TechValidate Research on Content Platform

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765 Customers Surveyed

4,223 Data Points Collected

199 Published TechFacts

37 Published Charts

38 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Hitachi Content Platform: Multipurpose Storage

40% of IT organizations chose their Hitachi Content Platform because of its different levels of service and multiple applications supported on a single platform.

40%

Case Study: Federal Government

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a March 2009 survey of Hitachi Content Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization 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 performance and Quality of Storage Service Level Agreements
    • Support business growth expectations
    • Achieve better management economies of scale
    • Replication capabilities

Use Case

  • Consolidated 200 TBs of storage in their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Deployed their Hitachi Content Archive Platform in conjunction with the following applications:
    • Email archiving
    • File system archiving
    • Electronic content management platform
    • Video archiving

Results

  • Manage 500 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 36 months

Case Study: Small Business Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business energy & utilities 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 250 TBs of storage in their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Deployed their Hitachi Content Archive Platform in conjunction with file system archiving

Results

  • Achieved payback period of 3 months
  • Manage 200 TBs or more with one person using their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.
  • Moved 80% of primary storage content to their Hitachi Content Archive Platform.

Customers Embracing Hybrid Cloud

Which of the following deployment models are you most interested in using for your HCP?

Private Cloud - HCP maintains all data in an onsite private cloud: 76%
Hybrid Cloud - HCP tiers approved data to the public cloud (e.g., Amazon S3, Azure, Google, etc.): 7%
Hybrid Cloud - HCP tiers approved data to a trusted local cloud Service Provider: 18%

Hitachi Content Platform for File Services at Remote and Branch Offices

83% of surveyed IT organizations were satisfied with Hitachi Content Platform for file services at remote and branch offices.

83%

Hitachi Content Platform: Multitenant, Multipurpose Storage

How many tenants do you have within your Hitachi Content Platform?

1: 38%
2-5: 31%
6-10: 14%
11-25: 0%
26 or more: 17%


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About 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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