TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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852 Customers Surveyed

7,682 Data Points Collected

697 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

549 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HC3 Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Administrator at a medium enterprise food company would be very likely to recommend HC3 for this reason:

Scale offers: a helpful and professional installation, great support, the best performance, and high availability of servers.

Case Study: Reading Muhlenberg Career And Technology Center (RMCTC)

Introduction

This case study of Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center (RMCTC) is based on a September 2014 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 is an easy to manage system.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • EMC
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.
  • > 75% of their environment is virtualized.

Results

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how differentiated they from the competition:
    • Ease of use: extremely differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: extremely differentiated
    • Scalability: extremely differentiated
    • Single vendor support: extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from over 1 week to less than 10 minutes (99.9% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by > 75% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Customer Research

What were the top purchasing drivers for buying your HC3 system?

Infrastructure Refresh – replacing aging hardware
85%
Support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
46%
Reduce Operational Costs
43%
Support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
26%
Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
20%
Meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
8%

HC3 Case Study

Stes

Introduction

This case study of STES is based on an April 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HC3:

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Enabled virtualization without complexity
  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • Improved disaster recovery
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Reduced IT operating costs

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • VMware VSAN

Use Case

  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:

  • single vendor support: extremely differentiated
  • scalability: extremely differentiated
  • reliability: extremely differentiated
  • ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
  • ease of use: extremely differentiated

Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:

  • Ease of use
  • Ease and speed of implementation
  • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • Scalability

Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 8-24 hours to less than 10 minutes (97-99% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.

Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by > 75% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Customer Research

What do you see as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3?

Ease of use
82%
Scalability
67%
High Availability of Virtual Machines
65%
Ease and Speed of Implementation
64%
Reliability
58%
Single Vendor Support
52%

HC3 Customer Satisfaction Rating

A System Administrator at a medium enterprise telecommunications services company would be very likely to recommend HC3 for this reason:

Scale simplifies VM deployment and is the best, most cost-effective solution for virtual infrastructure. Hands down!



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About Scale Computing HC3

Scale Computing integrates storage, servers, and virtualization software into an all-in-one appliance based system that is scalable, self-healing and as easy to manage as a single server.

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