Financial Services Companies Report Significant Cost
Savings and Improved Storage Reliability With Deployment of SnapServer Network
Attached Storage Solutions
Overland Storage today released the results of an
independent, third-party research indicating that financial services customers
who deploy Overland Storage
SnapServer NAS solutions gain significant
cost-savings as well as improved storage performance and flexibility.
TechValidate, an independent research organization, conducted a questionnaire to
collect quantitative and qualitative data on user experience, product efficiency
and business benefits from Overland Storage financial services customers that
are utilizing the SnapServer line of network-attached storage.
As data growth remains IT's biggest challenge,
TechValidate found that financial services companies estimated that their yearly
data growth rate was 20-30%. Utilizing Overland Storage's SnapServer NAS,
financial companies were able to succeed in simplifying data management and
addressing growing storage needs cost-effectively.
Aiding In the Assistance of Asset Recovery
A large debt collection agency based in Dallas, Texas required a cost effective storage solution that provided multi-protocol support and the ability to expand shared storage data pools in order to support the agency's file sharing, backup and off-site replication needs.
The agency is currently storing 2-4TB of data on the SnapServer and
has reported saving over $4,000-$5,000 in total cost of ownership
compared to a traditional storage alternative.
"When we implemented the first SnapServer in 2003, the TCO for
maintaining the traditional Windows Servers went down to 10%. We were sold.
Since then, not until VMware came into production, we implemented another
Windows Server. With the advent of iSCSI, we now use
SnapServers to Nearline backup of VM
images/snapshots and the price point of a SAN over the NAS solutions is the
decision maker for us. We are too small for a SAN, yet hold enough data to merit
a NAS of the size we have. In few words: SnapServers are the way to go for our
Supporting Data Growth Needs of Healthcare Billing Agency
The largest billing company in Wisconsin, specializing
in anesthesia and pain management billing, deployed the
SnapServer to support the company's filesharing and
data growth needs. .
The agency is currently storing close to 1TB of data on the
SnapServer and has reported saving $4,000 - $5,000 in total cost of ownership
compared to traditional storage alternatives
The Overland Storage
SnapServer NAS is extremely reliable.
We have had our SnapServer running for years without having to re-boot even
"Our SnapServer NAS solutions are ideal for financial services
companies that have mission critical data requirements that demand high
performance, reliability and flexibility within the same storage solution," said
Jeremy Zuber, product marketing manager, SnapServer Division at Overland
Storage. "As one of the most simple and reliable NAS solution lines available on
the market, the Overland SnapServer's also feature solid reliability and
enterprise features necessary for financial service companies with storage needs
are that continuously growing."