COMPANIES OF ALL SIZES are now facing increasing complexity when it comes to growth, management, and protection of data. Managing your enterprise backup doesn’t have to be costly, frustrating, and challenging. With the right tool, you can optimize your data protection to extract maximum value while reducing the time required for daily management.
In the world of backup and data protection, enterprises face the following challenges:
Complexity of software management
AIX management skills
Tape library management
Hardware and software management
Eliminating these challenges increases reliability while reducing cost and effort to manage the data protection solution. Read more about these benefits in the Customer Solution overview below.
CUSTOMER SOLUTION OVERVIEW: HUTCHINSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
ELIMINATE THE COMPLEXITY OF SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT
Hutchinson Regional Medical Center was experiencing significant growth that was straining the existing backup landscape. They went from 60 to 170 servers without adding any IT headcount. They found themselves supporting 6 different backup products with a growing level of complexity. New systems and technologies were exceeding the capabilities of the legacy backup landscape and off-site replication was exceeding 24 hours to complete. They needed a solution that would relieve mounting pressure on their IT staff.
The Results With COMPASS
- Reduced the number of backup products from six to one
- Eliminated 12 hours of backup administration time per week
- All code is continuously kept current
- New releases are tested and validated before being automatically updated
- All security and fix patches are promptly applied
- Client software packages are simplified or automated
- Eliminated the need for multiple backup products
The Daily Grind of Backup Administration
For individuals tasked with managing the backup landscape, the “daily grind” is a relentless set of tasks. Learn how Cobalt Iron’s Compass harnesses the power of analytics to help automate over 90% of operational and management tasks.
AUTOMATION AND ANALYTICS ARE KEY
Monitoring and verifying that the backup and replication completed successfully, that software updates are applied, and hardware failures are resolved are all managed automatically by Compass. Supported deployment models for private, hybrid, and public cloud (including the top five cloud vendors) offer the flexibility to deliver data protection wherever it is needed. By harnessing the power of analytics Compass provides predictive problem resolution, as well as data-based capacity planning so companies can pay as they grow with confidence.
Backup has gotten so much more complex. This is where Cobalt Iron comes in with a complete solution that takes care of all of the complexity for you and gives you peace of mind.
— Ron Hess, Client Infrastructure Services Supervisor, Hutchinson Regional Medical Center