TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3


HC3 Case Study

Groton Dunstable Regional Schools

Introduction

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

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

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Automatic optimization of resources among multiple VMs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • We were close to buying traditional systems that support VMs but found Scale in a price range we could afford.
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN

Use Case

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

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • single vendor support: differentiated
    • ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
    • ease of use: very differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • Single vendor support




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