TechValidate Research on SANsymphony™

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SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

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

The parallel I/O function is very useful when there are many requests for read/write access to the disks. The administration is simple and easy. * It is possible to create a virtual disk very easily, and moving the virtual machines is fast.

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

DataCore SANsymphony allows us to have a reliable, fast and easy administration infrastructure. We have a reliable and secure infrastructure thanks to SANsymphony, and all at less cost

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4/5 Stars

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

This is a very resilient and resistant solution to use with simple, non-intelligent arrays. You can create an intelligent, highly-available and well performing solution using a Windows Server and Directly Attached Storage.

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

  • Really working high-availability, no downtime for applications and hosts
  • Ease of management
  • Really great support from DataCore

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

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

Awesome. VCenter Integration makes life sooooo much easier.

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

No downtime storage migrations and Technology Refreshes. Just awesome.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4.5/5 Stars

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

SANsymphony allows us to use normal server hardware of our choosing and at a cost level that we can afford. It provides the advantages and benefits of an enterprise SAN solution.

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

It is a very stable system and is something that we can depend on. We also have the flexibility to amend the size of disks offered on our SAN, which has been very useful with constantly increasing demand for storage.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4/5 Stars

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

Flexible, scalable, reliable storage solution.

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

Provided a high level of redundancy in our storage environment.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4/5 Stars

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

DataCore has freed us from tie-in to the big-name vendors and given us the flexibility to develop our business in whatever direction we need to go.

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

It has removed the 2TB LUN restriction imposed by our legacy array, removed the performance bottleneck of IOPS we were seeing in VCenter and given us the confidence to maintain firmware to the latest level without downtime.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

Please describe your experience when calling DataCore Technical Support:

Perfect.

Would you recommend the DataCore Technical Support team, and if so, why?

Sure! They are quick, effective and willing to help in all situations.

SANsymphony™ Customer Testimonial

The setup of a new storage enclosure is really simplified with DataCore as we can gradually migrate our data from the existing one to the new one in a seamless way that is pretty transparent for our end users.

System Administrator, Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

SANsymphony™ Customer Testimonial

DataCore is as useful with storage virtualization as VMware does with server virtualization

Vincent Te Koppele, IT Manager, Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4/5 Stars

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

A simple solution to virtualize several different storage enclosures under a single administration interface.

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

- Ability to virtualize different storage enclosures in a single interface
- Easiness to migrate our existing storage enclosure to new storage enclosures
- Storage auto-tiering
- Synchronous replication between two sites
- Ability to perform a maintenance in one site without interrupting our production

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4/5 Stars

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

DataCore adds a storage virtualization layer between hosts and physical storage that simplifies management and increases performance.

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

Performance increase.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4/5 Stars

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

Solid and effective.

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

Less time to spend on storage.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

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

DataCore is virtual storage like VMware is Virtual servers. You can easily add space or even other vendors to your environment without difficult migrations. The performance of DataCore is a breeze!

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

Great cost savings, exceptional performance.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4.5/5 Stars

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

Easy, robust, no downtime storage solution.

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

No Downtime
Easy Storage expension and migration
Easy to manage

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

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

Very stable and effective solution.

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

- Increase performance
- Reliable solution
- Availability
- Cost saving

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4/5 Stars

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

This is a flexible and stable solution, easy to maintain. We like the fact to be independent from hardware manufacturers.

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

Tech support is quick and effective (this is one of the main aspects we take into account when deciding if we will keep or change a solution for the future).
SDS gives us the opportunity to move to a different hw solution should we need so, without the need to buy new licenses for the related software.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4/5 Stars

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

Nice, dynamic and scaleable solution.

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

Using standard hardware.

SANsymphony™ Customer Testimonial

DataCore SDS – Protects Your Most Valuable Asset – Your Data

We were able to move all of our SQL servers to a virtualized platform and we no longer needed offsite SQL mirroring as our datastores now achieves this at the storage level.

IT Manager, State & Local Government

SANsymphony™ Customer Testimonial

DataCore SDS Simplifies Adding New Technologies to your Datacenter

As we look at new storage technologies the question of how to integrate it with DataCore comes up and it never fails that the answer is to simply add it to the server and then add it to a pool.

Storage Administrator, Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

SANsymphony™ Customer Testimonial

With DataCore, it’s never a forklift operation. You can purchase the latest hardware and deploy it where it needs to be, gaining immediate benefits of the latest hardware without losing the investment in existing data infrastructure.

Kent Hansen, Director of IT, Architectural Nexus

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

DataCore SDS – Incredible Performance , Uptime and Flexibility in an Easy-to-Manage Solution

5/5 Stars

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

Best software SAN solution in the world. Can manage anything that you throw at it. Outperforms any SAN appliance that I have worked with.

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

Ease of management and no down time.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4/5 Stars

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

It allows us the freedom to disconnect storage hardware from software and plug in whatever technology we need to get the job done.

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

It’s brought the mobility and versatility of VMware to the storage layer.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

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

It works, it’s reliable and it’s fast.

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

Up-time and reliability.

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

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

4.5/5 Stars

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

High performance caching engine, that can take commodity hardware and turn it into performance rich SAN.

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

0 Downtime, faster file open times, faster saving large files.

SANsymphony™ Customer Review

5/5 Stars

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

DataCore is to storage what VMware is to hypervisors. You are no longer limited by your hardware vendor.

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

With DataCore, we have scalability and reliability beyond what any other vendor could give us. When we needed some more performance, we simply put NVME storage into our hosts and added a new storage tier.

DataCore Customer Satisfaction Rating

Daniel Wetter, an IT Datacenter Architect at financing company, would be very likely to recommend DataCore for this reason:

At our site, DataCore runs perfectly with consistent high performance and stability.

DataCore Customer Testimonial

Les temps de réponses sur les bases de données Oracle sont optimums, cela nous a permis de mettre en place un PRA/PCS à moindre coût.

< French to English translation >
The response time on Oracle Databases are optimum, this allowed us to implement a Disaster recovery and Business continuity plans.

Michael Meynard, Chief Information Officer, Bassens

DataCore Customer Statistic

Much faster operations per second allowed on our storage

About the IOPS, I can now snapshot all VMs at the same time and delete multiple snapshots and run windows updates on all VMs at the same time without impacting the performance of other VMs or the entire cluster.

Felipe Abreu, Network Administrator, Innotech Control Systems Australia

DataCore Customer Statistic

Storage Profiles

We have created 3 Storage Profile groups for our vdisks and they are directly related to the storage priority. Vdisks on Storage Profile ‘High’ run basically from SSDs and are pretty fast.

Felipe Abreu, Network Administrator, Innotech Control Systems Australia




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