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TechValidate Research on DataCore SANsymphony™ Software-Defined Storage

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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


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%

With DataCore, I no longer have to worry about the storage limits of an individual server or speed issues.

Sean McLachlan, IT Manager, LithoFlexo Grafics

Deploying DataCore

The DataCore deployment was:

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

DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software Case Study

Disability Rights Texas

Introduction

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

“Since moving to DataCore, we’ve realized the benefits of disaster recovery, fast spinup of new servers, the ability to snapshot servers before applying updates, and the agility that comes with a virtualized environment.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software:

  • Has been running DataCore without any storage-related planned or unplanned downtime for 4+ years.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Decreased the amount of time spent on routine storage tasks by < 50% since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Has been able to defer 5+ storage hardware refresh cycles using DataCore software.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage Virtualization Software:

  • Realized a positive ROI in the first year with DataCore.
  • Effectively reduced their storage-related spending by 50% or more with DataCore.
  • Improved performance by 3x since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Reduced their storage-related downtime by 90% or more 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.

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.

Up to 100% Reduction in Storage-related Downtime

29% of surveyed IT organizations reduced their storage-related downtime by 100% since implementing DataCore.



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About DataCore SANsymphony™ Software-Defined Storage

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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