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7-Eleven Stores Ring Up Better Backups with ExaGrid

“One of the things we wanted out of a disk-based backup system was a 'set it and forget it' type of product. The ExaGrid has more than lived up to our expectations. Each day, we quickly check the ExaGrid to ensure that everything ran smoothly and then double-check the amount of available disk space, and that's it. We're confident in the system and it's taken the hassle out of our backups.”

—Gayle Crouch, IT Director

ABC Companies Opts for ExaGrid over Data Domain for Price, Manageability, and Features

“Effective data deduplication translates into big savings, especially when you consider replication.  ExaGrid’s data deduplication does a fantastic job at reducing our data, and it enabled us to purchase a smaller system, shorten backup times and improve disaster recovery.”

—Matt Horn, Senior Network Administrator

ACNB Bank Installs ExaGrid System, Runs “Flawlessly”

“Our data growth has been fairly constant, but in our industry, you have to plan for the unforeseen.  We’re confident that the ExaGrid system will be able to expand to handle anything in the future.”

—Stanley Miller, Data Center Administrator

Admiration Foods Implements ExaGrid for Better Backups

“The ExaGrid system sends me helpful daily email alerts with detailed information like the amount of available disk space and backup job status.  I just glance at it each morning and go on with my day.”

—Deven Shah, Vice President of Information Technology

Aeroflex Unburdens Itself from Disk Sprawl with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system has unburdened us from worrying about disk sprawl in our backup architectures. I hope to never buy disk again for our backup server. It’s a great feeling.”

—Ed Wrona, Enterprise Infrastructure Manager

AGH Increases Virtualization and Gains More Reliable Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

“Just knowing that with the ExaGrid appliance, if the SAN were to fail or if we lost a virtual server or if for some reason the virtual server wouldn’t start up on the SAN, then we can fire the VM up right here on the ExaGrid and it’ll be up and running in no time flat—that’s a huge benefit from our perspective.”

—Johnathon Templeman, Systems Administrator

Akron, New York School District Reduces Backup Times With ExaGrid's Disk Backup With Deduplication Solution

“Our backup windows have come down significantly. What used to take us 22 hours to do a full backup on the weekend is now completed within 10 hours.”

—David Maurer, Systems Administrator

The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Automates Backup Processes, Improves Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system was more cost-effective than other deduplication solutions that we evaluated. We were also impressed with ExaGrid's post-process approach to data deduplication. It's been very effective at reducing our data, and we've had dedupe rates as high as 59:1 for our SharePoint data.”

—Chad Holton, Network Administrator

All Star International Relies on ExaGrid for Faster Backups, Improved Disaster Recovery

“We did a fairly thorough evaluation and brought products from Data Domain, Quantum and ExaGrid into our datacenter to compare them. The ExaGrid was the clear winner based on its approach to data deduplication, scalability, price and performance.”

—James Suvanaket, Senior Systems Engineer

Allegro MicroSystems Streamlines Backup Environment with ExaGrid

“We looked at all the solutions out there, and in terms of meeting Allegro’s business objectives and technical requirements as well as being well priced, ExaGrid came out on top.  It’s a product that’s well suited to our company.  Allegro is an innovator in its market space and prefers products that are proven, reliable, and easy to work with.  We’ve found that ExaGrid is just like that; the product is ‘set it and forget it,’ and the company is very accommodating.”

—Gary Gomes, Network Manager

American Standard's Backups Improve by Using ExaGrid's Disk Backup with Data Deduplication

“I used to worry each night about backup jobs. The ExaGrid has taken all of the worry and hassle out of our backups, and it frees me up to focus more on my other responsibilities.”

—Steve Pudimott, Manager of IT Service

American Valve & Hydrant Makes Backups and Restores Faster with ExaGrid

“ExaGrid's data deduplication technology does a fantastic job at compressing our data. I checked our ExaGrid system recently and expected it to be close to full but we had over 70 percent of our disk space available.”

—Henry Sieffers, Assistant Manager, Information Services

Ameris Bank Chooses ExaGrid over Data Domain for Seamless Integration with Veeam

“We are ninety percent virtualized and after doing some research, we learned that the combination of ExaGrid and Veeam would deliver the fast restores, data deduplication, and backup performance we were looking for ... [It’s] a really solid, rugged system.”

—Shan Venable, Systems Architect

Analytic Services Reduces Dependence on Tape and Implements a Better Disaster Recovery Solution with ExaGrid

“It takes zero time now switching out tapes and with tape management in general on the network where we’re completely on the ExaGrid. Moving to ExaGrid has saved us a lot of time”

—Joseph Holdenried, Network Engineer

Apple American Serves Better Backups with ExaGrid's Diskbased Backup with Data Deduplication Solution

“Since installing the ExaGrid, our backup times have been cut by 50 percent. Additionally, restoring data is much more streamlined and our restore times are unbelievably quick.”

—Leslie McMasters, Network Administrator

Arch Reinsurance Ltd. Replaces Tape Library, Cuts Backup Window in Half with ExaGrid

“We looked at all the big players including Data Domain, Quantum, and ExaGrid.  It was a long process because we wanted to make sure that we were making the right choice, and we’ve been pleased with our decision.”

—Sheridan Smith, Information Technology Manager

Architectural Nexus Designs Better Backup Strategy with ExaGrid

“We expect our data to grow substantially in the coming months so we needed to be sure that the backup system we chose could grow as our demands grew. ExaGrid's GRID architecture will enable us to easily accommodate more and more data without forklifting the system.

—Kent Hansen, Manager of Information Systems

Arthritis Foundation Solves Backup Problems Quickly and Easily with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid System was extremely cost effective because it enabled us to keep our investment in both our backup application and our tape library and we were able to limit the learning curve that we would have encountered with other systems.”

—Jeff Hulsey, Group V.P., Technical Services

ASCAP Sings the Praises of Using ExaGrid Over Tape in Collocated Environment

“The entire system is monitored by our ExaGrid support engineer... if a drive fails, he notifies us and sends out another one. We don't have to think about maintenance, and that's critical in a collocated environment.”

—James Lee, Manager of Technical Services

Ascend One Rejects Costly Forklift Upgrade in Favor of Scalable and Affordable ExaGrid Disk-Based Backup

“I really like ExaGrid's support model of dedicating a support person to each customer. My support engineer is very familiar with ARCserve, and that's been really helpful. He's been very responsive and knowledgeable.”

—Kathy Campbell, Backup Administrator

ExaGrid Helps ASGCO Alleviate Backup Pain

“Retention was a serious issue with our old backup infrastructure because we could only keep four weeks of data at a time. Now, with the ExaGrid, we’re able to keep 16 weeks’ retention. ExaGrid’s data deduplication technology is very effective at reducing our data, so it takes up a smaller footprint.”

—Daniel W. Keuler, IT Manager

Attivio Search Results Take Them to ExaGrid for Disk-Based Backup

“I would never dream of replacing ExaGrid. This solution is fantastic.”

—Derek Murphy, Senior Infrastructure Engineer

ExaGrid’s Scalability Positions Augusta State University to Handle Data Growth with Upcoming Merger

“The two universities are still working out how to best integrate both networks, but the fact that the ExaGrid can easily scale up could turn out to be a big plus.  The ExaGrid is a very flexible system and if needed, we can easily add more capacity and increase performance to handle more data.”

—Daniel Punches, Network Specialist II

Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. Strengthens Backup Infrastructure with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system has made a big impact in the amount of time we spend on daily management and on restores. I used to spend a couple of hours a day on backup-related tasks and now I spend about ten minutes.”

—Cliff Williams, Manager of Infrastructure and Security

Financial Institution Banks on Disk Backup With Deduplication for Faster, More Efficient Backups

“In the end, it was easy to justify the cost of moving to ExaGrid. When we considered the cost of upgrading our tape libraries and the ongoing cost associated with maintaining and managing tapes, it was a no brainer financially.”

—Terry Kuxhaus, IT Manager

Barneys NY Reduces Backup Window by 65% with ExaGrid

“For us, one of the main strengths of the ExaGrid system is its ability to run 20 to 30 concurrent backup jobs at once. That functionality alone makes our backups run so much faster.”

—Michael Costa, Systems Administrator

BayHealth Medical Center Increases Retention, Improves Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

“We have been so impressed with the ExaGrid system that we are considering using it to back up some of our other systems that are still being backed up via other methods. As a healthcare facility, we deal with sensitive data, and backing up to disk is much more secure than backing up to tape. One of the nice things about the ExaGrid is that it is easily scalable and we can increase its capacity at any time to accommodate more data.”

—Kevin Seiwell, Network Engineer

Law Firm Speeds Backups and Cuts Backup Window by Two-Thirds with ExaGrid

“We compared both solutions and liked ExaGrid’s data deduplication method better than the EMC Data Domain solution.  The ExaGrid system was also more cost-effective.  We were able to stretch our budget dollars further with the ExaGrid.”

—Michael Sauriol, Director of Information Services

Berrien County Reduces Backup Window by 35% with ExaGrid and Veeam

“Our backup is easier to manage, with much less stress. I know that if I need to restore a VM, it's there for me. There's ROI on our time and on our operations.”

—Paul Olmstead, LAN Specialist

Bethune-Cookman University Eliminates Tape, Gains Faster Backups with ExaGrid

“We looked at several different approaches and decided on the ExaGrid system. We were impressed with its data deduplication technology and we liked the fact that it was a simple, straightforward solution. It was also far more costeffective than the other systems we looked at.”

—Hussam Reziqa, Network Administrator

Beyond Nines Reduces Backup Times, Implements Seamless Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

“We had been burdened with non-scalable solutions in the past, so ExaGrid’s GRID architecture was a big selling point.”

—Glen Kendell, CISSP, President, Hosting and Operations

BI Incorporated Monitors Faster Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

“In our testing, we saw a huge performance advantage over tape with the ExaGrid system. ExaGrid's approach to backup is very efficient and it decreased the load on the backup server. This wasn't the case with a competing solution that uses a de-duplication on-the-fly based approach, though efficient, it caused our backup times to increase.”

—Jeff Voss, UNIX Systems Administrator

Binghamton University Designs Better Backup and DR Strategy with ExaGrid – Cuts Restore Times by 90%

“Speed is my favorite part of the ExaGrid solution. Setup is quick and easy, backups and restores are fast, and I get support promptly when I need it.”

—Debbie Cavallucci, Systems Support Analyst

International Commercial Law Firm Bird & Bird Chooses ExaGrid to Deliver Its Backup Systems

“We now have the ability to provide any of our users with a near instant restore. This is satisfying to us in the IT team and really helps us to deliver an excellent service. Our users can be confident that the technology is behind them to deliver world class service to their clients and never waste another billable hour again.”

—Jon Spencer, Infrastructure Manager

Bloomingdale Communications Dials In More Efficient Backups with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system is perfect for a mid-sized enterprise like our business. We looked at other solutions but they all seemed to be more large enterprise focused and were very costly. The ExaGrid fit our needs and was half the cost of the system from a leading competitor.”

—John Schneider, Network Administrator

Bollinger Avoids Forklift Upgrade, Replaces Data Domain with ExaGrid

“We liked ExaGrid’s scalability and its approach to data deduplication and decided to purchase a pair of systems for primary backup and disaster recovery. Cost was also a factor; the ExaGrid was about half the cost of a new, comparable EMC Data Domain system.”

—Tom Godon, Assistant VP and Network Engineer

Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum (BHIC) Selects ExaGrid and Veeam

“ExaGrid solves problems on its own, taking the job away from the IT department.”

—Alex Vlekken, IT Engineer

BroMenn Healthcare Eliminates Backup Pain with ExaGrid

“For us, the seamless recovery process is priceless. It's great to implement better technology to save IT time and headaches, but when the value is seen by our endusers, the payback is tenfold. Our users are amazed at how quickly and smoothly we can service their needs for data.”

—Scott Hargus, IT Manager

Brooks Rehabilitation Meets Compliance Requirements with ExaGrid and Veeam

“We're primarily a Veeam and ExaGrid shop with 95% of our environment virtualized, and it just works. ExaGrid has never failed us.”

—Denis Peach, System Engineer 2

Bureau of Reclamation Replaces Quantum with Next-Gen ExaGrid

“I was only able to retain 25 to 30 days with Quantum [..] I'll be able to retain at least a year on the ExaGrid system with a goal of two years by 2018.”

—Eric Fahrenbrook, IT Specialist

C&S Installs ExaGrid to Ensure Data Restoration in the Event of Catastrophic Data Loss

“I would personally highly recommend the ExaGrid to anyone or any organization that is looking for a high-quality, easy-to-use backup solution that will do everything they need it to do and more.”

—James Harter, Senior Network Administrator

California Dept of Ed Faces Forklift Upgrade, Replaces EMC Data Domain with ExaGrid System

“The ExaGrid system was extremely cost effective, and we liked the idea that we could quickly and easily add appliances to the GRID to increase capacity and performance.”

—John Jackson, Backup and LAN Administrator

California Department of Veterans Affairs Adds Scalability and Reduces Dependence on Tape via ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Deduplication System

“We looked at other solutions, but we chose ExaGrid because of how scalable it is, the way that the grid system works - you just add another node to the grid as your data grows.”

—CDVA Network Engineer

CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network Dramatically Reduces Backup Times with ExaGrid and Veeam

“The ExaGrid gives me peace of mind. I know I have a solution that I can rely on. I set it and forget it and I don’t have to worry about it.”

—Joey Castro, Systems Administrator

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Eliminates Tape, Reduces Time Spent on Backups with ExaGrid

“Our initial goal was to eliminate tape and the ExaGrid has enabled us to do just that.  Rather than dealing with tape for hours each day, our operators now just handle user requests for file restores.”

—Mike Mandrino, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Capital G Bank Limited Withdraws Existing Tape Backup System in Favor of ExaGrid’s Disk Backup with Deduplication Appliance

“We have more peace of mind now since deploying the ExaGrid system in our primary and offisite locations. Not only have we secured our ability to recover from a disaster but we also eliminated other issues that come with working with tape.”

—Trevon Fubler, Senior Network Analyst

Catalina Marketing Gets Rid of Tape and Chooses ExaGrid for Improved Disaster Recovery

“It was taking a week to back up our shared directories, but now we can complete the job in less than ten hours…ExaGrid’s GRID architecture has given us a smooth upgrade path, and has enabled us to quickly and easily grow the system to accommodate more data, along with improving our disaster recovery process worldwide.”

—Ivan Feo, Associate Engineer

Community College Gets Instant VM Recoveries with Veeam and ExaGrid

“The combination of ExaGrid and Veeam is powerful.  We’re now more confident in our ability to properly back up our data, and if disaster strikes, we know we can quickly and easily restore individual files or entire VMs.”

—Paul Watkins, IT Manager

CenterState Bank of Florida Chooses ExaGrid over DD for Price/Performance

“As our backup intake has grown, we’ve been able to easily scale our ExaGrid system while still maintaining our backup windows…We’ve been extremely pleased with the whole experience of owning the ExaGrid system, from performance to support, and highly recommend it.”

—Jamie Orth, Vice President of IT

Central Minnesota Credit Union Banks on ExaGrid for Faster Backups and Restores

“With ExaGrid, we found that we could have our two locations managed by a single interface with error reporting and all the other bells and whistles we were looking for. With Data Domain, we couldn’t manage two locations with one interface.”

—Mike Hinnenkamp, Network Administrator

Cervalis Speeds Backups with Cost-Effective ExaGrid System

“Backing up our data to the ExaGrid system instead of to tape saves our backup engineer 10 hours a week just on management and administration alone.  He used to swap out several hundred tapes per week, and now he manages fewer than 20.”

—Michael King, Manager of Managed Services

CFI Medical Solutions Selects ExaGrid Based on Reputation of ‘Absolutely Excellent’ Customer Support

“Our ExaGrid engineer knows us and knows our environment. I just can’t say enough about how valuable that is to us. We now base all of our support contracts with other vendors on the level of support that we receive from ExaGrid. It should be an industry standard.”

—Anthony Vaughn, Systems Administrator

ExaGrid System with Data Encryption Helps Medical Center Adhere to HIPAA Mandate

“We wanted data between sites to be encrypted, and the offsite ExaGrid system will enable us to meet the requirement and eliminate tape.”

—Steve Arnold, System Administrator

Medical Center Replaces Tape with ExaGrid, Reduces Backup Window by 70%

“Once we put the ExaGrid in place, it was like having a chalkboard and wiping it clean with no backup issues anymore.”

—Adam Stahl, Dir. of Information Technology

Charles County Sheriff Enforces Improved Data Backup and Recovery Plan with ExaGrid

“Restores have been unbelievably fast. We recently had to restore a large directory from our CAD system and it was flawless. It was like night and day compared to fighting with our old tape backup system.”

—Eric Halvorsen, Deputy Director of MIS

Charter Oak State College Chooses ExaGrid over EMC Avamar for Cost and Scalability

“The ExaGrid system was more cost effective than Avamar … We were also impressed with ExaGrid’s GRID architecture because it will enable us to expand the system in the future without doing a forklift upgrade.”

—Owen Brandt, Network Administrator

Cheektowaga Central School District Deploys ExaGrid, Speeds Backups, Increases Reliability

“The ExaGrid is incredibly reliable and it performs consistently each and every night. The system is rock solid, and we very rarely experience issues. I probably spend 75 percent less time managing and administering backups.”

—Colleen Eagen, Micro Computer Technical Support Specialist, Erie 1 BOCES

Chemung County Prefers ExaGrid Approach to Data Deduplication over Data Domain’s

“We really needed a product with strong data deduplication, so we narrowed down the field to the ExaGrid and EMC Data Domain solutions. In the end, we were more confident in the ExaGrid system. We liked ExaGrid’s approach to data deduplication, and it’s proven to be very effective at reducing our data.”

—Steven Morse, Information Technology Specialist

CIPD Chooses ExaGrid for System Scalability and Manageability of Backups

“If we didn’t have the latest backup available in a hydrated format (on the ExaGrid landing zone), a restore would be horrifically slow ...  We have been able to achieve our desired three-month daily retention targets and are very impressed with the inter-site replication from HQ to the DR site.”

—Mark Boardman, Infrastructure Manager

Honolulu Says ‘Aloha’ to Better, Faster Backups with ExaGrid System

“The system is easy to use and manage, upgrades are painless, and it’s backed by some of the best customer support in the industry. We’ve been very happy with the ExaGrid system.”

—Tobin Hirota, Systems Analyst

ExaGrid System Priced 60% Less than Data Domain for City of Coral Gables

“ExaGrid and other competitors were evaluated by the City in conjunction with Gartner and they recommended the ExaGrid systems based on cost and the City’s requirements. The ExaGrid system was approximately 60% lower than the other systems reviewed by the City…[It’s] been a great solution for us.  It’s really improved the speed and efficiency of our backups and restores, and it has the scalability we need for the future.”

—Ayanes Apolinar, IT Analyst

City Modernizes Backup Infrastructure with ExaGrid System

“We looked at EMC Data Domain and a few other solutions, but the feature that stood out about the ExaGrid was its GRID architecture because it would enable us to seamlessly scale the system as our backup needs increase.”

—Johnna Byers, Director, Management Information Systems

City of Ft. Lauderdale Cuts Backup Times in Half with ExaGrid

“We're amazed at how much our backup times have been reduced and how quickly we're able to restore files. Since installing the ExaGrid, our backup times have been cut in half and we're able to restore some files almost instantaneously.”

—Jay Stacy, Manager, Technical Services

City of Holly Hill, Florida Relies on ExaGrid System for Fastest, Pain-Free Backups

“I’d highly recommend the system. It’s really taken the worry out of our day-to-day backups, and it has the flexibility to grow to meet future demands.”

—Scott Gutauckis, IT Manager

City of Miami Beach Shores Up Backups with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system has given us the ability to recover and redeploy disk that we had been using for backups, and it has enabled us to get more data off tape and onto disk.  That’s just better for us all around.”

—Chris Hipskind, Senior Systems Administrator

ExaGrid Delivers 84% Backup Window Reduction for City of Oregon

“Now that we're using ExaGrid, I spend almost no time at all on backups. I get an email each day letting me know that my backups ran successfully overnight and that's it – no tape hassles or unexpected hours spent fighting with backups.”

—Caris Rockey-Dykema, IT Manager, City of Oregon, Ohio

City of St. Petersburg, FL Selects ExaGrid/Veeam Backup Solution, Reduces Backup Window by 85%

“ExaGrid is extremely reliable which is what we strive for in backup storage. ExaGrid has made my life so much easier.”

—Rock Mitich, Senior Server Analyst

Non-Profit Leverages the Power of ExaGrid and Veeam for Fastest Possible Restores and Recoveries

“We are 100% virtualized, so the ability to spin up a server from the ExaGrid system without affecting other processes is a huge benefit to us.  No other vendor has the level of interoperability with Veeam that ExaGrid does.”

—Gabriel Fischer, LAMP Developer

Clayton State University Fed Up with Prior Backup System Installs Veeam and ExaGrid for the Win – Go Lakers!

“In addition to ExaGrid, we looked at EMC Data Domain [..] Overall, ExaGrid was the best solution for us, mainly because of the expandability of the system.”

—Roger Poore, Network Engineer

Clifton Gunderson Counts on ExaGrid for More Efficient Backups

“Our data is growing by leaps and bounds and we needed to ensure that our backup environment could scale to meet our future needs. The ExaGrid system's GRID architecture will enable us to quickly and easily grow the system to accommodate more data. It's a system that will serve us well now and into the future.”

—Dave Treamer, Sr. Associate Storage Architect

CoachComm Has Catastrophic Fire with Complete Loss – Recovers 95% of Data with ExaGrid

“[The fire] was chaos, but two to three days after, with ExaGrid being there for me, I was able to pull my data. I was even able to still make payroll that same week because we were up and running with email and all major systems. I relied on my ExaGrid system and it delivered.”

—Mike Haney, IT Manager

Community Credit Union Shortens Backup Window, Increases Retention with ExaGrid

“We have a lot of redundant data, and ExaGrid’s data deduplication technology does a fantastic job at reducing it. We’re able to keep far more data on hand and accessible for restores.”

—Linda Ryan, Systems Administrator

Concorde Tests the Market for Disk-Based Backup Solutions, Chooses ExaGrid for Speed, Scalability, and Disaster Recovery

“After looking at systems from Symantec, CommVault, EMC Data Domain and Quantum, we decided on the ExaGrid system based on its approach to data deduplication and its scalability.”

—Michael Karolitzky, Chief Technical Officer

ExaGrid Helps Concur to Keep Pace with Backup Demands and Data Growth

“We’ve worked closely with ExaGrid on our backup infrastructure and have been extremely pleased with the product, customer support, and the company as a whole.  The folks at ExaGrid go the extra mile, and we consider them to be a trusted partner.”

—Sean Graver, Storage Architect

Connecticut Transit Drives Better Backups with ExaGrid

“ExaGrid's customer support staff is terrific. They have a wide range of expertise in the backup arena and have been both proactive in helping us with our implementation and responsive to our requests for assistance. Since installing our ExaGrid systems, we've been able to streamline our backup processes, gain faster backups and restores and eliminate tape.”

—Rich Paterson, Director of Information Services

Conwy & Denbighshire Trust Cures Backup Issues with ExaGrid

“We handle sensitive data and we are always mindful of data security. Using the ExaGrid system to handle our backups has improved our data security. Once the files are on the ExaGrid, they're locked into the system and the only access to it is via our backup server. With a network attached storage box, there's the possibility that the data can be hacked. With tape backups, tapes can be lost or stolen. ExaGrid gives us a higher degree of confidence in our data security.”

—Andy Stott, IT Systems Manager

Cross Country Home Services Delivers Operational Excellence with the Implementation of ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Data Deduplication

“Today is like night and day from where we were! Our backup window is down to eight hours, and we've been able to redeploy the time we used to spend managing our tape backups to more important initiatives.”

—Chuck Matulik, Network, Systems and Telecom Manager

Scalable ExaGrid System Helps Union Meet Growing Backup Requirements

“Our data has grown tremendously in the past four years – we never could have backed it all up to tape.”

—Patricia Neal, Production Support Specialist

ExaGrid and Veeam are the Perfect Combination for Virtualized Environment

“The combination of ExaGrid and Veeam is ideal for companies with virtualized environments.  We’ve been extremely pleased with the solution.”

—Ed Jarold, Senior Systems Engineer

National Home Builder Simplifies Backups and Restores With ExaGrid Disk Backup With Deduplication

“We've been extremely impressed with the ExaGrid system and how it works seamlessly with Backup Exec.  The ability for us to keep our investment in our existing infrastructure has been huge.  It's simplified our backups and given us the reliability that we needed.”

—Peter Mier, Systems Engineer

Denver Public Library Cuts Backup Window by 84% with ExaGrid System

“EMC Data Domain came back with a quote that was just crazy – well into six figures – and way more than we could afford.  ExaGrid worked with us and got us to a point where we could get something in at a reasonable price.”

—Heath Young, UNIX Systems Administrator

Dick Smith Automotive Group Accelerates Backup Speed and Gets it in Gear with Reliable Restores Using ExaGrid

“It’s so nice to not have to worry about changing tapes, and it takes far less time to back up our data. We can back up more data than before, and I can even get a full backup of all of our virtual machines because the window is considerably smaller.”

—Nathan Elger, Systems Analyst

Distributed Applications Technologies Slashes Backup Times and Speeds Up Restores

“We are now experiencing ratios of about 40:1, which gives us a lot more capacity and flexibility to scale.”

—Bryant Vandenburgh, Customer Support Representative

Dot Foods Delivers Excellence, Eases Backup Pain with ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Deduplication System

“The time that we spend managing our backups has been cut considerably using the ExaGrid. Our tape library was cantankerous and didn’t want to work half the time. When you only have a few tape drives and just one of them goes down, it really puts a crimp in things whereas backing up to disk, you can write hundreds of streams simultaneously.”

—Les Hulquist, UNIX Administrator

ExaGrid Gets High Marks for Backup at Dublin City University

“Moving to the ExaGrid system has made a big difference in the efficiency of our backups. Our backups are completed in record time each and every night. Also, the replication works beautifully and it's extremely fast. It's typically finished by 4 AM.”

—John L. Doyle, IT Specialist

Dycom’s Use of Veeam with ExaGrid Triples Retention, Deduplication Maximizes Backup Storage

“Veeam told us about the great partnership that they have with ExaGrid, and once we saw the deduplication numbers, we were just blown away [..] When we looked at ExaGrid’s pricing as compared to the other solutions, it was an easy decision.”

—William Santana, Systems Engineer

Dynamic Aviation Finds Tape Backups Just Won’t Fly Anymore

“We liked the idea of the ExaGrid GRID architecture and the sizable landing pad for a full, uncompressed backup set.  I also liked the post-processing deduplication.  In my view, ExaGrid’s technology, marketing, and pricing are superior.”

—Andrew Powell, IT Manager

Dynamic Marketing Streamlines Backups with ExaGrid

“We were immediately impressed with the seamless integration between Veeam and the ExaGrid system.”

—Alan Joskowicz, Information Technology Manager

Eby-Brown Gains Faster Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

“Before we purchased our two-site ExaGrid system, we performed a cost analysis that showed installing two ExaGrid systems would cost less over time than tape. When you consider the cost of tape, transportation and the amount of time our IT staff had devoted to managing tape and performing restores, purchasing the ExaGrid system is a no-brainer.”

—JR Morales, IT Systems Integrator

Eisai Makes Shift to ExaGrid, Realizes Huge Performance Gains

“When I started seeing the backups happening, I began to worry that maybe we didn't size the system correctly, but then after all the backups completed and I looked at the ExaGrid dashboard, I saw a lot of green for availability and I got worried and thought we had a problem until I realized it was done! Backups are fast, recovery is even faster.”

—Zeidan Ata, Infrastructure Manager

Elektroskandia Gains Increased Retention, Scalabilty with ExaGrid

“ExaGrid's data deduplication technology does a fantastic job at reducing our data. We're able to keep 16 weeks of information online in the same amount of disk space we had on our old system that could hold only one week of retention.”

—Kenneth Eriksson, IT Support Manager

Largest Parking Company in Norway – EuroPark – Chooses ExaGrid for System Scalability

“It was easy to discount [the option of] adding more straight disk, as not only was that approach more expensive than the ExaGrid solution, but simply adding disk provided no improvement in our backup performance.”

—Kenneth Hanssen, IT Manager

EwingCole Builds Better Backups With ExaGrid

“ExaGrid's customer support is excellent. Their response, overall knowledge and willingness to satisfy the customer's needs is second to none.”

—Kirk Anderson, Information Technology Manager

Scalable ExaGrid System Easily Supports Continued Data Growth for Telecommunications Provider

“When it comes to deduplication and replication, there’s no device on the market any better than ExaGrid.”

—Jamie Mouzon, Technical Services Coordinator

Firelands Regional Medical Center Simplifies Backups with ExaGrid

“The cost of the ExaGrid system was considerably less than purchasing new tape libraries and we no longer have to worry about the mechanical issues. It made perfect financial sense.”

—Mike Regan, Senior Network Analyst

Dedupe in Backup Software Fails Miserably, First National Bank of Hutchinson Turns to ExaGrid as Solution of Choice

“You never know what your data is going to look like in a few years, and I wanted a product that would allow me to easily scale; the ExaGrid provides that. It seems that ExaGrid is really on top of new technology, and the system is a very good fit for our environment.”

—Tim Miller, Senior Vice President and Manager, IT

First State Bank Gains Better Backups with ExaGrid

“We were impressed with ExaGrid’s customer references. As part of our due diligence, we spoke with four ExaGrid customers. They had wonderful things to say about the product, and we were very impressed.”

—Jeff Koch, Network Administrator

FlightSafety Services Corporation Makes Backups Soar with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system is simply the best piece of equipment I have purchased in years. Our backups now run each and every night without fail and the system is extremely reliable. The ExaGrid was cost-effective, solved our backup and restore issues, and it saves us a tremendous amount of time each and every day.”

—Kenneth Hunter, Network Manager

FLIR Systems Selects ExaGrid Target-Side Appliances for Global Backup Storage Reliability

“ExaGrid gives me the reliability I need, which results in confidence in my work. I used to wake up in the morning afraid to check my email for my first two years in this role.”

—Carl Chipman, Mgr. of Servers and Storage

FNCB Selects ExaGrid and Veeam for Ultimate Backup Storage Plan

““I think the first question I asked after we got ExaGrid was, ‘Why isn’t everybody doing this?’ It’s the easiest solution I have ever used in my career!”

—Walter Jurgiewicz

ExaGrid is Backup Solution of Choice for Foley, Inc.

“I highly recommend the ExaGrid system. It’s easy to use, and its deduplication technology works extremely well.”

—Dave Cracchiolo, Network Administrator

FONA International Chooses ExaGrid for Backup of VMs

“I get alerts through Veeam and when I do have to access the ExaGrid system, I find the GUI intuitive and easy to use. Everything I need to know is right there on one page.”

—Jeff Zerwer, IT Manager

FORMA Therapeutics Chooses ExaGrid over the Competition for Fastest Possible Backups

“We looked at a few other solutions from major players in the space, and the number one reason we chose the ExaGrid system was its data deduplication capabilities. The ExaGrid backs up the data to a landing zone so that backup jobs run as quickly as possible, and we get instant access to the most recent backup without having to decompress it.”

—Paul Kelly, Director of IT

ExaGrid's Disk-based Backup with Data Deduplication Helps Fransen Engineering Cut Backup Times

“The ExaGrid system does an excellent job of reducing our data so we can keep more data on-site and available for restores. We're often asked to do individual restores. The ExaGrid system makes restores easy because the data is always available to us and we don't have to worry about tape.”

—Blake Martin, Senior Technology Specialist

Fugro Data Solutions Secures Worldwide Reputation with Scalable Backup Solution from ExaGrid that Delivers 80:1 Data Deduplication Ratio

“Perhaps the most important reason why we decided to go with ExaGrid ahead of its competition was the scalability of its system. It means we have freedom to expand at a later date without incurring major cost or upheaval. We also have the comfort of knowing that their customer support is by far the best we have experienced in the industry.”

—Niels Jensen, IT Systems Manager

Furman University Streamlines Backups and Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

“Backup jobs that used to take five to six hours are now completed in about 90 minutes.”

—Russell Ensley, Systems Administrator

Fuss & O'Neill Engineers Better Backups with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid is very reliable and I probably spend 90 percent less time managing and administering backups. The system has been extremely reliable and our backups are completed correctly each and every night. It really has taken a lot of the stress out of my job.”

—Stephen Cram, Computer Analyst

Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center Moves Backups Into the Future with ExaGrid

“One of the selling features of the ExaGrid system was its GRID architecture because we wanted to ensure that the system was scalable. We were able to add the two additional systems quickly and easily – it really was ‘plug and play.”

—Alan Siu, Director of IT

Gates Chili Learns to Streamline Backups

“The cost of the ExaGrid system was significantly less than the straight SATA solution, and ExaGrid was a great fit.”

—Phil Jay, Manager of IT Operations

Genesee Community College Does Its Homework and Implements ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Deduplication System

“ExaGrid's customer support team is excellent. As an IT person I have so many systems that I manage, I place high value on quality support; that's invaluable to me, and ExaGrid's support is the best I've seen.”

—Jim Cody, Manager of Technical Services

Georgia Crown Distributing Doubles Data but Cuts Backup Times by 65% with ExaGrid System

“With the ExaGrid system, we were able to reduce our backup times from 19 hours to 6.5 hours, even though our data doubled.”

—David Brown, Systems Analyst

Military College Chooses ExaGrid over EMC Data Domain for Scalability and Price

“EMC Data Domain was more expensive, but in our analysis, you don’t get much more for the extra cost … We chose ExaGrid because we were able to get the backup capabilities and performance we needed for a lot less money than EMC Data Domain.”

—Mick Kirkwood, Senior Server Engineer

Georgia’s Own Well Positioned to Handle Future Data Growth with ExaGrid Disk-Based Backup

“We believe the ExaGrid system is a cost-effective, scalable and flexible solution, and like the fact that it can easily scale up to accommodate more data.  We can also choose to deploy additional systems offsite to improve disaster recovery at any point in the future.”

—Kevan Williamson, Assistant VP of Information Systems

ExaGrid System was the “Right Choice” for Glens Falls Hospital

“The ExaGrid system is one of the easiest solutions to manage in our entire datacenter.  The interface is simple to understand, and it gives me all the information I need to monitor the system in one central location.”

—Jim Goodwin, Technical Specialist

GlobalSpec Engineers Better Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

“First and foremost, the best thing about the ExaGrid system is its flexibility.  It's very scalable in terms of capacity and we were also able to deploy a system offsite for disaster recovery.”

—Bar Wiegman, Vice President, Information Technology

School District Improves Restores, Reduces Backup Times with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid is one of the best devices I have on my network. It just runs.”

—Damien Ball, Systems Engineer

Greater Southern Tier BOCES Meets Goals by Improving Retention and Backup Times with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system has taken the hassle out of our backups. The restores are lightning-fast, our backups now run much faster and more smoothly, and we're able to meet or exceed our retention goals. When you put those results together with top-notch support and a system that's incredibly easy to operate, it's a no-brainer.”

—Glenn Hanratty, Network Administrator

ExaGrid Disk-based Backup Gets High Marks from Greece Central School District

“Restoring a fairly large directory from the ExaGrid system takes about 90 seconds. Restoring the same directory from tape would have taken a day and a half. We've been extremely impressed with ExaGrid's restore speeds. It has made a tremendous difference in our day-to-day IT operations because we can spend more time on other duties instead of on managing backups and restores.”

—Rob Spencer, Network Engineer

Greenwich Central School District Hits Capacity with EMC System and Replaces with ExaGrid

“For what I was going to pay for getting one Dell or EMC device, I’ll be able to buy two of the ExaGrid systems. I’ll be able to accomplish my offsite storage as well as my local storage for the cost of what it would have been for a single Dell EqualLogic box.”

—Bill Hillebrandt, Network Analyst and Director of Information Technology

Grow Financial Replaces Data Domain with ExaGrid to Avoid Forklift Upgrade and Speed Restores

“In our business, time is money, and downtime can be calculated in losses of thousands of dollars an hour.  Ninety-nine percent of the time, we need to restore data from the most recent backup, but with the Data Domain unit, stored data had to be reconstituted, and the recovery process was long and complicated.”

—Dave Lively, Backup and Recovery Systems Administrator

Hamilton College Chooses ExaGrid and Veeam for Backup Efficiency

“I think the biggest thing that we've noticed here is the massive time savings. There's an ever-increasing demand on our time, and being able to get back the time spent managing and monitoring backups is huge – the difference is dramatic and remarkable! Now, we have more time to invest elsewhere in moving the organization forward.”

—Jesse Thomas, Network and Systems Admin

ExaGrid and Veeam Tag Team for Backup Storage Speed and Reliability

“ExaGrid was one of those things that seems 'too easy.' You set it up in a single day and realize it was a piece of cake! ExaGrid and Veeam - they just work.”

—Brian Knight, Director of IT

ExaGrid Helps Hanover Hospital Increase Retention, Meet Increased Regulatory Requirements

“We looked closely at both products and decided to purchase the ExaGrid system.  It was the more cost-effective of the two, we liked the simple management interface, and it was the most scalable.”

—Matthew Bjonnes, Senior Systems Administrator

Harrison Clinical Cuts Backup Times in Half and Increases Backup Retention with ExaGrid

“The best features of the ExaGrid system are the speed, the time savings, and all the complex things you can do without complexity.”

—Thomas Hain, Systems Administrator

Haskell & White Accounts for Better Backups with ExaGrid's Disk-based Backup with Data Deduplication Solution

“The speed of my backups since installing the ExaGrid System is incredibly fast. My backup times have been cut by nearly 50%.”

—Ky Nguyen, Network Administrator

HCC Life Insurance Company Speeds Backups, Reduces Reliance on Tape with ExaGrid

“I love the fact that we have a dedicated support engineer. It's so convenient to be able to contact the same person each and every time we have a question about the system or about our backup processes. We don't have to explain things over and over to new people every time we call ExaGrid support.”

—Aziz Jiwani, Systems Engineer

ExaGrid and Veeam Deliver Backup Storage Reliability and Speed for HealthPro Medical Billing

“I estimate that I save 75% of my time chasing backup storage issues. The length of our backup window was the big issue – we simply could not get the jobs done.”

—Ben Rodden, Systems Administrator

Heil Trailer Moves Backups to ExaGrid to Gain Faster Backups and Restores

“Because we're not relying on tape, SOX compliance is easier because we can show exactly where our data is at all times electronically, so we don't have to do as much paperwork. Also, we save a considerable amount of time because we're no longer dealing with tape. We don't have to transport tapes offsite, and our restores are incredibly fast because our data is on disk and available at a moment's notice.”

—David Duggan, Global Network Manager

Highland Capital Partners Invests in ExaGrid’s Disk Backup with Data Deduplication

“The ability to scale was one of the things we looked closely at. Being able to expand the ExaGrid by just adding another box into the grid was really attractive rather than investing in a system that exceeds capacity and having to do a forklift upgrade. That’s one of the great features of this system.”

—Rob Bemis, Vice President of Global Infrastructure

Hitachi Consulting Improves Backup Capabilities with ExaGrid

“Backing up to ExaGrid instead of tape saved us thousands of dollars in license and maintenance fees. We didn't need any additional licenses or maintenance to back up to disk because the ExaGrid simply looks like any other Windows server. That was a tremendous cost savings. There are many different things we can do with the ExaGrid/NetBackup combination that we couldn't do with tape. For example, we can now easily mix retention policies and be more flexible with our data than ever before.”

—Bradford Leonard, Network Engineer

Hoffman Construction Optimizes Data Protection with Veeam Backup & Replication on ExaGrid’s Disk-Based Backup Appliance

“The integration of Veeam Backup & Replication and ExaGrid’s landing zone architecture is a winning combo for flexibility and scalability.”

—Kelly Bott, Field Technician/Technical Specialist

Hologic Upgrades to ExaGrid and Veeam for Reliable and Scalable Backup Storage

“We compared EMC Data Domain and ExaGrid, running Veeam in parallel POCs. ExaGrid just worked better. The scale-out scalability seemed almost too good to be true, but it lived up to its hype and it was awesome.”

—Mike Le, System Administrator II

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Revives Backups with ExaGrid

“With the ExaGrid system, everything is automatic and there's no intervention at all. We don't have to load or swap tapes and don't have issues with drives. We know that as long as our network is up and running, everything is being backed up to the ExaGrid.”

—Brandon Gauntt, Director of Information Services

Horizon Reduces Backup Window by 85% with ExaGrid / Veeam Backup Storage Solution

“I am suitably impressed with the continued engagement of ExaGrid's R&D and how they bring new Veeam features to market. It's not 'pie in the sky' with ExaGrid and Veeam; it's where the rubber meets the road, the real deal. ExaGrid just works.”

—Roger Beard, Director, Information Systems

Howard S. Wright Construction Co. Builds Better Backups with ExaGrid’s Disk Backup With Deduplication Appliance

“The ExaGrid system will be able to meet our needs well into the future but it’s nice to know that we can scale it up to handle more data. We also have the flexibility to add a second system for data replication at some point in the future. It’s a very scalable, flexible system and it’s taken the pain out of our backups.”

—Michael Commons, IT Manager

Hunter Industries Speeds Backups with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system is easy to manage and the user interface has a nice look and feel. Installing the ExaGrid system has made a huge impact here. Before we installed the system, I would spend as many as 15 hours per week on backups but now I only spend about an hour a week. It's been extremely liberating.”

—Jeff Winckler, Network Administrator

Idaho Falls School District #91 Relies on ExaGrid for Fast Backups

“The ExaGrid system's GRID architecture will enable us to easily add on additional units to increase capacity and throughput. We're planning on adding another terabyte to our existing ExaGrid system, and we can continue to add onto it as our data grows.”

—Eric Bodily, Systems Administrator

Indium Pairs ExaGrid with Veeam Backup & Replication™ for Maximum Data Protection

“I was looking for a disk-based backup solution that I didn’t have to worry about—a set-it-and-forget-it type of system.  Our partner recommended ExaGrid, and we felt that it was a good fit.”

—Gary Usyk

Ingenico Reduces ‘Round-the-Clock Backups to a Six-Hour Backup Window with ExaGrid

“Now that we have ExaGrid, backup is a very painless exercise. It's gone from being a major task to something that we really don't think very much about.”

—Suresh Teelucksingh, Director of IT

International Council of Shopping Centers Finds Deal of a Lifetime in ExaGrid's Disk Backup with Deduplication System

“Backing up to the ExaGrid is as easy as 'set it and forget it'.”

—Nippun Dhiman, Manager - IT Infrastructure

InvestorPlace Media, LLC

“We have a dedicated engineer who used to spend at least 30 hours per week just managing tape.  Now, he spends only 20 minutes every Monday morning checking the ExaGrid system to make sure that things are running smoothly. It's been a huge time saver for us.”

—Mark Maroclo, Manager of Information Technology

Ipswich Borough Council Shortens Backup Times, Speeds File Restores with ExaGrid

“We are expanding our use of VMware and it was becoming a real challenge to put the images onto tape. With the ExaGrid system, we are receiving 61:1 compression for our VMware images and our recovery times are far better. We can recover a VMware server in about ten minutes. With tape, recovering the same VMware server would have taken half a day.”

—Howard Gaskin, IT Infrastructure Manager

ExaGrid Scores High Marks with Iroquois Central School District

“The ExaGrid system gives us a great deal of flexibility. Not only can it grow easily in terms of capacity, but we can also add a second ExaGrid system at some point in the future and completely eliminate tape.”

—Lynn Martin, Network Administrator

Ixilix Sees Major Improvement in Backups with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system takes a lot of pain out of our backups. Our backup times are far better than they were with tape and we no longer have to deal with managing and administering nearly 160 tapes per month. For us, it's wonderful to have the data on hand and ready in case a customer needs to restore information. Our clients are happier because we can offer them faster access to their data and we can offer them more fl exible options to enhance their backup strategies”

—Martin McCann, Vice President, IT Operations

School District Installs ExaGrid, Easily Scales System to Accommodate Data Growth

“When we purchased the ExaGrid system, scalability was definitely a requirement for us.  We’ve already grown our ExaGrid to handle more data, and the process of adding another unit to the GRID couldn’t have been easier.  The system is easy to use and it works beautifully – and with its flexible growth path, we feel that it will serve us well for years to come.”

—David Small, Storage Engineer

Johnson Health Network Cures Backup Pain with ExaGrid

“Using ExaGrid, we will recover 50% of the live disk space we had allocated to backups and reduce the cost of redundant backups across the WAN.”

—Paul Russell, CIO and Site Director

Jordan’s Furniture Chooses Veeam and ExaGrid over EMC for Faster, More Efficient Backups and Recoveries

“The combination of Veeam and ExaGrid is very powerful, it’s cost-effective, and was designed specifically for the unique challenges of backing up virtualized environments. We’ve been extremely pleased with the solution.”

—Ethan Peterson, Network Engineer

Jungle Jim’s International Market Loses VMs, Quickly Recovers with ExaGrid and Veeam

“We lost nearly 15 virtual machines, but we were able to quickly recover thanks to the combination of Veeam and ExaGrid.”

—Will Bradshaw, IT Manager

Keene State College Chooses ExaGrid as Cornerstone of Backup Strategy

“We were spending lots of time and money on our old backup solution to try to make it work, but it just didn’t have the enterprise functionality we needed.  With ExaGrid, we don’t have to worry about backups anymore, so we can spend our time on value-added projects that can really move the institution forward.”

—Michelle Wood, Director of IT

Evidence Convinces Kern County Sheriff's Office to Implement ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Data Deduplication

“We recently lost our document imaging server. Using the ExaGrid, it took just 35 minutes to do a complete restore of the data. It would have taken much longer with tape, providing none of the tapes had errors on them!”

—Steven Schaeffer, Information Specialist III

KeyMark Chooses ExaGrid for Optimal Data Protection, Restores VMs in Minutes

“Before ExaGrid, I had no idea what was getting backed up – or even if the system was getting backed up at all. Now, I have the knowledge of what's taken place in our backup environment.”

—Larry Booty, IT Infrastructure Manager

Kingston Improves Retention and Restores with ExaGrid

“At Kingston, we're actively working to reduce our energy consumption and are very sensitive to power and cooling issues. The ExaGrid unit is compact and efficient and its data deduplication technology enables us to pack more data onto our system. It's helping us to maximize our datacenter space to reduce our power consumption.”

—Tran Phan, Senior Network Administrator

The L&L Company Reduces Backup and Restore Times with ExaGrid

“We have 20-plus locations to deal with, multiple states and time zones, and business-critical data that we simply cannot afford to lose. We can't afford to be down, and we need to be able to restore data at a moment's notice. The ExaGrid system was the perfect choice for us.”

—Bob Ruckle, Director of IT

ExaGrid Helps Labcyte Take Business Continuity to a New Level

“The ExaGrid landing zone is a game changer – wow! ExaGrid's unique offering has saved us tremendously. When you can justify it from two vantage points – from a disaster recovery/business continuity standpoint as well as from a simplistic backup standpoint – you've got far more leverage to get hardware purchased by management.”

—Lisa Hazen, IT Project Manager

Lavi Industries Ropes in Better Backups and Restores with ExaGrid Systems Disk-based Backup with Deduplication

“The ExaGrid system has taken the headaches out of our daily backup processes. I monitor the system each and every day, but I don't have to worry anymore about our backups. It's a set it and forget it type of solution to backups. The ExaGrid system enables us to work more effectively because we can now spend the time we used to spend on backups on higher priority things.”

—Pete Roxas

Lawndale Christian Health Center Shortens Lengthy Backup Window, Tightens Disaster Recovery Capability with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid is a terrific product. We were in a terrible spot in regards to our backup times and our disaster recovery situation, but installing the ExaGrid system has solved both problems for us. We no longer have issues meeting our backup window, and we’re able to get complete backups each and every time. The ExaGrid system has done everything we wanted and more.”

—David Wang, Network Infrastructure Administrator

Lawrence General Hospital Streamlines Backups with ExaGrid

“We have a remote access portal that enables me to work on our systems from home or from anywhere else I happen to be. I'm on call a lot and can remote into the ExaGrid on nights or weekends to check on our backups or to restore a file. We couldn't do that with tape. It saves me a lot of time and aggravation and enables us to be more efficient as an IT organization.”

—Michael LeBlond, Manager of Computer Operations

Lee County Tax Collector Speeds Backups, Improves Disaster Recovery Plan and Eliminates Tape with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system was the clear winner.  The price and performance were good. It was easy to implement and it fit right into our existing environment. We were also able to deploy a two-site system that enables us to replicate data to our disaster recovery site.”

—Eddie Wilson, Systems Engineer

Leith Management Cuts Backup Times in Half with ExaGrid

“We compared solutions from Data Domain and ExaGrid and ultimately chose the ExaGrid based on its lower cost and its ability to replicate data between sites.”

—Gene Barden, Senior Network and Systems Specialist

Leo Schachter Diamonds Chooses ExaGrid for Virtualized Environment

One of the things I’ve been impressed with is how closely the ExaGrid and Veeam teams work together.  The two support organizations complement each other very well and both have a high degree of knowledge about each other’s products.

—Dani Waxman, IT Project Manager

Hospital Uses ExaGrid to Shorten Backup Window, Speed Restores

“The ExaGrid system is extremely flexible.  We can easily scale it up to increase capacity and performance.  It’s a perfect fit for our environment, and its scalability means that it will be able to serve us well for the long run.”

—John Bowyer, Senior System Analyst

Lifetime Assistance Installs ExaGrid for Fastest Possible Backups

“Any time you can put a device in place that comes with really low management overhead and proactive customer support, it’s fantastic, and that’s what you get with the ExaGrid system.  The system has given me peace of mind and confidence in my backups that I didn’t have before.”

—Abbey Simmons, Coordinator of IT

ExaGrid Alleviates Slow Restores, Long Backup Times at Logan & Company

“In our business, we need to have ironclad access to our critical information [...] For us, restoring data from tape was slow and painful, and at the end of the day, there were no guarantees that the information would be there when we needed it.”

—Jack Fuller, Network Operations Manager

Loretto Pairs Veeam with ExaGrid, Removes Backup Bottlenecks

“With ExaGrid, I can restore a virtual machine in as little as 15 minutes, or I can do an instant recovery in even less time. The whole process is a thousand times less painful than before; there is no digging through tapes to find the right one. I just pull it up, restore it, and I'm on my way.”

—Brandon Claps, IT Infrastructure Manager

Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative Gets Smart about Disk-Based Backups and Deduplication with ExaGrid

“We run a very lean operation here, and it's a tremendous relief to not have to worry about backups anymore. The ExaGrid system was everything I wanted in a backup solution and more.”

—Jake LaMountain, Systems Administrator

LRGHealthcare Streamlines Backups, Improves Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system works well and has helped us solve our backup issues. Our experiences with ExaGrid's customer support has been wonderful and speaks volumes about the company. We make lots of technology purchases each year, and I have to say that we've been very happy with the ExaGrid product and our experience working with ExaGrid has been among the best.”

—Steve Patrick, Systems Engineer

University Avoids Forklift Upgrade by Installing Scalable ExaGrid System

“Our customer support engineer] has been great to work with and is very responsive.  I recently worked with her on decreasing the landing space on the ExaGrid system in our colocation center, and she responded right away and was extremely knowledgeable and helpful.”

—Delroy Honeyghan, Network Administrator

Maharam Meets Data Retention Goals, Speeds Backup Times with ExaGrid

“With ExaGrid, we're now able to easily meet our data retention goals and our whole restore process is now much faster and more efficient. It's easier on our IT department and we are able to provide a faster response time to our end users.”

—Anthony LaRosa, Systems Engineer

Maine State Legislature Installs ExaGrid System

“Our tape backups were running approximately 20 hours a day, which left us no time to perform restores or to rerun failed backups jobs. With the ExaGrid system, we can run more backup jobs at the same time and as a result, our backups are completed in about eight hours.”

—Scott Lewis, Network Administrator

Medical Group Replicates Data for Disaster Recovery Using ExaGrid

“I love the ExaGrid system! I used to walk into the office each morning and face a long list of failed backup jobs along with hours and hours of troubleshooting. Now, our backup jobs are completed without fail, each and every night.”

—Charlene Harsch, Sr. Systems Administrator

ExaGrid Helps Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Care Center Cut Backup Times, Meet HIPAA Regulations More Efficiently

“The ExaGrid system does a great job at reducing our data so we can keep more data on site and available for restores. We don't have to do individual restores often, but as part of HIPAA, we need to set up test environments to show we can restore data. The ExaGrid system makes restores easy because the data is always available to us and we don't have to mess with tape.”

—Kevin Walker, Network Administrator

Massachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy Speeds Backups and Restores with Cost-effective ExaGrid System

“We recently had to restore two SQL databases containing 30 GB and 10 GB of data and the entire process was completed within 30 minutes.  It would have taken forever with tape but it was just a point and click operation with the ExaGrid system.”

—Mike Regan, Senior Network Analyst

Melmark Installs ExaGrid System for ‘Flawless’ Backups, Virtualizes with Veeam

“The transmission speed between sites is fast and efficient because we only send changed data over the network. It’s so fast that we don’t even notice that the systems are synchronizing anymore.”

—Greg Dion, IT Manager

MemorialCare Heals Backup Problems with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system enabled us to significantly reduce our backup window and really makes the whole backup process painless. Also, the fact that we could replicate data between two ExaGrid systems was important because we could act as our own disaster recovery center.”

—Jorge Cepeda, Network Engineer

ExaGrid Proves to Be the Right Fit for Merit Brass

“We liked the ExaGrid system because it was purpose-built for backup and its GRID architecture will enable us to add appliances for increased capacity and performance at any time.”

—Chris Michetti, System Administrator

MetoKote Smooths Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system simply works as advertised. Our backup times have been cut in half, restores are fast, and we don't have to rely on tape anymore. Also, ExaGrid has a tremendous customer support team. They are proactive, smart and we know we can rely on them to resolve any issue that comes up.”

—Ken Basinger, Network Administrator

Metropolitan National Bank Credits ExaGrid for Improving Reliability and Speed of Backups

“The ExaGrid system was very easy to install. We had it out of the box and up and running in less than 30 minutes. We then spent another 30 minutes pointing all of the jobs in Backup Exec to the ExaGrid and the process was completed. It really couldn't have been easier.”

—Jason McElvoy, Network Administrator

Mey Bodywear Chooses ExaGrid to Improve Retention, Speed Backups and Ease Backup Management Burden

“On the old fileserver that we used as a backup server, we retained one day of data on disk, then wrote it to tape during the day. Now, we keep six weeks on the ExaGrid system.”

—Sven Gehring, IT Administrator

Miami Marlins Increases Data Fourfold Yet Reduces Backup Window by 50% with ExaGrid

“We have multiple departments that will edit large files and save them in different locations. ExaGrid’s strong data deduplication technology has been instrumental in helping us reduce that redundant data.”

—Ozzy Macias, Manager of Information Technology

ExaGrid Provides Reliable Backups and Disaster Recovery Protection to Midwest Bank

“I’ve had situations over the years that stand out as bad experiences with other products and vendors.  ExaGrid is not one of those.  I hardly give the ExaGrid a second thought because it’s never been even a blip on the map in terms of problems.  It’s always been very smooth and reliable. I don’t worry about it in any way, shape, or form.”

—Wendy Beske, Information Security Officer

ExaGrid Wins the Case for Disk-based Backup at Mintz Levin

“Before we installed ExaGrid, we had to scour tapes to find the particular file we were looking for. Some of the restore jobs would drag on for hours, if not a whole day. With ExaGrid, we're able to get restores done in minutes. It's a much better use of our staff resources, it reflects well on the IS Department, and it's very reassuring to our end users.”

—Paul Kohan, IS Manager, Systems Group

Mokena School District 159 Prepares for Data Growth, Chooses ExaGrid’s Purpose-Built Appliance for Backup and Data Dedupe

“Some of the software products claimed superior flexibility, but after doing some research, it became apparent that we’d still need a hardware platform capable of handling the load now and into the future. We liked the quality of ExaGrid’s hardware platform, and it was designed to be a backup appliance that could easily scale up in the future.”

—Steve Hastings, Director of Technology

Morrill & Janes Bank Improves Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system was competitively priced, and it was a standout in terms of its scalability and its data deduplication technology. We were also impressed with ExaGrid's customer support team. From the outset, they were extremely responsive and knowledgeable.”

—Chris Saylor, Chief Technology Officer

ExaGrid System a 'Lifesaver' for Florida Mortgage Company

“The ExaGrid system has been a lifesaver for us. Our data is now backed up quickly and automatically, and then sent safely to our DR site. We’re confident in our ability to perform restores, and the system is backed by superior customer support. We’ve been very happy with the ExaGrid system.”

—Reginald Clermont, Systems Administrator

Morton Plant Mease Primary Care Chooses ExaGrid System to Alleviate the Pain of Long Backups and Restores

“I really liked ExaGrid’s architecture and felt it was the best choice for our environment, but I was initially concerned that it would be more costly than some of the other solutions available.  I was pleasantly surprised when the quote came in because it was priced comparably to the other solutions that weren’t nearly as feature-rich.”

—Gary Lyons, Manager of Information Systems

Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee Eliminates Incomplete Backups and the Hassle of Managing Tape with Disk-based Backup and Deduplication Solution

“We'd spend hours each week refreshing tapes, moving them back and forth and getting them ready to be picked up by a third party. Restoration was also a huge problem because we had to bring tapes back on site. Not to mention the added cost of storing the tapes off site. We wanted to find a more efficient, less costly solution.”

—Gerard DeFreitas, Manager of Technical Services

Moto Speeds up Backups with ExaGrid

“With tape, we constantly had to double and triple check everything, but with ExaGrid, we no longer have to worry about our backups. We have a high degree of confi dence in the system and we know that our backups are completed each and every night. The ExaGrid system has been extremely cost-effective and has enabled us to streamline our operations.”

—Simon Austin, Systems Architect

Movius Cuts Backup Times, Increases Retention with ExaGrid

“Using the ExaGrid system, we've been able to reduce our nightly backup times from 12 hours to 4 hours, and our weekly full backups have been reduced from 48 hours to 16 hours.  The ExaGrid has taken the pain out of our backups, and our network is no longer bogged down so things run more smoothly.”

—Rupesh Nair, IT Consultant

Transit Authority Replaces Dell EMC Data Domain with ExaGrid, Cuts Backup Window by 40%

“With Dell EMC Data Domain, I was spending more time doing daily monitoring and trying to figure out where I could save on disk space here and there. Now, I just do a quick view to make sure everything is 'in the green,' and that’s it - I’m done for the day. I save half my day NOT managing our backup storage!”

—David Gallant

Nammo Talley Slashes Backup Window by Two-Thirds with ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Deduplication

“The ExaGrid is a very flexible solution and it will serve us well into the future. We can easily add capacity if our backup demands grow.”

—Ted Green, Network Engineer

NAPA Cuts Backup Window in Half with Veeam and ExaGrid

“Getting support from other vendors can be time consuming [..] ExaGrid doesn't have support tiers; they're all experts in all levels of the product, and I think that's a big benefit. I feel very confident with my backups – I know that if I have a problem, there's somebody at ExaGrid who will do whatever needs to be done to get the issue resolved.”

—David Dettmann, Sr. Systems Engineer

NCI Group Moves Away from Tape and Adds Data Capacity with ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Deduplication System

“Now, with the addition of Symantec and ExaGrid's joint OST capability, we have complete visibility into both our on-site and off-site copies of backups.  In the event we need to restore from a DR copy of a backup, we can seamlessly do so without any additional catalog operations as the ExaGrid appliance has informed NetBackup of the replicated copy, thus saving us time during critical restores.”

—Mark Serres, Backup and Storage Administrator

ExaGrid and New Balance Focus on Top Performing Disk-Based Backup

“With ExaGrid support, everything is easy and straightforward. They carry a bit of responsibility along with me. I always have someone to reach out to who has knowledge of the product as well as our environment, making my job that much easier.”

—Henry Li, Server Support Analyst

ExaGrid Selected by New England Law | Boston for Price and Scalability

“The ExaGrid system was cost effective and more scalable than the EMC Data Domain product, which for a similar price point, limited us in total capacity and required significant labor and planning just to extend us to the next level. We also like ExaGrid’s approach to the deduplication process which focuses on backing up the data as quickly as possible, helping to meet and exceed our backup windows.”

—Derek Lofstrom, Senior Network Engineer

NextiraOne Federal Reduces Backup Times, Improves Restores with ExaGrid

“With some of the larger vendors, it's easy to get lost in the shuffle when it comes to support. That doesn't happen with ExaGrid.”

—Becky Gravett, IT Manager

Manufacturer Modernizes Backups, Improves Retention and Backup Times with ExaGrid

“Some of our backup jobs used to run beyond our backup windows, and if they were still running during the workday, our network would slow down. Backup jobs that used to run 12 hours now take about two hours. It’s made a huge difference.”

—Bill Bunch, IT Specialist

NADB Overcomes Backup Challenges with ExaGrid-Veeam Solution, Tightens DR Strategy with Automated Replication

“When we select a new technology solution to implement, it's absolutely critical that the new solution not bring with it an overhead increase. We need to be able to implement exactly like we have with ExaGrid and Veeam; they work together very well. I was able to implement it easily, and I don't have to watch over it.”

—Eduardo Macias, Deputy Director of Administration

North Attleborough Public School System Cuts Backup Window by 50%

“We liked the fact that as a company, ExaGrid has a singular focus on backup... Our customer support engineer really is an extension of our IT staff.”

—Wayne Booth, Technology Assistant

North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation Powers Backup Processes with ExaGrid

“We had been backing up to disk so we thought we knew what to expect in terms of backup speed. We were pleasantly surprised when we realized that our backup times have been reduced by at least 30 percent with the ExaGrid system.”

—Steve Qualley, Sr. Systems Engineer

North Kingstown School Department Earns an "A" for Better Backups with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system gives us a great deal of flexibility. Not only can it grow in terms of capacity, but we can also add a second ExaGrid system at some point in the future to replicate data to another location and completely eliminate tape.”

—Richard Booth, Network Manager

Northeast Bank Selects ExaGrid and Veeam for Long-Term Backup Solution

“The product has delivered a worry-free experience, it provides simplicity yet still allows for powerful, granular control. It can be managed through a friendly web interface with robust reporting and detailed metrics.”

—Justin Kim, Senior System Engineer

Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District Does Its Homework on Disk-Based Backup and Data Deduplication and Chooses ExaGrid

“The best thing about upgrading to the ExaGrid is that the process just works. We set the backups and they run; there is very little work for me or my staff to do.”

—Yvonne Anderson, Supervisor of Information Systems

NorthStar Increases Retention While Spending 30% Less Time on Backup with ExaGrid

“When we learned that ExaGrid had the capability of having two-tier storage with separate retention policies, it was my favorite feature! This allowed us to save data at the current data center for 60 or 90 days, and a year's worth of data at the DR site, so we don’t have to recall tapes if we have a disaster.”

—Victor Lee, IT Manager

NPS Pharmaceuticals Streamlines Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

“Installing the ExaGrid system has saved NPS nearly $1,500 per month in tape costs and tape storage fees, but the biggest cost savings is in the amount of time the IT staff saves in managing and administering tape backups and restores, and in meeting SOX compliance.”

—Jason Ostrowski, Manager of IT

NSM Insurance Stores 58TB of Data in 1.4TB of Disk Using ExaGrid and Veeam

“We’re in the insurance business, and ExaGrid’s GRID architecture acts as a policy against having to ‘rip and replace’ our backup infrastructure when our backup needs increase ... [ExaGrid and Veeam] work extremely well together and have essentially solved our backup issues.”

—Todd George, Technology Manager

Oberg Industries Streamlines Backups, Improves Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

“ExaGrid's support team has been extremely helpful and proactive. For example, our support engineer called one day and suggested we upgrade the firmware for all our units. He initiated the process for the upgrade and then I installed the physical units. He then came in remotely and helped us complete the installation and stayed with it until we were all sure that everything was up and running well. We were very impressed.”

—Stephen Hill, Infrastructure Manager

Objectivity Improves Backups with ExaGrid

“It was expensive and complex to expand our old D2D system, and even then, scalability was limited. The ExaGrid system with deduplication is inherently scalable. We can easily add additional capacity ourselves and it can all be easily managed as a single system.”

—Stino Tapia, Manager, IS

Ohio Farm Bureau Harvests Faster Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

“The way the ExaGrid system compresses data is impressive. We are now able to retain three months of data on-site on the ExaGrid and it gives us a comfort level we didn't have with tape. And since our data is always readily available on disk, we can perform restores quickly at any time.”

—Matthew Miller, Web and Database Administrator

Veeam and ExaGrid Enable OGD to Deliver an Innovative New Service

“The fact that Veeam's data mover is integrated with the ExaGrid appliance is a massive benefit. It enables us to achieve our Gold-level SLA without any complexities or need to constantly move back and forth, thanks to ExaGrid's Landing Zone and approach to deduplication. Veeam and ExaGrid working together in this way really inspires confidence.”

—Joep Piscaer, CTO Operator Groep Delft

ExaGrid and Veeam Streamline Penfield Central School District’s Backup and Recovery Operations

“We take advantage of Veeam’s source-side deduplication as well as deduplication on the ExaGrid. Once the deduplicated Veeam data lands on the ExaGrid system, the system deduplicates it further.”

—Mike DiLalla, Senior Network Technician

Pepe & Hazard Moves to ExaGrid to Make Backups and Restores Faster and More Efficient

“We looked at several different disk-based backup systems in depth and we liked the tight integration between the ExaGrid and VMware and the fact that ExaGrid provides a high level of support for VMware. The ExaGrid system will enable us to have near-instantaneous recovery of our virtual hosts in the event of a crash.”

—Brian Ciarcia, IT Manager

Global Engineering Firm Prefers ExaGrid Over Data Domain for Price/Performance

“The ExaGrid system provided all the functionality we needed at a better price than the EMC Data Domain system.  We also liked that we could use the ExaGrid system along with our existing backup application, CA ARCserve Backup, so our learning curve was minimized.”

—Crystal Utz, Systems Administrator

ExaGrid System Reduces School District’s Backup Window by 63%

“The ExaGrid system fit right into the district’s infrastructure and immediately improved retention, restore times, and backup speeds.”

—John Renahan

Plastipak Gains Faster Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid really does eliminate all of the problems associated with tape, including long backup windows, difficult restore processes and the day-to-day tape management. It's a very simple, clean way to protect valuable data at a price point comparable to tape.”

—John Mayled, Manager, International IT Operations

Pokémon Relies on ExaGrid to Accelerate Backups and Optimize RPO

“I've turned nearly all administrative and maintenance tasks for our colocated ExaGrid over to our customer support engineer and he just runs with it. I don't have to stand over his shoulder and babysit – he just connects into the system and handles anything that comes up.”

—Joshua Sasser, Systems Administrator

Polk Audio Chooses ExaGrid over Data Domain for Faster Backups and Restores

“With the ExaGrid, the last full backup remains available on the landing zone so that we have the latest and greatest information available at our fingertips.”

—Melanie Szvitich, Director of IT & Direct Sales Ops

Precision Dialogue Marketing Gains Rapid Restores, Reliable Disaster Recovery Solution with ExaGrid

“If somebody deletes a file within the last two weeks, I can restore within, literally, a minute or two.”

—Mike Fox, Director of Network Operations

PT Tech Engineers New Backup Solution, Accelerates Restores by Implementing ExaGrid

“We've all heard the horror stories about disaster recovery and not being able to restore everything from tape. If you have a full backup on 10 tapes and number five breaks, you're in trouble. We didn't want to be one of those statistics!”

—Jim Chester, IT Manager

ExaGrid Helps Backups Flow Smoothly at Rancho California Water District

“The cost of the two-site ExaGrid system was far less than the cost of adding a shelf and drives to our SAN. We reclaimed the space on the SAN and got a better backup solution with disaster recovery capabilities for less money.”

—Dale Badore, System Administrator

Randolph Township Schools Opts for ExaGrid over Data Domain for Scalability

“When it came down to it, the ExaGrid solution was far more expandable than the EMC Data Domain system. With the EMC Data Domain unit, we worried that if we had to expand the amount of available storage, we’d need to replace the whole system.  ExaGrid’s GRID architecture will enable us to add capacity or performance by simply plugging in another unit.”

—Peter Emmel, Network Administrator

Rathbone Brothers PLC Chooses ExaGrid for System Scalability, Manageability of Backups and Robust Disaster Recovery

“We’ve been using ExaGrid’s solution for around 18 months now, and it is reassuring that we can simply add additional appliances to the GRID as our data grows.”

—John Rourke, IT Team Leader

'Rock-Solid' ExaGrid Reduces Backup Window from 24 Hours to One

“Our clients rely on us to handle critical business data for them, and we were concerned that tape was a single point of failure [...] The ExaGrid system is rock-solid and we don’t have to worry about our backups anymore.”

—Rob McCormick, Hardware/Software Tech II, Systems Support

Rio Bank Credits ExaGrid with Faster Backups, Improved Security

“I like the fact that the ExaGrid really doesn’t require much user intervention. Everything is automated so I don’t have to worry about whether our backups were completed correctly or not. I get daily emails letting me know that everything was backed up successfully and I don’t have to worry about tapes anymore.”

—Rosie Hinojosa, Senior Vice President of IT

Rio Hondo College Learns About Faster Backups, Increased Retention with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system is very well integrated with the CommVault system and they work together seamlessly. In addition, the ExaGrid customer support staff is not only knowledgeable about their own product, but they understand CommVault as well. Integration is often the most difficult part of setting up a new system, but ExaGrid's customer support knew exactly how to configure the system so that we were up and running quickly.”

—Van Vuong, Network Specialist

Rite-Hite Chooses ExaGrid over Data Domain for Better Backup Performance

“The support we receive from ExaGrid is simply the best I’ve experienced in the industry.”

—Sean Kane, Sr Technical Services Analyst

Rödl & Partner Counts on ExaGrid for Fast, Efficient Disk-based Backup

“Tape libraries require a considerable amount of manual intervention and we spent hours each month changing tapes, replacing broken tapes and dealing with other issues. The ExaGrid system has significantly reduced the amount of time we spend on backups and restores.”

—Stan Sherman, IT Director

The Remedy for Backup and DR Woes at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

“When we were evaluating solutions, we wanted something that would scale as our organization and data requirements grew.  ExaGrid gives us that ability to scale in the future while continuing to leverage our current investment.”

—Christian Monette, Senior Network and Security Administrator

RPC Cuts Backup Window by 50% with ExaGrid Disk-Based Backup Solution

“A full backup within 24 hours was almost impossible with EMC Avamar, and we had constant failures. With ExaGrid, I know all of my backups are completed each night, in half the time! It's such a relief! I save at least 70% of my time on backup maintenance.”

—Michael Anderson, Systems Administrator IV

Ruder Finn Selects ExaGrid for Cutting-Edge Technology

“The ExaGrid system was cutting edge in terms of technology, and it offered superior price/performance over the EMC Data Domain solution.  We were impressed with ExaGrid’s post-process data deduplication technology and liked that the data was backed up to a landing zone and then deduped. It just made total sense.”

—Fred Brodsky, Director of Computer Services

ExaGrid Delivers Stress-Free Backups at Rush Memorial Hospital

“We were stunned to hear that ExaGrid guarantees compatibility throughout all their models, new and old. Most other vendors would have required an expensive upgrade.”

—Bobby Herron, Sr. Systems/Network Admin.

School District Chooses ExaGrid for Faster Backups, Restores, and DR

“We recently had to go in and rebuild our entire backup system, and it was relatively painless.  With tape, it would have been a nightmare, but it took no time at all with the ExaGrid system.”

—Greg Swan, Senior Network Technician

Saint Michael's College Selects ExaGrid and Veeam for Reliable Backup Storage / Cost Savings

“We now have tighter integration, more reliable backups – and save a ton on consulting costs. It all ties back to ExaGrid, because without ExaGrid and their support, I don't think we'd be nearly as successful as we are.”

—Shawn Umansky, Network Engineer

Saker ShopRite's Inc. Bags Incomplete Backups and the Hassles of Tape by Implementing ExaGrid's Disk-based Backup and Deduplication Solution

“With the ExaGrid system, we are now able to complete our backups well within our windows each and every day. We're no longer stressed about getting our backups completed before the start of the work day and we're meeting our goals with ease.”

—James Connolly, Vice President, Information Technology

Salvation Army Improves Backup Times and Eliminates Tape with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid really has taken a lot of the pain out of our backups. Our backups and restores are faster and more efficient, and we don’t have to manage tape anymore. It’s been a great solution for us.”

—Michael Levine, Technology Research & Assessment Manager

Sarah Lawrence College Moves Backups Off Campus with ExaGrid and Gains Faster Backups

“We can easily scale the ExaGrid system to back up more data in the future. Looking forward, we can also add a second system to replicate data and to further reduce our reliance on tape.”

—Sean Jameson, Director of Information Technology

Reliability Is #1 for IT Team at Sarasota County Sheriff’s Department

“The system does what it’s supposed to do. I’ll be honest, there are times that I don’t even look at the portal unless I receive a failure notification – that’s how confident I am in its reliability. And in IT, the number one thing that you want in any product is to know what you’re using works.”

—Felipe Cortes, Senior Systems Analyst

Sarnova Cuts Backup Times in Half with ExaGrid System

“The EMC Data Domain system was way out of our budget, but the ExaGrid provided the deduplication, replication, scalability and fast backup times we were looking for at a price we could afford.”

—Don Hughes, Senior Network and Systems Administrator

Savers Saves Time and Money with ExaGrid

“We've been very impressed with ExaGrid's simplicity. We have a fairly lean IT staff here and don't have a whole lot of extra time to take care of high maintenance devices. The ExaGrid was very easy to set up and it's easy to administer.”

—Charles Blair, Senior Systems Administrator

Schibsted IT Chooses ExaGrid to Cope with Exploding Data Growth

“We don’t have to buy straight disk anymore. If we were to buy all those disks, we would need more floor space, which would be very costly.”

—Oivind Theraldsen, Backup Manager

Underwriter Ensures More Efficient Backups with ExaGrid

“Installing the ExaGrid system has streamlined our backup processes, reduced our reliance on tape, and improved our ability to recover from a disaster. We’ve been very happy with the solution.”

—Michael Horan, Systems Engineer

SeaBright Ensures Better Backups with ExaGrid

“With the ExaGrid, we can add storage on the fly and the system will automatically load balance the data across multiple disks. And because we can add capacity in small increments, it's cost-effective because we only need to purchase enough disk to meet our needs.”

—Jeff Wilkinson, Sr. Network Engineer

SEMCO Energy's Move to Disk Backup With Deduplication Results in Dramatically Faster, More Efficient Backups

“Our IT department's backup administration work has dropped about 90 percent since we started using ExaGrid. The whole tape management process has been eliminated. Now all those hours we'd spend on handling tape can be spent on other important IT initiatives.”

—Lary O'Connor, System Administrator LAN/WAN

ExaGrid Fuels Faster, More Efficient Backups for Seneca Companies

“The ExaGrid has cut our annual backup costs by several thousands of dollars just on tape purchases and travel expenses alone.  While tape systems do seem to cost less up front, we’ve gained savings on the management and disaster recovery sides with the ExaGrid system.”

—Kevin Taber, Network and Systems Administrator

Seneca Gaming Chooses Multi-Site ExaGrid for Dependable Backups and Restores

“One of the things that stood out about the ExaGrid was its ability to scale in both performance and retention by adding additional units to the original system.”

—Edward Pierce, Operations Technician

Service Partners Slashes DR Time by over 75% with ExaGrid

“Since installing the ExaGrid system, one of the biggest areas of improvement has been in disaster recovery. We can now do multiple restores at once, whereas in the past we’ve only been able to perform two at a time. We’ve been able to cut the amount of time that it will take to completely recover from a disaster from 60 hours down to just 12.”

—Chris Chapin, Systems Administrator

SIGMA Marketing Group Dramatically Improves Backup Speed, Responds Quickly to Data Loss with ExaGrid

“We’re seeing tremendous dedupe ratios. What would have taken a hundred tapes now just takes a fraction of the available disk space on our ExaGrid system. We can go back through a month of data – over 100TB – if we need to right on the ExaGrid. It really is unheard of.”

—Rob Spencer, Systems Administrator

Netherlands Hospital Heals Backup Pains With Disk-based Backup With Deduplication

“For us, cost was a key factor in selecting ExaGrid. We wanted a system that was cost effective but also gave us the backup and restore performance and retention we required - the ExaGrid does just that.”

—Hugo den Uyl, Senior System Engineer

With Tape Backup on Life Support, Sitrin Health Care Turns to ExaGrid to Improve Backup Operations

“We looked at a lot of different solutions but in the end, ExaGrid offered the most cost-effective and scalable solution. And the fact that we didn't have to change much of our existing backup infrastructure investment was a slam dunk.”

—Robert Williams, Information Systems Associate

SMF Energy Cuts Backup Times in Half with ExaGrid’s Disk Backup with Deduplication Appliance

“"Restoring data with the ExaGrid is almost instantaneous. Trying to do that with tape was so time consuming and tedious. With the ExaGrid, the data files are right at our fingertips and easy to retrieve."”

—Abraham Tatis, Network Systems Analyst

Architecture Firm Chooses Veeam and ExaGrid, Reduces Backup Window from 108 to 36 Hours

“Veeam was the clear choice for our virtual environment. We loved Veeam’s ease of use and easy restores, and the fact that it works so seamlessly with the ExaGrid system.”

—Pat Stammer, Systems Administrator

Sommer Improves Regulatory Compliance with ExaGrid

“The ExaGrid system has really reduced the amount of time our backups take and it delivers extremely fast tape copy performance. Cloning our backups to tape takes no time whatsoever.”

—Michael Muller, Systems Administrator

Southeastern Container Reduces Backup Window, Increases Capacity and Retention by Deploying ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Deduplication System

“After installing the ExaGrid, I have confidence in our backups that I didn't have previously.”

—Merel Johnson, Network Administrator

Spackenkill Union Free School District Gives ExaGrid High Marks for Backups

The ExaGrid has proven to be a real time saver. We were able to streamline our backup processes and cut our backup times in half. Also, our restores are much, much faster now. Restoring data from tape used to take hours, but it takes just minutes with the ExaGrid.

—Brett Hasbrouck, Network Specialist

SpaFinder Relaxes with Faster, More Reliable Restores from ExaGrid

When we looked around at various backup approaches, we found that there were lots of products on the market that can do a good job at basic backup, but crucial for us was the reliability and speed of restores. That’s where the ExaGrid system really hit the ball out of the park.

—Vincent Monaco, Manager of Systems and Networking

ExaGrid Furnishes Fast Backups and Restores for Spectrum Industries

We have been extremely pleased with the speed of our backups using ExaGrid. We're able to back up all of our data onto disk and it's seamless. Our backups are now streamlined and painless, and restores are nearly instantaneous. With ExaGrid, we know that backups are completed each night, we have room for future growth, and we have a disaster recovery scenario. It gives us a nice comfort level.

—John Hancock, CIO

Springfield Clinic Chooses ExaGrid to Keep Pace with Growing Data Volumes and Retention Requirements

As a healthcare provider, we need to have access to a significant amount of retention to adhere to HIPAA regulations ... Because of ExaGrid’s strong data deduplication technology ... we’re seeing data deduplication ratios as high as 40:1.

—Kevin Jordan, Systems Administrator

St. John’s Riverside Healthcare Chooses ExaGrid over Competition for Price, Performance and Ease of Use

The ExaGrid was significantly less expensive than the other system we were considering, and we felt that ExaGrid’s post-process data deduplication technology would provide faster backups versus the competitor’s inline data deduplication approach.  We didn’t want a situation where the backup software was waiting on the appliance.  We’ve been very happy with both ExaGrid’s data deduplication and its backup speed.

—Niall Pariag, Senior Network Administrator

Hospital Hits Capacity with Data Domain, Opts for ExaGrid to Ensure Future Scalability

“I was really put off by EMC when they told me I had to buy all new gear, and our Data Domain system wasn't even that old. If I bought a new Data Domain, after I ported everything over, I would have had to just throw the old one away. For what we needed, the cost for a whole new Data Domain system was literally immense.”

—Jim Gessman, Systems Administrator

State Bank of Hawley Reduces Dependence on Tape, Establishes a More Reliable Disaster Recovery Solution via ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Deduplication System

The installation went really well. ExaGrid support ensured everything was up and running - it was really smooth.

—Rich Ulven, Assistant Vice President and IT Officer

State College of Florida Virtualizes Infrastructure, Turns to ExaGrid to Shorten Backup Window

The previous network administrator said that he spent 75% of his time doing backups. Now, thanks to the ExaGrid, I spend just a few minutes a day.  Having the ExaGrid system in place enables me to focus on other important parts of my job.

—Jackie Hemmerich, Network Administrator

The Evidence for Disk-based Backup Points Straight to ExaGrid at Stradley Ronon

ExaGrid provides a great return on investment, and the system works as advertised. With ExaGrid, we no longer have the ongoing costs associated with tape, our backups and restores are much faster, and our administrator can spend his time focusing on issues other than backups.

—Jamie Gianna, Director of IT

Strategic Hotels & Resorts Reports Three-Month ROI with ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup

Our IT department runs lean, as do so many others these days. Given that, ExaGrid taking care of the system for us is a godsend. You just don't find that with other vendors without a huge price tag! ExaGrid's support is, in my opinion, the best in the business!

—Bryce White, Director of Information Systems

Stribling Selects ExaGrid and Veeam, Reduces Backup Window by 84%

“ExaGrid blows my mind with how easy it is to deal with support. How quickly they help us out and the fact that they can take charge and solve a problem remotely is amazing! ExaGrid stands for reliability and ease of support. Actually, I would recommend ExaGrid solely based on the support [..] We'll never deal with Dell again if we don't have to.”

—Jack White, Network Administrator

SUEZ Evaluates ExaGrid DBBU Appliance, Decides 'We Need That'

“The appliances are very well built, the software is bulletproof, and the interface is pretty easy to learn [...] With ExaGrid, you get what you pay for.”

—Ed Burijon, IT Manager

Suffolk Federal Credit Union Reduces Expenses, Long Backup Times with ExaGrid

Installing the ExaGrid was unbelievably simple. I just mounted the unit in the rack and went through the setup in about twenty minutes. ExaGrid's customer support engineer then remoted in and walked me through everything.  It couldn't have been easier.

—Brian Downs, Systems Administrator

ExaGrid Earns High Marks at SUNY Cortland

When we had a drive fail, it was as easy as a replacement being delivered to my desk.  I simply swapped the faulty drive with the new one and shipped the faulty one back to ExaGrid with no interruption in our backups.

—Jim Durr, Systems Administrator

Synergy Data Systems Replaces Data Domain with ExaGrid, Shortens Backup Window by 70%

With our old Data Domain unit, we needed to do a ‘forklift upgrade’ to improve retention.  Now, with the ExaGrid system, we can easily add retention by plugging another unit into the GRID.

—Elliot Bailey, Senior System Administrator

TAG-IT Reduces Backup Times, Increases Storage Capacity Using ExaGrid's Disk Backup and Deduplication Solution

“Our deduplication numbers are currently running around 15:1. We're quite pleased with that, and the read/write speed is excellent. I've looked at several systems, and I've never seen this kind of result!”

—Masood Ali, Senior Network Engineer

ExaGrid and Veeam Fleet Keep Backup Storage Strong and Steady at TAL International

“My ExaGrid engineer is very attentive and helpful! He can fix something on the fly or send me the steps to do it – we just get it done. This gives me confidence and allows me to focus on other things.”

—Larry Jones, Senior Systems Engineer

ExaGrid Delivers Seamless Five-Star Backup Solution for TECO Westinghouse

“The initial setup was very easy. Since the ExaGrid system 'just works,' we rarely need to troubleshoot. If we ever have a question, our assigned engineer is readily available. ExaGrid is an awesome solution. I'd give it five stars!”

—Joni Wadle, Network Administrator

TenCate Avoids Data Domain Forklift Upgrade by Opting for an ExaGrid System

I learned about forklift upgrades and how much it was going to cost me. I couldn’t believe it.  We’re trying to use our budget intelligently, and that’s not intelligent to me.  I turned to my reseller because I trust him, and he told me that they’re no longer recommending Data Domain and that I should look at ExaGrid.

—Jayme Williams, Sr. Systems Engineer

The Chronicle of Higher Education Reduces Tape, Improves Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

ExaGrid's customer support is top-notch.  The engineers are always accessible and they really know their way around the product.  It's rare to get such a responsive, knowledgeable support team.

—Jun Alcanites, Network Administrator

The Coastal Bank Credits Receipt of Highest Possible FDIC Regulatory Rating of '1' in Part to Disk-Based Backup System

Working with ExaGrid has been breathtakingly easy. ExaGrid's engineers know the product inside and out. That, in this business, is unusual.

—Stuart C. Lathrop, Assistant Vice President

The Energy Authority Avoids ‘Rip and Replace’ by Installing ExaGrid System

We looked at several different solutions, and the ExaGrid system was the clear price/performance winner. We also were impressed with its scalability and the way we could grow the system over time without the need to do a complete replacement.

—Scott Follick, IT Manager, Service Delivery and Support

The Field Museum Reduces Backup Window from Weeks to Days with ExaGrid

The ExaGrid system was far more cost effective than continuously adding disk, and its data deduplication technology works very well at reducing our data. ExaGrid’s strong deduplication enables us to maximize disk space.

—Mike Yoshida, Systems Engineer

The Old Globe Theatre Replaces Straight Disk with ExaGrid

Having the ExaGrid system in place probably dropped my interaction with backups by 70 to 80 percent.

—Dean Yager, IT Manager

Thomas & King Serves Up Improved Backups with ExaGrid

Products are rarely quite as good as companies say they are, but the ExaGrid system is fantastic. Not only has ExaGrid's product worked as promised, but the technical support team is top-notch. The staff is very knowledgeable and I can count on them to stand behind their product.

—Jonathan DeMesserman, Manager of Infrastructure Services

Thomas Langley Medical Center Cures Backup Problems with ExaGrid's Disk Backup with Deduplication Solution

The ability to reduce the amount of data stored is probably one of the most valuable benefits of the ExaGrid solution.  We have a tremendous amount of redundant data here and ExaGrid's data deduplication probably cuts the total amount of data down to a third.

—Mark Steingart, IT Director

Thompson Rivers University Gives High Marks to ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup with Deduplication System

Using the ExaGrid, we know for sure that we're going to be able to restore data, and I feel very good about that.

—Rory Read, Senior IT Analyst

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Is Tape-Free with ExaGrid System

Before I even leave for work in the morning, I check my smartphone to make sure that the backup jobs ran correctly overnight.  When I arrive at work, I don’t have to change tapes or troubleshoot backup jobs.  Installing the ExaGrid has given me hours back in my workday.

—Dave Misko, Network Engineer Supervisor

Town of Brookline Reduces Dependence on Tape, Establishes a More Reliable Solution Using ExaGrid's Disk-Based Backup System

I'm not spending time anymore trying to figure out why backup jobs didn't run or rerunning jobs. I haven't had anything yet that hasn't run using ExaGrid. It just works!

—Gary Vogler, IT Network Administrator

Town of Goffstown New Hampshire Improves Backups and Restores with Disk Backup With Deduplication

Not only was ExaGrid the most cost-effective solution out there, but we felt it was the best technology -- giving us everything we were looking for in a backup appliance and at a much lower cost than the other systems we considered.

—Neil Funcke, IT Director

Town of Greenwich Turns to Disk Backup With Deduplication for Faster, More Reliable Backups and Restores

We're able to back up so much more data and do it all much more quickly. Even more important is that the backups are reliable. I can rest easy knowing the system works and our data is protected and easily accessible.

—Boris Hutorin, Director of Information Technology

Township High School District 113 Opts for Scalability, Selects ExaGrid over Data Domain

Scalability was a factor we looked very closely at. When we compared the ExaGrid and Data Domain systems, we felt that the ExaGrid was more scalable because we can easily expand the system to add both capacity and performance without a forklift upgrade.

—Ronald Kasbohm, Director of Technology

Toyota de Puerto Rico Reduces Backup Window by 82% - from 44 to 8 Hours

Mondays are very beautiful here now!

—Jose Sola, IT Manager

Appliance Retailer Eliminates Data Protection Pains With Disk Backup With Data Deduplication

We looked at a couple of other solutions but ultimately found that the ExaGrid solution offered us the most cost-effective and easy to use solution. And because we didn't have to change our existing backup infrastructure with our backup application, it made the decision a no-brainer for us.

—Boris Hutorin, Director of Information Technology

Travcorp Modernizes Backup and Backup Storage with Veeam and ExaGrid

“ExaGrid is a very good product. Reliability means the most to our IT team, and the system always does its job!”

—Warren Kelly, Senior System Engineer

Premier Law Firm Trenam Kemker Gains Cost Savings and Better Backup Times with ExaGrid

Our backups are now running well within our backup window, we have a higher level of data security and we’ve saved a considerable amount of time and money that we used to spend on tape.

—Lori Jones, IT Manager

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Installs ExaGrid Disk-Based Backup

“[Installing ExaGrid] was very simple - there was nothing to it.”

—Tony Daneshvaziri, IT Specialist

ExaGrid Helps U.S. Federal Government Agencies Reduce Backup Windows, Improve Data Protection

We couldn't be more satisfied with ExaGrid. Data restores from the ExaGrid take mere seconds to complete compared to the many minutes or hours we required before to restore data from our tape backups ... and their customer support is some of the best I've ever experienced.

—Dana McCutcheon, IT Specialist

Legal Services Firm Reduces Backup Times by 84% with ExaGrid-Veeam Accelerated Data Mover

“Our backup times are so much faster using Veeam with the ExaGrid system... We back up and protect a tremendous amount of data using Veeam and ExaGrid, and the solution has more than exceeded our expectations.”

—Ryan McClain, Systems Architect

UCLA Faces Forklift Upgrade, Looks Beyond Data Domain and Installs ExaGrid

We simply couldn’t justify the cost of a new EMC Data Domain unit.  In fact, the cost of the two-site ExaGrid unit was approximately what we would have paid for three years of maintenance on a new EMC Data Domain system.

—Jeff Barnes, Senior Development Engineer

Sporting Goods Wholesaler Meets PCI DSS Compliance Requirements with ExaGrid

“We needed to have an onsite backup to be PCI compliant and now with ExaGrid, we have the retention we need to be able to keep the required data onsite.”

—Roger Poore, Network Engineer

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York Relies on ExaGrid to Protect and Serve Their Data

“For me it’s about peace of mind, knowing that your data is there in case of any unforeseen issues or disasters. Our data is backed up every night, and it’s been very easy for me as I don’t have to administer the system on a daily basis.”

—Mark Sanders, Network Engineer

Medical School Chooses ExaGrid Over Other Backup-to-Disk Options

I would highly recommend the ExaGrid system because it’s easy to use, rock-solid, and it’s backed by world-class customer support.  After using ExaGrid for one year now, this company can be differentiated by its customer support alone. When you put the technology and the support together, you get an unbeatable combination.

—Eric Warner, Assistant Director of Medical Computing

The University of New Hampshire Relies on ExaGrid to Maintain Backup Storage Grades

“As our primary backup repository, ExaGrid continues to be simple and easy to manage after all these years. The ExaGrid system allows me to pay attention to other things, and the fact that it's quiet is very important to me in my role.”

—Robert Rader, Storage and Backup Administrator

University Saves Time, Increases Disaster Protection and Gains Scalability by Dumping Tape

We looked at Data Domain first, and got some quotes from them. We had total sticker shock when the quote came back. It was not even a remote possibility that we were going to spend that kind of money. We looked at Symantec’s NetBackup appliances and brought them both in for testing. In the end, we decided to go with ExaGrid largely because of the lower pricing and the need to support backups using Oracle RMAN.

—Seth Bokelman, Senior Systems Administrator

University System of GA SSC Better Protected Against Data Loss with ExaGrid

If we ever have to recover from a disaster or breakdown, our biggest weapon against failure is the ExaGrid system.

—Joshua Humphrey, System Administrator

Insurer Takes the Risk Out of Backups with ExaGrid

We researched a couple of other backup solutions, but the issue we had with every single one of them was the amount of preprocess work that needed to be done before the data hit the disk.  In each case, backup speed was a major concern for us.  With the ExaGrid system […] the proof is there -- our backups are significantly faster than they were before.

—Josh Jarvis, Chief Technology Officer

Vermont Electric Power Company Plugs in ExaGrid, Improves Backups and Restores

ExaGrid's data deduplication technology enables us to store a lot of data in a small footprint.  Without deduplication, the costs would be astronomical.

—Kevin Fredette, Network Administrator

VSAC Shortens Backup Window, Saves Time with ExaGrid Disk-Based Backup

“The hardest part of the installation was getting the appliance out of the box. It could not have been easier.”

—Brian Blow, Network Systems Administrator

ExaGrid Makes the Grade at Victor Central School District

We have a high degree of confidence in the ExaGrid system and we know that our data is properly protected and ready to restore at any time. Restores take virtually no time at all.

—Dave Henderson, Director of Computer Services

ExaGrid Delivers on Its Promises to Vista Hill

“Sometimes, what salespeople tell you and what technical people tell you are two different things, but you never know until it's too late. Everything that ExaGrid explained to me on the day of the initial presentation ended up being true.”

—Bob Miller, Director, Information Services

Law Firm Selects Cost-Effective ExaGrid System for Faster Backups, Better Disaster Recovery

Sending tapes offsite really isn’t disaster recovery. We needed a solution in place capable of providing near instantaneous replication of data to a second site so that we could quickly and easily recover from a disaster.

—Scott Timmerman, Senior IT Manager

VW Credit, Inc. Drives Better Backups with ExaGrid

We tested solutions from both ExaGrid and Data Domain side by side and chose the ExaGrid based on its post-process approach to data deduplication and its overall simplicity. The ExaGrid also had the best price/performance.

—Dean Bolton, Network Systems Engineer

Wayne ARC Achieves Simplicity, Flexibility, and Reliability with ExaGrid Disk-Based Backup

I used to have employees who were stuck managing services and backups every day. Now I have them back on more useful projects. It also means that I have the security of knowing that I have all the data I need if something was to happen here.

—Stephen Burke, IT Coordinator

Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES Gives ExaGrid High Grades for Fast Backups and Restores

We preferred ExaGrid's approach to data deduplication over Data Domain’s. ExaGrid's post-process data deduplication ensures that our backups run as quickly as possible because the data is deduplicated after it hits the landing zone. Our backups are incredibly fast, and they run flawlessly each and every night.

—Dennis Bradley, Network Analyst

ExaGrid and Veeam Combination Delivers Seamless Backup Solution for Library System

We learned the hard way how critical it really is to properly back up our virtual environment.  We’re extremely confident in our ability to restore data now, thanks to the combination of Veeam and ExaGrid.

—Scott D. Jones, Technology Director

Webster Central School District Adds up Cost Savings with ExaGrid Disk-Based Backups

The ExaGrid system offered a terrific total cost of ownership because we were able to significantly cut our reliance on tape and our management costs were reduced to almost nothing.

—Quentin Spiegel, Senior Network Technician

WeiserMazars Counts on ExaGrid for Faster, More Efficient Backups

One of the things we like about the ExaGrid system is its scalability. We have some mergers on the horizon, so we don’t have a firm grasp on our long-range data growth. The fact that we can easily expand the system made us much more comfortable about the purchase.

—Egan Richards, Assistant Director of IT

Welch’s Chooses ExaGrid for Tight Integration with Veeam, Faster Backups and Restores

“With our prior product, trying to do restores from Veeam was like watching paint dry – extremely slow. We are seeing great speeds now with ExaGrid. The ExaGrid/Veeam integration is tight.”

—Pat Hancock, Senior IT Analyst

ExaGrid Makes the Grade at Westmont College

We previously had a systems administrator who spent an entire day each and every week doing nothing but running and managing backups.  The combination of the ExaGrid and retooling our backup software has eliminated that need.  We now spend literally five minutes per week checking the system, and that’s invaluable to us.

—Dr. Reed Sheard, Vice President and CIO

Westmoreland County Reduces Backup and Restore Times, Reduces Reliance on Tape with ExaGrid

The ExaGrid saves us a tremendous amount of time each day because we no longer have to manage or administer tapes or troubleshoot our backups. Our staff time is valuable and the ExaGrid system has made us more productive.

—Jason Lehman, Systems Administrator

Williamson Medical Replaces EMC Data Domain with ExaGrid for Speed and Reliability

“When I had to do a restore of an 8GB database that was compressed down in the EMC Data Domain system, it took approximately 12 to 13 hours to complete – and took our SharePoint site offline for almost a full day. We consistently had these types of issues.”

—Sam Marsh, Engineering Team Lead

Wilmington Medical Supply Improves Backups and Disaster Recovery Capabilities with ExaGrid

With the two-site ExaGrid system, we'll be able to recover from a disaster quickly. If our Wilmington datacenter is taken out of service for some reason, we'll be able to restore to a server in our Georgia site and be fully up and operational in a couple of hours.

Wink Companies Dramatically Improves Backup Times With Disk-based Backup

Since having the ExaGrid installed, it's like it's not even there -- you just completely forget about it because it works and you don't have to deal with it. Now, I can use that time to focus on other priorities and not worry about my backups.

—Adam Schwartzberg, Network Administrator

Worcester Art Museum Chooses ExaGrid for Fast, Reliable Backups

The biggest difference we’ve seen since installing the ExaGrid system has been the reliability of our backups and the amount of time we’re saving in managing and troubleshooting tape.

—Mark Santora, Director of IS

WORK Inc. Gains Faster Backups and Restores, Improves Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

The ExaGrid system is the perfect backup solution. It gave us everything we needed in one package, including data deduplication and the ability to replicate data offsite. It's extremely efficient at backing up and restoring data and it's very hands-off in terms of management and administration.

—Jeremy Busey, IT Manager

WSIPC Selects ExaGrid over Data Domain for Data Deduplication and Scalability

We looked closely at solutions from both ExaGrid and Data Domain and found that we liked ExaGrid’s post-process data deduplication better than Data Domain’s inline method…The ExaGrid system was also more cost-effective and scalable than the Data Domain unit.

—Ray Steele, Senior Systems Engineer

YCCD Selects ExaGrid Over Data Domain for Faster Backups in Virtualized Environment

We looked at an EMC Data Domain solution but didn’t like its inline data deduplication methodology.  The ExaGrid system seemed so straightforward to use and its post-process data deduplication made more sense.

—Patrick Meleski, Database Administrator

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