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TechValidate Research on SANsymphony™

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2,341 Customers Surveyed

18,619 Data Points Collected

392 Published TechFacts

20 Published Charts

14 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Benefits experienced by Large Manufacturing Company

With DataCore we have:

  • Great speed-up of the storage environment
  • Synchronous mirroring together with the automatic failover and failback are killer features
  • High availability and worry-free maintenance
  • Auto-tiering helps to save money by combining a big, inexpensive Nearline-pool and a “small,” very fast, higher-cost SSD-pool to please the board of directors

IT Professional, Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Immediate Value

We realized a positive ROI from our investment in DataCore within:

The first month
14%
120 days or less
10%
6 months or less
21%
The first year
56%

DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software Case Study

Disability Rights Texas

Introduction

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

“Since moving to DataCore, we’ve realized the benefits of disaster recovery, fast spinup of new servers, the ability to snapshot servers before applying updates, and the agility that comes with a virtualized environment.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software:

  • Has been running DataCore without any storage-related planned or unplanned downtime for 4+ years.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Decreased the amount of time spent on routine storage tasks by < 50% since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Has been able to defer 5+ storage hardware refresh cycles using DataCore software.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software:

  • Realized a positive ROI in the first year with DataCore.
  • Effectively reduced their storage-related spending by 50% or more with DataCore.
  • Improved performance by 3x since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Reduced their storage-related downtime by 90% or more since implementing DataCore.
  • Cut planned downtime on data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes by 100% with DataCore.
  • Turned stranded storage capacity into > 200% more free space with DataCore.

Case Study: Federal Government (Australia)

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a February 2014 survey of DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“DataCore provides high availability and disaster recovery capabilities.”

Challenges

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

Use Case

  • Decreased the amount of time spent on routine storage tasks by 90% since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Has been able to defer 1 storage hardware refresh cycles using DataCore software.

Results

  • Realized a positive ROI in the first month with DataCore.
  • Effectively reduced their storage-related spending by > 50% with DataCore.
  • Improved performance by 5x since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Reduced their storage-related downtime by 90% since implementing DataCore.
  • Cut planned downtime on data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes by > 95% with DataCore.
  • Turned stranded storage capacity into > 100% more free space with DataCore.

SANsymphony™ Customer Research

DataCore SDS has given us the freedom to choose the hardware platforms that best meet our needs and budget.

Strongly agree: 52%
Agree: 44%
Disagree: 4%

SANsymphony™ Customer Testimonial

DC nos permite incorporar tecnologías como las tarjetas NVMe de forma transparente.

Jose A. García, IT Director, Universidad de Córdoba



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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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