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  • Case Studies // Jan 2013

    Universidad De La Rioja Manages AD More Efficiently

    The Universidad de La Rioja was founded in the academic year 1992-1993 and today is the only higher education and scientific research center in the Rioja region of Spain. Systems administrators at Universidad de La Rioja were spending too much time on routine administration of Active Directory. Native tools could...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2013

    Continuous Protection for Continuous Learning

    The University of West Alabama is a state-supported, coeducational institution of higher learning governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Governor. The University of West Alabama needed to revamp its data protection strategy to recover critical systems quickly while improving the overall efficiency of its infrastructure. The university...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    Avanade cuts SharePoint 2010 Migration Time & Effort

    Avanade provides enterprise business technology solutions and managed services in areas such as CRM, .NET application development, business intelligence, collaboration, ERP and infrastructure. Avanade needed to migrate their business-critical applications from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 in order to set the foundation for future growth as well as improve governance. The...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    Optimized IT Helps Students Achieve Potential

    "Chino Valley Unified School District runs 36 elementary schools, junior high, and high schools in San Bernardino County, California. To ensure that students achieve their full learning potential, Chino School District needed to streamline complex systems management and increase IT performance and availability. The IT team replaced LANDesk systems management...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    HSA Enhances Mobile Workforce Productivity With Dell SonicWALL Aventail

    HSA engineers & scientists are a privately-owned science and engineering firm. HSA needed to respond in real-time to disaster recovery and biohazard cleanup scenarios around the world. Previously, the company relied upon Cisco VPN clients to provide remote workers mobile access to crucial network resources, but found it cumbersome and...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    Investment Firm Reduces Risk, Increases Customer Confidence

    Ashford capital management provides investment advisory services to individuals and organizations in multiple countries. It must ensure that its critical client information systems are well-protected and accessible whenever needed. The organization implemented a complete backup and disaster recovery solution based on Dell AppAssure, Dell SonicWALL firewalls, and a Dell EqualLogic...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    Legal Document Automation and Management Company Protects Its Critical Data

    AutoDocs is a leader in its unique field of document creation and management. AutoDocs was living with data risk because it could not get consistent, reliable backups for its mission-critical Microsoft Exchange and SQL servers. AutoDocs was living with data risk because it could not get consistent, reliable backups for...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    Full-Server Restores Go From 10 Hours to Under Two for America's Top Fixture Manufacturer

    Trion is rated among the top-50 North American Retail and Point-of-Purchase fixture makers and is the world's leading manufacturer of display and scanning hooks. Trion Industries estimated the tape-based solution they used, easily cost the company $50,000 in staff time spent dealing with inadequate backups that weren't working. Trion Industries...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Alter Ego Turns to NetVault Backup for a Practical Solution to Its Backup Dilemma

    Alter Ego leads the way in video production and visual effects in the high-end Canadian marketplace. Their challenges are lack of staff resources make it difficult and time-consuming to manage the unintuitive backup software GUI, users need user friendly interface to schedule data restores and multiple operating systems to protect,...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Storage and Virtualization Bring Competitive Advantage

    FireHost provides secure cloud hosting services in a multi-tenant public cloud environment. The company was successfully running Dell PowerEdge blade servers, but its storage solution was struggling to keep up with rapid growth in the business. FireHost deployed Dell Compellent Storage Center SANs in its data centers in the United...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Iowa Select Farms Adopts New IT Paradigm With an Eye to an Industry-Wide Evolution

    Known for its high quality pork and its commitment to protect the environment and ensure the well-being of its swine herd, Iowa Select Farms is Iowa's largest pork producer. Working with an outdated IT infrastructure, Iowa Select Farms wanted to update its BUDR solution, while also leading an industry. Iowa...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    City in New Mexico Protects Mission-Critical Services

    Hobbs, NM is home to shopping, a comfortable climate, casinos, horse racing, golf, Old West history, etc. Huge backup windows, failed backups, and having to manage multiple backup systems began to take its toll on the city's staff. They needed to find a solid comprehensive backup and disaster recovery product...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    University of South Florida Secures Big Data With Dell SonicWALL

    The University of South Florida's Pediatric Epidemiology Center is comprised of a diverse team with expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, health informatics, computer science, genetics, nutrition, public health, clinical trials and health services research. The USF Pediatric Epidemiology Center analyzes information from a growing volume of biomedical and patient data. In...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Medieval Times Chooses Flexible, Enterprise-Class Storage Solution to Meet Its Needs for the Next Decade

    It's easy to get lost in the epic battles of steel and steed that comprise a Medieval Times show. But for the company that makes this happen, transporting 1,000 eager patrons back to 11th-century Spain requires solid 21st-century technology. Medieval Times wanted to improve efficiency and redundancy through server virtualization....

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Keller ISD Multiplies the Time Available for Innovation 10-Fold

    Imagine being in charge of K-12 education for 33,000 students in a district in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area of Texas. It's one of the fastest-growing areas in the United States. Keller Independent School District (ISD) needed to streamline endpoint management to improve uptime and support better educational outcomes, yet reduce...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Kelly-Moore Paints Gains Efficiencies With Integration

    Kelly-Moore, one of the most recognized names and largest privately-held companies in the paint industry, needed to give their sales organization one view of all customer records, and it needed to happen quickly. Kelly-Moore needed to give their sales organization one view of all customer records by integrating salesforce with...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Global Furniture Manufacturer Protects Business-Critical Applications with Dell AppAssure

    California-based Whalen Furniture manufactures and distributes furniture to retail outlets in the US, Mexico, and China. With critical inventory at risk, Whalen Furniture struggled with backup tape inefficiencies, including backup windows that were affecting production, not to mention the difficulty of restores. The need for fast application and data restoration...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Bank Cuts Replication Time More than Half with vReplicator and vRanger

    For sixteen years, Tennessee’s Cornerstone Community Bank has focused on delivering friendly, personal service to its customers, of which 85 percent are businesses. With about 130 employees (including two full-time IT staffers), the bank recognized that it needed an efficient, reliable replication and backup/recovery tool designed for its 27 virtual...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    RUAG Reduces Backup Admin Time by 93 Percent with NetVault Backup

    The RUAG Group is an international aerospace and defense technology company with production sites in Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Hungary and the United States. Following a merging of IT departments, RUAG wanted to consolidate its local backup processes with minimal impact to users. After testing, the company successfully migrated its...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Monster Tool Spends Fewer than Five Minutes a Day on Backup Tasks

    Monster Tool is a leading manufacturer of solid carbide cutting tools, including drills, endmills, reamers and burrs. The company has about 100 employees, and its distribution centers across the U.S. ship all over North America. Monster Tool’s IT environment included Windows, Mac, Linux and VMware. Yet only a fraction of...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    European Managed Service Provider Partners With Dell AppAssure to Ensure Consistent SLAs, Live Restores and Hot Virtual Standbys for Clients

    Managed Service Provider (MSP) nCoActive didn't have the time or resources to babysit the backups they performed each day. Unfortunately, CEO Erwin van Workum and his staff didn't have a choice. nCoActive's Symantec Backup Exec backup software was delivering unacceptable disaster recovery performance and needed constant monitoring of ESX backup...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Monster Tool Spends Fewer Than Five Minutes a Day on Backup Tasks Using NetVault Backup

    Monster Tool is a leading manufacturer of solid carbide cutting tools, including drills, endmills, reamers and burrs. The company has about 100 employees, and its several distribution centers across the US ship nationwide and to Canada and Mexico. Monster Tool's IT environment included Windows, Mac and Linux platforms, as well...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Worldwide Distributor Reduces RPO by 99 Percent with Dell AppAssure

    "WorldWide Distribution Company (WWDC) is a subsidiary company of a European conglomerate. The slowness of tape performance caused backup windows to encroach into business hours, forcing the IT team to choose between incomplete backup solutions, and a 24-hour recovery point objective meant the team was often unable to recover lost...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Amway Averts Millions in Potential Losses with Recovery Manager for Active Directory

    "Founded in 1959, Amway is one of the largest direct-selling companies in the world. Amway's IT infrastructure includes more than 3,000 servers in the U.S. and Asia. To meet its evolving business needs, the company needed to consolidate its multiple Active Directory (AD) forests and implement a disaster recovery solution...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    IT Weapons Virtually Migrates Client's 5-Terabyte Data Center Seamlessly, in Less Than a Day

    As CEO of Ontario, Canada-based, award-winning Managed Service Provider (MSP) IT Weapons (ITW) - one of North America's leading providers of application delivery, virtualization and networking solutions. The volume of backups occurring each week was choking IT Weapon's infrastructure. Completing full backups within the allotted weekend window was becoming untenable...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Diana's Bakery switches from NTBackup to Dell AppAssure

    Diana's Bakery has grown from a neighborhood bakery in offering fresh daily baked goods to one of Starbucks' international preferred providers. When a storm wiped out critical servers, the bakery began the arduous task of rebuilding its key server infrastructure taking more than 36 hours just for the Microsoft Exchange...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Topaz Energy and Marine Enhances Security and Productivity With Dell SonicWALL

    Topaz Energy and Marine is a leading oilfield services company providing marine and engineering solutions to the global energy industry. Their challenges are vulnerable network open to viruses and spam attacks, inconsistent bandwidth, loss of access to critical data and previous firewall and VPN connectivity solutions were complex to manage...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    TMB Improves AD Management and Security

    Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) is the main public transport operator in Barcelona, running most of the metro and local bus lines in the metropolitan area as well as several leisure transport services. TMB needed an easy-to-use, comprehensive Active Directory management solution that would automate routine tasks, enable granular delegation...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Ocean Nutrition Eliminates Backup Window After Switching to Dell AppAssure

    Rob Tyrrell, Manager of IT at Ocean Nutrition Canada (Ocean Nutrition), knew all the pieces had to be in place: sustainably harvested fish from Peru; 350-plus employees worldwide from Australia to China; and a comprehensive backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) solution to protect it all. Ocean Nutrition was struggling with...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    RUAG Reduces Backup Time by 93% and Recovery Time by 50% With NetVault Backup

    The RUAG Group is an international aerospace and defense technology company with production sites in Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Hungary and the United States. RUAG needed a backup and recovery solution that requires less manpower and safeguards its varied operating systems, storage systems and application servers. After testing, the company...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Madler GmbH Eliminates Backup Window While Achieving 13-Fold Year-One Return on Investment With Dell AppAssure

    Madler is a manufacturer and supplier of machinery components for the automotive and printing industries throughout Germany and Europe. The Madler needed to comply with its business continuity plan with a reliable, advanced disaster recovery solution. The Madler selected the award-winning combination of snapshot technology, deduplication and compression, ease of...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Maritime Paper Products Keeps Data Safe Without Productivity Interruption

    The Maritime Paper Products Company rarely think about the process of manufacturing the boxes, preparing the boxes and meeting box standards of customers from all around the world. The Maritime Paper Products (MPP) serves the local region, overseas, the Caribbean and the U.S. markets. They have four locations all centrally...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Linkage realizes 138% ROI by switching to Dell AppAssure

    For more than 25 years, Linkage has strengthened leaders and helped organizations to build cultures and teams that deliver superior results. Linkage struggled with unreliable backup failures almost every night, expensive products and constant software failures. They chose Dell to overcome this challenge. They have implemented the high availability disk...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend Ensure Reliable, Constant Email Services With Dell AppAssure

    Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, PC concentrates in the areas of environmental, regulatory, administrative, and utility law, as well as government relations, litigation, and transactions. Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend relies heavily on email and was looking for an easy-to-use solution to protect Exchange data against a server outage or...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Flagler College Achieves 84% Storage Savings Along With Replication for Comprehensive Disaster Recovery

    Florida's Flagler College is a growing dynamic institution of higher education. In order to meet retention policies, Flagler College faced the inevitable purchase of more tape storage, even as the physical location loss of around 1TB of data loomed because of legacy solution inefficiencies. Flagler chose Dell AppAssure's disaster recovery...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Biomed IT Services Firm Eliminates 58-Hour Backup Windows and 24-Hour Restores

    Information Management Services (IMS), no one title describes IT roles accurately - from network engineering to network administration, from software implementer to analyst, and more. To do better a better job of protecting the sensitive data related to its large, million-dollar, long-term contracts, the company needed fast, reliable backups and...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Brock White Reduces Data Recovery Time from 12 hours to 15 minutes

    Brock White is a leading distributor of construction materials providing specialty products to concrete and masonry construction markets in the upper Midwest United States. Their challenges are they could not guarantee the availability of its business-critical applications because of lengthy backup windows, slow restores and no viable Disaster Recovery (DR)...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Alabama Department of Education improves recovery time from 24 hours to 2 minutes with Dell AppAssure

    The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) is the state agency providing oversight for more than 1,300 schools throughout Alabama. Their challenges are they struggling with slow and failed backups and increasing tape costs. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Symantec Backup Exec to Dell AppAssure...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Aztech IT Solutions deploys application monitoring with restores in just minutes using Dell AppAssure

    Aztech IT Solutions provides proactive backup and disaster recovery support to small companies in Milton Keynes, London and the surrounding areas. Using Symantec Backup exec and Acronis true image backup solutions, managed service provider Aztech IT solutions struggled with large backup files and did not have sufficiently granular reporting showing...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Steel Manufacturer Achieves Payback With One Crucial Restore Using Dell AppAssure

    With manufacturing plants in various locations in North America, a steel manufacturer is a heavy hitter in the international steel processing industry. A steel manufacturer's small IT staff had no centralized monitoring for backups and disaster recovery. It needed a solution that would provide backup and recovery for both physical...

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