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HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Etablissement Francais du Sang

Introduction

This case study of Etablissement Francais du Sang is based on a May 2015 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure’s architecture and backup and recovery performance improvements help us to gain a lot of time and to feel serene and confident. We can manage all our infrastructure with a single console.”

“HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure provides us with a very reliable solution which helps us to significantly improve our application performance.”

Challenges

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of:
    • A capacity purchase and upgrade of existing infrastructure that led to an overall platform review.
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, this healthcare provider based in France found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity OmniCube in the following ways:
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
    • Production applications
    • Test/dev and QA
  • Runs the following types of applications on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • VDI
    • Industry-specific application (e.g., 911 system, healthcare application, legal case management, CAD/CAM, etc.)

Results

  • Improved performance by greater than 75% with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Realized a capacity savings of 100:1 to 200:1 with HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Deployed new workloads, including allocating compute and storage resources, and configuring data protection policies, in the following amount of time:
    • Before HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: 1 day – 1 week
    • After HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure: up to 1 day
  • Realized value in 1 week after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Inline deduplication, compression: extremely valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: extremely valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: extremely valuable




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