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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%




About This Data

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