TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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HC3 Case Study

Macelan

Introduction

This case study of Macelan is based on an August 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • 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: 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
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • 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

Network Performance

Introduction

This case study of Network Performance is based on a July 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have been able to migrate all of our customers’ variable solutions into one seamless stack without having to manage all the vendors and their hardware. The reduction of management time is wonderful, but the ability to sleep at night due to the incredibly fast roll back process has been the greatest benefit of this entire process.”

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
  • 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
    • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • VMware VSAN

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: very 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 and speed of implementation
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • 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.

HC3 Case Study

Large Enterprise Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail company is based on a July 2020 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
    • 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
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • VxRail

Use Case

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

  • Has 6-10 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: very 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
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Groton Dunstable Regional Schools

Introduction

This case study of Groton-Dunstable Regional Schools is based on a July 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We can react very quickly when a new server resource is needed. Reconfiguring the existing VMs is easy.”

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
    • Automatic optimization of resources among multiple VMs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • We were close to buying traditional systems that support VMs but found Scale in a price range we could afford.
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN

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: 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

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a July 2020 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
    • 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:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN

Use Case

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

  • Has 6-10 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
    • Scalability: differentiated
    • Reliability: differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: differentiated
    • Ease of use: 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

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer services company is based on a July 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“This has mostly been a set it and forget it solution for us. Since this was a new implementation, there was no worry about out of warranty hardware failures looming over my head.”

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
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • 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:
    • HP Servers / SAN

Use Case

  • Has 1 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: 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 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

Eakes Office Plus

Introduction

This case study of Eakes Office Plus is based on a July 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Easy management and reliable hardware make it easier to sleep at night.”

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
    • 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
    • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 3 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: 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
    • 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

Table Rock Community Bank

Introduction

This case study of Table Rock Community Bank is based on an April 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It has allowed us to spin up new servers in a very short amount of time and reduces time to manage server VMs.”

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
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • Nutanix
    • VMware VSAN

Use Case

  • Has 1 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: very differentiated
    • Scalability: extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: 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
    • Pricing
  • 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

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on an April 2020 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 enabled us to reduce outsourcing costs dramatically by simplifying everything in our infrastructure to the point where we can manage it easily ourselves and still sleep at night.”

Challenges

  • 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
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • 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

  • 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: 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 not at all 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

Thompson I G Llc

Introduction

This case study of Thompson I G Llc is based on an April 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Managing my infrastructure has become simpler, especially when done remotely. Spinning up a new machine is very easy and diagnosing problems is very easy.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • 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 higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • 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: differentiated
    • Ease of use: 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
  • 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

Medium Enterprise Food Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise food company is based on an April 2020 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 after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • 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:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • VMware VSAN
    • VxRail

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • 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
    • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Malach Metal Machining

Introduction

This case study of Malach Metal Machining is based on an April 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I am able to devote more time to other aspects of IT for our company, like application development and support.

As well, I manage three (3) sites and having a system that you could virtually leave unattended and not worry makes for more efficiency and effectiveness in terms of support."

Challenges

  • 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 reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • HP Servers / SAN

Use Case

  • 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 they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: extremely 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
    • Reliability
    • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on an April 2020 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 has lowered the cost/increased the performance over our legacy Hypervisor/SAN architecture.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Improved scalability of 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

Use Case

  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • 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: 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
    • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Natrix Technologies Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Natrix Technologies inc. is based on an April 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 is easy to deploy "

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

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • HP 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: 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:

  • 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 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Food Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise food company is based on an April 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With the help of Scale’s after-sales and support teams, we are much more stable and flexible than before. Of course, recovery and snapshots are also a great help and the installation process for test VMs is very easy.”

Challenges

  • 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
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • 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
    • 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

Medium Enterprise Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise construction company is based on an April 2020 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 after deploying HC3:
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
  • 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
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware

Use Case

  • Has 4-5 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • 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: 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
  • 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

Midlothian School District 143

Introduction

This case study of MIDLOTHIAN SCHOOL DISTRICT 143 is based on an April 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“DR is phenomenal; as is ease of use!”

Challenges

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Enabled virtualization without complexity
  • 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)
  • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • Disaster Recovery

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

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

Use Case

  • 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 they differentiated from the competition:

  • Single vendor support: very differentiated
  • Scalability: differentiated
  • Reliability: 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 up to 10% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Agriculture Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business agriculture company is based on an April 2020 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
  • 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 reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware

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:

  • 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
  • Ease and speed of implementation
  • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • 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 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Stes

Introduction

This case study of STES is based on an April 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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
  • Reduced IT operating costs

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
  • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

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

Use Case

  • Has 3 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: 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
  • 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 > 75% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on an April 2020 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 after deploying HC3:

  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • Improved scalability 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:

  • EMC
  • VMware VSAN

Use Case

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

Results

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
  • 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.

HC3 Case Study

Bender Warehouse Co

Introduction

This case study of Bender Warehouse Co. is based on a January 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It has made handling the infrastructure a lot easier, thus allowing me to work on other projects and issues.”

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
  • 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
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • Simplivity

Use Case

  • Has 1 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: 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
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • 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 50-74% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Rapid City Area Schools

Introduction

This case study of Rapid City Area Schools is based on a January 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Scale Computing is ideal for the small to medium-sized business with a small IT Department. The company has great customer service. Management of our environment has become much less time consuming and much less complicated. The performance is more than expected and we are very happy with the solution.”

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
    • 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
    • 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: extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: extremely 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
    • 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 > 75% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Sequence, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Sequence, Inc is based on a January 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Scalability and reliability were the biggest drivers for me because as we grow the company I need reliability so that I can focus on other needs.”

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
  • 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
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • VMware VSAN

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: extremely 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
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Employer Advantage

Introduction

This case study of Employer Advantage is based on a January 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The performance, reliability, and ease of management of the HC3 solution have allowed our engineers to focus on operational improvements rather than spending all of their time merely keeping the lights on.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • 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)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • VxRail

Use Case

  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • 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: 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
  • 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 50-74% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a January 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“I am no longer in fear of upgrading the Hypervisor.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • 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 reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Citrix

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • 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:
    • Scalability

HC3 Case Study

Turner Padget

Introduction

This case study of Turner Padget is based on a January 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The simplicity of Scale’s hypervisor UI and management features has reduced the workload of our sys admin, and removed the specialized skillset required for that position. It has also given some of our other IT staff more working experience and a better understanding of our virtual environment. This helps provide a better end user support experience because we can have more members of the IT team available to assist and support their needs.”

Challenges

  • 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 reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • VMware VSAN
    • VxRail

Use Case

  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 50-74 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • 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
    • 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

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a January 2020 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:
    • 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
    • Dell Servers / SAN

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
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by up to 10% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Non Profit

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a January 2020 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 simplified our VM infrastructure. Instead of multiple vendors with multiple maintenance contracts and equipment, everything is in one simple solution.”

Challenges

  • 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 support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • 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
  • 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

Non Profit

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a January 2020 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 has made our IT lives much better due to the integration and engineering of compute, storage and virtualization which improves operational efficiency, virtual machine performance and operational costs.”

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
    • 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

Use Case

  • Has 2 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: 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 25-49% 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 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.




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