TechValidate Research on Scale Computing Platform

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894 Customers Surveyed

8,047 Data Points Collected

725 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

584 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


HC3 Case Study

Table Rock Community Bank

Introduction

This case study of Table Rock Community Bank is based on an April 2020 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It has allowed us to spin up new servers in a very short amount of time and reduces time to manage server VMs.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HC3:

  • Solved the following operational challenges after 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:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To support higher uptime SLAs for critical workloads
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
    • To meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
    • To reduce operational costs
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – VMware
    • Dell Servers / SAN
    • HP Servers / SAN
    • EMC
    • Nutanix
    • VMware VSAN

Use Case

  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs >100 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HC3:

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: very differentiated
    • Scalability: extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: very differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: differentiated
    • Ease of use: very 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
    • Pricing
  • 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.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 50-74% after deploying HC3.

HC3 Case Study

City Of Geneseo, Il

Introduction

This case study of City of Geneseo, IL is based on a February 2021 survey of HC3 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The ScaleCare team’s support and help are well worth the price!”

Challenges

  • Solved the following operational challenges after 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:
    • To execute an infrastructure refresh (replacing aging hardware)
    • For Hypervisor Licensing Renewal
    • To support business growth expectations or new business initiatives
  • Purchased HC3 over the following vendors:
    • Hypervisor – Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Nutanix
    • VMware VSAN

Use Case

  • Has 1 IT personnel responsible for infrastructure.
  • Runs >100 Virtual Machines on HC3.

Results

  • Rated the following HC3 capabilities in terms of how they differentiated from the competition:
    • Single vendor support: extremely differentiated
    • Scalability: extremely differentiated
    • Reliability: extremely differentiated
    • Ease of implementation: extremely differentiated
    • Ease of use: extremely differentiated
  • Sees the following as the biggest benefits of Scale Computing HC3:
    • High availability of Virtual Machines
    • Single vendor support
  • Decreased the time spent recovering from a hardware failure running a critical workload from over 1 week to less than 10 minutes (99.9% reduction in recovery time) with the high availability built into HC3.
  • Reduced the time their IT staff spends managing infrastructure by 10-24% after deploying HC3.

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

“I recommend HC3 for its quality, ease of use, and support.”

*Based on a response of 10 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 types of operational challenges did deploying SC//Platform solve for your organization?

Enabled virtualization without complexity
72%
Reduced time spent managing Infrastructure
66%
Improved scalability of Infrastructure
64%
Improved disaster recovery
61%
Improved availability of critical workloads
45%
Single vendor support of Infrastructure
44%
Reduced IT operating costs
43%

HC3 Customer Satisfaction Rating

Brandon L, an IT Director at BARD Materials, would be very likely to recommend HC3 for this reason:

The simplicity of deployment/cutover, customer service, and the ease of use.

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%


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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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