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TechValidate Research on Hitachi Content Platform

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765 Customers Surveyed

4,223 Data Points Collected

199 Published TechFacts

37 Published Charts

38 Published Case Studies



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Selected Research Highlights


How much of your unstructured content on primary storage is static and not frequently accessed or used?

75% or more: 0%
51-75%: 23%
26-50%: 37%
10-25%: 20%
Don't know: 20%

Investment in HDS Paid Back Within 1 Year

A medium enterprise transportation services company was paid back for its investment in their Hitachi Content Archive Platform within 12 months or less.

Hitachi Content Platform: Scalable to Suit All Needs

How much storage capacity have you used on Hitachi Content Platform?

Average Response by Company Size:

Educational Institution
490 TB
Federal
140 TB
Fortune 500
54 TB
Global 500
449 TB
Large Enterprise
400 TB
Medium Enterprise
88 TB
Non-profit
2 TB
S&P 500
181 TB
Small Business
20 TB
State & Local
300 TB
Overall Average
277 TB

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise retail company is based on a March 2009 survey of Hitachi Content Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Cited that the top reasons for purchasing their Hitachi Content Archive Platform were:
    • Meet compliance regulations
    • Consolidate storage
    • Meet performance and quality of storage service level agreements
    • Support business growth expectations
    • Replication capabilities

Use Case

  • Consolidated 5 TBs of storage in their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Deployed their Hitachi Content Archive Platform in conjunction with the following applications:
    • Email archiving
    • Business intelligence and reporting

Results

  • Manage 5 TBs or more with one person using their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Moved 20% of primary storage content to their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Achieved payback period of 36 months

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Transportation Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise transportation services company is based on a March 2009 survey of Hitachi Content Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Cited that the top reasons for purchasing their Hitachi Content Archive Platform were:
    • Meet compliance regulations
    • Consolidate storage
    • Support business growth expectations
    • Replication capabilities

Use Case

  • Consolidated 15 TBs of storage in their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Deployed their Hitachi Content Archive Platform in conjunction with the following applications:
    • Email archiving
    • SAP

Results

  • Manage 25 TBs or more with one person using their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Moved 40% of primary storage content to their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Achieved payback period of 12 months

Hitachi Content Platform Storage Efficiency

58% of IT organizations surveyed have found Hitachi Content Platform attributes including storage efficiency (compression, single instancing, better utilization) have delivered significant value for their organization.

58%


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About Hitachi Content Platform

Hitachi Content Platform is a distributed object store that provides advanced storage and data management capabilities to help address challenges posed by ever-growing volumes of unstructured data.

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