Now Suez Water Technologies & Solutions has a central place to manage all its backups — offering greater control and visibility.
“Choosing Druva was the smartest decision we could have made,” Loranger said. “In less than a year, we cut our Amazon EBS costs in half.” Before Druva, the team paid to store 600TB in Amazon EBS. “Thanks to the visibility Druva offers relating to all backups — VMs, physical file servers, Oracle and SQL databases, and EC2 instances — we were able to cut our backups in half, and, leveraging Druva’s solution for Oracle, achieve a four times reduction in EBS storage consumption,” he said.
“Not only did Druva help us determine how much storage we were wasting with excessive Amazon EBS snapshots, but it helped us realize the unnecessary surplus of Amazon EBS,” Loranger said. “We were able to work with our application and database owners to cut down EBS storage without sacrificing access to data by storing data in the Druva cloud, and leveraging its long-term retention capabilities. Now, we’re so much more efficient and only pay for what we actually need,” he said.
It’s not just storage that’s more efficient. The team achieved a six times reduction in resources needed to manage backups — thanks to the centralized, streamlined Druva Cloud Platform. That gives Loranger’s team more time to support the business. “We’ve saved money and improved team efficiency across the board,” Loranger said. “Overall, with Druva we cut our TCO by 50 percent — and even more than that when you factor in cost avoidance.”
Going forward, the team is moving to Druva’s new Oracle direct-to-cloud backup capability to improve efficiencies even further.