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
62%
Support for multiple clouds
27%
Support for multiple hypervisors
27%

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

Introduction

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.

Challenges

  • 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.

Results

  • 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
86%
Virtual machines (VMs)
77%
Databases (Oracle, SAP, DB2, SQL, etc.)
66%
Enterprise applications like Microsoft Active Directory, SharePoint, Exchange or IBM Notes
55%
Physical servers
52%
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
27%
Desktops and Laptops
13%

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

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

  • 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
    • Hosting.com
  • 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

Results

  • 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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