It is not uncommon for companies to get excited about implementing new technology. Everyone loves getting new toys to play with, especially if it is going to make your job easier. But, when it comes to implementing technology solutions, you need to be rational about your decision and weigh the pros and the cons before implementing a solution. This is no difference when it comes to storage area networks and SAN backup systems.
Regardless of how many other companies are using it, you need to make sure that it is a good fit for you. Every organization if different and you need to make sure that you properly assess your need for a SAN backup solution prior to making a commitment to it.