eDiscovery Solution for Banks

Sonasoft’s eDiscovery and Email Archiving Solutions Solved Investar Bank’s Related Business Challenges

Investar Bank, a full service community bank, which is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, experienced business challenges of rapid mailbox growth as well as eDiscovery requests. Sonasoft’s SonaVault Email Archiving and eDiscovery Software resolved these challenges with a very cost-effective solution. Investar Bank also appreciated Sonasoft’s proactive tech support as well as Sonasoft’s technical vigilance that prevented a near-fatal issue with Investar Bank’s Microsoft Exchange Server.

 

Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) Selects SonaVault

Pajaro Valley Unified School District Selected Sonasoft’s SonaVault Email Archiving Solution for Its Email Storage Management and eDiscovery Needs

Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) of California required a solution to meet their email archiving, email storage management, eDiscovery, and regulatory compliance requirements. Following a careful evaluation and analysis, Pajaro Valley Unified School District selected and deployed SonaVault Email Archiving.

Laughlin, Falbo, Levy and Moresi LLP (LFLM)

Business Situation

Laughlin, Falbo, Levy and Moresi LLP was looking for a solution that will meet its data protection, disaster recovery and eDiscovery needs. Specifically, it was looking for an integrated solution that would help with backup, recovery, high availability and archiving. The IT department was forced to respond to these challenges, as existing solutions could not effectively meet the multiple demands of the organization. With current solutions in the marketplace, the IT department has to implement three disparate solutions from three different vendors to meet the backup, replication and archiving needs of the firm.

Sonasoft Solution

Laughlin, Falbo, Levy and Moresi LLP found Sonasoft was the One-Stop shop, as it provided the needed capability at an affordable price. Sonasoft provided High Availability, Disaster Recovery, eDiscovery and Regulatory Compliance as part of a common platform. The customer was able to perform backups more frequently and is also able to have remote replicated servers in-sync with the primary servers almost in real time. Also, the attorneys now have the ability to search and retrieve their own emails without the need to contact the IT department.

Education

Business Situation

Educational institutions like Universities, Colleges and K thru 12 Schools are growing at a rapid pace. The increase in enrollment needs to be supported by ever growing physical and IT infrastructure. Data is increasing at a rapid pace and needs to be properly managed, stored and maintained.

Sonasoft Solution

By implementing Sonasoft, educational institutions have saved time, reduced cost and improved productivity. Sonasoft saved time by dramatically speeding up recovery of an entire server, database, mailbox or even a single mail message with just one click. The solution helped to reduce the cost of data protection by reducing downtime significantly.

Tellurian Networks

Business Situation

Tellurian Networks wanted to provide reliable backups for their customers SQL Servers hosted at Tellurian’s data center and also was required to protect them from potential disasters. Tellurian was looking for a solution that will backup SQL databases faster and reduce the size of the backups and also automate the process of creating standby databases for disaster recovery purposes.

Sonasoft Solution

Tellurian Networks wanted to provide reliable backups for their customers SQL Servers hosted at Tellurian’s data center and also was required to protect them from potential disasters. Tellurian was looking for a solution that will backup SQL databases faster and reduce the size of the backups and also automate the process of creating standby databases for disaster recovery purposes.

Ubisoft

Business Situation

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft’s SQL servers are spread across three cities in three countries, namely, Montreal Canada, Paris France and San Francisco, USA. The data was growing rapidly and Ubisoft wanted to have data protection and high availability for SQL servers housing the databases.

Sonasoft Solution

Ubisoft leveraged Sonasoft’s backup/recovery and standby capability to offer reliable data protection. Sonasoft application not only gave the customer a better compression rate, but it also provided a good backup and disaster recovery solution.

USC

Business Situation

The Information Technology department of Office of the Provost at University of Southern California (USC) used tapes as a backup medium, which they found to be unreliable and time-consuming. It was taking them hours and sometimes a full day to restore the backups. Also, they were looking for an integrated solution that would help with backup, recovery and high availability.

Sonasoft Solution

Following a careful investigation and research, USC deployed Sonasoft for Exchange for data protection, high availability and disaster recovery. Sonasoft not only offered reliable data backup and recovery but also enabled them to set up a failover server, giving total protection and high availability for the Exchange server.

iMedica

Business Situation

iMedica, a leader in managed health care, health plans, and medical insurance, was performing manual backup operation and it was a laborious and time-consuming process. iMedica wanted not only to automate the backup process, but if something goes wrong with the databases or emails, it wanted the ability to recover them quickly.

Sonasoft Solution

By implementing Sonasoft’s solution, iMedica was able to perform frequent and reliable backups. The company reduced backup time by 75% using SonaSQL and SonaExchange. Also, it achieved quick recovery of mailboxes, emails and databases.

Burnham Brown – Attorneys at Law

Business Situation

Burnham Brown, one of Northern California’s pre-eminent business counseling and litigation firms, was performing manual backup operations using tape libraries. The backup was taking an enormous amount of time and quite often many attorneys who had problems with their mailboxes and critical individual messages wanted recovery to occur right away. Hence, Burnham Brown not only wanted to automate the backup process, but if something went wrong with the server, mailboxes or emails, it wanted the ability to recover them quickly.

Sonasoft Solution

By implementing Sonasoft’s solution, Burnham Brown was able to achieve quick recovery of mailboxes and emails. The overall backup time was reduced by 80% because of application specific disk-to-disk backup functionality. Using Sonasoft, the IT department at Burnham Brown was able to provide excellent service to its primary users, who are the attorneys, and the overall customer satisfaction increased by 100%.

Heat and Control, Inc.

Business Situation

Heat and Control, Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of food processing and packaging equipment, was performing manual backup operation using tapes four times a day. It was a laborious and error-prone process, which was taking an enormous amount of time. Also, because of the manual nature of the entire process, Heat and Control could not backup more frequently. Heat and Control wanted to automate the entire backup process so that they don’t have to spend an enormous amount of time managing the entire process.

Sonasoft Solution

By implementing Sonasoft’s solution, Heat and Control totally eliminated all the manual effort involved in backup and recovery processes. Heat and Control is using SAP R/3 system in conjunction with SQL Servers. The total size of the database is almost 200 GB and using the Sonasoft application, a disk-to-disk backup happens according to a predefined schedule. The data is backed up to tapes for archival purposes once a day.

Marketron

Business Situation

Marketron, the media industry’s leading provider of business software solutions and services, was looking for a disaster recovery solution that could provide both backup and recovery services at their production data center facility as well as replication of data to their remote DR facility. They needed a solution that was not only simple to use and cost effective, but also safe and reliable to protect valuable data.

Sonasoft Solution

By implementing Sonasoft, Marketron automated the process using Standby capability provided by Sonasoft for SQL Server. Using Sonasoft’s solution, the customer is automatically updating the remote standby servers every 15 minutes.