TechValidate Research on Commvault® Software

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8,285 Customers Surveyed

60,770 Data Points Collected

829 Published TechFacts

78 Published Charts

106 Published Case Studies



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Users Recognize the Value of CommVault Simpana software

Please select the top ways CommVault® Simpana® software is differentiated in the market.

Technical capabilities
60%
Ability to deliver better efficiency in managing my data
48%
Single platform software solution provides flexibility for meeting future needs
59%
Ability to meet or beat my data protection reliability and service level requirements
47%
Ability to reduce overall data management costs
27%
Ability to reduce data management complexity
38%
Solution cost versus other options
20%
Ability to provide greater visibility into data across the enterprise
24%

Commvault® Software Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Senior System Administrator at Logitech International S.A., would be very likely to recommend Commvault® Software for this reason:

Easy to manage and we can recover much easier.

Commvault® Software Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Professional at an European Providence company would be likely to recommend Commvault® Software for this reason:

Commvault has a good backup product that is easy to manage.

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a January 2012 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.

“Going from 7 versions of backup software to 1 version with CommVault with Central management was our biggest gain for using CommVault. We were also able to eliminate tapes.”

Challenges

  • Data under management has grown by 11 to 25% since the initial deployment of CommVault® Simpana® software.
  • Addressed the following operational/business challenges by deploying their CommVault® software solution:
    • Improved the efficiency of a business processes
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Reduced storage costs
    • Improved uptime / access to data
    • Achieved better performance
    • Improved protection for critical data
    • Met scalability needs

Use Case

  • Uses the following CommVault® Simpana® features:
    • Deduplication
    • Replication (CDR, DDR or DASH Copy)
    • SRM/Reporting
  • Protects the following with CommVault® Simpana® software:
    • Terabytes of data (TBs): 51-100
    • Number of Physical Servers: 101-500
    • Number of Virtual Servers: 51-100

Results

  • Saw a 26% to 50% ROI for hardware, software, support and personnel costs over a 3 year period.
  • Recouped their investment in CommVault software in 19-24 months.
  • Recovers data 35% faster since deploying CommVault® Simpana® software.
  • Reduced data management costs since deploying CommVault® Simpana® software:
    • Server and network costs: 20 to 39%
    • Storage hardware & tape media costs: 40 to 59%
    • Headcount / Personnel costs: 20 to 39%
    • Software maintenance costs: 20 to 39%
    • Total data management costs: 20 to 39%

Case Study: S&P 500 Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 banking company is based on a February 2014 survey of Public Cloud Usage customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Moved to the public cloud for the following purposes:
    • Comply with a company mandate
    • Fulfill a line of business request

Use Case

  • Spends or plans to spend the following budget on public cloud-based initiatives:
    • Currently: <10% of budget
    • Will, 12 months from now: >50% of budget
  • Currently uses the following provider for public cloud initiatives:
    • Rackspace Cloud
  • Uses the following cloud/object storage platform:
    • Hitachi Content Platform
  • Has the following amount of infrastructure in a public cloud:
    • Test/dev environments: <10%
    • Individual workloads: <10%
    • Departmental workloads: <10%
    • Production environments: <10%
  • Running the following enterprise applications in a public cloud:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft SQL Server

Results

  • Will use the following providers 12 months from now for public cloud initiatives:
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • Microsoft Windows Azure
  • Protecting their data in the public cloud with the following measures:
    • Geographic replication for copies
    • CommVault Simpana software

Commvault® Software Customer Research

What cloud use cases are you considering or running already?

Back up to the cloud
73%
Disaster Recovery (DR)
60%
Dev/Test (spinning up dev/test instances in the cloud)
45%


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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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