Data-Deposit-Box-DataDepositBox-Online-Backup-Cloud-Data-Remote-Backup

TBG Partners’ CTO is Now Free to Direct IT Resources to More Strategic IT Projects

NATICK, MA – November 12, 2014 — /BackupReview.info/ — Nasuni®, a provider of enterprise storage to global organizations, today announced that TBG Partners, the largest landscape architecture firm in the Southwest United States, is using the Nasuni Service to give all of its office locations fast access to a 20 TB storage volume, much of which consists of AutoCAD, SketchUp and 3D Studio Max files that are several gigabytes in size. Nasuni also automatically protects the entire storage infrastructure with instant recovery of files no matter how large.

Over the past few years, TBG Partners has grown rapidly: the firm has expanded into new offices, undertaken projects in new markets throughout the United States and internationally, and exponentially increased the amount of data it stores. The firm currently has 20 TB of data, but CTO Greg Nichols expects that figure to more than double over the next two years.


Video: Greg Nichols, CTO of TGB Partners explains how Nasuni helps his company with its backup and storage needs

Prior to deploying the Nasuni Service, each TBG Partners office had its own unique storage infrastructure, with an Internet-based VPN connecting one branch to the next. The traffic between offices was slow, and collaboration was excruciatingly inefficient, especially when design team members were working with large, multi-megabyte files. Backup and recovery was another serious pain point. Whenever files were mistakenly deleted or overwritten, IT typically had to go to tapes to recover this lost data, and the tapes were often stored off-site. As a result, the restoration process could take days.

TBG Partners turned to the Nasuni Service to solve its storage and data access challenges, but also to fully automate backup and provide instant recovery. After consulting with Nasuni’s engineers, TBG Partners designated five of its offices for Nasuni’s high-performance SSD Filers, which are designed specifically for the heavy workloads common to design-intensive firms. Smaller offices with less intense performance demands received virtual servers installed on local hardware. After IT migrated the data to the Nasuni Service, Nichols was happily surprised by how quickly and easily the solution went online and how well it performs.

“It’s remarkable. The only comments I’ve had from employees since we switched to Nasuni is that the network seems a lot faster and that they appreciate my ability to recover a file in minutes instead of days,” Nichols said. “Otherwise, I don’t think anyone noticed any change at all, which, frankly, is exactly what I like to see. And for my part, not having to worry at all about backup lets me focus on other strategic IT projects that can help move the business forward.”

With the Nasuni Service, TBG Partners has benefited from:

  • Automatic Data Protection Without Separate Backup: Encrypted snapshots every few minutes to the cloud deliver enterprise-grade protection.
  • Fast Recovery: Nasuni’s Filer offers fast file restore and an unmatched RPO.
  • Unlimited Scalability: TBG Partners can affordably expand its cloud-backed storage volume indefinitely, eliminating the traditional three-year storage buying cycle.
  • No Capital Investment: All hardware is leased, with a refresh every three years or earlier, as needed. Capacity is charged on a TB/year basis for usable storage only. An unlimited number of snapshots may be stored at no additional charge.
  • True Global File Lock: Nasuni ensures that files are not simultaneously edited with the industry’s only true global file lock. Its intelligence is in the cloud, not in a specific device, avoiding bottlenecks and eliminating a single point of failure.
  • Enterprise-grade Performance: The Nasuni Filer maintains fast file access speeds by keeping frequently used data cached on local appliances.
  • Improved Collaboration: Nasuni’s cloud-integrated storage service means that TBG Partners’ files exist as one data set, accessible from anywhere, including mobile devices.
  • Proactive Support: On the rare occasions when an issue comes up, Nasuni has alerted Nichols to the item and suggested a fix, before it caused any problems.

“TBG Partners faces the same storage challenges that many architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) firms are facing,” said Andres Rodriguez, CEO of Nasuni. “Traditional storage technologies cannot meet the needs of modern organizations: data is growing too fast, across too many locations that are spread too far apart, and data protection is far too cumbersome to manage. At Nasuni, we believe global organizations need modern storage solutions. With the Nasuni Service, modern enterprises can have global access to an infinitely large file share, automatic data protection and centralized management for less money than they currently pay for backup alone, with a service-based pricing model that reflects current realities, not an artificial three-year hardware refresh cycle. The future of storage is here, and Nasuni is leading the way.”

Read the full case study here: http://www.nasuni.com/case-studies/tbg-partners/

About Nasuni
Nasuni is an enterprise storage company that provides global organizations with a simple, unified storage solution. By combining on-premise hardware with cloud storage, Nasuni delivers a secure, all-in-one data storage solution that provides local performance for users, simplified and centralized management for IT, and an easily scalable, complete storage service for the global enterprise. Nasuni is privately held and based in Natick, Mass. For more information, visit www.nasuni.com.

Social Media Links
Twitter: www.twitter.com/nasuni
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nasuni
The Nasuni Cloud Storage Blog: http://www.nasuni.com/blog

All company and product names are property of their respective owners.

Media Contacts
Connor Fee
Director of Marketing
Nasuni
+1.508.433.6211
press@nasuni.com

Wayne St. Amand
Vice President of Marketing
Nasuni
617-733-7784
wstamand@nasuni.com

Jeff Miller
PR Manager
Davies Murphy Group
+1.541.207.3461
nasuni@daviesmurphy.com

Source: Nasuni

 

General Tags: CEO interviews, software as a service, data security, online data backup, top rated online backups, online backup news, online backup, online file backup, online file storage, online backup companies, backing up online, online backup providers directory, online backup services, online backup reviews, cloud computing, SaaS, data storage, compare online backups

Like us on Facebook




===========================
Do you like this post? Subscribe to our RSS feed ===========================

Sponsored Links:

Data Deposit Box

Asigra

Bacula Systems


Cloud-based-Online-Backup-Disaster-Recovery-Data-Storage-by-Bacula-Systems-in-Switzerland

Share/Save/Bookmark

Related posts:

  1. Leading Global Architecture Firm, Perkins+Will, Deploys Nasuni for Primary Storage and Data Protection in 25 Offices
  2. Nasuni Provides Global Architecture and Engineering Firm with Infinitely Scalable Primary Storage and Continuous Data Protection
  3. California-based Real Estate and Construction Company Uses Nasuni for Storage at 32 Locations
  4. Architecture and Engineering Firms Embrace Nasuni
  5. Nasuni Success in Law, Architecture and Engineering Drives Extraordinary Revenue Growth of 144 Percent in 2013
  6. Edelman, World’s Largest PR Firm, Selects Nasuni for Primary Storage and Data Protection; Reduces Costs by More than 50 Percent
  7. Nasuni Receives Patent for Instant Data Recovery and Restore
  8. Nasuni Receives Patent for Multi-site Access to Global Fileshare in the Cloud
  9. Nasuni Introduces Hardware Appliances to Access Its Storage Services
  10. The Nasuni Service 6.0 Upgrade Adds Cloud-Scale Global File Locking and Mobile File Synchronization for Anywhere, Anytime Access to Corporate Data

Tags: ,