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TechValidate Research on Hitachi Data Protection

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129 Customers Surveyed

702 Data Points Collected

30 Published TechFacts

6 Published Charts



Selected Research Highlights


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 Replication Solutions Create Copies for Test and Development

A S&P 500 computer software company purchased their Hitachi replication solution because ShadowCopy makes it easy to create duplicate datasets.

Hitachi Offers Flexible Configurations for Data Protection and Disaster Recovery

Describe your primary geographical recovery / data-copy distance requirements:

Copy data locally, within a storage system only: 17%
Replicate remotely, no more than a short campus / office building distance: 15%
Replicate remotely, short distance less than 200 miles / 320 km: 27%
Replicate data long distance, over 200 miles / over 320 km: 14%
A combination of the above: 23%
Other: 3%

Hitachi Replication Solutions Are Easier To Use Than Backup

ITS, Inc. purchased Hitachi Thin Image software because they were trying to save on disk space and/or cost, it is easier to use compared to other backup approaches, and it is an effective tool to facilitate copying and migration of production data.



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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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