Periodically the NetWorker Blog will conduct user surveys. Reports from these surveys
can be found below.
- NetWorker Usage Survey, 2015.
Conducted between 1 December 2015 and 31 January 2016, this continued to track trends across
a variety of NetWorker uses and functions, introducing new questions around licensing, geographic
region and tape utilisation.
- NetWorker Usage Survey, 2014.
Conducted between 1 December 2014 and 31 January 2015, this continued to track trends across
a variety of NetWorker uses and functions, and also introduced additional questions relating
to virtualisation and backup sizes.
- NetWorker Usage Survey, 2013.
Conducted between 1 December 2013 and 31 January 2014, this saw increased focus on deduplication, and
an evaluation of the recently released NMDA for MySQL.
- NetWorker Usage Survey, 2012
Conducted between 11 December 2012 and 31 January 2013, this saw the usage survey switch from bi-yearly
to yearly. Previous areas of interest continued to be tracked, with new questions added to cover
virtual machine backup options, and company organisational structures with respect to backups.
- Recovery Survey, September 2012
Conducted in September 2012 this survey gathered details about
recovery profiles in backup environments.
- NetWorker Usage Survey, June 2011
Conducted between 22 June and 16 July 2011, this survey continued to track trends from previous surveys, as well as
introducing new questions on encryption.
- NetWorker Usage Survey, November 2010.
Conducted between November 17 2010 and December 2, 2010, the survey this report is based on aimed to follow-up questions asked in the previous survey, clarifying previously established answer and tracking changes. Focus was also given to backup to disk, data deduplication, cloning and open source databases.
- NetWorker Usage Survey, March 2010.
Conducted between March 11 2010 and March 20, 2010, the survey this report is based on aimed
to identify three primary factors: NetWorker versions used, operating systems/client numbers,
and licensed options used.