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TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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537 Customers Surveyed

4,848 Data Points Collected

490 Published TechFacts

2 Published Charts

380 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HC3 Case Study

Automation Engineering

Introduction

This case study of Automation Engineering is based on an October 2017 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[With HC3, we’ve had] less time spent managing and deploying virtual machines, HC3 is a much less complex than VMWare, therefore, it saves time and money.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HC3:

  • Realized 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
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HC3 that the surveyed company uses:

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • HP Servers / SAN
  • Has 3 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 differentiated they from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: extremely differentiated
    • Scalability: extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: extremely differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
    • Ease of use: 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
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 50-74% after deploying HC3.

A Consultant of a Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company is likely to recommend HC3 for the following reasons:

HC3 is a great company with a great product, great support, and good value.

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%

HC3 Case Study

Kensington School

Introduction

This case study of Kensington School is based on an April 2017 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Less time spent managing the VM infrastructure.”

Challenges

  • Realized 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:
    • Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • Reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Nutanix
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how differentiated they from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: extremely differentiated
    • Scalability: extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
    • Ease of use: extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.

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%

With the HC3, we were able to execute a server refresh for 6 servers over the course of a long weekend, rather than dragging it out over the entire summer.

IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company



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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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