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HPE StoreOnce Case Study

BBVA Securities Inc.


This case study of Bbva Securities Inc. is based on a March 2019 survey of HPE StoreOnce customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With StoreOnce we are able to protect more data, faster.”


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

  • Problems that existed before and are now addressed by their HPE StoreOnce Backup System:
    • An inability to deliver on demanding backup and recovery SLAs

Use Case

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

  • Ranks the value of HPE StoreOnce with respect to the following capabilities:
    • Multi-system management from a single pane of glass: very valuable
    • Faster backup and recovery performance and less network utilization: very valuable
    • Encrypted backups, data integrity checks, fast restores and high availability storage: very valuable
    • Agile software defined protection with easy to deploy, scalable, flexible StoreOnce VSA: valuable
    • Backup as a service with consumption backup as a service on/off premises: very valuable
    • Best of breed backup ISV integration ecosystem: very valuable
  • Data types they are protecting to their HPE StoreOnce Backup System:
    • VMware virtual machines
    • Microsoft SQL
    • File Shares/Home Directories
    • Microsoft Exchange
  • Type of backup applications (ISV) they are using with their HPE StoreOnce Backup System:
    • ARCserve
  • How they integrate StoreOnce into their customer environment:
    • Replaced all their tape backups with StoreOnce
  • Chose HPE StoreOnce over other vendors because of HPE’s:
    • Industry-leading performance and capacity at a lower price than competitors
    • Tighter integration with HPE Storage arrays (via HPE Recovery Manager Central)


The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreOnce:

  • Saw improvements in the following areas with HPE StoreOnce:
    • A reduction in backup time: >75%
    • A reduction in recovery time: >75%
    • A reduction in backup storage capacity required (due to deduplication): 51-75%
    • An increase in system availability: 51-75%

About This Data

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