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1 CASE STUDY Robust Storage and Reliable Backup: Diametric Organizations Fulfill Persistent IT Needs with Practical Solutions

2 The Situation Companies, organizations and firms are increasingly dependent on secure, reliable information technology (IT) to operate their businesses productively and successfully. At the same time, they have fewer resources to keep up with always-changing, ever-improving IT requirements and less interest in devoting more dollars or adding more people to IT tasks. Fortunately, they don t have to. Businesses of all sizes and in all industries, regardless of their physical location, can extend their resources by opting for one or more CyrusOne enhanced IT services: monitoring, managed security, data storage, data backup and/or business continuity. The Challenge A nonprofit charitable organization operating for decades throughout the United States needed a reliable data storage solution with the capacity to meet its current and future needs but without a large capital expenditure. Separately, a mega media and merchandising corporation required a backup solution that would protect the increasing amounts of data on the its own servers and allow quick and easy recovery of the backed-up data whenever needed. Both organizations were already CyrusOne colocation customer when they opted for enhanced services. The nature, reach, style and operation of each organization differed in nearly every sense, but each chose to outsource the management of certain IT services because they lacked the capacity, ability or interest required to manage the service internally. In short, they preferred to focus their resources on their own core missions. CyrusOne Enterprise Data Centers CyrusOne.com 2

3 The Action The charity was on the verge of making a six-figure capital expenditure on a brand-new storage area network (SAN) platform when its colocation contract with CyrusOne came up for renewal. During the renewal process, the customer learned that it could harness CyrusOne s fully managed data storage services and avoid investing in an entire SAN infrastructure: including controllers, shelves, high performance drives, Fibre Channel (FC) switches and cabling, and all of the necessary software licensing, space/ power/cooling and other ancillary components. The media and merchandising company was an even longer-term CyrusOne colocation customer. Like other CyrusOne customers, this company moved its servers to a CyrusOne facility to ensure highly reliable access to power and communications sources without having to build out its own very expensive infrastructure. For at least a decade, the customer has had its own cage and cabinets in a shared environment in the CyrusOne facility; its client s own servers are connected to the CyrusOne infrastructure. From day one of this relationship, CyrusOne has provided the customer with data backup as an extended service. The Solution CyrusOne provides the charity with robust yet economic data storage capacity on a shared SAN with substantial scalability and overall flexibility. The CyrusOne customer simply has a host bus adapter (HBA) card placed into each of its 15 servers, which then connect to the CyrusOne FC SAN switch. Based on this customer s needs, CyrusOne now provides 30TB of fully managed data storage. Implementation fiber cabling, carving out the storage logical unit numbers (LUNs) and connecting the servers was quick and smooth. CyrusOne backs up the media and merchandising company s data through a shared, fully managed network that CyrusOne provides and maintains. At pre-defined times, the backup data transfers automatically to a dedicated SAN and then to a dedicated tape library for long-term storage. The customer simply pays a monthly fee based on the amount of data backed up. The data is always secure and recoverable. CyrusOne Enterprise Data Centers CyrusOne.com 3

4 The Results CyrusOne s shared SAN solution responded perfectly to the charity s needs, and the system was up and running in a matter of days. The customer now has immediate, reliable and secure access to its data 24/7 year-round, and CyrusOne can easily and very quickly increase the customer s storage capacity as the need arises. By contrast, the investment alternative would have required the charity to research the type of equipment to buy, place the order, wait for delivery, set it up, stage it and pay for it. The charity s in-house IT team had neither the expertise for the initial setup nor for ongoing system support and maintenance. Avoiding a major capital expenditure was also a distinct advantage of working with CyrusOne for this extended service. About the Customers This CyrusOne data storage services customers is a nonprofit charitable foundation dedicated for more than 75 years to specific health-care research, prevention, awareness and action. Based in Westchester County, New York, the organization has a physical presence in every state in the nation and Puerto Rico. This CyrusOne data backup services customer is a diversified media and merchandising company based in New York City. The company s business segments include publishing, Internet, broadcasting and consumer products. Without question, CyrusOne s data backup service has met the media and merchandising company s data backup needs. By outsourcing this essential but non-core activity, the company avoids the cost and attention required to manage an in-house backup process and instead can devote those resources to its core business. The company has renewed its contract multiple times over the years. CyrusOne Enterprise Data Centers CyrusOne.com 4

5 About CyrusOne CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable, enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructures for hundreds of customer companies, including many Fortune 1000 companies. CyrusOne s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability and security that enterprise customers require, delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne s National Internet Exchange (IX) platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses and improve service quality for all types of organizations. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management and service delivery throughout its data centers worldwide. CS CyrusOne, LLC CyrusOne Enterprise Data Centers CyrusOne.com 5

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