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TechValidate Research on SANsymphony™

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2,041 Customers Surveyed

16,885 Data Points Collected

258 Published TechFacts

15 Published Charts

12 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company (France)

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise energy & utilities 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.

“We have no migration downtime when changing storage systems, with DataCore.”

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 2 storage hardware refresh cycles using DataCore software.

Results

  • Realized a positive ROI in the first year 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 75% 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.

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.

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%

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%

DataCore Customer Testimonial

  • Datensicherheit
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IT Administrator, State & Local Government

La facilité d’administration de la solution. La disponibilité du stockage via deux sites de production.

Alain Basinc, Chief Technology Officer, Maire De Lognes



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