TechValidate Research on SANsymphony™

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2,342 Customers Surveyed

18,628 Data Points Collected

405 Published TechFacts

24 Published Charts

14 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


DataCore Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Administrator at a medium enterprise retail company would be very likely to recommend DataCore for this reason:

Because they have very good Support and their software is good and fast!

Case Study: Arizona State University

Introduction

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

“We could use less expensive disk in place of enterprise level disk and achieve the same performance. DataCore also made protecting our data much easier by mirroring volumes and snapshots.”

Challenges

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

Use Case

  • Has been able to defer 1 storage hardware refresh cycle using DataCore software.

Results

  • Effectively reduced their storage-related spending by > 25% with DataCore.
  • Cut planned downtime on data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes by > 50% with DataCore.
  • Turned stranded storage capacity into > 50% more free space with DataCore.

Major Cost Saving

DataCore effectively reduced our storage-related spending by:

75% or more
10%
50% or more
37%
25% or more
35%
Less than 25%
19%

Case Study: Open Systems International Inc

Introduction

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

“DataCore has made managing storage simple and provides extremely easy, 100% uptime, utilizing dual nodes.”

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 75% since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Has been able to defer 3 storage hardware refresh cycles using DataCore software.

Results

  • Realized a positive ROI in < 6 months 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 100% since implementing DataCore.
  • Cut planned downtime on data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes by > 75% with DataCore.
  • Turned stranded storage capacity into > 50% more free space with DataCore.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How would you describe DataCore SDS to a friend or colleague?:

Use off the shelf hardware to gain HA storage.

In a few sentences, describe the biggest benefits you have seen since implementing DataCore storage virtualization software:

We buy discs below retail costs and can use standard disks instead of extra costly branded disks.

Deploying DataCore

The DataCore deployment was:

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


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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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