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Stennis Space Center

Introduction

This case study of ASRC Federal, Stennis Space Center, MS is based on a December 2015 survey of DataCore customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“DataCore SANsymphony not only provided Stennis Data Center the virtualization of our SAN, but also provided the capability to mirror our SAN environment. That alone has protected out critical applications from unplanned outages. The Engineering and Test Directorate at Stennis Space Center is currently testing the new rocket engines for the Space Launch System, and a system outage could have scrubbed a test, costing millions of dollars to reschedule. DataCore has been extremely important in ensuring the Stennis Data Center services are high performing and highly available.”

Use Case

  • Decreased the amount of time spent on routine storage tasks by 50% or more since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Completed 20+ non-distruptive/seamless data migrations, upgrades and technology refreshes since DataCore was installed.
  • Has been able to defer 3 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% or more with DataCore.
  • Improved performance by 10x since virtualizing their storage with DataCore.
  • Reduced their storage-related downtime by 90% or more since implementing DataCore.
  • Agrees the transition to DataCore was:
    • Well planned and expertly executed
    • Accomplished with minimal disruption




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