TechValidate Research on Turbonomic

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3,926 Customers Surveyed

31,905 Data Points Collected

236 Published TechFacts

58 Published Charts

256 Published Case Studies

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Turbonomic’s Automated Control Is Differentiated

89% of surveyed IT organizations rate Turbonomic’s automated control as differentiated from the competition.

Turbonomic Customer Research

If you own VMware DRS, how are you using it in your environment alongside Turbonomic?

We do not own DRS: 18%
We are not using it, DRS is turned off: 14%
Turned to level 1 - low: 29%
Turned to level 2 or 3: 27%
Turned to level 4 or 5: 7%
Other: 5%

Case Study: State & Local Government


This case study of a state & local government is based on a August 2015 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Turbonomic resolved for over and under-utilized resources and had a unique, proactive approach to system alerts.”


  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Performance for independent workloads sharing common infrastructure
    • Inconsistent QoS or difficulty delivering on SLAs

Use Case

  • Virtual machines in their current environment: Fewer than 500
  • Currently has > 80% of their production systems virtualized in their environment.
  • Automated actions with Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)


  • Realized value within 1 to 3 days after deploying Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to complement VMware or another hypervisor management suite resulting in:
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
  • Increased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Virtual workload performance: 60% or greater
    • VM team productivity: 60% or greater
    • Resource utilization: 60% or greater
  • Decreased since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts : 40 to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 40 to 59%

Turbonomic Customer Testimonial

It has smoothed out the humps and eliminated the need for our highly paid VM engineers from baby-sitting the system. It took over the care and feeding aspects of our environment.

Trey Jones, Director of IT Infrastructure Services, Houston Methodist Hospital

Benefits of Turbonomic Storage Control

What results are you seeing by leveraging the Storage Control Module in your environment?

Prevent workload performance issues stemming from storage contention and bottlenecks
Lower operational costs by reducing the amount of time we spend on storage issues
Increase utilization of underlying storage infrastructure
Minimize storage latency and IO bottlenecks
Leverage benefits of thin provisioning while minimizing risk of outages and overruns
Accelerate virtualization of IO intensive workloads (e.g. databases, OLTP, VDI)
Gain visibility into the resource usage of my storage
I have not seen any benefits

Case Study: Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System


This case study of SCL Health System is based on a August 2013 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[Turbonomic enabled] better utilization of our equipment. Hands-down better utilization reporting than any other product.”

“Price to functionality is far better than offerings from VMware themselves, plus Turbonomic has the ability to be easily modified to fit.”


  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure

Use Case

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Currently has 40% to 59% of their production systems virtualized in their environment.


  • Realized value within 1 to 3 days after deploying Turbonomic.
  • Rates the following Turbonomic features as they compare to the competition:
    • Time to value: extremely differentiated
    • Comprehensive what-if planning: highly differentiated
    • Centralized cross-domain mgmt: extremely differentiated
    • Automated control: extremely differentiated
    • Customer engagement: highly differentiated
  • Decreased their user-reported tickets/incidents by 10% to 19% with Turbonomic.
  • Rated the percent increase in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • IT staff productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Rated the likelihood of recommending Turbonomic products to a friend or colleague as 9 out of 10.

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About Turbonomic

Launched in 2010, Turbonomic delivers a hybrid cloud management platform that enables on-premises and public cloud to self-manage in real-time, thereby assuring performance, lowering cost, and continuously ensuring compliance. The Turbonomic patented decision engine curates workload demand to dynamically control resource supply, maintaining a perpetual desired state of application health. One of the fastest growing technology companies, Turbonomic is trusted by thousands of enterprises to simplify and accelerate their hybrid cloud journey.

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