TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

HPE StoreOnce Case Study

Chile Grünenthal Group


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

“With HPE StoreOnce now we protect more data in less time, with more recovery options (versions) and we spend less time and effort on it.”


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 scale in a simple and cost-effective way
    • Too much time spent on administrative tasks due to performance issues and errors
    • 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:
    • 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: very valuable
    • Backup as a service with consumption backup as a service on/off premises: very valuable
  • Data types they are protecting to their HPE StoreOnce Backup System:
    • VMware virtual machines
    • Microsoft SQL
    • File Shares/Home Directories
  • Type of backup applications (ISV) they are using with their HPE StoreOnce Backup System:
    • Veeam
  • How they integrate StoreOnce into their customer environment:
    • Use StoreOnce alongside tape
  • Chose HPE StoreOnce over other vendors because of HPE’s:
    • Ease to deploy and use
    • Higher reliability
    • Flexibility (with deployment across cloud, virtual, and physical environments and wider backup app integration)


The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE StoreOnce:

  • Saw improvements in the following areas with HPE StoreOnce:
    • A reduction in backup time: 26-50%
    • A reduction in recovery time: 26-50%
    • A reduction in backup storage capacity required (due to deduplication): 51-75%
    • An increase in system availability: 26-50%

About This Data

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