Challenge
Backups 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.
Solution
The 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