TechValidate Research on Scale Computing Platform

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894 Customers Surveyed

8,047 Data Points Collected

725 Published TechFacts

7 Published Charts

584 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HC3 Customer Statistic

64% of surveyed customers who reported reduced time spent managing infrastructure, saw savings of 25-49% or more after deploying HC3.

HC3 Customer Research

What types of operational challenges did deploying HC3 solve for your organization?

Enabled virtualization without complexity
89%
Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
78%
Improved availability of critical workloads
28%
Improved scalability of Infrastructure
50%
Improved disaster recovery
50%
Single vendor support of Infrastructure
44%
Reduced IT operating costs
39%
Other
6%

Case Study: Neovation Corporation

Introduction

This case study of Neovation Corporation is based on a December 2014 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Reduced time spent managing infrastructure
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of infrastructure
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Solved single vendor support of infrastructure
    • Reduced IT operating costs
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • To reduce operational costs

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • Nutanix
  • Runs Less than 10 Virtual Machines on HC3.
  • > 75% of their environment is virtualized.

Results

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how differentiated they from the competition:
    • ease of use: extremely differentiated
    • ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
    • reliability: extremely differentiated
    • scalability: extremely differentiated
    • single vendor support: extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease and speed of implementation
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
    • Single vendor support
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload not at all with the high availability built into HC3.

An IT Manager of a medium enterprise professional services company is very likely to recommend* Scale Computing HC3 for the following reason:

“Great products, great service.”

*Based on a response of 9 to the question “On a scale of 0-10, how likely is it that you would recommend HC3 to a friend or colleague?”.

Scale Computing Platform Customer Research

What are your top drivers for purchasing Scale Computing Platform?

Infrastructure Refresh – replacing aging hardware
85%
Support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
46%
Reduce Operational Costs
43%
Support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
26%
Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
20%
Meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
8%

Case Study: Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer services company is based on a September 2014 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying HC3:
    • Enabled virtualization without complexity
    • Improved availability of critical workloads
    • Improved scalability of Infrastructure
  • Purchased their HC3 system for the following reasons:
    • For Infrastructure Refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives

Use Case

  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • HP Servers / SAN
  • Runs 10-24 Virtual Machines on HC3.
  • 25-49% of their environment is virtualized.

Results

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how differentiated they from the competition:
    • Ease of use: very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: very differentiated
    • Reliability: very differentiated
    • Scalability: extremely differentiated
    • Single vendor support: very differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Reliability
    • Scalability
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from 8-24 hours to less than 10 minutes (97-99% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.


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About Scale Computing Platform

Scale Computing integrates storage, servers, and virtualization software into an all-in-one appliance based system that is scalable, self-healing and as easy to manage as a single server.

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