TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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823 Customers Surveyed

7,431 Data Points Collected

697 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

549 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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 Testimonial

Much less time spent on monitoring, updates, implementation, etc.

IT Administrator, Small Business Wholesale Distribution Company

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%

HC3 Case Study

Colquitt Electric Membership Corporation

Introduction

This case study of Colquitt Electric Membership Corporation is based on a January 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Increased the performance of a major in-house application. The increase also enables 2 other systems to work mor efficiently.”

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 scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • Simplivity
    • VMware VSAN
  • Has 4-5 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 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: very 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 not at all with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.

Case Study: Modern Drop Forge Company

Introduction

This case study of Modern Drop Forge Company is based on a September 2014 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN
  • Runs Less than 10 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: very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: very differentiated
    • Reliability: differentiated
    • Scalability: very 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
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Customer Testimonial

[With HC3, there is] less time spent managing and deploying virtual machines. HC3 is much less complex than VMWare, therefore it saves time and money.

Terry Brailsford, IT Director, Automation Engineering



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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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