TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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747 Customers Surveyed

6,731 Data Points Collected

630 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

499 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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 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%

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Transportation Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise transportation services company is based on a September 2014 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying HC3:
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • NetApp
  • Runs Less than 10 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: differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: differentiated
    • Reliability: differentiated
    • Scalability: very differentiated
    • Single vendor support: differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 1-8 hours to less than 10 minutes (83-97% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise media & entertainment company is based on a November 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.

Challenges

  • Realized the following after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • 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
    • Nutanix
  • Has 2 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: very differentiated
    • Scalability: very differentiated
    • Single vendor support: extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support

HC3 Customer Testimonial

We feel more secure that our critical servers will remain available, and not affect our patients’ care.

Bryce Juber, IT Administrator, Bourland Soben

HC3 Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Director of a state & local government said they would be likely to recommend HC3 for this reason:

Simple to use and setup. Does the job without all the complications that traditional solutions have. Why mess around with 3 different vendors when you just need one?



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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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