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Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

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

“Turbonomic enabled us to adopt a systematic approach to examining new technologies and utilizing core IT assets that address both the fundamental business goals and persistent business needs.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenge with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks

Use Case

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

  • Has 20,000 or greater virtual machines in their environment.
  • Automates the following action using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)
    • Custom .NET applications

Results

The surveyed company 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:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • 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: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: 40% to 59%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Transportation Services Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure
    • Accurate capacity planning
    • Proper initial and continuous placement of new workloads

Use Case

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

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Java management platforms (e.g. Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere)
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Virtual desktops

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 20% to 39%
    • IT team productivity: less than 20%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: 40% to 59%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Automates the following action using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following application with Turbonomic:
    • Virtual desktops

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Accelerated self-service and automation imitative
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 60% or greater

Turbonomic Case Study

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

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

“A major capacity management project lead us to Turbonomic. We are now able to save ~$20k * n by NOT deploying n hosts. Instead, we are able to drive our current infrastructure to its desired state.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Inconsistent QoS or difficulty delivering on SLAs
    • Accurate capacity planning

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Automates the following action using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Customer facing web
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company 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:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • 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: less than 20%
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenge with Turbonomic:
    • Accurate capacity planning

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following action using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Customer facing web
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 months after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: less than 20%
    • IT team productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: 20% to 39%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 20% to 39%

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Metals & Mining Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise metals & mining company is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks
    • 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 company uses:

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Virtual desktops
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company 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
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • Freed skilled staff to focus on other priorities
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 60% or greater
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 20% to 39%
    • User generated tickets: 40% to 59%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Computer Software Company

Introduction

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

“Turbonomic has helped us in automating one of our main datacenters, and in the time that we have this implemented we have seen some marked efficiency improvements.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure
    • Accurate capacity planning

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following action using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 3 to 6 months after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • 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: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 60% or greater
    • User generated tickets: 40% to 59%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

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

“Turbonomic is a very good product that one should be able to use to maximize their environment’s resource efficiency through automation.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure
    • Accurate capacity planning
    • Proper initial and continuous placement of new workloads

Use Case

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

  • Has 10,000 to 19,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages 60% to 79% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following action using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)
    • Virtual desktops
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 months after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
    • Freed skilled staff to focus on other priorities
    • Accelerated migration to new hypervisor or infrastructure
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 60% or greater
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 20% to 39%
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: less than 20%
    • Time to resolve tickets: less than 20%

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

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

“Turbonomic is a great product from a reputable company.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure
    • Longer time to realize value from cloud initiatives

Use Case

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

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Custom .NET applications
    • Customer facing web

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 6 months or more after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
    • Accelerated migration to new hypervisor or infrastructure
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 60% or greater
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 60% or greater
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 60% or greater
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: 40% to 59%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 60% or greater

Turbonomic Case Study

S&P 500 Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 computer software company is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks
    • Proper initial and continuous placement of new workloads

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)
  • Improved performance for the following application with Turbonomic:
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company 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:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
    • Freed skilled staff to focus on other priorities
  • Improved in the following area since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 60% or greater
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 60% or greater
    • False positive alerts: 60% or greater

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Consumer Products Company

Introduction

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

“Since deploying Turbonomic, we have been able to better control our hosts so that performance is great and minimize requests from clients.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure

Use Case

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

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages 60% to 79% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Virtual desktops

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 20% to 39%
    • IT team productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 20% to 39%
    • False positive alerts: less than 20%
    • User generated tickets: 20% to 39%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Retail Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages 60% to 79% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following action using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 months after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • 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: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 20% to 39%
    • User generated tickets: less than 20%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 40% to 59%

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.

“Turbonomic has allowed the IT staff to spend less time monitoring and responding to virtual server alarms / performance issues. Where it has been automated, Turbonomic has really helped with preventing performance issues.”

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 60% to 79% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following action using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following application with Turbonomic:
    • Customer facing web

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:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 20% to 39%
    • IT team productivity: less than 20%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 20% to 39%
    • False positive alerts: 20% to 39%

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

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

“Turbonomic helps us a lot in managing and consolidating our clusters and have better control over our infrastructure.”

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 months after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Reduced number of service tickets / incidents
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • 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: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 60% or greater
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: less than 20%
    • User generated tickets: less than 20%

Turbonomic Case Study

Meritain Health

Introduction

This case study of Meritain Health is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages 60% to 79% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Java management platforms (e.g. Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere)
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Virtual desktops
    • Customer facing web
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 3 to 6 months 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
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 20% to 39%
    • IT team productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 20% to 39%
    • User generated tickets: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

JAS Forwarding Worldwide

Introduction

This case study of JAS Forwarding Worldwide is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Turbonomic enables our team to be more focused on other priorities instead of looking at the alerts of the environment for simple tasks like increasing disk space and similar.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company 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 company uses:

  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)
    • Resize (e.g. vCPU or memory)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Custom .NET applications
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 3 to 6 months after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • Freed skilled staff to focus on other priorities
    • Accelerated self-service and automation imitative
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 60% or greater
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: 20% to 39%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 20% to 39%

Turbonomic Case Study

Administration Communale de Walferdange

Introduction

This case study of Administration Communale de Walferdange is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Turbonomic has helped me to better control my virtual Infrastructure and understand how it is working. Before I didn’t have control over my resources. Now I know exactly what my VMs are using and I can address issues before they even appear, and understand why they are happening. All this with the simple and user-friendly Turbonomic.”

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
    • Accurate capacity planning
    • 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:
    • Nothing currently
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)
    • Virtual desktops

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
    • Accelerated migration to new hypervisor or infrastructure
    • Accelerated self-service and automation imitative
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: less than 20%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

Aspirus

Introduction

This case study of Aspirus is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Turbonomics is mostly ‘set it and forget it.’ It provides nice data about your data center supply chain, solid recommendations, and is not obscenely priced. Turbonomic has helped us collapse old infrastructure at facilities that we have acquired. It’s great to be able to merge disparate clusters and automate migrations.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Accurate capacity planning
    • Proper initial and continuous placement of new workloads

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 months after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
    • Freed skilled staff to focus on other priorities
    • Accelerated migration to new hypervisor or infrastructure
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: less than 20%
    • IT team productivity: less than 20%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: less than 20%
    • False positive alerts: less than 20%
    • User generated tickets: less than 20%
    • Time to resolve tickets: less than 20%

Turbonomic Case Study

AJM Packaging

Introduction

This case study of AJM Packaging, Inc. is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Turbonomic manages our hosts and makes sure each host is properly utilized. It’s a good product, and pretty easy to use.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure
    • Accurate capacity planning

Use Case

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

  • Has fewer than 500 virtual machines in their environment.
  • 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:
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 6 months or more 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
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: less than 20%
    • False positive alerts: less than 20%
    • User generated tickets: less than 20%
    • Time to resolve tickets: less than 20%

Turbonomic Case Study

Arcelor Mittal

Introduction

This case study of Arcelor Mittal is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Turbonomic is reliable and has helped us realize great cost savings.”

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages 40% to 59% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Start
    • Stop
    • Suspend
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)
    • Customer facing web

Results

The surveyed company 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
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 20% to 39%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 20% to 39%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 20% to 39%

Turbonomic Case Study

Daktronics

Introduction

This case study of Daktronics, Inc. is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Turbonomic has taken the guesswork and decision-making out of the picture as where to place VM resources. I no longer have to make ‘best guess’ decisions on resource placement.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure

Use Case

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

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)
    • Resize (e.g. vCPU or memory)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)
    • Virtual desktops
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • 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: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 60% or greater
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: less than 20%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 20% to 39%

Turbonomic Case Study

Alaska Department of Fish & Game

Introduction

This case study of Alaska Department of Fish & Game is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Turbonomic, we have better control over our VMs and better management of our resources.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Accurate capacity planning
    • Proper initial and continuous placement of new workloads

Use Case

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

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment
  • Manages 60% to 79% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Java management platforms (e.g. Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere)
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Customer facing web
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • 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: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 20% to 39%
    • False positive alerts: 20% to 39%
    • User generated tickets: 20% to 39%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 20% to 39%

Turbonomic Case Study

Bureau Of Reclamation

Introduction

This case study of Bureau of Reclamation is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Turbonomic, capacity planning with the planning function has enabled us to budget for future hardware growth. With the automated move method, we have been able to alleviate performance issues on our database and Web applications before they become user experienced.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure
    • Accurate capacity planning
    • Proper initial and continuous placement of new workloads
    • Longer time to realize value from cloud initiatives

Use Case

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

  • Has 5,000 to 9,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Java management platforms (e.g. Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere)
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Virtual desktops
    • Customer facing web

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
    • Accelerated self-service and automation imitative
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: less than 20%
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: less than 20%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

Beaufort Memorial Hospital

Introduction

This case study of Beaufort Memorial Hospital is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages 60% to 79% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)
    • Resize (e.g. vCPU or memory)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)
    • Virtual desktops
    • Backend transaction processing or management

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Freed skilled staff to focus on other priorities
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: 40% to 59%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

More Og Romsdal Fylke

Introduction

This case study of More og Romsdal fylke is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Turbonomic’s algorithms beats the human mind and frees up time spent on IT management. We’ve received remarkable customer service follow up.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks
    • Accurate capacity planning

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)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • 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:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
    • 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: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 60% or greater
    • Resource utilization: 60% or greater
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: 40% to 59%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 60% or greater

Turbonomic Case Study

Miles & Stockbridge

Introduction

This case study of Miles & Stockbridge is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Turbonomic was an important part of the success of our VDI deployment.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure

Use Case

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

  • Has 500 to 999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages 40% to 59% 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:
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)
    • Virtual desktops

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiative:
    • Reduced number of service tickets / incidents
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 40% to 59%
    • Resource utilization: 60% or greater
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • User generated tickets: 20% to 39%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 20% to 39%

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.

“Reduced our day to day activities through automation. With limited staff, you want to utilize their time efficiently. Anything I can take off their plate with automation helps me accomplish our tasks quicker.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Underutilized infrastructure
    • Accurate capacity planning
    • 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:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Building Automation Systems

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 1 to 3 weeks after the deployment of Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to impact the following IT initiatives:
    • Reduced number of service tickets / incidents
    • Achieved better densities on hosts
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
  • Improved in the following areas since deploying Turbonomic:
    • The improvement in VM performance: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 20% to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 60% or greater
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 20% to 39%
    • False positive alerts: 40% to 59%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 20% to 39%

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 Case Study

Global 500 Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a global 500 computer services company is based on an August 2016 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We recently completed a rebalancing of our virtual environment, separating two distinct businesses as well as our production and non-production environments. Prior to Turbonomic, we were encountering issues with overload and not being able to accurately identify how new workloads would impact performance. Turbonomic has provided us the ability to better manage the overall Virtual environment and automate many features that were extremely manual and cumbersome. It has also provided reporting that has allowed us to work with our customers to clean up and optimize the environment which has proven beneficial to the entire team.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges with Turbonomic:
    • Labor-intensive operational tasks
    • Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure
    • Accurate capacity planning
    • Proper initial and continuous placement of new workloads

Use Case

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

  • Has 1,000 to 4,999 virtual machines in their environment.
  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following actions using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)
    • Resize (e.g. vCPU or memory)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Custom .NET applications
    • Customer facing web

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Turbonomic:

  • Realized value within 3 to 6 months 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: 40% to 59%
    • IT team productivity: 60% or greater
    • Resource utilization: 60% or greater
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 40% to 59%
    • False positive alerts: 60% or greater
    • User generated tickets: 40% to 59%
    • Time to resolve tickets: 40% to 59%

Turbonomic Case Study

Large Enterprise Banking Company

Introduction

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

“Turbonomic has allowed us to focus less time and effort on new VM placement and management of workloads across our environment. This frees up IT resources to work on other business related tasks.”

Challenges

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

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

Use Case

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

  • Manages greater than 80% of their virtualized production systems using Turbonomic.
  • Automates the following action using Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)
  • Improved performance for the following applications with Turbonomic:
    • Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Packaged applications (e.g. Exchange, SAP, SharePoint, JDE)

Results

The surveyed company 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
    • Enabled growth without additional infrastructure spend
    • 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: 40% to 59%
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts: 20% to 39%
    • False positive alerts: less than 20%
    • User generated tickets: less than 20%
    • Time to resolve tickets: less than 20%



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