TechValidate Research on Scale Computing Platform

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894 Customers Surveyed

8,047 Data Points Collected

725 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

584 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HC3 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities 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.

“HC3 has reduced the IT staff requirement and also the required experience level is much lower. "

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges by 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 meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
    • Simplivity
  • 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: Not differentiated
    • Reliability: Not 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 not at all with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by > 75% after deploying HC3.

Scale Computing Platform Customer Research

What are your top drivers for purchasing Scale Computing Platform?

Infrastructure Refresh – replacing aging hardware
85%
Support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
46%
Reduce Operational Costs
43%
Support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
26%
Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
20%
Meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
8%

HC3 Customer Testimonial

Easy to control all of our VMs including our master images for our numerous departments.

System Administrator, Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Operational Challenges Solved By Scale Computing Platform

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

Enabled virtualization without complexity
81%
Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
65%
Improved availability of critical workloads
44%
Improved scalability of Infrastructure
66%
Improved disaster recovery
58%
Single vendor support of Infrastructure
40%
Reduced IT operating costs
41%
Other
5%

HC3 ensures that our critical applications are always available and that we can cost effectively deploy a test and production environment.

IT Administrator, Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

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.


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About Scale Computing Platform

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