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TechValidate Research on Quantum

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209 Customers Surveyed

1,539 Data Points Collected

25 Published TechFacts

19 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Quantum Case Study

Small Business Publishing Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business media & entertainment company is based on a January 2017 survey of Quantum customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“StorNext has provided us with a scalable solution for SAN storage & connectivity and gives us great power over the access to our video content.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quantum was the need to support greater shared access and collaboration.

Use Case

The profiled company uses the following software applications in conjunction with their StorNext system:

  • Adobe
  • Apple
  • Autodesk

Company has tier data from StorNext to other storage devices.

Company has 5 – 50 client systems attached to their StorNext system.

Results

Compared to previously used storage systems, StorNext performs as follows in each of the corresponding areas:

  • much better for data protection, collaboration and sharing, deployment and ease of access
  • significantly better for application performance

Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Quantum:

  • NetApp
  • Isilon

Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of their StorNext Storage System:

  • An increase in the number of simultaneous users accessing data
  • An improvement in performance delivery

Strongly agrees that StorNext allows their organization to scale and adapt to new workloads.

Increased their staff’s productivity by greater than 50% with their StorNext system.

Quantum Case Study

Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) Relies on StorNext to Manage Large Content Archive

Introduction

This case study of Christian Broadcasting Network is based on a January 2017 survey of Quantum customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Being a media company with a large legacy library, our Quantum i6K LTO Library has allowed us to digitize and store our assets in a very cost effective manner.”

Challenges

  • Top purchasing drivers for StorNext storage include:
    • Simplify archiving data
    • Increase scalability
    • Increase data protection
    • Reduce total cost of ownership

Use Case

  • Uses the following software application in conjunction with their StorNext storage system:
    • ASG Atempo
  • Has 5 – 50 client systems attached to their StorNext system

Results

  • Compared to previously used storage systems, StorNext performs as follows in each of the corresponding areas:
    • Deployment: somewhat better
    • Ease of access: somewhat better
    • Application performance: somewhat better
    • Data protection: somewhat better
    • Collaboration and sharing: somewhat better
  • Evaluated the following vendor before choosing Quantum:
    • Storage Tek
  • Realized the following operational benefit following the deployment of their StorNext Storage System:
    • An improvement in protecting critical information
  • Strongly agrees that StorNext allows their organization to scale and adapt to new workloads
  • Increased their staff’s productivity by 21-30% with their StorNext system

Quantum Customer Satisfaction Rating

Scott Milligan, an IT Manager at AVM, would be likely to recommend Quantum for this reason:

Quality of the DXi product, experience in the field, and support given.

Quantum Customer Fact

A large enterprise consumer products company evaluated Dell/EMC Data Domain before choosing Quantum DXi.



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