TechValidate Research on Acme Systems B7500

Case Study: Global 500 Energy & Utilities Company


This case study of a Global 500 energy & utilities company is based on a December 2014 survey of Acme Systems B7500 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • Solved the following operational challenges with their Acme Systems B7500:
    • Improved overall system uptime
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate information
    • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Cited that the top reasons for purchasing their Acme Systems B7500 were to:
    • Meet a compressing backup window
    • Meet increasing RPO and RTO SLAs
    • Achieve better management economies of scale

Use Case

  • Deployed their Acme Systems B7500 in conjunction with the following applications:
    • Microsoft SQL Server databases
    • ECommerce application
    • Oracle Applications
  • Deployed the following operating system hosts in their environment:
    • Novell/SuSe Linux
    • HP-UX
    • IBM AIX
    • Sun Solaris


  • Selected their Acme Systems B7500 after evaluating the following vendors:
    • IBM
    • Cisco
    • Oracle
    • Dell
  • Rated the differentiation of Acme’s capabilities as follows:
    • Ease of use: Differentiated
    • Performance: Highly Differentiated
    • Scalability: Differentiated
  • Achieved a payback period of 9 months.
  • Reduced their IT infrastructure Capital Expenditures (CAPEX) by 10% to 24%.
  • Increased the productivity of their IT staff by 25% to 49% with their Acme Systems B7500.

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