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TechValidate Research on SANsymphony™

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2,041 Customers Surveyed

16,885 Data Points Collected

254 Published TechFacts

14 Published Charts

12 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


DataCore Customer Testimonial

DataCore SANsymphony hat unseren Storage super vor Hardwareausfällen geschützt. Die Lösung arbeitet super mit unseren VMware Clustern zusamme und ist einfach zu bedienen. Die Updates sind seit dem neuen Installer sehr schnell und einfach zu installieren.

System Administrator, State & Local Government

Several Years without Storage-Related Downtime Thanks to DataCore

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

8+ years: 3%
5+ years: 14%
4+ years: 16%
2+ years: 28%
Since DataCore has been installed: 40%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

“DataCore adds a lot of flexibility and storage management convenience. Significantly reduced systems’ downtime during upgrade and maintenance.”

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 the first month with DataCore.
  • Effectively reduced their storage-related spending by > 25% with DataCore.
  • Improved performance by 3x 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 > 50% more free space with DataCore.

DataCore Customer Testimonial

Der größte Mehrwert ist die Hardwareunabhängigkeit und Flexibilität die DataCore für uns so interessant macht. Des Weiteren die gute Performance und der redundante Aufbau über WAN Verbindungen.

Michael Schön, IT Specialist, Versorgungsbetriebe Hoyerswerda GmbH

Case Study: Medium Enterprise, Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

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

“It runs without problems .. In German .. das läuft und läuft und läuft ohne das jemand irgend etwas machen muss. Genau soll es sein.”

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 < 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 100% with DataCore.
  • Turned stranded storage capacity into > 50% more free space with DataCore.

Thanks to DataCore, we reduced our storage-related downtime:

100%: 25%
90% or more: 35%
75% or more: 10%
50% or more: 12%
Less than 50%: 17%


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About SANsymphony™

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