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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%

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Data Protected in the Cloud with Commvault

We typically protect the following amount of data in the cloud with Commvault® software:

Over 500 TB: 7%
251 to 500 TB: 8%
51 to 250 TB: 37%
11 to 50 TB: 26%
Less than 10 TB: 23%

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Types of Data Customers Protect and Store 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%

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Biggest Challenges Customers Solved with Commvault® Software and the Azure Cloud

What were your biggest challenges that you needed to address which 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%
Compute (cloud server) infrastructure cost
14%
Other
10%

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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
63%
Archive data to the cloud
41%
Disaster recovery to the cloud
36%
Backup of my Azure VMs
17%
Other
11%
Migration of my on-prem workloads to Azure
7%

Types of data customers protect in the cloud

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

File data
91%
Enterprise applications like Microsoft Active Directory, SharePoint, Exchange, or IBM Notes
65%
Databases (Oracle, SAP, DB2, SQL, etc.)
69%
Virtual machines (VMs)
70%
Physical servers
52%
Desktops and Laptops
21%
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
29%

Top 5 Biggest Challenges Customers Solved with Commvault software and the AWS cloud

What were your biggest challenges that you needed to address which led you to choose Commvault® software and the AWS cloud?

Looking for new, cost-effective disaster recovery (DR) options
45%
Storage infrastucture cost
40%
Data security concerns
29%
Needed greater IT agility for the business
27%
Protecting cloud workloads (private, public & hybrid)
26%

Data Protected in Cloud with Commvault

We typically protect the following amount of data in the cloud with Commvault® software:

Over 500 TB: 11%
251 to 500 TB: 14%
51 to 250 TB: 26%
11 to 50 TB: 26%
Less than 10 TB: 23%

How Customers are using Commvault® software with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

We use Commvault® software with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the following:

Back up my on-premise data to the cloud
41%
Archive data to the cloud
36%
Disaster recovery to the cloud
27%
Back up in the cloud (EC2 / EBS protection)
26%

Commvault Training Enables Success

What impact did your Commvault training have on your ability to be successful in your job?

Extremely positive: 18%
Very positive: 42%
Positive: 32%
No apparent impact: 7%
Other: 0%

The Positive Impact of Commvault Training

What impact did your Commvault training have on your ability to be successful in your job?

Extremely positive: 15%
Very positive: 43%
Positive: 34%
No apparent impact: 7%
Other: 0%

What do you view as the primary benefit(s) for Commvault Endpoint Data Protection?

78% of customers have experienced a reduced data loss risk by using Commvault software.

Better access to protected information for users
40%
Reduced data loss risk
78%
Reduced legal and compliance risk
32%
Endpoint data is more secure
31%
Increased productivity for IT administrators
29%
Increased productivity for end-users
30%
More efficient PC migrations
19%
Reduced cost for protecting, managing, and discovering endpoint data
29%
Other
3%

Uses for Commvault Endpoint Data Protection solution

81% of surveyed customers use Commvault Endpoint data Protection solution for endpoint backup and recovery.

Endpoint backup and recovery
81%
Secure file sharing and collaboration
19%
Compliance and eDiscovery
10%
Security and data loss prevention
42%
Data analytics and reporting
8%

How do you service legal or compliance requests for discovery of information?

Nearly half of surveyed users service legal or compliance requests for discovery of information via manual process.

Outsource to third party: 8%
Search tools in existing solutions: 33%
Manual processes: 47%
Other: 12%

How often do you receive legal or compliance requests for discovery of information?

74% of users surveyed receive legal or compliance requests for discovery of information.
Daily: 2%
Weekly: 8%
Monthly: 13%
Quarterly: 14%
Less than once a quarter: 37%
Never: 26%

Why endpoint data protection solutions are important

What do you view as the primary benefits(s) for an endpoint data protection solution?

Better access to protected information for users
40%
Reduced data loss risk
78%
Reduced legal and compliance risk
32%
Endpoint data is more secure
31%
Increased productivity for IT administrators
29%
Increased productivity for end-users
30%
More efficient PC migrations
19%
Reduced cost for protecting, managing, and discovering endpoint data
29%
Other
3%

CommVault Training has a Positive Impact

When asked “What impact did your CommVault training have on your ability to be successful in your job?,” a full 90% of those responding felt that the training had a Positive – or better – impact on their ability to be successful in their job.

Extremely positive: 17%
Very positive: 36%
Positive: 37%
No apparent impact: 8%
Other: 2%

Operational Challenges Addressed by CommVault Training

What types of operational challenges did you hope to address by taking part in CommVault training courses?

Improve efficiency of my data protection activities.
70%
Improve overall uptime of my Simpana environment.
31%
Improve the functionality of my Simpana environment.
63%
Reduce overall data protection costs.
26%
Reduce the frequency of engagement with CommVault support engineers.
42%
Other
12%

Challenges Solved with CommVault Training

What types of operational challenges did you expect to solve by taking part in CommVault training courses?

Improve efficiency of my data protection activities.
73%
Improve overall uptime of my Simpana environment.
31%
Improve the functionality of my Simpana environment.
64%
Reduce overall data protection costs.
26%
Reduce the frequency of engagement with CommVault support engineers.
43%
Other
13%

86% Have Improved Productivity By Up to 50% Using Simpana Search

How much has workforce productivity increased through faster access to data, self-service recovery, or integrated legal/compliance search since you deployed CommVault Simpana software?

Greater than 100%: 1%
76% to 100%: 6%
51% to 75%: 5%
26% to 50%: 15%
11% to 25%: 29%
10% or less: 42%

74% of Companies Have Data Growth Rates Between 11-50%

What is your unstructured data growth rate?

Greater than 100%: 3%
76% to 100%: 4%
51% to 75%: 14%
26% to 50%: 33%
11% to 25%: 41%
10% or less: 5%

48% of CommVault Archive Customers Achieved ROI in Less Than 18 Months

How long did it take for you to payback your investment in CommVault software? [Definition of ROI = (Return on investment – cost of investment) / cost of investment]
(Please consider: hardware, software, support, personnel and other related costs over a 3 year period)

0-3 months: 2%
3-6 months: 5%
6-9 months: 6%
9-12 months: 17%
12-18 months: 20%
> 18 months: 52%

Top Information Management Challenges Addressed with Simpana

Please select the operational and/or business challenges you addressed by deploying your CommVault software solution.

Reduced IT infrastructure/storage costs
49%
Delivered better access to information
40%
Improved management efficiencies
53%
Met compliance or legal requirements
45%
Able to expand cloud deployments
4%
Other
18%

What Are You Paying to Store?

How much storage is consumed by data that has little or no business value (unnecessary data)?

100%: 0%
76% to 100%: 2%
51% to 75%: 19%
26% to 50%: 33%
11% to 25%: 28%
10% or less: 19%

How Much of Your Data is Access After 90 Days?

How much of your data is accessed after 90 days?

100%: 2%
76% to 100%: 5%
51% to 75%: 14%
26% to 50%: 22%
11% to 25%: 31%
10% or less: 27%

Top Challenges Solved by CommVault

Please select the operational and/or business challenges you addressed by deploying your CommVault software solution.

Reduced IT infrastructure/storage costs
49%
Delivered better access to information
40%
Improved management efficiencies
53%
Met compliance or legal requirements
45%
Able to expand cloud deployments
4%
Other
18%

Public Cloud Provider Usage

Which provider(s) are you currently using for public cloud initiatives?

Microsoft Windows Azure
22%
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
21%
Rackspace Cloud
7%
Google Elastic Cloud (GEC)
6%
HP Public Cloud
2%
IBM SmartCloud
2%
Dimension Data Cloud
1%
Other/NA
59%

Enterprise Applications in Public Cloud

Which enterprise applications are you currently running in a public cloud?

Micrososoft Office 365
20%
Microsoft Exchange
16%
Microsoft SharePoint
13%
Microsoft SQL Server
13%
My SQL
6%
Oracle
5%
SAP
2%
Postgre SQL
1%
Other/NA
59%

Drivers of Public Cloud Adoption

What were the primary drivers of your organization moving to public cloud?

Other/NA
38%
Capital cost savings
32%
Freeing up staff time & resources
30%
Access to on-demand capacity
26%
Line of business request
11%
Opex cost savings
10%
Company mandate
8%

Protection of Data in Public Cloud

How are you currently protecting your data in the public cloud?

CommVault Simpana software
14%
Geographic replication for copies
12%
Snapshots
10%
Custom scripts
4%
No specific data protection product or activities
45%



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