City of Atlanta
Date : 11/1/2013
We are getting an 83.74 percent deduplication rate for 33TB of Exchange 2010 data with the Dell DR4000.
Brandon Colvin, Server Engineer, City of Atlanta, United States
ChallengeBackups were a problem for the City of Atlanta: they required nearly all day to run, introduced compliance risks and incurred significant costs. To address the issue, the organization looked for a robust and fast backup and recovery solution.
SolutionThe City of Atlanta deployed the Dell™ DR4000 deduplication and compression backup appliance, which has helped it cut its data backup time by 70 percent and reduce storage expense by 60 percent.
Benefits• Completed backups 70 percent faster, ensuring they finish within the allotted window
• Delivered an 83.74 percent deduplication rate for 33TB of Exchange Server data
• Slashed data storage costs by 60 percent, an annual savings of $117,000
• Installed quickly and easily, freeing up IT staff time and reducing expenses
• Managed data stored on physical and virtual machines easily with one simple and intuitive interface