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268 Customers Surveyed

2,269 Data Points Collected

55 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Carbonite Migrate Case Study

The White Team Consulting

Introduction

This case study of The White Team Consulting is based on an August 2017 survey of Carbonite Migrate customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Carbonite Migrate is the best Migration and Availability tool, including for physical machines, with ‘near-zero’ downtime.”

Challenges

The White Team Consulting chose Carbonite Migrate because they needed:

  • Cloud migration (to the cloud)
  • Cloud migration (between clouds)

Use Case

The White Team Consulting completed migrations:

  • From physical to virtual
  • From physical to cloud

The company evaluated the following vendors before choosing Carbonite Migrate:

  • PlateSpin
  • Zerto
  • OS or hypervisor tools

Its IT environment is comprised of:

  • On-premise physical servers
  • On-premise virtual servers
  • Cloud-based systems
  • On-premise legacy systems

The company has deployed the following server operating systems, databases and virtual environments:

  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Hyper-V
  • Linux
  • Microsoft SQL
  • VMware
  • Windows Server
  • Another cloud-based VM

Results

With Carbonite Migrate the company completed more than 20 migrations in the last 12 months.

The White Team Consulting rates the following Carbonite Migrate features compared to the competition:

  • Platform support: worse
  • Data mobility / migration: best in class
  • Ease of use: better
  • Customer support: better
  • Reliability / accuracy: better

Realized the following operational benefits with Carbonite Migrate:

  • A structured, repeatable migration with near-zero downtime and no data loss

Carbonite Case Study

IT Services Group

Introduction

This case study of IT Services Group is based on a December 2016 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

We expect to reduce our average backup windows by more than 75% with Carbonite Server.

Challenges

Primary reasons Carbonite Server is a fit for IT Services Group’s customers:

  • Meets security and compliance regulations
  • Moves backup to the cloud
  • Meets their recovery time objective (RTO)/recovery point objective (RPO)
  • Remotely manages backups

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of IT Services Group’s customers’ IT environments are typically configured:

  • Single location
  • Virtualized
  • Replicated multi-site
  • Several remote and branch offices (ROBO)

The server operating systems and virtual environments their customers typically have deployed are:

  • Windows Server
  • VMware

Results

  • Rates the following Carbonite Server features compared to the competition:
    • Reliability: Better
    • Recovery capabilities: Better
    • Platform support: Better
    • Customer support: Better
    • Ease of setup/deployment: Better
  • Agrees with the following statement, “The Carbonite Server installation and backup process is very easy and simple, not difficult and complex.”
  • Expects to reduce average backup windows by more than 75%


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