“It gave us the much needed hard drive space; increasing a VM’s hard drive space is down from about 25 minutes to less than 10 minutes. The overall speed increase (in regular production) is also noticeable.”
The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select HC3:
Solved the following operational challenges after deploying HC3:
Improved availability of critical workloads
Improved scalability of Infrastructure
Improved disaster recovery
Solved single vendor support of Infrastructure
Reduced IT operating costs
Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
To reduce operational costs
Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
Dell Servers / SAN
Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.
The surveyed organization achieved the following results with HC3:
Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
Single vendor support: extremely differentiated
Scalability: extremely differentiated
Reliability: extremely differentiated
Ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
Ease of use: extremely differentiated
Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
Ease of use
Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.
Organization: City of Pewaukee
Organization Size: State & Local
Scale Computing integrates storage, servers, and virtualization software into an all-in-one appliance based system that is scalable, self-healing and as easy to manage as a single server.