Date : 7/1/2013
We’ve reduced our tape usage and off-site vaulting requirements by 90 percent with the Dell DR4000.
Lakhvir Rai, Systems Administrator II, Pacific Biosciences, United States
ChallengePacific Biosciences needed to reduce tape usage, simplify data protection, and back up all of its business data to disk within available windows.
SolutionThe company deployed two Dell DR4000 Disk Backup Appliances with deduplicated replication between buildings, enhancing disaster recovery and reducing total cost of ownership for data protection.
Benefits• 100 percent backup and restore success rates
• 10:1 reduction in backup data volume with deduplication, reducing storage costs
• 90 percent reduction in tape usage and vaulting requirements
• 94 percent less time spent managing backup and recovery
• Fourfold increase in backup storage capacity with lower TCO