TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

HPE StoreOnce Case Study

Medium Enterprise Infrastructure And Engineering Company


This case study of a medium enterprise infrastructure and engineering company is based on a September 2020 survey of HPE StoreOnce customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“HPE StoreOnce has allowed us to offer a backup service as a service to our customers.”


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

  • Problem that existed before and are now addressed by their HPE StoreOnce Backup System:
    • Difficulties in data recoverability in the face of growing threats such as Ransomware

Use Case

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

  • Data types they are protecting to their HPE StoreOnce Backup System:
    • VMware virtual machines
    • Microsoft SQL
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Oracle
  • Type of backup applications (ISV) they are using with their HPE StoreOnce Backup System:
    • Veeam
  • How they integrate StoreOnce into their customer environment:
    • Replaced all their tape backups with StoreOnce
    • Use StoreOnce alongside the cloud


The surveyed company would recommend HPE StoreOnce because HPE is “very reliable.”

  • Ranks the value of HPE StoreOnce with respect to the following capabilities:
    • Faster backup and recovery performance and less network utilization: valuable
    • Encrypted backups, data integrity checks, fast restores and high availability storage: valuable
    • Agile software defined protection with easy to deploy, scalable, flexible StoreOnce VSA: valuable

About This Data

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