Customer Type: Government

ExaGrid Provides a Long-Term Backup Solution with ‘Phenomenal’ Backup Performance for IDC
"One of the reasons why we chose ExaGrid is because it’s so modular. If our current ExaGrid system runs out of capacity, I just can add another appliance and keep adding appliances, which gives us unlimited capacity expansion for all of our long-term retention. I feel confident that this current solution will accommodate for the next ten years, at least."

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For Over a Decade, City Finds ExaGrid and Commvault to be a ‘Solid’ Backup Solution
"We’ve had a great experience with ExaGrid—and we have invested a lot in this technology. Considering the current investment, and the fact that ExaGrid is performing at a level that meets our requirements, the city has not felt compelled to search for alternatives. It’s been a very solid product for us."

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ExaGrid-Veeam Solution Provides La Plata County Government with Optimal Backup Performance
"Restoring data from ExaGrid using Veeam is a very easy process, thanks to the integration between the two. It only takes seconds to bring a file back."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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ExaGrid Supports Lee County Tax Collector’s Evolving Backup Environment for a Decade and Beyond
"We’ve always been able to back up data to ExaGrid with any of the backup software that we’ve had available. They are all easily integrated with the ExaGrid system, which has been wonderful."

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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!"

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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ExaGrid System Scales with College's Growing Data, Offsite System Added for DR
"I feel more secure now that we have established a DR site. I'm confident that if we had a disaster, we could recover critical machines. Knowing that Veeam would be able to back up an entire virtual machine and bring it back in a form that we could start up on another host gives me a feeling of security that I didn't have before."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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."

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