Commvault: Bridging the Gap Between IT and Business
Marketing & Technical AlliancesSAP offers organizations very high performing and advanced solutions, yet with that, our customers come to us to ensure they have a rock solid contingency plan as downtime with SAP can be very costly. Commvault’s primary capability is to enable customers with data protection and recovery, and IT operations involved in orchestrating development and test operations.
Commvault has worked with a large number of SAP clients with many needs and requirements across a vast and complex range of infrastructures. Commvault is one of the few data management solutions certified to integrate with SAP HANA, which, coupled with our enterprise grade, holistic data management solution, puts us in an enviable place to drive value for customers investing in SAP.
Further, with SAP HANA offering cloud, on-premise and hybrid deployment options – Commvault is well positioned to support seamless migration for customers as they move to their chosen SAP deployment.
Specifically Commvault has the ability to enable application owners and DBAs to back up and restore SAP environments, with increased network efficiency, shorter back-up windows and improved recovery time objectives. The foundation of these efficiencies lie in Commvault’s advanced replication and de-duplication capability which specifically reduce network related costs and reduce the requirements on production level storage hardware.
Commvault provides a software platform to manage any number of explicit IT infrastructure and application choices for our customers. This allows our customers to leverage the advanced toolsets of the infrastructure (storage, compute, etc. in the form of snapshots and replication copies) together with the tools built into SAP to quickly recover and refresh data sets. This reduces risk and increases the overall IT value in providing automation across the application to infrastructure tiers. Commvault have helped customers protect SAP databases in the 50+ TB size and provide an ability to quickly recover them as part of the BCP/DR plan put in place for the business.
Commvault’s embedded, global deduplication functionality has specifically helped one of largest oil and gas operators in the world eliminate redundant data and reduce storage requirements from their SAP environments by up to 90 percent.
Commvault’s cloud integration and ability to interoperate with Amazon and Microsoft also extends their orchestration processes to allow customers to leverage cloud compute resources (public or private) to improve the overall economics of their SAP environment. In addition, Commvault enables protection of heterogeneous SAP environments, as the Commvault solution can work across different database platforms, operating systems, hypervisors, cloud providers, and storage platforms. Commvault is considered as the industry leader in enterprise data protection and offers a wealth of knowledge and customer support to help customers achieve their goals. platforms in the market.
Data conversations are changing. And so too has Commvault. They have made a significant investment over the past year to bring forward the new Commvault, and to better align our business to the rapidly changing market in which we operate. Their outlook is exciting. Commvault is now in its fifth year as a “Leader” in The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Appliances, which is the strongest affirmation of their innovation and customer satisfaction. Commvault is proud to maintain industry leading customer satisfaction rates, which are underpinned by exceptionally low staff attrition in the truly global customer support team.
Commvault is proud to support customers in the SAP ecosystem, and be among the first to integrate with SAP HANA. They work hard to provide a vision that aligns to customer’s goals and enables their IT leaders bridge the gap between IT and business.