TechValidate Research on Turbonomic

Case Study: Global 500 Banking Company


This case study of a Global 500 banking company is based on a August 2015 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 have gotten better control of our storage and the health and performance of our environment. Turbonomic is easy to use and install compared to other vendor applications.”


  • Solved the following challenge with Turbonomic:
    • Performance for independent workloads sharing common infrastructure

Use Case

  • Virtual machines in their current environment: 1,000 to 4,999
  • Currently has > 80% of their production systems virtualized in their environment.
  • Automated action with Turbonomic:
    • Move (e.g. vMotion, Live Migration)


  • Realized value within 1 to 3 months after deploying Turbonomic.
  • Used Turbonomic to complement VMware or another hypervisor management suite resulting in:
    • Reduced the time spent reviewing data to make decisions
    • Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
  • Increased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Virtual workload performance: 20 to 39%
    • VM team productivity: 20 to 39%
    • Resource utilization: 20 to 39%
  • Decreased since deploying Turbonomic:
    • Monitoring alerts : less than 20%
    • False positive alerts: less than 20%
    • User generated tickets: less than 20%
    • Time to resolve issues: less than 20%

About This Data

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