Veritas

Veritas Backup Exec

ExaGrid partners with Veritas to ensure compatibility with the latest features available in Veritas Backup Exec. As a result, customers deploying ExaGrid disk backup along with their Backup Exec software can dramatically reduce backup windows, get faster restores, and significantly ease backup management burdens. ExaGrid was the first disk backup appliance vendor to achieve Veritas’ highest level of qualification for both basic and optimized replication with Backup Exec via the OpenStorage Technology (OST) program.

ExaGrid’s support of Backup Exec OST allows both onsite and offsite backup data stored on the ExaGrid system to be managed from within the Backup Exec console. The backup catalog is also kept up-to-date for the replicated offsite backups. This makes it easier for users to monitor the status of their onsite and offsite backups through Backup Exec reporting, and also facilitates disaster recovery as backup data from the offsite ExaGrid system can be easily recovered directly from within the Backup Exec console. This deep level of integration provides joint ExaGrid/Backup Exec customers with a faster, more powerful, and more easily managed solution for disk backup with data deduplication.

Data Sheet:
ExaGrid and Veritas Backup Exec

Customer Stories: ExaGrid and Veritas Backup Exec

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

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

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ACNB Bank Installs ExaGrid System, Runs “Flawlessly”

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

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Aeroflex Unburdens Itself from Disk Sprawl with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Architectural Nexus Designs Better Backup Strategy with ExaGrid

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

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ExaGrid Helps ASGCO Alleviate Backup Pain

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

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

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

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Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. Strengthens Backup Infrastructure with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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Barneys NY Reduces Backup Window by 65% with ExaGrid

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

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BayHealth Medical Center Increases Retention, Improves Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Bollinger Avoids Forklift Upgrade, Replaces Data Domain  with ExaGrid

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

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Bridgestone Chooses ExaGrid and Veeam for Virtualized Backups; Realizes 30% Reduction in Backup Window

Bridgestone Chooses ExaGrid and Veeam for Virtualized Backups; Realizes 30% Reduction in Backup Window

"ExaGrid's deduplication with Veeam is amazing—the deduplication packs backups up in a box and puts them in a closet, and if you ever need to retrieve that backed up data, the system goes and gets it out of that closet and brings it out to you. It's great how much retention space is made available. It's a much better system compared to what we were using before."

—Corey Johnson, Technology Analyst

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Carter Installs ExaGrid, Reduces Backup Window By 88%, Provides Users with 'Robust' Recovery – an IT Manager's Dream

Carter Installs ExaGrid, Reduces Backup Window By 88%, Provides Users with 'Robust' Recovery – an IT Manager's Dream

"All of the previous daily annoyances – can't finish a backup, can't read the tape, the drive is full – have dropped off the radar."

—Bill Durham, Information Systems Manager

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Community Credit Union Shortens Backup Window, Increases Retention with ExaGrid

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

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Connecticut Transit Drives Better Backups with ExaGrid

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

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Conwy & Denbighshire Trust Cures Backup Issues with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Distributed Applications Technologies Slashes Backup Times and Speeds Up Restores

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

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

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

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Enclara Pharmacia Ends “Nightmare” of Tape Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

Enclara Pharmacia Ends “Nightmare” of Tape Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

"The landing zone is the number one reason why ExaGrid is better than the other systems, and the main reason we chose it."

—Dan Senyk, Senior Network Administrator

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

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

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EwingCole Builds Better Backups With ExaGrid

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

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Firelands Regional Medical Center Simplifies Backups with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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First State Bank Gains Better Backups with ExaGrid

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

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FlightSafety Services Corporation Makes Backups Soar with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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FORMA Therapeutics Chooses ExaGrid over the Competition for Fastest Possible Backups

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

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

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

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Furman University Streamlines Backups and Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

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

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Fuss & O'Neill Engineers Better Backups with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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Gates Chili Learns to Streamline Backups

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

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

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

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

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

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GlobalSpec Engineers Better Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

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

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School District Improves Restores, Reduces Backup Times with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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Hamilton College Chooses ExaGrid and Veeam for Backup Efficiency

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

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ExaGrid Helps Hanover Hospital Increase Retention, Meet Increased Regulatory Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hunter Industries Speeds Backups with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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InvestorPlace Media, LLC

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

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

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

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Johnson Health Network Cures Backup Pain with ExaGrid

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

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Keene State College Chooses ExaGrid as Cornerstone of  Backup Strategy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Lawrence General Hospital Streamlines Backups with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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Leith Management Cuts Backup Times in Half with ExaGrid

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

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LeMaitre Vascular Virtualizes Environment, Upgrades Storage Solution to ExaGrid

LeMaitre Vascular Virtualizes Environment, Upgrades Storage Solution to ExaGrid

"Our ExaGrid support engineer is awesome; he's very helpful and resourceful when needed. While I was on vacation, he looked at the system and noticed that there were potential failing hard drives on one of our appliances. He proactively arranged for a replacement and everything was fine."

—Lee Ung, Senior Systems Administrator

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Hospital Uses ExaGrid to Shorten Backup Window, Speed Restores

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

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Lifetime Assistance Installs ExaGrid for Fastest Possible Backups

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

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

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

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

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

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LRGHealthcare Streamlines Backups, Improves Disaster Recovery with ExaGrid

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

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Maharam Meets Data Retention Goals, Speeds Backup Times with ExaGrid

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

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Maine State Legislature Installs ExaGrid System

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

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Medical Group Replicates Data for Disaster Recovery Using ExaGrid

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

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

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

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

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

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ExaGrid Proves to Be the Right Fit for Merit Brass

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

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

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

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ExaGrid Provides Reliable Backups and Disaster Recovery Protection to Midwest Bank

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Naval Medical Logistics Command Procures Effortless Backup with ExaGrid

Naval Medical Logistics Command Procures Effortless Backup with ExaGrid

"As far as backing up our data, the system is pretty seamless. It simply runs according to schedule and that's what we like about ExaGrid - it's pretty much automated, which is really nice."

—Dave Penrod, Systems Administrator

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

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

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NexBank Finds Quick, Efficient Backup with ExaGrid

NexBank Finds Quick, Efficient Backup with ExaGrid

"ExaGrid is wonderful! I have recommended it to more than one person [..] The support staff is responsive and courteous, thorough and efficient — and that's rare nowadays."

—Roy Bené, VP Director of IT and CISO

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NextiraOne Federal Reduces Backup Times, Improves Restores with ExaGrid

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

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Manufacturer Modernizes Backups, Improves Retention and Backup Times with ExaGrid

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

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North Attleborough Public School System Cuts Backup Window by 50%

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

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

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

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

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

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Norwegian Library Replaces Tape with ExaGrid for More Reliable Protection of Backup Data

Norwegian Library Replaces Tape with ExaGrid for More Reliable Protection of Backup Data

"The advantages of ExaGrid for us is the high performance we get from the system for speed of backups and reliable restores as well as the efficiency of the system’s data deduplication."

—Li Chang Xia, IT Advisor

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Objectivity Improves Backups with ExaGrid

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

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Ohio Farm Bureau Harvests Faster Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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

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

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Plastipak Gains Faster Backups and Restores with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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

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

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Close Call with Tape Causes Prince Castle to Reevaluate Options with ExaGrid

Close Call with Tape Causes Prince Castle to Reevaluate Options with ExaGrid

"To be able to use older appliances with newer appliances proves how well the [ExaGrid] product was engineered from the beginning and throughout the years. They are all interchangeable – we can combine them regardless of size or age, so nothing goes to waste."

—Cardal Price, IT Manager at Prince Castle

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

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

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Randolph Township Schools Opts for ExaGrid over Data Domain for Scalability

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

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Rio Bank Credits ExaGrid with Faster Backups, Improved Security

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

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

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

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Rogers Towers Optimizes Environment with ExaGrid

Rogers Towers Optimizes Environment with ExaGrid

"Because our deduplication rate is excellent, we’re able to back up double the amount of data that we have on our servers to the ExaGrid system. ExaGrid's deduplication is phenomenal."

—Dennis J. Slater, Information Technology Manager

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

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

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

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

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Salvation Army Improves Backup Times and Eliminates Tape with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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Sarnova Cuts Backup Times in Half with ExaGrid System

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

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SeaBright Ensures Better Backups with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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ExaGrid Fuels Faster, More Efficient Backups for Seneca Companies

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

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Service Partners Slashes DR Time by over 75% with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Spackenkill Union Free School District Gives ExaGrid High Marks for Backups

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

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SpaFinder Relaxes with Faster, More Reliable Restores  from ExaGrid

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

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ExaGrid Furnishes Fast Backups and Restores for Spectrum Industries

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

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Spirit Air Meets SOX Requirements with ExaGrid’s Automated Offsite Data Replication and DR

Spirit Air Meets SOX Requirements with ExaGrid’s Automated Offsite Data Replication and DR

"ExaGrid [...] gave us the offsite backup capability that we needed for SOX compliance. ExaGrid allows us to manage our retention offsite as well, and we're able to keep the amount of retention that's required by our legal team."

—Yudesh Gosine, Sr. Systems Administrator

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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ExaGrid Earns High Marks at SUNY Cortland

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Old Globe Theatre Replaces Straight Disk with ExaGrid

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

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Thomas & King Serves Up Improved Backups with ExaGrid

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Mondays are very beautiful here now!"

—Jose Sola, IT Manager

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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WeiserMazars Counts on ExaGrid for Faster, More  Efficient Backups

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

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Wilmington Medical Supply Improves Backups and Disaster Recovery Capabilities with ExaGrid

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. "

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Wink Companies Dramatically Improves Backup Times With Disk-based Backup

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

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Worcester Art Museum Chooses ExaGrid for Fast, Reliable Backups

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

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

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

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