TechValidate Research on Commvault® Software

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9,143 Customers Surveyed

67,384 Data Points Collected

988 Published TechFacts

104 Published Charts

106 Published Case Studies

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Commvault® Software Customer Research

Customers want a single pane of glass for on-premises and cloud data storage

Why did you choose Commvault over another vendor?

Single pane of glass to manage both on-premises and cloud data storage
Support for multiple clouds
Support for multiple hypervisors

Case Study: Large Enterprise Automotive & Transport Company Leverages CommVault® Edge


This case study of a large enterprise automotive & transport company is based on a November 2013 survey of Commvault® Simpana® software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • Purchased CommVault® Simpana® software to solve the following operational and/or business challenges:
    • Reduce IT infrastructure costs
    • Reduce storage costs

Use Case

  • Has 10% or less of their data on PC’s (laptops, desktops and workstations).
  • Is protecting 1 to 100 PC’s (laptops, desktops and workstations) with CommVault® Simpana® software.


  • Achieved the following with CommVault® Simpana® software:
    • Realized better access to protected information for users
    • Reduced data loss risk
  • Reduced data management costs in the following areas with CommVault® Simpana® software for their laptops, desktops and workstations:
    • server, storage, network, media costs: 49% to 25%
    • headcount/personnel costs: 49% to 25%
    • software maintenance costs: 49% to 25%
    • overall cost: 74% to 50%
  • Increased workforce productivity in the following areas with CommVault® Simpana® software for laptop, desktop and workstation data:
    • end-users: 24% to 10%

Commvault® Software Customer Research

Commvault helps Microsoft Azure users protect critical data in the cloud

What types of data do you protect, archive, recover or access with Commvault® software and Microsoft Azure?

File data
Virtual machines (VMs)
Databases (Oracle, SAP, DB2, SQL, etc.)
Enterprise applications like Microsoft Active Directory, SharePoint, Exchange or IBM Notes
Physical servers
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Desktops and Laptops

Commvault® Cloud Data Protection Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Security Manager at a medium enterprise energy & utilities company would be likely to recommend Commvault® Cloud Data Protection for this reason:

Professional service and easy-to-use software.

Case Study: Educational Institution


This case study of a educational institution is based on a February 2014 survey of Public Cloud Usage customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Public cloud provides us with cost-effective provisioning, with little support needs on premise.”


  • Moved to the public cloud for the following purposes:
    • Free up staff time and resources
    • Save on capital cost
    • Fulfill a line of business request

Use Case

  • Spends or plans to spend the following budget on public cloud-based initiatives:
    • Currently: 10-24% of budget
    • Will, 12 months from now: 25-49% of budget
  • Currently use the following providers for public cloud initiatives:
    • Microsoft Windows Azure
    • Rackspace Cloud
  • Use the following cloud/object storage platforms:
    • Rackspace Public Cloud Files
  • Has the following amount of infrastructure in a public cloud:
    • Test/dev environments: <10%
    • Individual workloads: 10-24%
    • Departmental workloads: <10%
    • Production environments: <10%
  • Running the following enterprise applications in a public cloud:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Micrososoft Office 365


  • Will use the following providers 12 months from now for public cloud initiatives:
    • Microsoft Windows Azure
    • Rackspace Cloud
  • Plans to use the following cloud/object storage platforms 12 months from now:
    • Rackspace Public Cloud Files
  • Protecting their data in the public cloud with the following measures:
    • Snapshots
    • CommVault Simpana software

Commvault® Software Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Professional at a medium enterprise construction company would be very likely to recommend Commvault® Software for this reason:

Commvault is simple, low maintenance and it works.

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About Commvault® Software

Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management solutions, helping organizations worldwide activate their data to drive more value and insight for their business. As a result, Commvault customers are able to reduce IT cost, better leverage data, improve IT operations, and increase overall efficiencies. With solutions and services delivered directly and through a worldwide network of partners and service providers, Commvault solutions comprise one of the industry’s leading portfolios in data protection and recovery, cloud, virtualization, archive, file sync and share.

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