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2,690 Customers Surveyed

21,769 Data Points Collected

405 Published TechFacts

24 Published Charts

14 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

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

DataCore provides a rock-solid storage foundation upon which to build your IT infrastructure.

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

The biggest benefits that we have seen since implementing DataCore are:
1. High performance
2. Rock-solid reliability
3. Ease of maintenance

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%

Skip expensive hardware refreshes with DataCore

How many storage hardware refresh cycles have you been able to defer using DataCore software?

5
2%
4
2%
3
16%
2
39%
1
41%

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: Sherwood Management Co.

Introduction

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

“We utilize DataCore’s continuous data protection (CDP) to provide snapshot rollbacks that serve as our backup — eliminating the need for tape. We replicate all our volumes to our DR site. The ability to prioritize which volumes are High Priority versus Low or Archive Priority ensures our most valuable information is backed up first.”

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 3 storage hardware refresh cycles using DataCore software.

Results

  • Realized a positive ROI in < 120 days with DataCore.
  • Effectively reduced their storage-related spending by > 50% with DataCore.
  • Improved performance by 10x 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 100% with DataCore.
  • Turned stranded storage capacity into > 200% more free space with DataCore.

Eine sehr schnelle und flexible Speicherlösung.

Alexander Scholz, System Administrator, Schloz Woellenstein



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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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