TechValidate Research on Commvault® Software

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8,791 Customers Surveyed

64,509 Data Points Collected

831 Published TechFacts

78 Published Charts

106 Published Case Studies

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has saved 10-20 hours per week by enabling self-service access to information for end-users and legal/compliance teams.

Commvault® Software Case Study

State & Local Government


This case study of a state & local government is based on a June 2018 survey of Commvault® Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Commvault® Software:

  • Biggest business problem solved by implementing Commvault on AWS was in cloud data protection.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Commvault® Software that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Using Commvault on AWS for the following:
    • Backup to S3, S3-IA or Glacier
  • AWS services in use with Commvault today:
    • S3 or S3-IA
  • Commvault’s data platform solutions currently in use:
    • Backup
    • Disaster recovery
    • Archive


The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Commvault® Software:

  • Reasons for using Commvault for their AWS projects:
    • Because of their deduplication and compression
    • Because they needed a disaster recovery solution that meets their RPO and RTO goals
  • Realized the following outcomes after moving to the AWS Cloud with Commvault:
    • Lowered infrastructure costs
    • Cost effective, flexible disaster recovery
  • Cost savings after implementing Commvault on AWS:

With Commvault, users are now able to access archived emails from Outlook Web Access, which saves lots of time and provides mobility.

Engineer, Educational Institution

Commvault® Software Customer Research

Top Use Cases for Commvault® Software with Microsoft Azure

We use Commvault® software with Microsoft Azure for the following:

Backup our on-premise data to the cloud
Archive data to the cloud
Disaster recovery to the cloud
Backup of my Azure VMs
Migration of my on-prem workloads to Azure

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What cloud vendors are you using or considering?

Amazon AWS
Microsoft Azure
Google Cloud Platform
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic (OCIC)

Case Study: Small Business Professional Services Company


This case study of a small business professional services 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.

“Most important is the ease of use. All clients are similar, easy to install and maintain and non-power users can use the GUI for restores without waiting for me.”


  • Data under management has grown by 51 to 75% 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
    • Improved disaster recovery
    • Improved protection for critical data
    • Met compliance requirements

Use Case

  • Uses the following CommVault® Simpana® features:
    • SnapProtect (snapshot management)
    • Content Indexing
  • Protects the following with CommVault® Simpana® software:
    • Terabytes of data (TBs): Less than 10
    • Number of Physical Servers: Less than 10
    • Number of Virtual Servers: Less than 10


  • 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 13-18 months.
  • Recovers data 85% faster since deploying CommVault® Simpana® software.
  • Reduced data management costs since deploying CommVault® Simpana® software:
    • Server and network costs: 19% or less
    • Storage hardware & tape media costs: 20 to 39%
    • Software maintenance costs: 19% or less
    • Total data management costs: 19% or less

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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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