TechValidate Research on Scale Computing HC3

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HC3 Case Study

Oklahoma Steel & Wire

Introduction

This case study of Oklahoma Steel & Wire is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I have gone from constantly worrying about something breaking that may be a nightmare to fix because I’ll be talking with two or three vendors, to knowing that one phone call will put me in touch with someone who can help me with my problem at Scale.”

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
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: 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 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 October 2018 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
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: Extremely differentiated
    • Scalability: Extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: Extremely differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Extremely differentiated
    • Ease of use: Extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Goodell De Vries Leech & Dann, LLP

Introduction

This case study of Goodell DeVries Leech & Dann, LLP is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 reduced our operational complexity and provides an ultra-reliable VM hosting and DR platform.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Nutanix
    • Starwind
  • 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: Differentiated
    • Reliability: Differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Very differentiated
    • Ease of use: Extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Real Estate Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise real estate company is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Much improved RTO and RPO, as well as a Disaster Recovery option.”

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:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
  • Has 3 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
    • Reliability: Differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Differentiated
    • Ease of use: Differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • 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 Agriculture Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise agriculture company is based on an October 2018 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
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
  • Has 6-10 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

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

HC3 Case Study

Carepro Health

Introduction

This case study of Carepro Health is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
    • VxRail
  • 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
    • 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

Filling Home Main Campus

Introduction

This case study of Filling Home Main Campus is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Less time when making new servers and added Disaster Recovery.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • Built-in Disaster Recovery

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • HP Servers / SAN
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: Extremely differentiated
    • Scalability: Extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: Extremely differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Very differentiated
    • Ease of use: Extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from over 1 week to less than 10 minutes (99.9% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on an October 2018 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 Scale solution simplified patching and allowed us to integrate a useful DR feature to our plan.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Nutanix
  • 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: Differentiated
    • Scalability: Differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: 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
  • 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

NWP Industries LP

Introduction

This case study of NWP Industries LP is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For 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

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • VxRail
  • 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
    • 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

Large Enterprise Electronics Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise electronics company is based on an October 2018 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 access times.”

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
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Nutanix
    • VxRail
  • Has 4-5 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: Differentiated
    • Ease of use: Extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Scalability

HC3 Case Study

Floricultura B.V.

Introduction

This case study of Floricultura B.V. is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our IT staff and external IT staff are having an easier time.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
  • 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: 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
    • 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 Computer Hardware Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer hardware company is based on an October 2018 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 can better manage the infrastructure because I don’t need such a skillful IT staff.”

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
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN
  • Has 4-5 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: Extremely differentiated
    • Scalability: Extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: Very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Very differentiated
    • Ease of use: Very differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 1-8 hours to less than 10 minutes (83-97% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

TM Legal Services

Introduction

This case study of TM Legal Services is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It has helped ensure that we can quickly correct an issue in case a VM becomes corrupted.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For 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

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
  • Has 4-5 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: 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
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by up to 10% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Mr. Bult’s Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Mr. Bult’s Inc. is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We added the 10gig backplane and everything is very fast. Easy to see iops / metrics and move VM’s between hosts.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • EMC
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • 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:
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Scalability
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by up to 10% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Mine Rp

Introduction

This case study of MineRP is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Workloads are so much easier to manage and productivity improved 100%.”

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:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Nutanix
    • VMware VSAN
    • VxRail
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 75-99 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: 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
    • 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 > 75% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise pharmaceuticals company is based on an October 2018 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 gives us the ability to be more agile with VM creating since the new system is more reliable.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • EMC
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

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

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Simpler management and easier scalability are going to be great!”

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
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: Very differentiated
    • Scalability: Very differentiated
    • Reliability: Very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Extremely differentiated
    • Ease of use: Extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 25-49% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on an October 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Prior to our conversion to Scale’s HC3 platform, I had a system admin that spent the vast majority of his time managing our old platform. Back-ups were spotty, reliability was questionable, and performance was a joke. Moving to HC3 cut daily management to almost zero, back-ups are automatic and reliable, and performance worries are a thing of the past.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

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

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • NetApp
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
    • VxRail
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 50-74 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: Not differentiated
    • Scalability: Differentiated
    • Reliability: Not differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Very differentiated
    • Ease of use: Extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 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

Intervine, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Intervine, Inc. is based on a July 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“As a growing business, Scale provided the scalability we need and the disaster recovery options we did not have before it was introduced. As a one-person department, Scale has allowed me to plan for the future and protect the present while allowing me to focus on issues other than an unstable server(s).”

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:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • 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: 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

HC3 Case Study

Engelberth Construction, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Engelberth Construction, Inc. is based on a July 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Simplivity
  • Has 3 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

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

Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on a July 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“HC3 allowed us to consolidate many ESXi boxes into a single solution. We never previously invested in a VM solution so this was our first step in implementing a single point of management solution. The added simplicity and price of the solution was just a bonus to making the whole project come together. We also are rapidly growing so the easy scalability was a major selling point.”

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 support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Simplivity
  • 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: Very differentiated
    • Scalability: Differentiated
    • Reliability: Differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Extremely differentiated
    • Ease of use: Extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • 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

Small Business Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business professional services company is based on an April 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • NetApp
  • 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: Differentiated
    • Scalability: Very differentiated
    • Reliability: Differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Differentiated
    • Ease of use: Very differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Scalability

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a July 2018 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 become a lot easier to manage the servers, updating software on the VM servers takes a lot less time. The chance of business coming to a standstill due to a down server is now reduced, which significantly lowers my stress levels.”

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:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Simplivity
  • 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
    • Reliability: Differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: 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
    • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business automotive & transport company is based on a July 2018 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 are able to recover in a few minutes rather than hours or days with in-house backups.”

Challenges

  • 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:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
  • 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: 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
    • Reliability
  • 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

Small Business Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business health care company is based on a July 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“For us, it increased our speed in our VM’s due to slow EqualLogic box.”

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
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

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

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a July 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Built-in replication technologies allowed for very flexible DR options that were as simple to set up as three mouse clicks. This was a significant departure from our prior environment where scripts and software were needed to accomplish that task.”

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:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
  • 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: Very 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
  • 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

Resort Hospitality Solutions

Introduction

This case study of Resort Hospitality Solutions is based on a July 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HC3 has increased our ability to quickly deploy new servers without having to worry about hardware.”

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
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • Nutanix
  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: Very differentiated
    • Scalability: Very differentiated
    • Reliability: Differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Differentiated
    • Ease of use: Differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support

HC3 Case Study

Small Business Agriculture Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business agriculture company is based on a July 2018 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:

  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • 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

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN
  • Has 4-5 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: Extremely differentiated
    • Scalability: Very differentiated
    • Reliability: Very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Extremely differentiated
    • Ease of use: Very differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability

HC3 Case Study

Non Profit

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a July 2018 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“It is just more peace of mind with the redundancy and less time spent keeping everything running. The end users haven’t seen any difference.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
  • 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: Extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: Very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Very differentiated
    • Ease of use: Extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 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

Medium Enterprise Real Estate Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise real estate company is based on a July 2018 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 allowed me to save some time managing multiple servers. I am able to focus my time on systems that need my attention.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Nimble
  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 50-74 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: Very differentiated
    • Scalability: Very differentiated
    • Reliability: Very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: Differentiated
    • Ease of use: Differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 1-8 hours to less than 10 minutes (83-97% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.



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