TechValidate Research on Carbonite

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Carbonite Case Study

Small Business Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business professional services company is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Products work as advertised. They’re cost-effective, easy to deploy, and our support experience has been good.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

  • Protecting 30 TBs

Use Case

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

  • Uses Carbonite for:
    • Data migrations
    • Disaster recovery
  • Using Carbonite to:
    • Implement a HA/DR strategy
  • Systems:
    • Microsoft Windows servers

Results

  • Results achieved:
    • Successfully performed a failover in a crisis
  • Rates Carbonite products compared to the competition:
    • Platform support: significantly better
    • Speed + reliability: significantly better
    • Customer support: significantly better
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Price: significantly better

Carbonite Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We purchased Carbonite Availability (then Doubletake) on a recommendation from a vendor. We use it to replicate data at our DR site. I’d recommend Carbonite to companies who value, and need, good customer support.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

  • Protecting 10 TBs on 2 servers across datacenters

Use Case

  • Uses Carbonite for:
    • Disaster recovery
  • Using Carbonite to:
    • Minimize the impact of an outage
  • Systems:
    • Microsoft Windows servers

Results

  • Results achieved:
    • Successfully duplicating data to another data center
  • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
    • Platform support: significantly better
    • Speed + reliability: significantly better
    • Customer support: significantly better
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Price: significantly better

Carbonite Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“So far it is good, Carbonite’s tech support is very helpful.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

  • Protecting 1 TB on 2 servers

Use Case

  • Uses Carbonite for :
    • Disaster recovery
    • High availability
  • Using Carbonite to:
    • Implement a HA/DR strategy
  • Systems:
    • Microsoft Windows servers

Results

  • Results achieved:
    • “We haven’t needed to failover in a crisis and hope not to have to.”
  • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
    • Platform support: significantly better
    • Speed + reliability: significantly better
    • Customer support: significantly better
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Price: better

Carbonite Case Study

Federal Government

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We had a challenge to upgrade all our servers during a mandated technology refresh. With Carbonite, we performed the upgrade successfully and migrated all our VMs between Hyper-vs. Carbonite’s migration system is a very user-friendly tool, it was easy to move and copy VMs from one Host to another.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

  • Migrating 15 systems

Use Case

  • Uses Carbonite for:
    • Disaster recovery
    • Moving Virtual servers between Hyper-Vs
  • Using Carbonite to:
    • Meet security and compliance regulations
    • Minimize downtime
    • Minimize the impact of an outage
    • Move away from a secondary datacenter
    • Perform a hardware refresh
  • Systems:
    • Microsoft Windows servers
    • Hyper-V

Results

  • Results achieved:
    • Near-zero downtime during a migration project
    • Performed of a successful failover in a crisis
    • Reduced downtime
  • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
    • Platform support: best in class
    • Speed + reliability: best in class
    • Customer support: best in class
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Price: best in class

Carbonite Case Study

Retirement Fund

Introduction

This case study of a membership organization is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Carbonite helped us keep our phone system up and running during a disaster recovery incident.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

  • Protecting 0.5 TBs on 2 servers

Use Case

Uses Carbonite for:

  • High availability

Using Carbonite to:

  • Implement a HA/DR strategy
  • Minimize downtime
  • Minimize the impact of an outage
  • Systems:
    • ShoreTel Manager Server
  • Results

    Results achieved with Carbonite:

    • Performed a successful failover in a crisis
    • Reduced downtime

    Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:

    • Platform support: average
    • Speed + reliability: average
    • Customer support: better
    • Ease of use: better
    • Price: better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Non-Profit

    Introduction

    This case study of a non-profit is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    Challenges

    The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Protecting 1 TB
    • Migrating 13 systems
    • Currently protecting 13 servers

    Use Case

    Uses Carbonite for:

    • Disaster recovery
    • Endpoint protection
    • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Defend against ransomware attacks
      • Meet security and compliance regulations
      • Minimize the impact of an outage
      • Strengthen data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • Microsoft Windows endpoints

    Results

    Rates Carbonite products compared to the competition:

    • Platform support: average
    • Speed + reliability: better
    • Customer support: better
    • Ease of use: better
    • Price: average

    Carbonite Case Study

    Small Business Health Care Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a small business health care company is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “Carbonite offers secure backup.”

    Challenges

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

    • Protecting 1 TB
    • Migrating 1 system
    • Currently protecting 1 server

    Use Case

    Uses Carbonite for:

    • Server backup
      Using Carbonite to:
    • Strengthen data protection
  • Systems:
    • Microsoft Windows servers
  • Results

    Results achieved:

    • Near-zero downtime during a migration project

    Rated Carbonite products compared to competition:

    • Platform support: significantly better
    • Speed + reliability: significantly better
    • Customer support: significantly better
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Price: significantly better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Large Enterprise Electronics Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a large enterprise electronics company is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “We just migrated to Carbonite from Mozy and haven’t used it in our production environment yet. We’ve only tested on a handful of user laptops, but so far, it worked well. The pricing is the same as our previous Mozy contract with more space than what we were getting from Mozy.”

    Challenges

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

    • Migrating 8 systems
    • Currently protecting 8 endpoints

    Use Case

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Endpoint protection
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Reduce the cost of data protection
      • Reduce the impact of lost/stolen devices
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows endpoints

    Results

    Results achieved so far:

    • Still working on getting everyone moved over from Mozy to Carbonite.

    Rated Carbonite products compared to competitors’:

    • Platform support: better
    • Speed + reliability: better
    • Customer support: better
    • Ease of use: better
    • Price: better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “From an overall perspective, we have been able to ensure that our endpoints are backed up for a remote, distributed environment to minimize data loss.”

    Challenges

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

    • Protecting 2.5 TBs across 140 endpoints

    Use Case

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Defend against ransomware attacks
      • Minimize downtime
      • Reduce the impact of lost/stolen devices
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows endpoints

    Results

    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: average
      • Speed + reliability: average
      • Customer support: average
      • Ease of use: better
      • Price: average

    Carbonite Case Study

    Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing company is based on a September 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “Carbonite takes the stress out of offsite replication through a narrow WAN link.”

    Challenges

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

    • Protecting 6 TBs
    • Migrating 1 system
    • Currently protecting 1 server

    Use Case

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • High availability
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Protect a complex IT environment
      • Reduce the cost of data protection
      • Strengthen data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers

    Results

    • Results achieved with Carbonite:
      • Offsite data replication in near realtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to competitors:
      • Platform support: average
      • Speed + reliability: better
      • Customer support: better
      • Ease of use: average
      • Price: average

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities company is based on an October 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “Carbonite has allowed us to have redundant SQL servers with 2 copies of our data in a clustered environment. This has allowed us the flexibility with some of our 3rd party DR applications that we didn’t get with the standard MS Clustering configuration.”

    Challenges

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

    • Protecting 1 TB on 2 servers

    Use Case

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • High availability
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Implement a HA/DR strategy
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers

    Results

    • Results achieved:
      • Experienced positive customer support
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to competitors:
      • Platform support: significantly better
      • Speed + reliability: significantly better
      • Customer support: best in class
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: significantly better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing company is based on an October 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    Challenges

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

    • Protecting 5 TBs
    • Migrating 3 systems
    • Currently protecting 4 servers.

    Use Case

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Minimize downtime
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers

    Results

    • Results achieved with Carbonite:
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: significantly better
      • Speed + reliability: significantly better
      • Customer support: best in class
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: significantly better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Small Business Legal Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a small business legal company is based on an October 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “We have peace of mind knowing that our data is safely protected offsite and easily accessible in the event of a disaster or server failure.”

    Challenges

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

    • Migrating 1 system
    • Protecting 3 servers

    Use Case

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Defend against ransomware attacks
      • Minimize downtime
      • Minimize the impact of an outage
      • Reduce the cost of data protection
      • Reduce the impact of lost/stolen devices
      • Strengthen data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Experienced positive customer support
    • Performed a successful failover in a crisis
    • Recovered data after an outage
    • Recovered data on damaged servers
    • Reduced downtime
  • Rated Carbonite products compared to competitors:
    • Platform support: significantly better
    • Speed + reliability: significantly better
    • Customer support: significantly better
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Price: significantly better
  • Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise computer services company is based on a February 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “Carbonite allowed us to eliminate a single point of failure that led to a long outage in the past.”

    Challenges

    Using Carbonite to:

    • Protects 5 TBs on 3 servers.

    Use Case

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • High availability
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Minimizing downtime
      • Minimizing the impact of an outage
      • Protecting a complex IT environment
      • Strengthening data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers

    Results

    • Results achieved with Carbonite:
      • Positive customer support
      • Recovered data after an outage
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: best in class
      • Speed + reliability: best in class
      • Price: best in class

    Carbonite Case Study

    Large Enterprise Wholesale Distribution Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a large enterprise wholesale distribution company is based on a February 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    Challenges

    Uses Carbonite to:

    • Protects 1 TBs on 3 servers.

    Use Case

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Implementing a HA/DR strategy
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers

    Results

    • Results achieved with Carbonite:
      • Positive customer support
      • Performed of a successful failover in a crisis
      • Recovered data after an outage
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: significantly better
      • Speed + reliability: significantly better
      • Customer support: significantly better
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: significantly better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Agriculture Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise agriculture company is based on a March 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “We use Carbonite to backup an imaging server with millions of images. This is very important to us, as these images represent information not available elsewhere in our systems.”

    Challenges

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

    • Protecting 1 TB across 2 servers.

    Use Case

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • High availability
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Implementing a HA/DR strategy
      • Minimizing downtime
      • Minimizing the impact of an outage
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers

    Results

    • Results achieved with Carbonite:
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to competitors:
      • Platform support: significantly better
      • Speed + reliability: significantly better
      • Customer support: significantly better
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: significantly better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Consumer Products Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise consumer products company is based on a March 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “Carbonite gives us peace of mind by backing up our servers. We are also especially impressed by the recent addition of very fast failover.”

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Protecting 18 TBs across 30 servers.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Defend against ransomware attacks
      • Implement a HA/DR strategy
      • Minimize downtime
      • Minimize the impact of an outage
      • Protect a complex IT environment
      • Protect legacy/exotic platforms
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • VMware
      • IBM iSeries/AIX

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Positive customer support
      • Recovered data after an outage

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Agriculture Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise agriculture company is based on a March 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Protecting 1.4 TBs across 75 endpoints.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Endpoint protection
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Minimize downtime
      • Reduce the impact of lost/stolen devices
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows endpoints

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Locked down lost/stolen endpoint devices
      • Recovered data on lost/stolen endpoint devices
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: significantly better
      • Speed + reliability: significantly better
      • Customer support: significantly better
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: significantly better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing company is based on a March 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Protecting 1 TB across 4 servers.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • Server backup
      • Daily data file backups
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Minimize downtime
      • Minimize the impact of an outage
      • Strengthen data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • Microsoft Windows endpoints

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Recovered data after an outage
      • Recovered data on damaged servers
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: better
      • Speed + reliability: better
      • Customer support: significantly better
      • Ease of use: significantly better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Metals & Mining Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise metals & mining company is based on a March 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “We’ve been able to recover 30+GB of data after a ransomware attack in under 10 minutes. Thank you, Carbonite!”

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Protecting 2.5 TBs across 12 servers.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • Server backup
      • Bare Metal Recovery
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Move to/from the cloud
      • Reduce the cost of data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • IBM iSeries/AIX

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Recovered data from a ransomware attack
      • Recovered data on damaged servers
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: better
      • Speed + reliability: best in class
      • Customer support: significantly better
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise computer services company is based on a March 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “Carbonite allows us to do our DR testing without bringing down our environment.”

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Protecting 18 TBs.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • High availability
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Implementing a HA/DR strategy
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • Hyper-V

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Positive customer support
      • Performed a successful failover in a crisis
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: best in class
      • Speed + reliability: better
      • Customer support: significantly better
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: significantly better

    Carbonite Case Study

    White Sands Federal Credit Union

    Introduction

    This case study of White Sands Federal Credit Union is based on a March 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

    “Carbonite solves a critical business need for us. It provides failover protection and reduces recovery time in the event of a disaster.”

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Protecting 8 TB across 30 servers.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Protect a complex IT environment
      • Reduce the cost of data protection
      • Strengthen data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • Linux (CentOS, Red Hat and SUSE)
      • HP-UX

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Performed a successful failover in a crisis
      • Recovered data from a ransomware attack
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Speed + reliability: better
      • Ease of use: better
      • Price: better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Consumer Products Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise consumer products company is based on a March 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “We’ve been able to successfully recover from a ransomware attack, and also recover a server which became corrupt. Those things alone made Carbonite’s service worth it for us, let alone all of our files and folders we’ve been able to restore when they’ve been accidentally deleted, or when we need to go back to previous file versions.”

    Challenges

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

    • Protecting 4 TBs.
    • Migrated 2 systems.
    • Currently protecting 15 servers.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Data migrations
      • Disaster recovery
      • Endpoint protection
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Defending against ransomware attacks
      • Minimizing downtime
      • Minimizing the impact of an outage
      • Performing a hardware refresh
      • Strengthening data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • VMware

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Positive customer support
      • Recovered data after an outage
      • Recovered data from a ransomware attack
      • Recovered data on damaged servers
      • Recovered data on lost/stolen endpoint devices
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: best in class
      • Speed + reliability: best in class
      • Customer support: best in class
      • Ease of use: better
      • Price: better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Large Enterprise Food Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a large enterprise food company is based on an April 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “We replicated almost 140 servers and it’s been a hugely positive step for our backup process. Carbonite is a great product that gives us access to live data on our replication servers.”

    Challenges

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

    • Currently protecting 50 TBs across 10 servers.
    • Migrated 140 systems.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • High availability
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Implementing a HA/DR strategy
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • VMware

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Positive customer support
      • A performance of a successful failover in a crisis
      • Recovered data after an outage
      • Recovered data from a ransomware attack
      • Recovered data on damaged servers
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: significantly better
      • Speed + reliability: significantly better
      • Customer support: best in class
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on an April 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Currently protecting 20 endpoints.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • Endpoint protection
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Meeting security and compliance regulations
      • Minimizing the impact of an outage
      • Protecting a complex IT environment
      • Reducing the cost of data protection
      • Strengthening data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • Linux (CentOS, Red Hat and SUSE)
      • HP-UX

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Positive customer support
      • A performance of a successful failover in a crisis
      • Recovered data after an outage
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: best in class
      • Speed + reliability: best in class
      • Customer support: best in class
      • Ease of use: best in class
      • Price: best in class

    Carbonite Case Study

    Hemisphere GNSS

    Introduction

    This case study of Hemisphere GNSS is based on an April 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

    “We haven’t had to use Carbonite for anything above restoring a few files, thankfully. But it gives us peace of mind to know it is backing up our data in the event we do need it.”

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Currently protecting 85 endpoints/servers.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for the following:
      • Disaster recovery
      • Endpoint protection
      • High availability
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to help with the following:
      • Implementing a HA/DR strategy
      • Meeting security and compliance regulations
      • Minimizing the impact of an outage
      • Protecting a complex IT environment
      • Strengthening data protection
    • Systems they use Carbonite with:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • Hyper-V
      • Microsoft Windows endpoints
      • Microsoft Azure cloud storage

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved with Carbonite:
      • Recovered data on damaged servers
    • Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: better
      • Speed + reliability: better
      • Customer support: better
      • Ease of use: better
      • Price: better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Office of The Public Defender, 10th Circuit, Florida

    Introduction

    This case study of Office of The Public Defender, 10th Circuit, Florida is based on an April 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

    “We have had an efficient and effective relationship with Carbonite sales and support staff.”

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Protecting 10 TBs across servers and endpoints.

    Use Case

    The key features and functionalities of Carbonite that the surveyed organization uses:

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Data migrations
      • Disaster recovery
      • Endpoint protection
      • High availability
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Defending against ransomware attacks
      • Implementing a HA/DR strategy
      • Meeting security and compliance regulations
      • Minimizing downtime
      • Minimizing the impact of an outage
      • Moving to/from the cloud
      • Performing a hardware refresh
      • Protecting a complex IT environment
      • Reducing management inefficiencies by using an all-in-one software, hardware and cloud solution
      • Reducing the cost of data protection
      • Reducing the impact of lost/stolen devices
      • Strengthening data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • Linux (CentOS, Red Hat and SUSE)
      • VMware
      • Microsoft Windows endpoints
      • IOS devices
      • Android devices

    Results

    The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved with Carbonite:
      • Positive customer support
      • A performance of a successful failover in a crisis
      • Recovered data on damaged servers
      • Reduced downtime
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: best in class
      • Speed + reliability: best in class
      • Customer support: best in class
      • Ease of use: best in class
      • Price: best in class

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Automotive & Transport Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise automotive & transport company is based on an April 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “Carbonite gives us a reliable measure of security.”

    Challenges

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

    • Migrating 2 systems.
    • Currently protecting 2 servers.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Implementing a HA/DR strategy
      • Minimizing the impact of an outage
      • Reducing the cost of data protection
      • Strengthening data protection
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • Microsoft Windows endpoints
      • Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud storage

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Positive customer support
      • Locked down lost/stolen endpoint devices
      • Recovered data after an outage
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: significantly better
      • Speed + reliability: best in class
      • Customer support: best in class
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Medium Enterprise Beverage Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a medium enterprise beverage company is based on an April 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

    “Carbonite helps give us peace of mind knowing our critical servers are protected.”

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Protecting 1 TB of data on 4 servers.

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Disaster recovery
    • Using Carbonite to:
      • Minimize downtime
      • Minimize the impact of an outage
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Positive customer support
      • Performed successful DR tests
    • Rated Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: better
      • Speed + reliability: significantly better
      • Customer support: significantly better
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: significantly better

    Carbonite Case Study

    Pace Industries

    Introduction

    This case study of Pace Industries is based on an April 2019 survey of Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

    “Carbonite makes backup easier.”

    Challenges

    The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Carbonite:

    • Needing to protect 5 TBs of data

    Use Case

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

    • Uses Carbonite for:
      • Server backup
    • Using Carbonite to help with:
      • Implementing a HA/DR strategy
      • Protecting legacy/exotic platforms
    • Systems:
      • Microsoft Windows servers
      • IBM iSeries/AIX

    Results

    The surveyed company achieved the following results with Carbonite:

    • Results achieved:
      • Positive customer support
      • Recovered data on damaged servers
    • Rating of Carbonite products compared to the competition:
      • Platform support: significantly better
      • Speed + reliability: better
      • Customer support: significantly better
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Price: significantly better



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