HPE StoreEver - Case Studies



HPE StoreEver Case Study

Meeza

Introduction

This case study of MEEZA is based on a November 2019 survey of HPE StoreEver customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE StoreEver is used for long retention backup and restore data in case of data loss.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE StoreEver products to address the:
    • Need to retain an archived (offline) copy of data for long-term retention purposes (compliance, GDPR, protection against ransomware etc.)
    • Risk of data loss

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE StoreEver that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using the following alongside HPE StoreEver in their backup and/or archive strategy:
    • Purpose Built Backup Appliance (secondary disk storage arrays)
  • Is protecting the following with HPE StoreEver:
    • Video surveillance footage
    • Databases
    • MS Office file data
    • Confidential information such as healthcare records

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreEver:

  • Values the following about HPE StoreEver:
    • no additional charges for increasing slot availability: not valuable
    • trusted vendor: valuable
    • advanced management software features: very valuable
    • ability to reuse automation tape drives in multiple HPE StoreEver hardware devices: valuable
    • service and support offerings: valuable
  • Rates the following HPE StoreEver’s capabilities:
    • low-cost storage for infrequently accessed, but essential data: valuable
    • easy integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • secure and reliable offline data storage, utilizing tape’s encryption and work capabilities: very valuable
    • air-gap protection against ransomware: valuable
    • ability to store data for up to 30 years, for as little as $0.003 per GB: valuable
    • reducing the impact on the environment by lowering energy/power/ cooling costs: valuable
    • improve cloud reliability and data security with added tape tier: valuable
    • portability and transfer of data: valuable
    • 30TB of compressed capacity on a single tape offering high storage density: very valuable
    • ability to re-use MSL drives in multiple libraries: very valuable
    • backwards compatibility of drives: very valuable

HPE StoreEver Case Study

Encodan

Introduction

This case study of Encodan is based on a November 2019 survey of HPE StoreEver customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE StoreEver has saved my business thousands and increased our data security.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE StoreEver products to address the:
    • Need to retain an archived (offline) copy of data for long-term retention purposes (compliance, GDPR, protection against ransomware etc.)
    • Risk of data loss

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE StoreEver that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using the following alongside HPE StoreEver in their backup and/or archive strategy:
    • Purpose Built Backup Appliance (secondary disk storage arrays)
    • Private Cloud
    • Optical media backups of very sensitive data
  • Is protecting the following with HPE StoreEver:
    • Media & entertainment projects
    • Databases

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreEver:

  • Values the following about HPE StoreEver:
    • trusted vendor: very valuable
    • advanced management software features: valuable
    • service and support offerings: very valuable
  • Rates the following HPE StoreEver’s capabilities:
    • low-cost storage for infrequently accessed, but essential data: very valuable
    • secure and reliable offline data storage, utilizing tape’s encryption and work capabilities: very valuable
    • air-gap protection against ransomware: very valuable
    • ability to store data for up to 30 years, for as little as $0.003 per GB: very valuable
    • reducing the impact on the environment by lowering energy/power/ cooling costs: very valuable
    • improve cloud reliability and data security with added tape tier: not valuable
    • 30TB of compressed capacity on a single tape offering high storage density: valuable
    • backwards compatibility of drives: very valuable
  • Achieved more than 50% TCO savings with their HPE StoreEver solution.

HPE StoreEver Case Study

Light Iron

Introduction

This case study of Light Iron is based on a November 2019 survey of HPE StoreEver customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE tape systems provide reliability, interoperability, and the support needed for the near-real-time archive of footage from the smallest of TV shows to the biggest Hollywood blockbusters”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE StoreEver products to address the:
    • Need to retain an archived (offline) copy of data for long-term retention purposes (compliance, GDPR, protection against ransomware etc.)

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE StoreEver that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using the following alongside HPE StoreEver in their backup and/or archive strategy:
    • None – tape is my only backup/archive solution
  • Is protecting the following with HPE StoreEver:
    • Media & entertainment projects
    • Databases

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreEver:

  • Values the following about HPE StoreEver:
    • trusted vendor: very valuable
    • ability to reuse automation tape drives in multiple HPE StoreEver hardware devices: very valuable
    • Service and support offerings: very valuable
  • Rates the following HPE StoreEver’s capabilities:
    • low-cost storage for infrequently accessed, but essential data: valuable
    • easy integration with leading backup software: valuable
    • ability to store data for up to 30 years, for as little as $0.003 per GB: valuable
    • portability and transfer of data: valuable
    • ability to re-use MSL drives in multiple libraries: very valuable
    • backward compatibility of drives: very valuable

HPE StoreEver Case Study

Muehlbauer

Introduction

This case study of Muehlbauer is based on a November 2019 survey of HPE StoreEver customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE tape storage helps us store easily data for long period and secure "

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE StoreEver products to address the:
    • Need to retain an archived (offline) copy of data for long-term retention purposes (compliance, GDPR, protection against ransomware etc.)
    • Need to retain an active copy of data on the network for access by multiple users when necessary (active archive scenarios).

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE StoreEver that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using the following alongside HPE StoreEver in their backup and/or archive strategy:
    • Purpose Built Backup Appliance (secondary disk storage arrays)
  • Is protecting the following with HPE StoreEver:
    • Databases

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreEver:

  • Values the following about HPE StoreEver:
    • no additional charges for increasing slot availability: valuable
    • trusted vendor: very valuable
    • advanced management software features: valuable
    • ability to reuse automation tape drives in multiple HPE StoreEver hardware devices: valuable
    • service and support offerings: very valuable
  • Rates the following HPE StoreEver’s capabilities:
    • low-cost storage for infrequently accessed, but essential data: valuable
    • easy integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • secure and reliable offline data storage, utilizing tape’s encryption and work capabilities: very valuable
    • air-gap protection against ransomware: very valuable
    • ability to store data for up to 30 years, for as little as $0.003 per GB: valuable
    • reducing the impact on the environment by lowering energy/power/ cooling costs: very valuable
    • improve cloud reliability and data security with added tape tier: valuable
    • portability and transfer of data: very valuable
    • 30TB of compressed capacity on a single tape offering high storage density: valuable
    • ability to re-use MSL drives in multiple libraries: very valuable
    • backwards compatibility of drives: very valuable

HPE StoreEver Case Study

Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a November 2019 survey of HPE StoreEver customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The HPE tape system answers our needs perfectly for this type of long-term storage and gets the job done within the time constraints of our backup window.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE StoreEver products to address the:
    • Need to retain an archived (offline) copy of data for long-term retention purposes (compliance, GDPR, protection against ransomware etc.)
    • Risk of data loss

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE StoreEver that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using the following alongside HPE StoreEver in their backup and/or archive strategy:
    • VEEAM Replication
  • Is protecting the following with HPE StoreEver:
    • Databases
    • MS Office file data
    • CAD File Servers

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreEver:

  • Values the following about HPE StoreEver:
    • no additional charges for increasing slot availability: very valuable
    • trusted vendor: very valuable
    • advanced management software features: valuable
    • Service and support offerings: very valuable
  • Rates the following HPE StoreEver’s capabilities:
    • low-cost storage for infrequently accessed, but essential data: very valuable
    • easy integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • secure and reliable offline data storage, utilizing tape’s encryption and work capabilities: very valuable
    • air-gap protection against ransomware: valuable
    • ability to store data for up to 30 years, for as little as $0.003 per GB: valuable
    • 30TB of compressed capacity on a single tape offering high storage density: very valuable

HPE StoreEver Case Study

Oil States International, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Oil States International, Inc. is based on a November 2019 survey of HPE StoreEver customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE StoreEver systems have proven to be reliable and durable. The library runs very efficiently and the only real maintenance is tape head cleaning.”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE StoreEver products to address the:
    • Need to retain an archived (offline) copy of data for long-term retention purposes (compliance, GDPR, protection against ransomware etc.)
    • Risk of data loss

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE StoreEver that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using the following alongside HPE StoreEver in their backup and/or archive strategy:
    • Flash storage (primary storage arrays)
    • Purpose Built Backup Appliance (secondary disk storage arrays)
    • File and Object Storage
  • Is protecting the following with HPE StoreEver:
    • Databases
    • MS Office file data
    • Confidential information such as healthcare records

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreEver:

  • Values the following about HPE StoreEver:
    • no additional charges for increasing slot availability: very valuable
    • trusted vendor: very valuable
    • advanced management software features: very valuable
    • ability to reuse automation tape drives in multiple HPE StoreEver hardware devices: very valuable
    • service and support offerings: very valuable
  • Rates the following HPE StoreEver’s capabilities:
    • low-cost storage for infrequently accessed, but essential data: very valuable
    • easy integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • secure and reliable offline data storage, utilizing tape’s encryption and work capabilities: very valuable
    • air-gap protection against ransomware: valuable
    • ability to store data for up to 30 years, for as little as $0.003 per GB: valuable
    • reducing the impact on the environment by lowering energy/power/ cooling costs: valuable
    • improve cloud reliability and data security with added tape tier: valuable
    • portability and transfer of data: very valuable
    • 30TB of compressed capacity on a single tape offering high storage density: very valuable
    • ability to re-use MSL drives in multiple libraries: very valuable
    • backwards compatibility of drives: very valuable

HPE StoreEver Case Study

Large Enterprise Environmental Services & Equipment Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise environmental services & equipment company is based on a November 2019 survey of HPE StoreEver customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The reliability and quality of the devices, associated with adequate assistance are the strongest points of HPE products”

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE StoreEver products to address the:
    • Need to retain an archived (offline) copy of data for long-term retention purposes (compliance, GDPR, protection against ransomware etc.)
    • Risk of data loss

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE StoreEver that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using the following alongside HPE StoreEver in their backup and/or archive strategy:
    • Flash storage (primary storage arrays)
  • Is protecting the following with HPE StoreEver:
    • Databases
    • MS Office file data

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreEver:

  • Values the following about HPE StoreEver:
    • trusted vendor: very valuable
    • advanced management software features: valuable
    • ability to reuse automation tape drives in multiple HPE StoreEver hardware devices: valuable
    • service and support offerings: very valuable
  • Rates the following HPE StoreEver’s capabilities:
    • low-cost storage for infrequently accessed, but essential data: valuable
    • easy integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • secure and reliable offline data storage, utilizing tape’s encryption and work capabilities: valuable
    • air-gap protection against ransomware: valuable
    • reducing the impact on the environment by lowering energy/power/ cooling costs: very valuable
    • improve cloud reliability and data security with added tape tier: valuable
    • portability and transfer of data: valuable
    • 30TB of compressed capacity on a single tape offering high storage density: very valuable
    • ability to re-use MSL drives in multiple libraries: valuable
    • backwards compatibility of drives: valuable
  • Achieved more than 50% TCO savings with their HPE StoreEver solution.

HPE StoreEver Case Study

Small Business Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business health care company is based on a November 2019 survey of HPE StoreEver customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

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

  • Uses HPE StoreEver products to address the:
    • Need to retain an archived (offline) copy of data for long-term retention purposes (compliance, GDPR, protection against ransomware etc.)
    • Risk of data loss

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE StoreEver that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using the following alongside HPE StoreEver in their backup and/or archive strategy:
    • Purpose Built Backup Appliance (secondary disk storage arrays)
  • Is protecting the following with HPE StoreEver:
    • VM images

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreEver:

  • Values the following about HPE StoreEver:
    • trusted vendor: very valuable
    • service and support offerings: valuable
  • Rates the following HPE StoreEver’s capabilities:
    • low-cost storage for infrequently accessed, but essential data: valuable
    • easy integration with leading backup software: very valuable
    • secure and reliable offline data storage, utilizing tape’s encryption and work capabilities: very valuable
    • air-gap protection against ransomware: very valuable
    • ability to store data for up to 30 years, for as little as $0.003 per GB: valuable
    • reducing the impact on the environment by lowering energy/power/ cooling costs: valuable
    • improve cloud reliability and data security with added tape tier: not valuable
    • portability and transfer of data: valuable
    • 30TB of compressed capacity on a single tape offering high storage density: valuable
    • ability to re-use MSL drives in multiple libraries: not valuable
    • backwards compatibility of drives: valuable