TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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686 Customers Surveyed

6,204 Data Points Collected

622 Published TechFacts

4 Published Charts

495 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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%

Bob Fernandez, an IT Manager at Sonnenschein Groupe is very likely to recommend* Scale Computing HC3 for the following reason:

“I think it’s a fantastic suite of hardware. I have had extremely limited issues.”

*Based on a response of 9 to the question “On a scale of 0-10, how likely is it that you would recommend HC3 to a friend or colleague?”.

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%

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.

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 reason:
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendor:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Runs 10-24 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: differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: differentiated
    • Reliability: differentiated
    • Scalability: differentiated
    • Single vendor support: differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 8-24 hours to less than 10 minutes (97-99% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 50-74% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Customer Testimonial

Our uptime and productivity has increased 10 fold.

Ryan Davis, IT Administrator, Marion School District

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business financial services company is based on an April 2017 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 has introduced our organization to virtualization, giving us added flexibility.”

Challenges

  • Realized the following operational challenges by deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Improved scalability 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
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Simplivity
  • 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:
    • Single vendor support: extremely differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
    • Ease of use: differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
  • 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.


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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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