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3,591 Customers Surveyed

29,250 Data Points Collected

235 Published TechFacts

58 Published Charts

256 Published Case Studies



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Turbonomic Customer Research

How has VMTurbo complemented your VMware or other hypervisor management suite?

Reduced the time spent reviewing data to make decisions
73%
Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
65%
Achieved better densities on hosts
63%
Reduced number of alerts we receive
41%
Freed more skilled staff to focus on other priorities
38%
Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
19%

Turbonomic Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of an educational institution is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have been able to better understand our disk IO use and better balance the IO load across all storage systems and ESX nodes. Easy to use out of the box, results are visible within 24 hours with limited configuration. There is also a short learning curve for configuring additional options.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Turbonomic:

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure
    • Proper initial and continuous placement of new workloads

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Turbonomic that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Resize (e.g. vCPU or memory)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Java management platforms (e.g. Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere)
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)
    • Custom .NET applications
    • Customer facing web
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 days after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
    • Freed skilled staff to focus on other priorities
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 20% to 39%
    • IT team productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 20% to 39%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 60% or greater
    • False positive alerts: 60% or greater
    • User generated tickets: 60% or greater
    • Time to resolve tickets: 60% or greater

Turbonomic Ensures Performance for Independent Workloads

71% of surveyed IT organizations ensured performance for independent workloads sharing common infrastructure with Turbonomic.

Guarantee Performance

Turbonomic helps us guarantee the hosted application servers have the necessary resources to optimize performance.

Stefanie Thompson, Server/Storage Manager, City of Garland Texas

Turbonomic Complements VMware & Native Tools

How has Turbonomic complemented your VMware or other hypervisor management suite?

Reduced the time spent reviewing data to make decisions
73%
Reduced number of alerts we receive
41%
Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
19%
Achieved better densities on hosts
63%
Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
65%
Freed more skilled staff to focus on other priorities
38%

Case Study: United States Northern Command JTF-North

Introduction

This case study of United States Northern Command – JTF-North is based on a October 2014 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[Turbonomic is an] easy tool to set and forget. Automated Optimization.”

“It’s a very versatile optimization tool.”

Challenges

  • Faces the following network challenge in their data center:
    • Desktop Density
  • Faces the following challenges in dealing with 3-tier applications:
    • Latency between VMs that communicate frequently
    • Assuring workloads that communicate frequently move together
    • Increased network congestion due to east to west vs. north to south traffic
  • Faces the following challenges with leveraging the public cloud:
    • Deciding which workloads to move to the public cloud
    • Assuring full utilization of current data center resources before deploying to the public cloud

Use Case

  • Runs none of their workloads in a public cloud.
  • Expects to run none of their workloads in a public cloud by 2016.

Results

  • Challenge Turbonomic solved for their private cloud:
    • Adequately reserved capacity for new workloads or tenants
  • Solved the following challenges for their VDI initiative(s) with Turbonomic:
    • Solved a need for dedicated VDI infrastructure
    • Minimized interference and latency by placing fewer IO peaking VMs on the same datastore
    • Eliminated the potential of overloading the storage controller
  • Since deploying Turbonomic improved the following:
    • Reduced VDI issues: >80%
    • Improved VDI density: >80%
    • Reduced time spent resolving VDI issues: >80%


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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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