TechValidate Research on Scale Computing Platform

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894 Customers Surveyed

8,047 Data Points Collected

725 Published TechFacts

7 Published Charts

584 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HC3 Customer Testimonial

Given the simplicity of management provided by HC3, we’re able to have tier 1-2 resources manage our hyper-converged environment. This has allowed our tier 3 resources to focus on other things that demand their expensive expertise.

Michael Cross, Chief Information Officer, Greenleaf Hospitality Group

HC3 Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on an April 2017 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Was amazing to be able to consolidate our infrastructure and cut down our utility costs. Also, we are loving the ease of recovery, be it a single file or rolling back a whole VM.”

Challenges

  • Realized the following operational challenges by deploying HC3:
    • 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:
    • Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • Support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • Support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell 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 differentiated they from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: very 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
  • 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.

Scale Computing Platform Customer Research

What types of operational challenges did deploying SC//Platform solve for your organization?

Enabled virtualization without complexity
72%
Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
66%
Improved scalability of Infrastructure
64%
Improved disaster recovery
61%
Improved availability of critical workloads
45%
Single vendor support of Infrastructure
44%
Reduced IT operating costs
43%

HC3 Customer Testimonial

We centralized administration by modernizing aged servers with a single Hyperconverged cluster that is easy to scale in a minute.

IT Administrator, Small Business Engineering Company

HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on an April 2019 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:
    • 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 reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity

Use Case

  • Has 2 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs 25-49 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: extremely differentiated
    • Scalability: very differentiated
    • Reliability: 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
    • 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 10-24% after deploying HC3.

Scale Computing Platform Customer Research

What do you see as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing Platform?

Ease of use
84%
High Availability of Virtual Machines
65%
Scalability
65%
Ease and Speed of Implementation
64%
Single Vendor Support
57%
Reliability
54%


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About Scale Computing Platform

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.

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