TechValidate Research on Vertica

Case Study: Small Business Health Care Company


This case study of a small business health care company is based on a March 2016 survey of HPE Vertica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We use HPE Vertica for back-end storage for medicare claims.”

“Yes, we would recommend HPE Vertica.”

“We’ll give HPE Vertica 10/10 rating because of speed, convenience, SQL query compatibility, and support”

“Vertica allows us to cut query times to one tenth the time of our previous solution. It is easier to implement redundancy while maintaining SQL compatibility. Management is also much simpler.”


  • Is using HPE Vertica for the following:
    • Claims analytics
    • Patient records analytics
    • Clinical data analytics
  • Replaced the following vendors with HPE Vertica:
    • MSFT
    • HPE Vertica is our primary solution

Use Case

  • Currently manages 6TB or less of data with HPE Vertica.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), Visualization and/or ETL tools in their environment with HPE Vertica:
    • BI: Microsoft Reporting Services
    • BI: Tableau


  • The following are the most valuable HPE Vertica capabilities:
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Superior compression
  • Reduced TCO by 26-50% with HPE Vertica.
  • Improved query performance by 101 – 500% with HPE Vertica.

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Vertica by TechValidate.

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