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Carbonite Availability Case Study

National Bank of Belize Limited

Introduction

This case study of National Bank of Belize Limited is based on an August 2017 survey of Carbonite Availability customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Carbonite Availability has made our core banking application appear like it has never been down due to the fact that we can switch over in such a short time without any data loss.”

Challenges

The National Bank of Belize Limited chose Carbonite Availability powered by DoubleTake for:

  • High availability
  • Business continuity
  • Disaster recovery
  • Data replication
  • Planned downtime

Use Case

The bank evaluated the following vendors before choosing Carbonite Availability:

  • Veeam
  • VMware

It’s IT environment:

  • Has 1-100 systems
  • On-premise physical servers
  • On-premise virtual servers
  • Has 75-100% of its systems protected by Carbonite
  • Has had to failover, either for a few systems or the entire datacenter, once in the last 12 months
  • Has the following server operating systems, databases, and virtual environments deployed:
    • Hyper-V
    • Microsoft SQL
    • Windows Server

Results

National Bank of Belize Limited:

  • Rates the following Carbonite Availability features compared to the competition:
    • Physical, virtual and cloud support: significantly better
    • Continuous replication: best in class
    • Rapid recovery: best in class
    • Flexible recovery options: best in class
    • Support for same-software migrations: significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefits after deploying Carbonite Availability:
    • The benefit of a single solution for all of their physical, virtual, & cloud environments
    • Fast failover speeds & continuous replication – minimizing downtime
    • The use of Carbonite Availability for planned downtime because it is rapid and reliable
    • Confidence in their business continuity plan
    • The ability to recover from individual systems failures as well as entire datacenter outages




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