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HC3 Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a March 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Just so much less complicated than our previous virtual infrastructure. "

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • 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 – VMware

Use Case

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

  • Has 2 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
    • 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 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Specialis IT GmbH

Introduction

This case study of specialis IT GmbH is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The HC3 system is very easy to use. The UI is not overloaded with features that nobody needs! The overall Infrastructure costs were significantly reduced.”

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

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:

  • Nutanix

Use Case

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

  • Has 3 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:

  • 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

Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Pacific Northwest Managed IT

Introduction

This case study of Pacific Northwest Managed IT is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Super easy to deploy. Minimal time required for management. And, as our customer grows, there are a ton of options based on their growth.”

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)

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V

Use Case

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

  • 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: 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
  • 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 50-74% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Hospitality Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise hospitality company is based on a February 2022 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 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 business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware

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: 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

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

Network Zoo Ltd (On Behalf Of Bc Tree Fruits Coop)

Introduction

This case study of Network Zoo Ltd (on behalf of BC Tree Fruits Coop) is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 has made it so much simpler to manage our infrastructure. Showing the performance increases have been easy and has made management for the client much better.”

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)
  • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

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

Use Case

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

  • 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: 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

Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities company is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“It has simplified our virtual environment.”

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
  • Reduced IT operating costs

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Nutanix
  • VxRail

Use Case

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

  • 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: 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

Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Simon Med Imaging

Introduction

This case study of Simon Med Imaging is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 has replaced aging hardware, reduced MTTR and improved speed and efficiency to distribute data throughout our organization.”

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 disaster recovery

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

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

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

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

Use Case

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

  • Has 4-5 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: Very Differentiated
  • Reliability: 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

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

Southern Huntingdon County School District

Introduction

This case study of Southern Huntingdon County School District is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 has given us peace of mind on server failures and rebuilds. HC3 has given us a great dashboard to monitor our servers and excellent technical support and monitoring.”

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

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware

Use Case

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

  • Has 2 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: Very Differentiated

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

  • Ease of use
  • 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 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Healthcare Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise healthcare company is based on a February 2022 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
  • 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
  • Nutanix

Use Case

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

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs >100 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

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

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a February 2022 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

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
  • VxRail

Use Case

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

  • 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: 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
  • 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.

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer services company is based on a February 2022 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 threat of a hardware failure is completely gone. Snapshot schedules improve disaster recovery even though BCDR is in place. Snapshots can make recovery quicker.”

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)
  • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

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

Use Case

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

  • Has 1 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
  • 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

Tuscarora School District

Introduction

This case study of Tuscarora School District is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 has increased the reliability of our core infrastructure. It has also made our disaster recovery plan more robust and reduced our time to recovery. With a simple user interface, our technicians love the flexibility and ease of use from creating a VM to setting up backup policies.”

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

Use Case

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

  • 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
  • Ease of implementation: Extremely Differentiated
  • Ease of use: Extremely Differentiated

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

  • Ease of use

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

RWHC

Introduction

This case study of RWHC is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Scale Computing’s HC3 has been a great addition to our environment. A powerful but easy to use product that doesn’t constantly “need its hand held” and that gives me back time in my day. The single vendor support aspect makes me feel comfortable that I can now proactively plan for lifecycle events – instead of constantly fork-lifting server/SAN arrangements. "

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
  • 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:

  • Simplivity
  • VMware VSAN
  • VxRail

Use Case

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

  • 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: 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 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Simon Med Imaging

Introduction

This case study of Simon Med Imaging is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Savings in space and power.”

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
  • 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
  • HP Servers / SAN

Use Case

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

  • Has 4-5 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: 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
  • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Connex

Introduction

This case study of CONNEX is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We are a Scale Partner. Our client consolidated three workloads into one from a multi-cluster Nutanix and a legacy platform.”

Challenges

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

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Client had third party vendors which were not tested with Scale and VDI

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • HE150 VAR Cluster

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: 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 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Ct3, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of CT3, INC. is based on a February 2022 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 was able to provide an HA system for about the same cost of a single server and an external SAN.”

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 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
  • Dell Servers / SAN
  • HP Servers / SAN
  • NetApp

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: 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 50-74% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Allstar Communications

Introduction

This case study of Allstar Communications is based on an August 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It has removed a significant burden from our team regarding maintenance windows/downtime for patching, along with support challenges across multiple vendors (and none as responsive as Scale). Also, it removed dependencies on VMware training and tribal knowledge. These changes translate into some quantity of human resources savings.”

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

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: 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

Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer services company is based on an August 2021 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 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

Use Case

  • Has 1 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: 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

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on an August 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Easy to control all of our VMs including our master images for our numerous departments.”

Challenges

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Paused cluster update.

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 4-5 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs >100 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
  • Reliability
  • Scalability
  • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 50-74% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Natrix Technologies Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Natrix Technologies inc. is based on an August 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 manages itself after a solid deployment. We only need to have someone go around and install updates with one click from time to time. Deployment is a breeze.”

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 higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
  • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs >100 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: 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 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

Artisans Inc

Introduction

This case study of Artisans Inc is based on an August 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Less downtime or need to restart systems during work hours. Systems run with more consistency in operation.”

Challenges

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • Improved scalability of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Use Case

  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

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

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

HC3 Case Study

Papersolve Inc

Introduction

This case study of PAPERSOLVE INC is based on an August 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We like it very much; we no longer have to think about balancing CPU, storage, memory on hosts, so a very positive impact.”

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
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Quick restore of snapshot to recover from attacks

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
  • Snapshots; easy ability to grow by adding cluster members

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 4-5 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: 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 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Large Enterprise Food Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise food company is based on an August 2021 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
  • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • The system can be managed without too much IT support

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • HP Servers / SAN

Use Case

  • Has no IT personnel responsible for infrastructure. The automation team with limited outside support will be managing the system.
  • 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: 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
  • Scalability
  • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on an August 2021 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:

  • 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)
  • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • To reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

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

Use Case

  • Has 4-5 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: 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 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

Anton Schick Gmb H + Co. Kg

Introduction

This case study of Anton Schick GmbH + Co. KG is based on an August 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Faster installation of VMs. High reliability and performance.”

Challenges

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Enabled virtualization without complexity
  • Reduced time spent managing 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:

  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • 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: 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 of use
  • Ease and speed of implementation
  • High availability of Virtual Machines
  • Reliability
  • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by up to 10% 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 August 2021 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:

  • 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 support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – VMware

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: Very Differentiated
  • Reliability: Dery 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
  • 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

Small Business Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on an August 2021 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 availability of critical workloads

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

  • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)

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

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

  • Single vendor support: Extremely Differentiated
  • Scalability: Very Differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: 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

HC3 Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on an August 2021 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:

  • Enabled virtualization without complexity
  • 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
  • HP Servers / SAN
  • 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
  • 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

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Wholesale Distribution Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise wholesale distribution company is based on an August 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Faster scaleability.”

Challenges

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Enabled virtualization without complexity
  • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
  • Improved scalability 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:

  • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V

Use Case

  • Has 1 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: 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
  • Scalability

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing company is based on an August 2021 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
  • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
  • 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
  • Stratus

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: 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.



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