Scale Computing Platform

Scale Computing Platform

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Scale Computing Platform

Overview

Recent Reviews

Scale Computing rocks.

10 out of 10
August 17, 2022
We are an MSP - so personally we aren't using it, but are actively rolling it out to clients, and we are looking to add DRaaS for our …
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Great Product, Little Downside.

10 out of 10
August 17, 2022
We use Scale to virtualize our core systems. Our VMware system with Nimble was at end of life, and It was a better option monetarily. It …
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Can't Beat Their Support

9 out of 10
August 15, 2022
We have a small Scale deployment of three nodes in our production cluster and one node at a DR site. Our main site will run about 15 …
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Scale Computing - 1 Year Later.

6 out of 10
August 14, 2022
We utilize the Scale Computing Platform as our primary on-premises virtual environment. We made the decision to migrate from VMWare due to …
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Making the job easy.

9 out of 10
August 14, 2022
The scale helps simplify and enhance our IT infrastructure. With its hyper-converged system, it seamlessly blends our needs together into …
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Scale Computing for the WIN!

10 out of 10
August 12, 2022
We currently utilize a 3-node system made up of the Intel nucs. It now houses our servers that were once on an 11-year-old Dell server …
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Scale HC3 Review

10 out of 10
December 18, 2020
We replaced our entire physical server environment for a virtual scale environment. It is more economical to maintain and grow than a …
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Scale Review

10 out of 10
December 01, 2020
We use it across the whole company. It is our virtual host for all of our servers. It also helps us manage such a large group of servers …
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Pricing

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HC1200

$8,500

On Premise
Per Node

HC1250

$9,665

On Premise
Per Node

HC1250D

$15,170

On Premise
Per Node

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
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Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Product Demos

HC3 Success Story - Detroit Symphony Orchestra
HC3 Success Story - Detroit Symphony Orchestra
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HC3 Success Story - American Foundry Group
HC3 Success Story - American Foundry Group
04:35
HC3 Success Story - MSD of Wayne Township
HC3 Success Story - MSD of Wayne Township
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Product Details

What is Scale Computing Platform?

Scale Computing offers edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions for customers around the globe. Scale Computing HyperCore software promises to eliminate traditional virtualization software, disaster recovery software, servers, and shared storage, replacing these with a fully integrated, highly available system for running applications. The vendor says that, using patented HyperCore™ technology, the SC//HyperCore self-healing platform automatically identifies, mitigates, and corrects problems in the infrastructure in real-time, enabling applications to achieve maximum uptime even when local IT resources and staff are scarce. The vendor says ease-of-use, high availability, and TCO are key differentiators. The product works for distributed enterprises, global retailers, and SMBs alike.

According to the vendor, key features and benefits include:

  • Install in less than an hour
  • Deploy new VMs in minutes
  • Built-in Browser-based Management
  • Software-defined, hybrid storage system with automated tiering
  • Fully integrated, cluster-wide resource utilization and alerts
  • Single vendor support experience, no disparate systems to integrate
  • Integrated all-in-one appliance
  • Scale-out Architecture
  • Mix and match new nodes
  • Incremental resources improve performance of existing workloads
  • Fast and easy to expand, no downtime required
  • No additional licensing required
  • Start small and grow as your business grows
  • No forklift upgrades

Scale Computing Platform Features

  • Supported: Simplicity
  • Supported: Availability
  • Supported: Scalability

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Scale Computing Platform Videos

SC//Platform Success Story - Detroit Symphony Orchestra
SC//Platform Success Story - American Foundry Group
SC//Platform Success Story - Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township

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Scale Computing Platform Competitors

Scale Computing Platform Customer Size Distribution

Consumers0%
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)20%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)70%
Enterprises (more than 500 employees)10%

Scale Computing Platform Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Unix
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesGlobally
Supported LanguagesEnglish

Frequently Asked Questions

VMware vCenter Server, VMware ESXi, and Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure are common alternatives for Scale Computing Platform.

Reviewers rate Usability and Support Rating highest, with a score of 9.4.

The most common users of Scale Computing Platform are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

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Score 10 out of 10
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We use Scale to virtualize our core systems. Our VMware system with Nimble was at end of life, and It was a better option monetarily. It is also fairly

Score 9 out of 10
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VMware ESXi, Proxmox VE and Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) … Proxmox: Also builds on KVM, but needs much more manpower to keep it running. VMWare ESXi: I'm a long-time ESXi expert and had to deal with all the hassles of

Score 9 out of 10
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Migrating VMs into Scale is not as easy as it was with VMware. Our nodes are Lenovo, not a fan of Lenovo. Would like to see more historical

Score 6 out of 10
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primary on-premises virtual environment. We made the decision to migrate from VMWare due to aging hardware. The decision was mainly predicated on the cost and … VMware ESXi … Scale provides similar features to VMWare ESXi. The ease of use and price point were the…

Tom Blazek | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Setting up and provisioning a new VM is super simple. I come from a VMWare environment but the Scale UI is very easy to understand. I can imagine for … VMware ESXi, SimpliVity OmniCube and Hyper-V

Tracy Burton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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has solved the issues with VMWare licensing, an outdated SAN as well as multiple host servers required to properly run a VMWare environment. … Scale replaced a VMWare solution. We compared Scale against a new VMWare solution as well as against a Nutanix &hellip…

Score 10 out of 10
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entire environment much easier and without the annual licensing costs of VMWare. … We run both VMWare and HC3 virtual servers. We are currently running our SQL Server and two … I was having trouble with migrating one of my older windows servers from VMWare to the Scale platform and they provided a viable solution that was an easy … entire environment much easier and without the annual licensing costs of…

Score 10 out of 10
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VMware works. But it is not pretty and the licensing is awful. We often had to sit around waiting for VMware's clunky interface … GUI - The interface is leagues above VMware and is very easy to use. It also supports OSX, which is something we value … VMware

November 25, 2020

Scale HC3 review

Score 10 out of 10
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HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage, VMware ESXi, HPE ProLiant DL and Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage … snapshots Low cost alternative to Veeam backups Low cost replacement for VMware … VMware. We needed additional storage and were looking for an alternative to VMware.

Chris Nixon | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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As an appliance, it comes ready built and with all licenses included. No VMWare, no vCentre, no fiddly build steps On site resilience is built in to the … simple geographic disaster recovery no extra licences to procure (e.g. non VMWare etc.) … VMware ESXi, StorMagic…

November 24, 2020

Happy HC3 Customer

Collin Coe | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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that does not use the advanced features of VMware, or may not be able to dedicate a resource to managing the VMware environment Scale Computing HC3 is great … during the purchasing process (Comparing VMware, Hyper-V, and Scale) placed Scale at just over HALF the cost of a VMware…

Robert Leno Jr | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Computing HC3 has been implemented as a replacement for the client's old VMware environment. The client wanted a more substantial and reliable virtual platform … HIVE-IO, VMware ESXi and Hype…

Score 9 out of 10
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backup needs. It has helped to greatly reduce the overhead that the previous VMware system it replaced created. … larger corporations due to the lack of some advanced features provided by VMware and others. … will c…

Score 10 out of 10
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Scale is hands-down the best in show for this space. Forget expensive VMWare deployments and scouring communities for solutions, Scale support is worth … VMware ESXi and Proxmox VE

Score 10 out of 10
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the same level as VMware and Hyper-V. We utilize a Unitrends device for backups, and while it has native support for backing up on VMware and Hyper-V platforms … physical servers, but also to migrate some virtual servers off a failing VMware platform. The … VMware ESXi and Hyper-V … physical servers, but also to migrate some virtual servers off a failing…