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TechValidate Research on SANsymphony™

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2,339 Customers Surveyed

18,607 Data Points Collected

392 Published TechFacts

15 Published Charts

14 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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.

Case Study: Federal Government (Australia)

Introduction

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

“DataCore provides high availability and disaster recovery capabilities.”

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 the first month 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 90% since implementing DataCore.
  • Cut planned downtime on data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes by > 95% with DataCore.
  • Turned stranded storage capacity into > 100% more free space with DataCore.

Immediate Value

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

The first month
14%
120 days or less
10%
6 months or less
21%
The first year
56%

Deploying DataCore

The DataCore deployment was:

Well planned and expertly executed
68%
Accomplished with minimal disruption
50%
Simple and quick
47%

DataCore Customer Testimonial

DataCore ermöglicht es uns frei zu wählen welchen Storage wir gerade einsetzen. Auch das Verbinden von mehreren Storage-Technologien ist möglich. Durch Auto-Tiering lässt sich der gesamte Storage einfach und kostengünstig drastisch beschleunigen.

Bastian Stock, IT Administrator, SCISYS

Nous avons beaucoup gagné en performance, simplicité de mise en œuvre (surtout pour le retour à la normale après incident), et liberté vis à vis des fournisseurs de stockage traditionnels.

Chief Information Officer, Medium Enterprise Retail Company



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