Active Archive, Cloud Backup & DR

Reduce Storage Footprint, Eliminate Tape, Gain Scale, Simplify Management

Enterprises are increasingly finding the need to extract and analyze archived data. Compliance regulations have made data accessibility and retention a business requirement.

Challenge: Each office had a different island of data. Needed help with extensive file growth, move beyond back up and collaborate across multiple offices

Trigger: Windows file servers running out of space. File transfer needed many man hours. Needed system with Object Storage. Capacity management issues. Backups weren’t finishing on time

Solution: Panzura Freedom

Benefit: Collaboration has increased, efficient and easy. Can scale out with ease as the company grows. No more problems with backups not finishing on time

The Challenge with Traditional Data Archiving

Traditional data archiving moves inactive data to a lower cost medium. While that sounds like a good way to save money on high cost storage, there are many problems with it

Complexity

Traditional archive adds management and infrastructure complexity. And when used across multiple locations, that complexity grows

Storage Bloat

As multiple redundant or similar files are archived, the archive can suffer from storage bloat. The rate of unstructured storage growth compounds this

Not Accessible

When an enterprise needs to extract data from the archive, it can be a slow, difficult process. This is particularly true of data stored off site on tape or other media

Active Archiving in the Cloud

Panzura Freedom Archive™ keeps 100% of data available, while intelligently moving cold data to less expensive storage. Traditional archive uses a complex and expensive system of data tiering hardware and software to achieve this. Panzura solves this by consolidating archive data in the cloud, where it is affordable, permanently available, and protected by cloud durability.

Freedom Archive Delivers Value to Your Enterprise

Reduce Storage Footprint

Data is deduplicated and compressed before it is sent to the cloud, reducing the total footprint and associated storage costs

Gain Cloud Scale

Purchase cloud capacity as it is needed and scale on-demand. Cloud storage can easily scale to meet the needs of any organization

Eliminate Tape Backup

Archiving data directly to the cloud means that organizations never have to send tapes offsite again

Simplify Management

Tape management is simplified as archive data is consolidated in the cloud. Fast metadata access means data recovery is quick and easy.

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Active Archive, Cloud Backup, & DR

Active Archive, Cloud Backup & DR

Chevron

With Panzura Freedom Archive, Chevron saw immediate results such as unlimited storage, faster database dumps to the cloud, consolidation of data, and multi-million dollars of savings a year.

American College of Radiology

The organization needed to find a storage solution that would provide solid performance for end users, support data growth, and meet HIPAA security requirements – all at an effective price

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