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Non Profit Improves Coverage While Reducing Costs


In this case study, we will explore how a non-profit organization tackled their database management challenges and achieved remarkable results. While confidentiality prevents us from disclosing their name, the insights and lessons learned are valuable for any organization seeking to optimize their database administration.

The Challenges: Addressing Coverage and Resource Turnover

When this non-profit enlisted the services of Datavail, they had specific challenges in mind that needed immediate attention. Their primary goals were:

  1. Better Database Coverage
    The non-profit recognized the importance of round-the-clock monitoring for their databases. They wanted to ensure that critical systems remained operational even during weekends and holidays when internal resources might be limited.
  2. Reduce Turnover and Burnout
    Maintaining an on-staff team dedicated to database administration can be demanding and prone to turnover or burnout. The non-profit sought ways to alleviate this burden while ensuring consistent database performance.

The Use Case: Leveraging Datavail’s Expertise

To address these challenges effectively, the non-profit turned to Datavail’s comprehensive range of services. Specifically, they utilized Datavail for:

Remote Database Management

By entrusting their database management to Datavail’s team of experts, the non-profit could offload routine tasks such as monitoring, maintenance, and backups. This allowed their internal staff to focus on more strategic initiatives while still benefiting from top-notch support.

Database Assessments and Health Checks

Datavail conducted thorough assessments of the non-profit’s databases to identify areas for improvement and optimize performance. Regular health checks ensured that potential issues were caught early before they impacted operations.

Performance Tuning

To maximize efficiency and responsiveness, Datavail fine-tuned the non-profit’s databases, optimizing queries, and configurations. This resulted in improved overall performance and reduced the risk of bottlenecks.

The Results: Lower Costs, Improved Coverage, and Retained Resources

The non-profit’s decision to partner with Datavail yielded significant benefits across multiple fronts. Here are some of the outcomes they experienced:

Lowered Database Administration Costs

By leveraging Datavail’s remote database management services, the non-profit achieved substantial cost savings. Outsourcing routine tasks allowed them to optimize their internal resources more efficiently.

Improved Quality of Database Administration

With Datavail’s team of experts providing round-the-clock coverage and expertise, the non-profit witnessed a marked improvement in the quality of their database administration. Complex technological questions were addressed promptly and effectively.

Enhanced Round-the-Clock Coverage

One of the primary objectives for partnering with Datavail was to ensure 24×7 coverage for their critical databases. With Datavail’s support, the non-profit achieved this goal, ensuring uninterrupted operations even during weekends and holidays.

Retained On-Staff Resources

By offloading routine tasks to Datavail, the non-profit could alleviate the workload on their internal database administrators. This not only reduced turnover risks but also allowed their skilled resources to focus on strategic initiatives that drove organizational growth.

According to their feedback:

“Datavail has improved our coverage for database monitoring. They have provided expertise needed on difficult technological questions. They provide the skilled resources necessary to augment our current DBA staff.”

The results speak for themselves – by partnering with Datavail, this non-profit organization managed to improve coverage while reducing costs. By outsourcing routine database management tasks and leveraging expert support, they achieved better round-the-clock monitoring, enhanced database quality, retained valuable resources, and saved up to 25% in costs through remote database management services.

In conclusion, this case study serves as an inspiring example for organizations facing similar challenges in database administration. By choosing the right partner and leveraging their expertise, it is possible to optimize coverage, reduce costs, and unlock new levels of efficiency and performance.

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