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TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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628 Customers Surveyed

5,687 Data Points Collected

574 Published TechFacts

4 Published Charts

455 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HC3 Customer Satisfaction Rating

Brandon L, an IT Director at BARD Materials, would be very likely to recommend HC3 for this reason:

The simplicity of deployment/cutover, customer service, and the 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%

Case Study: Educational Institution

Introduction

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

“HC3 is so much less hassle to deal with than any of the competition. I can’t thank you enough!”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reason:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Use Case

  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.
  • Up to 10% 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
    • 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 over 1 week to less than 10 minutes (99.9% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by Up to 10% after deploying HC3.

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

Overall ease of use has made managing the clusters easier. This allows for more time to work on other projects.

Joseph Cavallaro, Chief Information Officer, ARC Excess & Surplus LLC

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%


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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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