Sizing HPE SMB virtualisation solutions for customer requirements

Professor leading science class in laboratory

ClinicPM provides software solutions to assist with building and operating clinical trials. The team of developers produce web-based software that users and clinicians can use to manage a clinical trial.

The main IT challenges currently being faced are:

  • Maintaining high availability
  • Protecting sensitive data
  • Secure backups
  • Controlling infrastructure costs

The IT Manager has provided the following infrastructure requirements:

  • 50 virtual machines
  • 4 vCPUs per virtual machine
  • 16TiB total usable capacity

Using the HPE Small Business Solutions for Virtualization Guide, answer the following questions.

  1. Which server model do you recommend? Why?
  2. How many servers do you recommend?
  3. Which virtualisation solution and license edition to you recommend? Why?
  4. Which backup and / or hybrid cloud solution do you recommend? Why?