TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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806 Customers Surveyed

7,262 Data Points Collected

680 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

536 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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%

Case Study: University Of Oxford

Introduction

This case study of University of Oxford is based on a September 2014 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We find that we can spend time designing and delivering the services that users require rather than maintaining and configuring the back end that the services run on”

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
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • Ability to converge our infrastructure onto one platform

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.
  • 10-24% of their environment is virtualized.

Results

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how differentiated they from the competition:
    • ease of use: very differentiated
    • ease of implementation: very differentiated
    • reliability: very 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 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 50-74% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Resort Hospitality Solutions

Introduction

This case study of Resort Hospitality Solutions is based on a July 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 has increased our ability to quickly deploy new servers without having to worry about hardware.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • Nutanix
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 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: Very differentiated
    • Scalability: Very differentiated
    • Reliability: Differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Differentiated
    • Ease of use: 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

HC3 Customer Testimonial

Moving to such a simple, yet elegantly-efficient hypervisor literally changed everything for us.

Alex Kintner, IT Manager, West Central Community Action

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%

An IT Manager of a small business health care company is very likely to recommend* HC3 for the following reason:

“I have had no problems that HC3’s Scale Tech support could not solve, and it is a rock solid product. I even had the CEO of Scale reach out to me after implementation.”

*Based on a response of 10 to the question “On a scale of 0-10, how likely would you be to recommend HC3?”



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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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