking advantage of Hitachi Storage.

Would you recommend Hitachi Unified Storage 100?

Yes, very easy to work. Our support representatives were great to work with.

Case Study: Global 500 Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 computer services company is based on a October 2013 survey of Hitachi Unified Storage 100 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with HUS 100:
    • Met performance requirements
    • Integrated a virtual infrastructure

Use Case

  • Is storing the following applications on their Hitachi Unified Storage 100:
    • Oracle
    • File sharing
    • Backup/restore data
  • Their Hitachi Unified Storage 100 is attached to servers that are virtualized with the following:
    • VMware ESX

Results

  • Indicated that Dynamic Virtual Controllers that simplifies path management and eliminated LUN to controller assignments is the most valuable feature of HUS 100 for their environment.
  • Rated the following HUS 100 capabilities in terms of how they met expectations:
    • High performance: better than expected
    • High data availability: better than expected
    • Easy to manage: better than expected
    • Application aware backups: results were as expected
    • Energy savings: results were as expected
  • Is extremely satisfied with HUS 100.

Customers Realize Performance Improvements with Hitachi Unified Storage

How much did your performance increase after your HUS 100 system was installed?

More than 50%: 10%
26 to 50%: 28%
11 to 25%: 43%
0 to 10%: 19%

Advantages of Hitachi Unified Storage

My company has seen the following advantages in deploying both file and block workloads concurrently with Hitachi Unified Storage:

Simplified provisioning
46%
Reduced cost of operation
40%
Speed of deployment
39%
Greater consolidation
33%
Easier storage management
50%
Hypervisor flexibility between block and file
16%
Other
24%

Cost Conscious Customers Choose Hitachi Unified Storage

36% of surveyed IT organizations purchased the Hitachi Unified Storage system over the competition due to lower capital expenses.



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