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Scale Computing Customer Edge Data Center Project Named a Finalist in 2021 DCD>Awards

INDIANAPOLIS – December 7, 2021 – Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions, today announced that Data Center Dynamics has named the company’s work with Ahold Delhaize NV and Econocom Products & Solutions as a finalist in the 2021 DCD>Awards, in the Edge Data Center Project of the Year category.

According to DCD, the edge is now moving from the era of promise to the era of delivery. Driven by higher standards of connectivity and increasing sophistication of systems and hardware, the Edge Data Center Project of the Year award category seeks to feature how edge is evolving and diversifying while redefining the opportunities that technology can represent.

Ahold Delhaize, a world-leading food retailer with 6,700 stores worldwide, needed a complete infrastructure refresh to replace aging hardware. They wanted a simple, cost effective edge computing solution with easy deployment. At phase one, Delhaize implemented Scale Computing HC3 Edge platform on Lenovo ThinkSystem SR250 and Scale Computing HE150 servers in their 800 stores in Belgium and Luxembourg. By doing so, Delhaize reduced management time by 75% and improved recovery time by 99.9%. Scale Computing HC3 Edge provides a comprehensive system that automates the overall IT management, saving organizations time, money, and resources. Delhaize experienced no downtime in any store where HC3 Edge is implemented.

Alongside simplified management, Scale Computing’s HC3 also offers a comprehensive range of recovery and Data Protection features which have enabled Delhaize to improve disaster recovery. With snapshots, replication and regular back up testing, the HC3 Edge platform also offers business continuity.

Technology is everywhere, and it’s increasingly important that edge computing be able to support applications anytime, anywhere

“Technology is everywhere, and it’s increasingly important that edge computing be able to support applications anytime, anywhere,” said Jeff Ready, CEO and co-founder of Scale Computing. “Edge computing plays a critical role in the retail industry’s IT innovation and digital transformation strategies. Made for the IT infrastructure demands of retail stores, HC3 Edge is a powerful, all-in-one software platform designed for running applications at the edge, and we’re thrilled that our work with Delhaize was named a finalist in the DCD Awards.”

This announcement comes on the heels of other recent industry recognition, including:

  • Scale Computing’s HC3 Video Surveillance named a winner for the 2021 CRN Tech Innovator Awards in the Edge Computing category.

  • Scale Computing named on CRN’s 2021 Edge Computing 100 list.

  • Winner in both the Edge Computing category and the Converged/ HyperConverged Infrastructure category, of the 2021 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC) Awards. This is the third consecutive year Scale Computing has been recognized as a CRN ARC Award winner.

  • Scale Computing HC3 received two TrustRadius 2021 Top Rated Awards, in Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Server Virtualization.

  • Scale Computing received a 5-Star rating in CRN’s 2021 Partner Program Guide.

  • Scale Computing’s HE150 was named to SearchStorage’s 2020 Storage Products of the Year.

An independent panel of judges reviewed hundreds of entries submitted from 35 different countries across 6 continents. Winners will be announced on December 8 at the 15th annual awards ceremony in London and broadcast live worldwide.

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Scale Computing is a leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions. Scale Computing HC3 software eliminates the need for traditional virtualization software, disaster recovery software, servers, and shared storage, replacing these with a fully integrated, highly available system for running applications. Using patented HyperCore™ technology, the HC3 self-healing platform automatically identifies, mitigates, and corrects infrastructure problems in real-time, enabling applications to achieve maximum uptime. When ease-of-use, high availability, and TCO matter, Scale Computing HC3 is the ideal infrastructure platform. Read what our customers have to say on Gartner Peer Insights, Spiceworks, TechValidate and TrustRadius.

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