TechValidate Research on SANsymphony™

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2,691 Customers Surveyed

21,776 Data Points Collected

405 Published TechFacts

24 Published Charts

14 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

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%

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

Please describe your experience when calling DataCore Technical Support:

Perfect the few times I needed them.

Would you recommend the DataCore Technical Support team, and if so, why?

Absolutely, their availability and professionalism is top notch.

DataCore Customer Research

DataCore Reduces Storage Downtime

With DataCore, customers reduced their storage-related downtime by the following levels:

90% or more: 61%
75% or more: 13%
50% or more: 17%
Less than 50%: 10%

SANsymphony™ Case Study

Architectural Nexus


This case study of Architectural Nexus is based on a March 2019 survey of SANsymphony™ customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Dell Compellent.”

“With DataCore, it’s never a forklift operation. You can purchase the latest hardware and deploy it where it needs to be, gaining immediate benefits of the latest hardware without losing the investment in existing data infrastructure.”

“We have an Active/Active SAN offering 30Tb of high performance to 125 users.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select SANsymphony™ :

  • DataCore has enabled them to accomplish the following:
    • Reduce overall storage costs
    • Extend the life of legacy hardware
    • Reduce storage-related downtime
    • Confidently add new technology into our storage architecture

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of SANsymphony™ that the surveyed company uses:

  • They strongly agree that DataCore SDS has given them the freedom to choose the hardware platforms that best meet their needs and budget.


The surveyed company achieved the following results with SANsymphony™ :

  • With DataCore, they saw an increase in their application performance immediately.
  • DataCore effectively reduced their storage-related spending by 50% or more.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise, Industrial Manufacturing Company


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.”


  • 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.


  • 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.

Up to 75% Reduction in Storage Costs

42% of surveyed IT organizations effectively reduced their storage-related spending by 50% or more 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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