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HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure Case Study

Swisscom

Introduction

This case study of Swisscom is based on a May 2014 survey of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure is a simple solution for setup and maintenance.”

Challenges

  • Purchased HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure as a result of:
    • A mandate / desire to implement disaster recovery and/or improve backup / recovery
  • Prior to deploying HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure, this company located in Switzerland found the management of multiple solutions and vendors to be manageable, but not ideal.

Use Case

  • Uses HPE SimpliVity OmniCube in the following ways:
    • Data center consolidation / private cloud
    • Infrastructure modernization / technology refresh
    • Production applications
  • Runs the following types of application on HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure:
    • Microsoft SQL Server

Results

  • Realized a capacity savings of up to 50:1 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 to 3 months after the deployment of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Ranks the value of the following HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure features:
    • Integrated data protection: highly valuable
    • Inline deduplication, compression: highly valuable
    • VM-centric management via vCenter: highly valuable
    • Hyperconverged appliance: highly valuable
    • Global federated management: highly valuable




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