TechValidate Research on Turbonomic

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Reduce Cloud Costs Up to 30%

78% of cloud customers see up to 30% cost savings from Turbonomic cloud automation.

0-10%: 3%
11-20%: 4%
21-30%: 4%
31-40%: 1%
41-50%: 1%
61-70%: 1%
81-90%: 1%

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Reduce vSphere License Spend by Up to 30%

39% of organizations surveyed have reduced their vSphere license spend by up to 30% by increasing VM:host density / decreasing the number of hosts needing to be licensed.

Yes, reduced by 0-10%: 16%
Yes, reduced by 11-20%: 13%
Yes, reduced by 21-30%: 10%
Yes, reduced by 31-40%: 3%
Yes, reduced by 41-50%: 1%
Yes, reduced by 51-60%: 1%
Yes, reduced by 91-100%: 1%
No: 55%

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60% Realize Value within 3 Weeks

How soon after the deployment of Turbonomic did you realize value?

Within 1 to 3 days: 29%
Within 1 to 3 weeks: 31%
Within 1 to 3 months: 24%
Within 3 to 6 months: 6%
Within 6+ months: 4%
I have not seen value yet: 6%

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If you own VMware vROps (vRealize Operations), how are you using it in your environment alongside Turbonomic?

We do not own vROps: 60%
We are not using vROps: 19%
Using vROps for select reports only: 10%
Using vROps for all reporting and monitoring: 3%
Using vROps for reporting, monitoring, and capacity planning: 3%
Comparing vROps suggestions to Turbonomic's decisions, and manually implementing the ones we think are best: 3%
Other: 3%

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If you own VMware DRS, how are you using it in your environment alongside Turbonomic?

We do not own DRS: 18%
We are not using it, DRS is turned off: 14%
Turned to level 1 - low: 29%
Turned to level 2 or 3: 27%
Turned to level 4 or 5: 7%
Other: 5%

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72% of Large Enterprises have chose only Turbonomic over vROps for managing their environment

If you own VMware vROps (vRealize Operations), how are you using it in your environment alongside Turbonomic?

We do not own vROps: 50%
We are not using vROps: 22%
Using vROps for select reports only: 17%
Using vROps for all reporting and monitoring: 4%
Using vROps for reporting, monitoring, and capacity planning: 1%
Comparing vROps suggestions to Turbonomic's decisions, and manually implementing the ones we think are best: 3%

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91% of Large Enterprises use Turbonomic and VMware DRS

If you own VMware DRS, How are you using it in your environment alongside Turbonomic?

We do not own DRS: 3%
We are not using it, DRS is turned off: 6%
Turned to level 1 - low: 48%
Turned to level 2 or 3: 32%
Turned to level 4 or 5: 11%

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How has VMTurbo complemented your VMware or other hypervisor management suite?

Reduced the time spent reviewing data to make decisions
73%
Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
65%
Achieved better densities on hosts
63%
Reduced number of alerts we receive
41%
Freed more skilled staff to focus on other priorities
38%
Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
19%

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How has VMTurbo complemented your VMware or other hypervisor management suite?

Reduced the time spent reviewing data to make decisions
73%
Improved accuracy in planning for and implementing changes
65%
Achieved better densities on hosts
63%
Reduced number of alerts we receive
41%
Freed more skilled staff to focus on other priorities
38%
Reduced number of service tickets/incidents
19%

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Top Challenges Addressed

What major challenges has Turbonomic solved for your organization?

Performance for workloads sharing common infrastructure
67%
Underutilized infrastructure
59%
Challenges with accurate capacity planning
56%
Proper initial and continuous placement of new workloads
42%
Labor-intensive operational tasks
32%
Inconsistent QoS or difficulty delivering on SLAs
9%
Longer time to realize value from cloud initiatives
4%
Stalled hypervisor migration initiative (e.g. from VMware to Hyper-V or OpenStack)
4%

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Reduce Monitoring Alerts

When asked to report the decrease in monitoring alerts since deploying Turbonomic, IT organizations said:

60% or greater: 17%
40% to 59%: 24%
20% to 39%: 30%
Less than 20%: 28%

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Improving Workload Performance

When asked to rate the improvement in virtual workload performance since deploying Turbonomic, IT organizations reported:

60% or greater: 20%
40% to 59%: 31%
20% to 39%: 34%
Less than 20%: 16%

Benefits of Turbonomic Application Control

What benefits do you see in using the Application Control Module?

Auto-scale application workloads (horizontally and/or vertically) to handle fluctuating usage
38%
Define and confidently meet QoS metrics (e.g. transaction throughput, application response time, etc.)
19%
Define and adhere to application specific SLAs
25%
Resize virtual resources to increase efficiency and improve application performance
50%
Eliminate the need to invest in costly APM tools (e.g. Dynatrace, NewRelic)
9%
Gain visibility into the resource usage of my applications
78%
Reduce OpEx through automated actions
9%

Benefits of Turbonomic Fabric Control

What results have you seen by leveraging the Fabric Control Module in your environment?

Identify overprovisioned Cisco UCS ports to reduce licensing cost
47%
Automatically resize VMs resulting in reduced bandwidth contention
35%
Auto provision new UCS blades based on real-time workload demand
6%
Prevent UCS-related workload performance issues
47%
Understand real time power and cooling needs of the fabric chassis
35%
Embrace Vblock or FlexPod as primary virtualization architecture
24%
Gain visibility into the resource usage of my Cisco UCS chassis
76%
Reduce OpEx through automated actions
18%
I have not seen any benefits
6%

Benefits of Turbonomic Storage Control

What results are you seeing by leveraging the Storage Control Module in your environment?

Prevent workload performance issues stemming from storage contention and bottlenecks
61%
Lower operational costs by reducing the amount of time we spend on storage issues
35%
Increase utilization of underlying storage infrastructure
37%
Minimize storage latency and IO bottlenecks
48%
Leverage benefits of thin provisioning while minimizing risk of outages and overruns
20%
Accelerate virtualization of IO intensive workloads (e.g. databases, OLTP, VDI)
15%
Gain visibility into the resource usage of my storage
67%
I have not seen any benefits
2%

Improve VDI Performance & Efficiency

Since deploying Turbonomic, please estimate the percentage improvement in the following:

>80% 60-79% 40-59% 20-39% 0-19%

Reduction in VDI issues
Improved VDI density
Less time resolving VDI issues

See Value Quickly

How soon after the deployment of Turbonomic did you see value?

Within 1 to 3 days: 33%
Within 1 to 3 weeks: 34%
Within 1 to 3 months: 25%
Within 3 to 6 months: 6%
Within 6 months or more: 3%

86% of Large Enterprises Use Turbonomic and VMware DRS

Do you currently use VMware DRS in production alongside Turbonomic?

Yes: 86%
No: 14%

Virtualized DBs Challenges

What is your main challenge in assuring performance for virtualized databases?

Properly assuring memory and CPU resource access: 47%
Balancing the processing load across multiple servers: 17%
Minimizing network latency between application tiers and database: 17%
Tuning queries: 11%
Other: 7%
Configuring connection pools: 1%

Virtualized DB Platforms in Production

Which of the following database platforms has your organization virtualized in production?

Microsoft SQL
95%
Oracle Database
51%
MySQL
49%
PostgreSQL
19%
IBM DB2
8%
NoSQL platform (e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB, Neo4j)
7%

Role of Application Owners

What is the role of Application Owners you work with? (select all that apply)

They are part of internal IT and manage a specific application (e.g. Exchange, SAP, eCommerce application, CRM)
64%
They are part of a business unit (not IT) and act as primary interface to IT
56%
They are an external customer and consider our infrastructure as one place they can run their applications
16%
We don’t work with application owners
4%
Their main priority is on assuring performance of their applications
36%
Their primary focus is on defining new application requirements
30%
They manage the “infrastructure budget” for their application
10%

Reduce Time Spent Firefighting

Since deploying Turbonomic, estimate the percentage decrease in time to resolve issues:

60% or greater: 15%
40% to 59%: 23%
20% to 39%: 31%
Less than 20%: 31%

Reduce User Generated Alerts

Since deploying Turbonomic, estimate the percentage decrease in user generated tickets:

60% or greater: 11%
40% to 59%: 19%
20% to 39%: 25%
Less than 20%: 45%

Reduce False Positive Alerts

Since deploying Turbonomic, estimate the percentage decrease in false positive alerts:

60% or greater: 10%
40% to 59%: 23%
20% to 39%: 33%
Less than 20%: 34%

Reduce Monitoring Alerts

Since deploying Turbonomic, estimate the percentage decrease in monitoring alerts:

60% or greater: 13%
40% to 59%: 22%
20% to 39%: 33%
Less than 20%: 32%

91% See ROI in 3 Months or Less

How soon after the deployment of Turbonomic did you see value?

Within 1 to 3 days: 32%
Within 1 to 3 weeks: 34%
Within 1 to 3 months: 25%
Within 3 to 6 months: 6%
Within 6 months or more: 3%

Resource utilization improvement

Since deploying Turbonomic, estimate the percentage increase in resource utilization:

60% or greater: 27%
40% to 59%: 34%
20% to 39%: 30%
Less than 20%: 9%

Virtualization Team Productivity Improvement

Since deploying Turbonomic, estimate the percentage increase in VM team productivity:

60% or greater: 18%
40% to 59%: 29%
20% to 39%: 35%
Less than 20%: 18%

Virtual workload performance improvement

Since deploying Turbonomic, estimate the percentage increase in virtual workload performance:

60% or greater: 20%
40 - 59%: 29%
20 - 39%: 36%
Less than 20%: 15%

How Do You Guarantee SLAs Today?

What do you do today to guarantee SLAs for a specific application or users?

Run workloads on a separate infrastructure
49%
Over-provision
46%
Manually optimize resource allocation in response to SLA violations
43%



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