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INLINE Commercial Construction


This case study of INLINE Commercial Construction is based on a November 2016 survey of EVault from Carbonite customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Carbonite Server, our backups are faster and restoring data is so fast that I can do it over the phone with people and have them say, ‘Oh never mind, the files just appeared.’’


The primary reasons INLINE Commercial Construction chose Carbonite Server as its backup and recovery solution:

  • Migrate from tape backup
  • Meet recovery time objective (RTO)/recovery point objective (RPO)
  • Consolidate multiple vendors

Use Case

INLINE Commercial Construction evaluated the following other vendors before choosing Carbonite Server:

  • Barracuda
  • Veeam

The company rates the following Carbonite Server features compared to the competition:

  • Reliability: Better
  • Recovery capabilities: Significantly better
  • Ease of use: Better
  • Customer support: Significantly better
  • Platform support: Significantly better

The organization’s IT environment is configured:

  • Virtualized
  • Several remote and branch offices (ROBO)
  • Physical and virtual mix
    They have deployed the following server operating systems and virtual environments:
  • Windows Server
  • VMware


INLINE Commercial Construction achieved the following results with Carbonite Server:

  • Recovery time (RTA) beat their RTO by more than 75%
  • Shortened their recovery time objective (RTO) by more than 10x
  • Saved more than 25% in annual cost because Carbonite Server requires less IT resources to perform backup, recovery, and management
  • Reduced their backup window by more than 75%

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