TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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HC3 Case Study

Small Business Wholesale Distribution Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business wholesale distribution company is based on an October 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The simplified management has allowed our small team to concentrate on IT issues that have a greater business impact rather than spending time simply managing the infrastructure. It also allows us more time to spend on projects that push the IT forward and benefit the business.”

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 the complexity
  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Reduced IT operating costs

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V

Use Case

  • Has 1 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: Very differentiated
  • Scalability: 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
  • Single vendor support

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 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Polygon Company

Introduction

This case study of Polygon Company is based on an October 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Scale Computing’s HC3 has made our work/life balance balanced again. No more working weekends upgrading hypervisor backend technology stacks, spending days combing through compatibility matrixes trying to figure out the “upgrade sequence”. We click a button in the middle of the week and the hypervisor upgrades. No muss, no fuss, it just works!"

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 availability of critical workloads
  • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
  • Improved disaster recovery
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • EMC
  • VxRail

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs >100 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: Very 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
  • 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 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 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Marketing & Advertising Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business marketing & advertising company is based on an October 2019 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

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • 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 execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Fujitsu

Use Case

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

  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 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: Differentiated
  • Scalability: Very differentiated
  • Reliability: Very differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: Very 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

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 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Challenger Motor Freight, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Challenger Motor Freight, Inc. is based on an October 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We are now able to just use the system. We can deploy VMs in seconds, which makes test/dev so much easier. High availability and replication come out of the box. We do not have to worry about patches for switch, san, server, and hypervisor. When needed, Scale support is the best support I have received from any vendor ever in my 25 years of experience.”

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 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:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • HP Servers / SAN
  • Nutanix
  • Simplivity

Use Case

  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 75-99 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: Very 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
  • 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 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 > 75% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

North Valley Hospital

Introduction

This case study of North Valley Hospital is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 reduced complexity and increased availability. "

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
  • Improved availability of critical workloads
  • Improved disaster recovery
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • HP Servers / SAN
  • VMware VSAN

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 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: very differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: very differentiated
  • Ease of use: extremely differentiated

Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:

  • Ease of use
  • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • Reliability
  • Single vendor support

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 Case Study

Dispatch Center Ltd

Introduction

This case study of Dispatch Center Ltd is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 greatly improved performance and reliability of our virtual machines.”

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • Improved availability of critical workloads
  • Improved scalability 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

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Dell Servers / SAN

Use Case

  • 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 they differentiated from the competition:

  • Single vendor support: very differentiated
  • Scalability: very 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 and speed of implementation
  • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • 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 50-74% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Non Profit

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“A big gain in performance and stability due to the hardware refresh.”

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after 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

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • HP Servers / SAN
  • NetApp
  • Simplivity

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 50-74 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization 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: 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 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Central Fulton School District

Introduction

This case study of Central Fulton School District is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It allowed us to update aging hardware and increase uptime/reliability because of the self-contained infrastructure. "

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Enabled virtualization without the complexity
  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • Improved availability of critical workloads
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • HP Servers / SAN

Use Case

  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization 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: very differentiated
  • Reliability: differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: very 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
  • Single vendor support

Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by up to 10% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Agriculture Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise agriculture company is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Scale has been great to work with; they’ve really taken the complexity out of managing a server infrastructure.”

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 availability of critical workloads
  • 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

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • HP Servers / SAN
  • EMC
  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 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: 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 8-24 hours to less than 10 minutes (97-99% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Boughey Distribution Ltd

Introduction

This case study of Boughey Distribution Ltd is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Having a single point of contact is huge as most issues can and have been resolved with a 10min phone call. With my last providers I had to play phone tennis where one would pass me to the other. Cost is another bonus because the combined total was cheaper than the upgrade to another VMware and server provider.”

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 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:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • VMware VSAN

Use Case

  • Has 2 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: 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 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 > 75% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Vision North

Introduction

This case study of Vision North is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Improved disaster recovery

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • better disaster recovery

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HC3:

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

HC3 Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a July 2019 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

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Enabled virtualization without complexity
  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Reduced IT operating costs

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • EMC

Use Case

  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HC3:

Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:

  • Single vendor support: 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
  • 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 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Leominster Credit Union

Introduction

This case study of Leominster Credit Union is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Reduction in costs but increases in reliability and scalability.”

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • 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:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
  • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 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: very differentiated
  • Reliability: very differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: very 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

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 > 75% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on a July 2019 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

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 the complexity

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Dell Servers / SAN

Use Case

  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:

  • Ease of use
  • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Kyocera Document Solutions Development America

Introduction

This case study of Kyocera Document Solutions Development America is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It has an easier to use pane of management for VMs.”

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Improved availability of critical workloads
  • Improved scalability of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 2 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: very differentiated
  • Scalability: extremely differentiated
  • Reliability: very differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: very differentiated
  • Ease of use: differentiated

Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:

  • Ease of use
  • Scalability

Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Security Products & Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business security products & services company is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The HC3 Solution offers the best of all worlds when it comes to performance, scalability, and resiliency for the SMB market.”

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
  • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
  • Improved disaster recovery
  • Reduced IT operating costs

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 2 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: very differentiated
    • Scalability: very 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
  • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • Scalability

Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing company is based on a July 2019 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

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 disaster recovery
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • HP Servers / SAN
  • EMC
  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 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: differentiated
  • Reliability: differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: very 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
  • 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.

HC3 Case Study

Non Profit

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a July 2019 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

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Enabled virtualization without the complexity
  • Reduced IT operating costs

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • NetApp
  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HC3:

Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:

  • Single vendor support: very differentiated
  • Scalability: very differentiated
  • Reliability: very differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
  • Ease of use: very differentiated

Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:

  • Ease and speed of implementation
  • High availability of Virtual Machines

HC3 Case Study

Daman Products

Introduction

This case study of DAMAN PRODUCTS is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With HC3, we were able to move our servers back to our own on-premise data center. This enabled us to cut costs but still have a redundant hyper-converged system. Having the snapshots available has already saved us a couple of times with server issues. Scale support has been top notch and extremely helpful throughout the migration. "

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • 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:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • HP Servers / SAN
  • EMC
  • Simplivity

Use Case

  • Has 4-5 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 50-74 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
  • Ease of use: differentiated

Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:

  • Ease of use
  • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • Reliability
  • Scalability
  • Single vendor support

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 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

National Community Church

Introduction

This case study of National Community Church is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Seriously, ease of use is great! I love that I can check the status of my backups and manage my virtual environment in one place. "

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • Improved disaster recovery
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • VMware VSAN

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HC3:

Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:

  • Single vendor support: very differentiated
  • Scalability: differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: very differentiated
  • Ease of use: extremely differentiated

Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:

  • Ease of use
  • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • Reliability
  • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a July 2019 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

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • EMC

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 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: very differentiated
  • Scalability: differentiated
  • Reliability: very 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
  • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Rolling Hills Local School District

Introduction

This case study of Rolling Hills Local School District is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3, purely as a hardware refresh, provided a vast improvement in the speed of services and provisioning of new VMs. We did not have HA or redundancy before Scale, now I can survive most failures or disasters without anyone knowing.”

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Improved availability of critical workloads
  • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
  • Improved disaster recovery
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • Nutanix
  • OVirt, Proxmox, XCP-ng with XOSAN

Use Case

  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization 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: very 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
  • Reliability
  • Single vendor support

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 Case Study

Small Business Wholesale Distribution Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business wholesale distribution company is based on a July 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Less administration needed”

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 disaster recovery

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • HP Servers / SAN
  • VMware VSAN

Use Case

  • Has 2 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: differentiated
  • Scalability: differentiated
  • Reliability: differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: differentiated
  • Ease of use: not differentiated

Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:

  • Ease of use
  • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • Scalability

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 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on an April 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Scale has allowed us to simplify our data center infrastructure. Having a single vendor to contact for support provides peace of mind in the event of any issues.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • VMware VSAN
    • iX Systems

Use Case

  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization 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: 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
  • 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 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on an April 2019 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

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 2 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: very differentiated
    • Scalability: very differentiated
    • Reliability: 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
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young Llp

Introduction

This case study of Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP is based on an April 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Great solution.”

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 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:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • NetApp
    • Nutanix
    • VxRail

Use Case

  • Has 2 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: 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
    • 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.

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business energy & utilities company is based on an April 2019 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

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
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN

Use Case

  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 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: very differentiated
    • Scalability: very differentiated
    • Reliability: very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: very differentiated
    • Ease of use: very differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Scalability
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by up to 10% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Hawkins Parnell & Young Llp

Introduction

This case study of Hawkins Parnell & Young LLP is based on an April 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It has allowed us to keep a critical system in house for a reasonable cost and with much improved management and reliability.”

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 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:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • NetApp
    • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 1 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: 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
    • 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 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 Case Study

Gmilcs, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of GMILCS, Inc. is based on an April 2019 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We can manage the servers from our office instead of having to travel to the data center. We used to have a server that caused us a lot of problems. With a VM we should not have most of the problems, but if we did, we could clone and delete it..”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization 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
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Simplivity
    • Hosted by our software vendor; Azure

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: very differentiated
    • Scalability: very differentiated
    • Reliability: very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: very 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
    • Price less than hosting by our software vendor
  • 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.

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on an April 2019 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

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 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: very 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
    • Single vendor support
  • 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.



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