Biotech Firm Reduces Tape Usage Costs by 90% with Backup Appliance
Backup Appliance proves reliable, cost-effective, easy to manage
Pacific Biosciences needed to reduce tape usage, simplify data protection, and back up all of its business data to disk within available windows. Their existing backup and recovery system had become cumbersome.
Their decision : a disk-based “backup appliance” strategy to achieve 100% backup and restore success rates, a 10:1 reduction in backup data volume with deduplication, and a disaster recovery capability using deduplicated data replication.
Their company deployed two Dell DR4000 Disk Backup Appliances to achieve a 94% reduction in backup administration time, and a 4-fold increase in storage capacity – while actually reducing the total cost of ownership…. more > open the full Case Study PDF in a new window (no forms to fill out…registration not required)