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TechValidate Research on Hitachi Data Protection

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211 Customers Surveyed

1,199 Data Points Collected

33 Published TechFacts

9 Published Charts



Selected Research Highlights


We have had a very good experience with HDS replication tools. Issues have been minimal, and it has proven itself to be a stable product.

Jason Schimming, Manager, Infrastructure, Facilities and Storage, Latrobe University

Hitachi Replication Solutions Keep the Government Running

A state & local government purchased their Hitachi replication solution because they needed an alternative to tape-based backup and they needed to implement a disaster recovery solution.

Hitachi Replication Manager software is a Powerful, Comprehensive Tool

If you are currently using Hitachi Replication Manager along with your replication products, please indicate business / IT reasons that motivated your purchase.

To assist as a hardware set up and configuration management tool
13%
To assist as a replication software set up and configuration management tool
48%
To assist as a replication operations monitoring and alert tool
48%
To assist with the management of a large number of replication pairs
33%
GUI is easier to use than just command line interfaces (CLI) or Hitachi Storage Navigator
39%
Its integrated application aware split-mirror capability for Microsoft applications (e.g., Exchange, SQL)
7%

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Customer Research

The use of modern data protection, including snapshots and clones, for critical data, is becoming mainstream

Thinking of your most critical data stored on enterprise storage arrays, what do you use for local backup and recovery?

Traditional enterprise software (or appliances), such as Hitachi Data Protection Suite, Commvault, EMC Networker, HPE Data Protector, IBM TSM / Spectrum Protect, or Veritas (Symantec) NetBackup
91%
Specific application-specific software, such as Veeam for VMware or RMAN for Oracle
47%
Storage-based snapshots (Thin Image) or clones (ShadowImage)
55%
Storage-based data protection automation and orchestration software, such as Hitachi Data Instance Director
11%
Other
6%


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About Hitachi Data Protection

Hitachi Data Protection allows customers to tightly integrate snapshot, replication and persistent copies that are application-aware, secure, deduplicated, managed and accessible from a single platform.

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