TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions


HPE’s File and Backup Solutions Case Study

Medium Enterprise Professional Services

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on a May 2020 survey of HPE’s File and Backup Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE’s File and Backup Solutions:

  • Rates how critical the following requirements are for HPE’s File and Backup Solution:
    • The need for centralized storage: critical
    • The need for hybrid cloud capability for data: critical
    • The need to process and analyze large volumes of data: critical
    • Meeting regulatory compliance requirements: critical
    • The need for reliable disaster recovery and archiving: critical
    • The need for high availability: critical

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE’s File and Backup Solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Rates the value of HPE File and Backup Solution with respect to the following capabilities:
    • Centralize storage: valuable
    • Secure and protect data: valuable
    • Unsure data availability for users: valuable
    • Provide archiving and disaster recovery backups: very valuable
    • Integrate backup plan with the cloud: valuable
    • Make data portable (offsite disks/tape/cloud): very valuable
  • Managing the following data types or workloads with their HPE File and Backup Solution:
    • Databases: on-premise
    • File shares and directories: on-premise
    • Microsoft Exchange: on-premise
    • Financial accounting applications: on-premise
    • Content management systems: on-premise
    • Retail Point-of-Sale: on-premise
  • HPE is a better File and Backup Solution than other similar vendors because of HPE’s flexibility in configuration and storage types.
  • Managing data for 51-100 users with HPE File and Backup Solution.
  • Manages 21-100 TB with their HPE File and Backup Solution.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE’s File and Backup Solutions:

  • Saw a return on investment for HPE’s File and Backup Solution within 1 week to 1 month.
  • Saw the following improvements since using their HPE File and Backup Solution:
    • Reduced backup time: 51-75%
    • Reduced data recovery time: 75%+
    • Increased data availability: 51-75%
    • Reduced cloud storage costs for backup by using on-premises storage: 51-75%
    • Increased user productivity: 51-75%
    • Reduced their management time: 75%+




About This Data

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