"The Total Economic Impact Of Dell EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS” aims is to identify the cost, benefit, flexibility, and risk factors that affect the investment decision.
Through customer interviews and data aggregation, Forrester reveals the quantified and unquantified benefits that are representative of the organizations, including:
- 85% storage utilization compared with 60% before
- Admin/Capacity ratio of 10PB/admin versus 500 TB prior
- Three year financial impact of $31.3 million (USD) in benefits versus costs of present value of $8.9 million
Forrester took a multistep approach to evaluate the impact of Isilon, powered by Intel Xeon processors, including interviews with Forrester analysts, Dell EMC stakeholders, and four current Isilon customers. Forrester constructed a financial model representative of the interviews using the TEI methodology.
This analysis uses a composite organization, based on the interviewees, to present the aggregate financial analysis.
Forrester risk-adjusted the financial model based on issues and concerns of the interviewed organizations to account for uncertainties in benefit and cost.
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