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TechValidate Research on SANsymphony™

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1,985 Customers Surveyed

16,662 Data Points Collected

242 Published TechFacts

14 Published Charts

12 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


DataCore Customer Research

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%

Our data is always available and healthy.

Norbert Klenner, Chief Information Officer, HGM Energy

Case Study: Arizona State University

Introduction

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

“We could use less expensive disk in place of enterprise level disk and achieve the same performance. DataCore also made protecting our data much easier by mirroring volumes and snapshots.”

Challenges

  • Has been running DataCore without any storage-related planned or unplanned downtime for < 2 years.

Use Case

  • Has been able to defer 1 storage hardware refresh cycle using DataCore software.

Results

  • Effectively reduced their storage-related spending by > 25% with DataCore.
  • Cut planned downtime on data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes by > 50% 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.

Refresh storage hardware without interrupting apps

35% of surveyed IT organizations cut planned downtime on data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes by > 95% or more with DataCore.

Investment in DataCore pays off quickly

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

the first month: 14%
120 days or less: 14%
6 months or less: 22%
the first year: 49%


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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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