Metalogix StoragePoint externalizes SharePoint content Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) so that they may be stored on less-expensive or more appropriate storage systems. This means SQL clusters can be right-sized for optimal performance and the size of the SharePoint content database can be dramatically reduced while still maintaining critical metadata in the SQL Server.
The value of this significant reduction in the SharePoint content database has been seen by hundreds of StoragePoint customers.
“Since going live with SharePoint the demand for it has been huge,” Gordon Bone, manager, applied technology, Ledcor Industries, Inc., a large North American construction company. “Once we realized how much content we were going to be getting in our SharePoint environment we decided pretty quickly that we needed a solution like StoragePoint to store the BLOBs outside the SQL database. We actually achieved a 91 percent reduction in the size of our content databases using StoragePoint. It has literally worked for us problem free. In fact, it works so smoothly we actually forget that it’s there.”
“When you use SharePoint, you tend to throw a lot of things in the SharePoint database and it gets big very quickly,” said Ken Foster, director, applications development, Cimerex Energy Company, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. “We grossly exceeded the 100GB capacity maximum Microsoft recommends for the SharePoint content database. StoragePoint makes good sense in not storing things inside the database that don’t need to be stored there. It’s a very simple product to operate and actually worked as advertised.”
"StoragePoint reduced our largest database by over 98 percent as well as alleviated several challenges in our growing environment,”
Organizations are invited to learn more about Metalogix StoragePoint during EMC World by visiting the Metalogix booth #700 for a StoragePoint demo.
“SharePoint is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing content stores in today’s organizations,”
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