Founders Federal Credit Union has a successful ten-year history with Dell Technologies Data Protection and when they wanted to expand and strengthen their data protection environment and security, they naturally turned to us.
Bob Bender, Founders Federal Credit Union CTO, summed it up nicely, “Just as 10 years ago we were getting into data protection and virtualization and entrusting that to Dell, we now trust Dell to take us the distance in multi-cloud.”
This is an extremely interesting customer story on many fronts. First, Founders Federal used Data Protection Suite as its central software platform, and specifically used a combination of Avamar and Cloud Tier, both of which are included in Data Protection Suite.
Avamar is a perfect fit with the PowerProtect DD series appliances used by Founders Federal, which provides them with a scalable and efficient backup and restore environment across their different environments – physical, virtual and cloud environments. What’s more, Avamar gives them the confidence of protecting their current environment and as their IT initiatives expand across mixed public and private cloud infrastructures.
This is a powerful position to be in – confidence in their data protection today and confidence to drive data protection forward in the future.
In addition, for a company in the financial services and banking industry, security is paramount, and Founders deployed the Dell EMC PowerProtect Cyber Recovery solution to protect against malware and provide a holistic plug and play environment which they can keep pace with growing malware threats and keep administrators focused on moving forward.
Again, confidence in their data protection today and to drive data protection forward in the future.
Finally, Bender offers advice for IT organizations in any industry – don’t measure your environment the wrong way. “If you try to cut costs and measure it by full-time employees or by dollars per petabyte of storage, you’re missing out on the opportunity to transform your data center and turn your full-time employees into business technologists.”
This is what confidence in your technology can provide.