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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 City of Fremont is based on a October 2013 survey of Hitachi Unified Storage 100 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

Use Case

  • Is storing the following applications on their Hitachi Unified Storage 100:
    • General purpose storage
  • Their Hitachi Unified Storage 100 is attached to servers that are virtualized with the following:
    • VMware ESX
    • Citrix XenServer

Results

  • Indicated that Dynamic Provisioning (thin provisioning) 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: results were as expected
    • Application aware backups: results were as expected
    • Energy savings: results were as expected
  • Is extremely satisfied with HUS 100.
  • Reduced OPEX by 11 to 25% using HUS 100 compared to the previous midrange storage system.
  • Increased performance by 26 to 50% with HUS 100.

Nearly 90% See at Least 11% Reduction in Application Response Time

89% of surveyed IT organizations reduced application response time by 11 – 25% or more since deploying Hitachi Accelerated Flash with Hitachi Unified Storage VM.

Case Study: Global 500 Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 telecommunications 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
    • Scaled capacity
    • Controlled costs

Use Case

  • Is storing the following applications on their Hitachi Unified Storage 100:
    • Oracle
    • General purpose storage
    • Backup/restore data
  • Their Hitachi Unified Storage 100 is attached to servers that are virtualized with the following:
    • VMware ESX
    • Red Hat RHEV-M

Results

  • Indicated that performance monitoring and/or tuning 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: greatly exceeded expectations
    • Easy to manage: better than expected
  • Is extremely satisfied with HUS 100.

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%

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%

Customers Reduce Rack Footprint Significantly with Hitachi Accelerated Flash

45% of surveyed IT organizations reduced their rack footprint by 26 – 50% or more since deploying Hitachi Accelerated Flash with Hitachi Unified Storage VM.



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