TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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773 Customers Surveyed

6,975 Data Points Collected

662 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

521 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Operational Challenges Solved By HC3

What types of operational challenges did deploying HC3 solve for your organization?

Enabled virtualization without complexity
81%
Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
65%
Improved availability of critical workloads
44%
Improved scalability of Infrastructure
66%
Improved disaster recovery
58%
Single vendor support of Infrastructure
40%
Reduced IT operating costs
41%
Other
5%

Case Study: Landmark Restaurant

Introduction

This case study of Landmark Restaurant is based on a February 2016 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I cannot say enough about Scale’s HC3 cluster and their world class support team. I was able to get the cluster set-up in a few hours and build our company’s first network within a few days.”

Challenges

  • Realized the following operational challenges by 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 support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.

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

Case Study: North Arkansas Electric Cooperative

Introduction

This case study of NORTH ARKANSAS ELECTRIC COOP is based on a September 2014 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 is a great product. It greatly reduces the time required to roll out new servers.”

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
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • Great Technology

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • EMC
  • Runs 10-24 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

HC3 Customer Research

What types of operational challenges did deploying HC3 solve for your organization?

Enabled virtualization without complexity
72%
Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
66%
Improved scalability of Infrastructure
64%
Improved disaster recovery
61%
Improved availability of critical workloads
45%
Single vendor support of Infrastructure
44%
Reduced IT operating costs
43%

Chris Coombs, an IT Manager at adelmanmail.com is very likely to recommend* Scale Computing HC3 for the following reason:

“They have made the advances in their technology that are crucial for any SAN/virtual environment.”

*Based on a response of 9 to the question “On a scale of 0-10, how likely is it that you would recommend HC3 to a friend or colleague?”.

HC3 Customer Satisfaction Rating

Ben Shirley, an IT Manager at North Devon Homes Ltd, would be likely to recommend HC3 for this reason:

Fits our sector very well (SMB), does exactly what is required with simplicity at its core without any loss of functionality we need from a VM platform. We love it!



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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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