Steelcase, Inc., a fortune 1000 company, is the world's leading manufacturer. Their challenges are they need a effective new solution to replace their problematic backup and disaster recovery systems for Microsoft SharePoint. As their SharePoint deployments grew, they became more difficult to backup, which put the disaster recovery capabilities at risk, their SharePoint SQL server backups were taking 24 to 36 hours to complete. They deployed to hybrid cloud storage solution, featuring StorSimple and Windows Azure with automated SharePoint cloud-based data protection. The results of deploying StorSimple were to reduce the total SAN costs by 46%, backup and restore functions now 75% faster, admin overhead of data protection cut by 50%, and individual database restore times reduced by 87%.