TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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874 Customers Surveyed

7,863 Data Points Collected

715 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

568 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HC3 Customer Testimonial

Allowed us to quickly and easily spin up new servers as needed in seconds as opposed to days or weeks.

IT Director, State & Local Government

HC3 Customer Satisfaction Rating

Scott White, a Systems and Network Administrator at LTP Sports Group Inc., would be likely to recommend HC3 for this reason:

Simple, easy to set up and administer. Just works.

HC3 Customer Research

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

Ease of use
83%
Ease and Speed of Implementation
63%
High Availability of Virtual Machines
63%
Reliability
52%
Scalability
64%
Single Vendor Support
55%
Other
4%

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

Hiebing

Introduction

This case study of Hiebing is based on an April 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I no longer worry about my risk exposures of a node failing- I now have capacity to run all loads in the event of a single unit being down, and with the refreshed hardware, I’ve gained SSD speed and reset the MTBF clock with new hardware.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Nutanix
    • XenServer
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: Very differentiated
    • Scalability: Differentiated
    • Reliability: Differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Extremely differentiated
    • Ease of use: Very differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • Single vendor support

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a June 2015 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“HC3 requires less management, it’s simple, effective, and scalable.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying HC3:
    • 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)
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Simplivity
  • 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: very differentiated
    • Reliability: very differentiated
    • Scalability: differentiated
    • Single vendor support: very differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying 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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