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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.

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Chemicals Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise chemicals 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
  • 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
  • Nutanix
  • VxRail

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: Very Differentiated
  • Scalability: Extremely 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
  • 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 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.

“Rolling Scale cluster updates and not having to take down all the guests’ servers to update the Hypervisor. The ease of mind knowing I am fully supported by Scale Computing and a simple hardware failure will not ruin my day.”

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

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 reduce operational costs

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V

Use Case

  • Has 1 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
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 8-24 hours to less than 10 minutes (97-99% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business 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.

Challenges

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Enabled virtualization without complexity
  • 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)

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

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

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

HC3 Case Study

Gutta Werke GmbH

Introduction

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

“Managing infrastructure is way easier and our new HC3 cluster provides more performance and resources for the future, while also being way cheaper than other hyper-converged solutions”

Challenges

Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:

  • Enabled virtualization without complexity
  • 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:

  • VMware VSAN
  • VxRail

Use Case

  • Has 2 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: Very Differentiated
  • Ease of implementation: Extremely Differentiated
  • Ease of use: Differentiated

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

  • 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 25-49% 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.

“Maintaining the infrastructure is much more simplified.”

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

Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:

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

Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:

  • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Nutanix

Use Case

  • Has 2 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: 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

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a February 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.

“We no longer have to dedicate resources to watch/maintain system. We can let the system manage itself with little IT involvement.”

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 support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • NetApp
    • Nutanix
    • 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: 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
    • 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

Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing company is based on a February 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.

“We have gone from having to regularly address issues in our VMWare/EMC SAN/HPE Host stack to hardly having to manage the infrastructure at all.”

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)
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • EMC

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: 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
    • 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

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a February 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.

“HC3 freed up time for my Systems Admin to focus on other job duties, whereas in the past more of his time was dedicated to managing our previous solution.”

Challenges

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

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: very differentiated
    • Scalability: very 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
    • 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

Small Business Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business banking company is based on a February 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.

“Once fully migrated to HC3, we will spend less time managing the infrastructure. We have also seen a performance increase with the VMs that have been migrated from our old VMware environment.”

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)
    • Improve DR posture.
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
    • VxRail

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: 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
    • 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

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership Inc

Introduction

This case study of Blue Grass Community Action Partnership Inc is based on a February 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 has virtualized our infrastructure and allowed virtual machines to be much more easily managed.”

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:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • HP 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: 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 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 a February 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.

“I am now, able to spread new workloads to staff who would not have been capable of handling them previously.”

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

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

HC3 Case Study

Building Products And Concrete Supply Lp

Introduction

This case study of Building Products and Concrete Supply LP is based on a February 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The reliability and support that comes with the HC3 solution frees up lots of my time that would have otherwise been spent on managing our previous, aging infrastructure that had no redundancy. This has allowed us as a company to keep moving forward with our technology initiatives.”

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
    • Nutanix

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: very differentiated
    • Scalability: differentiated
      **Ease of implementation: very differentiated
    • Ease of use: differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 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 > 75% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Metals & Mining Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business metals & mining company is based on a February 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.

“We ran a mixed virtualized/standalone server infrastructure. By switching to HC3 for all servers we saved time resetting the environment during a recent hardware refresh.”

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
  • 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
    • EMC

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: differentiated
    • Scalability: differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: very differentiated
    • Ease of use: extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Scalability

HC3 Case Study

Bard Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Bard Manufacturing Company, Inc. is based on a February 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Before HC3 we had all physical servers. Now, creating a VM takes a fraction of the time. We also feel more at ease knowing there is fail-over for the servers that run our ERP system.”

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
  • 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:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • VxRail

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: very differentiated
    • Scalability: 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
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 8-24 hours to less than 10 minutes (97-99% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.

HC3 Case Study

MCS Bank

Introduction

This case study of MCS Bank is based on a February 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 has made supporting VM’s much easier for someone without a deep knowledge of virtualization.”

Challenges

  • 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)
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware

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

HC3 Case Study

City Of Geneseo, Il

Introduction

This case study of City of Geneseo, IL is based on a February 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The ScaleCare team’s support and help are well worth the price!”

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 support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Nutanix
    • VMware VSAN

Use Case

  • Has 1 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:
    • 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 10-24% after deploying HC3.



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