These providers were recently reviewed by analyst firm Gartner, Inc. named top players in enterprise backup and recovery software for 2022.
Data center backup and recovery solutions are vital for organizations looking to maximize uptime and protect themselves from threats such as cybercrime and natural disasters. Backup and disaster recovery companies are making steady progress and nearly half of enterprise organizations are expected to replace the backup applications they implemented in 2018 in the coming months. This shows how important it is for businesses to stay up-to-date with backup and disaster recovery planning. When mission-critical business data is at stake, data management leaders must first consider forward-looking technologies.
The following providers were recently named leaders in the Gartner 2022: Magic Quadrant for enterprise backup and recovery software solutions. Highlighting and scoring the best products in the industry, the report views these tools as cornerstones in the space. Each provider’s market share and product portfolios differ, making them interesting to the wider audience of data consumers. Niche and emerging vendors can only hope to replicate the kind of market presence these providers have earned over a sustained period of time. Here we provide a brief explanation of each and links to product details so you can learn more.
Key players in enterprise backup and recovery software
Veeam Backup and Replication is a data protection and disaster recovery solution for virtual environments of all sizes. It offers fast, flexiblee, and reliable recovery of virtualized applications and data. The provider unifies backup and replication in one solution, increases the value of backup, and reinvents data protection for VMware Vsphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments. Veeam offers free physical server backup and O365 Exchange Online promotions.
Commvault provides data protection and information management software to help organizations economically protect, access and use all their data. The vendor has a long list of supported public cloud providers, hypervisors, big data support, and database protection. The platform is primarily offered as a software-only solution, but Commvault also has an appliance option and an enterprise-grade SaaS offering for backup and recovery through Metallic. Commvault has also acquired Hedvig, a provider of data storage solutions.
Veritas Technologies provides tools for backup and recovery, business continuity, information management, and storage management. To be NetBackup product is a single and scalable solution that integrates physical, virtual, and cloud workloads. Multitenant support is optional and the solution is available on a converged platform that requires minimal management, even in large environments. It eliminates point products and improves productivity within a company using centralized, policy-based management.
rubrik primarily provides data protection and data management in hybrid IT environments with its flagship product, rubrik Cloud data management (RCDM). The platform is a scale-based data protection tool with cloud integration, live mount for Oracle Databases, support for Office 365 backup, and support for SAP HANA backup. Moreover, in 2018 rubrik acquired datos IO, a company specialized in data protection of No SQL databases.
Dell‘s backup and recovery solution is a prepackaged backup suite consisting of several components available for individual sale. Among which avamarnetworker, and Data Protection Adviser, with cloud backup and archiving options. Dell EMC‘s solutions provide a full range of data protection, from archive to continuous availability for physical, virtual, and cloud environments. The provider enables digital transformation through hybrid cloud and big data solutions built on a modern data infrastructure.
Cohesion is a data management company that manages, protects and values corporate data. The provider’s flagship tool, Cohesity DataProtect, secures a wide variety of data sources on a single web platform. The solution can be deployed on-premises on qualified platforms in the data center, public cloud, and on the edge. In addition, the platform uses a scale-out architecture that starts with a minimum of three nodes and scales without interruption by adding nodes to the cluster. Through this solution, users have the option to use backup data directly on the platform without having to restore it.
Read about Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for enterprise backup and recovery software solutions.
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