TechValidate Research on Turbonomic

Case Study: FirstOntario Credit Union


This case study of Firstontario Credit Union Limited is based on a August 2015 survey of Turbonomic customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Turbonomic I am able to focus on projects for new technology. It’s a great product, automation frees up time maintaining VMware.”


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

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)
    • Storage Move (e.g. Storage vMotion)


  • Realized value within 1 to 3 months after deploying Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to complement VMware or another hypervisor management suite resulting in:
    • Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
  • Increased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • virtual workload performance: 20 to 39%
    • VM team productivity: 40 to 59%
    • resource utilization: 20 to 39%
  • Decreased since deploying Turbonomic:
    • monitoring alerts : 40 to 59%
    • false positive alerts: 40 to 59%
    • user generated tickets: 40 to 59%
    • time to resolve issues: 40 to 59%

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