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Customer Success Stories - 4

Created: 25 Apr 2011 • Updated: 29 May 2014
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Here are some recent customer and partner stories for you to find out how Symantec's backup and archiving products help our cutomers (and Symantec, too) protect their data....

BNY Mellon

A proactive and adaptable security and compliance strategy provides BNY Mellon with the ability to evolve to address today’s new threat landscape while addressing new opportunities as a result of social media, consumerization of IT, and other emerging technologies. Various Symantec technologies and services are playing a role in the larger solution BNY Mellon has rolled out. Read more.


Startup companies need access to flexible and scalable resources without the burden of a costly upfront investment. The same goes for new IT companies. As a newcomer in the strategic business consultancy arena, BlueScale needed the expertise of industry leaders to deliver the best customer value. Turning to Symantec and its new PartnerAssist program, BlueScale was able to quickly gain access to the technology it needed to deliver relevant, scalable services to its clients. Read more.


An open source architecture and virtualized infrastructure are opening new doors for InfoCamere and the 105 Italian Chambers of Commerce that it serves. Symantec data protection and messaging security technologies have been key enablers for InfoCamere. Read more.

Maine Medical Center

Maine Medical Center is expanding its services to include virtualizing servers and protecting data at remote sites throughout the state. This brought new challenges in disaster recovery and data protection. The IT team turned to Symantec. Results include:

  • Shortening the recovery time objective (RTO) from several weeks to two hours.
  • Reducing backup time by up to 10-fold.
  • Lowering the storage footprint 90 percent.
  • Avoiding $30,000 in additional hardware costs.

Read more.

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Parsons Brinckerhoff has a rich history of innovation and vision. The Australia-Pacific CIO, Christopher Johnson, and his team have dramatically evolved the organization’s IT infrastructure to support new challenges and opportunities—and Symantec technology and services are serving as an important lynchpin in this process. Read more.

SHI International Corp.

SHI is a $3+ billion global provider of IT products and services with roots that reach back into the late 1980s. Maintaining strong customer relationships and meeting their clients’ business needs first has led the company on a journey of organic growth that has made SHI the IT provider of choice for the Fortune 50, 100, and 500. With tighter budgets becoming the new norm, SHI partnered with Symantec to offer optimization solutions that continue to drive business in a more-with-less environment. Read more.

Groupe Mutuel

Challenged by a significant increase in its volume of data and a pressing need to archive emails and files, Groupe Mutuel chose Symantec Enterprise Vault. By freeing up vast amounts of storage space, Enterprise Vault allowed the company to simplify its data management system. The IT team in charge of this migration was very pleased with the results achieved, and the software was deployed without any issues. Read more.

STW Group

STW Group, Australiasia’s largest marketing and communications group, had an aging IT infrastructure. Most of its 75 divisions ran their own systems, and data protection processes could be unreliable. The company engaged Symantec Specialist Partner Nexus IT and Communications Solutions to help design and implement a new virtual infrastructure, complete with data protection and email archiving solutions from Symantec. Now recovery is much faster and backups are more reliable, even as IT staff spend less time on data protection. Read more.

SYGNET Systems, Inc.

SYGNET provides small and medium-sized businesses in the Toronto, Ontario, Canada region with IT supplemental support and flat-rate managed services. Its customers may not be large, but SYGNET provides them with enterprise-class services based on Symantec Endpoint Protection, Symantec Backup Exec, and Backup Exec System Recovery. Read more.

Symantec Corporation (Green Data Center)

Symantec sought to improve efficiency in its energy use to help reduce utility costs and overall carbon dioxide emissions as part of its corporate commitment to environmental responsibility. The company used several of its own technologies to optimize its data center environment and significantly reduce power consumption there. Symantec also deployed a custom power management profile on company PCs to eliminate energy waste from unused devices.

As a result of its ongoing Green IT efforts, Symantec is achieving substantial business benefit. The Alchemy Solutions Group conducted a Total Operational and Economic Impact analysis and quantified realized and projected business value of almost $12 million between July 2007 and December 2011 in hardware, maintenance, utility cost, and employee productivity savings. Symantec conservatively estimates a cumulative carbon footprint savings of 15.5 million kilograms of CO2 from 2007 through 2010. Read more.

TPL Trakker Limited

Thousands of vehicle operators in Pakistan, the Middle East, and South Asia rely on TPL Trakker vehicle tracking and fleet management services to keep their cars and trucks on the road. NetBackup enabled TPL Trakker to reduce the amount of data stored by approximately 50 percent using deduplication. NetBackup has also cut the backup window by 45 percent and led to a 100 percent backup and recovery success rate. Read more.