IDC’s research concluded that Own delivered:
With over 6,000 customers and renewal rates close to 100%, we know that Own delivers tremendous results for the organizations and people using our solutions. But, we weren’t content with just giving our word. We thought it would be useful to get an independent measure through a Business Value study from IDC, the premier global market intelligence firm.
Customers say they have large amounts of business-critical data in SaaS applications. With growing volumes of business-critical data now in SaaS environments such as Salesforce, using best-in-class data protection is imperative for resilience, compliance, and protection from data loss.
Having a dedicated backup and recovery solution for all data was in the top three must-have features for organizations modernizing their data protection environments. Savvy organizations realize that without a SaaS backup mechanism, they will be less able to protect their cloud environments.
Elimination of cumbersome, error-prone manual backups by automated and on-demand dedicated solutions
Effective recovery by easy identification of data changes, additions, and deletions to restore to per business needs
Alerts to identify data anomalies and the ability to take action before it becomes an operational issue
Needed to scale up data recovery operations
Looking for a backup solution that fits the digital transformation journey
Data backup was challenging and very manual
Looking for a reliable disaster recovery solution
Ensuring data continuity with minimal effort
Improving security and compliance
Developers have an improved setup
Faster time to market
Protecting deployments with automated and visible backups
IDC’s Business Value methodology evaluated and quantified the benefits for companies that have adopted at least one of three Own solutions. While this study focuses on the quantifiable benefits such as efficiency gains and cost savings, organizations highlighted some non-quantifiable benefits such as peace of mind knowing that backups are in place and that any data can be recovered easily while staying compliant.
Peace of mind and quick recovery time
Easier to investigate issues
Ease of management
Frees up staff to work on other priorities
IDC projects that interviewed companies will achieve three-year discounted benefits through
Improved Salesforce backup and recovery operations
Better data protection staff productivity
Improved business operations
These levels of benefits and investment costs are projected to result in an average ROI of 552% with a break-even point occurring in three months.