TechValidate Research on Turbonomic

Turbonomic Case Study

Small Business Health Care Company


This case study of a small business health care 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 achieve greater density without impacting performance, has minimized the need for additional hardware purchases and provided greater insight into our virtual environment.”


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 5,000 to 9,999 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:
    • Virtual desktops
    • Backend transaction processing or management
    • 3rd party prioprietary systems


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: 60% or greater
    • IT team productivity: 60% or greater
    • resource utilization: 60% or greater
  • Decreased the following since deploying Turbonomic:
    • monitoring alerts: less than 20%
    • false positive alerts: 20% to 39%
    • user generated tickets: 20% to 39%

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Turbonomic by TechValidate.

TechValidate verifies the identity and organizational affiliation of all participants that contribute to published research data. When research participants so desire, we also guarantee their anonymity so that they may share information honestly and freely.

More Research on Turbonomic