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TechValidate Research on SANsymphony™

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2,041 Customers Surveyed

16,885 Data Points Collected

257 Published TechFacts

14 Published Charts

12 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


DataCore SANsymphony-V Customer Testimonial from Portugal

DataCore brought real High Availability to the main data center and the ability of a disaster recovery plan with an RPO (recovery point objective) and an RTO (recovery time objective) 4 times smaller than it was with a physical SAN.

IT Manager, Large Enterprise Consumer Services Company

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.

Immediate Value

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

the first month
13%
120 days or less
10%
6 months or less
21%
the first year
55%

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%

The non-disruptive upgrades are the top most feature we love.

Vincent Unal, IT Specialist, Runiso

Case Study: Delta Blood Bank

Introduction

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

“The biggest benefit is High-Availability. I managed to re-purpose the old SAN to be the backup of the new SAN. Other SAN solutions will force IT pro’s to buy two identical hardware SANs to establish HA.”

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 < 50% since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.

Results

  • Realized a positive ROI in < 6 months with DataCore.
  • Improved performance by 5x since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Reduced their storage-related downtime by 90% since implementing DataCore.
  • 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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