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Datavail Database Services Case Study

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company – “Datavail has allowed us to allocate resources elsewhere with a small staff in the past.”

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on an August 2017 survey of Datavail Database Services customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Datavail has allowed us to allocate resources elsewhere with a small staff in the past. It has also helped us with round the clock monitoring to avoid outages and performance issues on our production systems.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Datavail Database Services:

  • Wanted to address the following challenges when they hired Datavail:
    • Improve database administration quality
    • Provide better coverage of their databases (i.e. 24×7, weekends / holidays)
    • Redeploy and/or augment onstaff resources

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Datavail Database Services that the surveyed company uses:

  • Utilizes Datavail in the following ways:
    • Remote database management
    • Database upgrades and migrations
    • Database assessments and health checks
    • Performance tuning
    • Projects and upgrades
  • Rate the following Datavail personnel:
    • Service Delivery Manager: excellent
    • Dedicated US DBA: excellent
    • Dedicated Tier 3 Offshore DBA: excellent
    • Offshore DBAs (operational team): excellent
    • Sales Executive: excellent
    • Project Manager: excellent

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Datavail Database Services:

  • Has achieved the following benefits since hiring Datavail:
    • Improved round-the-clock coverage
    • Staff augmentation
  • Saved no savings of costs with Datavail’s remote database management services.
  • Resulted in the following since they’ve engaged with Datavail:
    • DBA coverage: greatly improved
    • DBA expertise: dramatically improved
    • Database availability: greatly improved
    • Database environment quality: greatly improved
    • Database reliability: greatly improved
    • Database performance: greatly improved




About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Datavail Database Services by TechValidate.

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