TechValidate Research on Commvault® Software

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Commvault® Software Customer Research

What do you think are the biggest challenges in your cloud migration projects?

Complexity of applications to be migrated
57%
Time needed to migrate applications
46%
Haven’t yet started a cloud migration project
31%
No support for legacy (old) applications
26%
Lack of workload portability tools available
19%
Lack of workload automation
18%

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Which, if any, of these applications, are you planning on deploying in the next 12 months:

PostgreSQL
50%
Hadoop
44%
MongoDB
39%
MariaDB
28%
Cassandra
22%

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What are the biggest business risks you see with cloud migration projects?

Data security
60%
Limited bandwidth to cloud
58%
High cost
57%
Application downtimes/ service level agreement (SLA) breaches
30%

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Are you aware that Commvault offers a cloud migration solution?

Yes: 58%
No: 42%

Commvault® Software Customer Research

Are you aware that Commvault offers a cloud migration solution?

Yes: 58%
No: 42%

Commvault® Software Customer Research

What are the most important capabilities of a cloud migration tool?

Automated application and data movement
64%
Automated cloud resource provisioning
63%
Discover dependencies within an application and between applications
46%
Support of legacy (old) applications and operating systems
44%

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What are the most important capabilities of a cloud migration tool?

Automated application and data movement
64%
Automated cloud resource provisioning
63%
Discover dependencies within an application and between applications
46%
Support of legacy (old) applications and operating systems
44%

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What cloud vendors are you using or considering?

Amazon AWS
71%
Microsoft Azure
72%
Google Cloud Platform
17%
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
5%
SAP HEC
5%
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic (OCIC)
3%

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Why are you migrating your application(s) or database(s) to the cloud?

Dynamically allocate resources as business demands change
49%
Cost optimization (pay only for what you use)
42%
Reduce administrative cost (PaaS / SaaS offering)
37%
I’m not moving applications to the cloud
25%
Other
8%

Commvault® Cloud Data Protection Customer Research

Which topic worries your organization the most?

Disaster recovery (natural disaster or other disaster): 36%
Cloud data breaches: 26%
Ransomware: 17%
Staffing for cloud, security and data management: 11%
GDPR compliance: 8%
Other: 2%

Commvault® Cloud Data Protection Customer Research

How has Commvault cloud data protection helped you prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

I’m not sure how GDPR will apply to my organization
38%
We are still planning for GDPR
37%
Data migration from tape to cloud
18%
Consistent policies for new and existing data on-premises and in cloud
17%
Comprehensive search across cloud and on-premises locations
12%

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Which aspects of Commvault cloud data protection have been most useful?

Deduplication and compression
59%
Native integration with public clouds
54%
Breadth and depth of workloads supported (applications, databases, virtual machines, data sets, etc.)
43%
Confirming backups are complete
43%
Automation and orchestration of repetitive tasks
31%
Reporting and alerting
26%
Role based access control
17%

Commvault® Cloud Data Protection Customer Research

What are you doing with data in the cloud?

Backup of data to cloud
75%
Disaster recovery to the cloud
48%
Archive data to the cloud
42%
Replacing tape drives with cloud
39%
Backup of virtual machines
35%
Backup of cloud native data (applications, databases, etc.)
28%

Commvault® Cloud Data Protection Customer Research

Are you seeing the cloud benefits you originally expected?

Yes
79%
No
21%

Commvault® Cloud Data Protection Customer Research

Why did you originally choose to move data to the cloud?

Agility
40%
Cost savings
25%

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What are your biggest challenges around cloud data management?

Budget
54%
Talent/employees trained to do the work
25%
Knowing what data to move
28%
Using data once it’s in the cloud
18%
Understanding geographic and industry compliance issues (GDPR)
26%
Validated reference architectures
18%

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Why did you originally choose to move data to the cloud?

Cost savings: 20%
Agility: 24%
Better disaster recovery: 30%
Digital transformation - company initiative: 27%

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Why did you originally choose to move data to the cloud?

Cost savings: 19%
Agility: 23%
Better disaster recovery: 28%
Digital transformation - company initiative: 30%

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EMEA cloud data management: driving digital transformation

Backup of data to cloud
68%
Disaster recovery to the cloud
57%
Backup of virtual machines
41%
Replacing tape storage with cloud
38%
Archive data to the cloud
35%

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Commvault partners can solve a customer’s biggest issues in cloud data management.

What are your biggest challenges around cloud data management?

Budget
42%
Knowing what data to move
34%
Talent/employees trained to do the work
34%
Using data once it’s in the cloud
29%
Understanding geographic and industry compliance issues
27%
Validated reference architectures
23%

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Your biggest challenges around cloud data management

What are your biggest challenges around cloud data management?

Budget
42%
Knowing what data to move
34%
Talent/employees trained to do the work
34%
Using data once it’s in the cloud
29%
Understanding geographic and industry compliance issues
27%
Validated reference architectures
23%

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Cloud data management isn’t just data backup

What are you doing with data in the cloud?

Backup of data to cloud
69%
Replacing tape storage with cloud
43%
Disaster recovery to the cloud
42%
Archive data to the cloud
38%
Backup of virtual machines
36%

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Cloud data management brings expected results

Are you seeing the cloud benefits you originally expected?

Yes: 73%
No: 27%

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Cloud data management goals: cost savings & agility

Why did you originally choose to move data to the cloud?

Cost savings: 44%
Agility: 30%

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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%

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Top 6 Benefits of Moving Enterprise Apps and Data to AWS using Commvault

Since you have moved data into the AWS cloud with Commvault® software, what results have you realized?

Lowered infrastructure costs
51%
Met scalability needs
37%
Strengthened disaster recovery capabilities that are more cost-effective and can be tested on an ad hoc or scheduled basis
37%
Reduced administration time or costs, including data recovery operations
26%
Increased agility for the business
25%
Met compliance requirements
24%

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Top 5 Benefits of Moving Enterprise Apps and Data to Azure using Commvault

Since you have moved data into Microsoft Azure with Commvault® software, what results have you realized?

Lowered infrastructure costs
45%
Reduced administration time or costs, including data recovery operations
43%
Strengthened disaster recovery capabilities that are more cost-effective and can be tested on an ad hoc or scheduled basis
43%
Improved uptime, speed of recovery or protection for critical data
36%
Increased agility for the business
30%

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Backup data of all types with Commvault and Microsoft Azure

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%

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5 Ways Commvault Helps Azure Customers

What results have you realized since you moved data into Microsoft Azure with Commvault® software?

Lowered infrastructure costs
40%
Reduced administration time or costs, including data recovery operations
38%
Strengthened disaster recovery capabilities that are more cost-effective and can be tested on an ad hoc or scheduled basis
31%
Increased agility for the business
27%
Met scalability needs
25%

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Commvault helps Azure customers save budget, find greater agility for the business

What were your biggest challenges that led you to choose Commvault® software and Microsoft Azure cloud?

Storage infrastructure cost
57%
Looking for new, cost-effective disaster recovery (DR) options
52%
Needed greater IT agility for the business
33%
On-prem data center space
28%
Protecting cloud workloads (private, public & hybrid)
23%
Data security concerns
17%



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