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1,985 Customers Surveyed

16,662 Data Points Collected

242 Published TechFacts

14 Published Charts

12 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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IT Professional, Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

Case Study: Capgemini

Introduction

This case study of Capgemini is based on a February 2014 survey of DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“This is game changer which is ahead of the trend and key element to help organization to truly able to have a SDDC (software-defined data center).”

Challenges

  • Has been running DataCore without any storage-related planned or unplanned downtime for < 2 years.

Use Case

  • Has been able to defer 2 storage hardware refresh cycles using DataCore software.

Results

  • Realized a positive ROI in < 6 months with DataCore.
  • Effectively reduced their storage-related spending by > 25% with DataCore.
  • Improved performance by 5x since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Reduced their storage-related downtime by 100% since implementing DataCore.
  • Cut planned downtime on data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes by > 30% with DataCore.
  • Turned stranded storage capacity into > 100% more free space with DataCore.

Stennis Space Center

Introduction

This case study of ASRC Federal, Stennis Space Center, MS is based on a December 2015 survey of DataCore customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“DataCore SANsymphony not only provided Stennis Data Center the virtualization of our SAN, but also provided the capability to mirror our SAN environment. That alone has protected out critical applications from unplanned outages. The Engineering and Test Directorate at Stennis Space Center is currently testing the new rocket engines for the Space Launch System, and a system outage could have scrubbed a test, costing millions of dollars to reschedule. DataCore has been extremely important in ensuring the Stennis Data Center services are high performing and highly available.”

Use Case

  • Decreased the amount of time spent on routine storage tasks by 50% or more since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Completed 20+ non-distruptive/seamless data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes since DataCore was installed.
  • Has been able to defer 3 storage hardware refresh cycles using DataCore software.

Results

  • Realized a positive ROI in the first year with DataCore.
  • Effectively reduced their storage-related spending by 25% or more with DataCore.
  • Improved performance by 10x since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Reduced their storage-related downtime by 90% or more since implementing DataCore.
  • Agrees the transition to DataCore was:
    • Well planned and expertly executed
    • Accomplished with minimal disruption

Several years without downtime thanks to DataCore

We’ve been running DataCore without any storage-related planned or unplanned downtime for:

8+ years: 2%
5+ years: 11%
4+ years: 15%
2+ years: 23%
< 2 years: 50%

Deploying DataCore

The DataCore deployment was:

Well planned and expertly executed
68%
Accomplished with minimal disruption
50%
Simple and quick
47%

Up to 4X better capacity utilization with DataCore

64% of surveyed IT organizations turned stranded storage capacity into > 50% more free space with DataCore.



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About SANsymphony™

SANsymphony™ is DataCore’s flagship 10th generation storage virtualization solution. In use at over 10,000+ customer sites, it maximizes IT infrastructure performance, availability and utilization by virtualizing storage hardware.

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