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Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020
Recently published Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions shows to things. Obviously: challengers, niche players, leaders, and visionaries. But Gartner also describes what can be defined as “market expectations” in this area. They are about versatility, automation, and intelligent management:
- Back up and recover operating systems, files, databases, and applications in both physical and virtual environments in the data center.
- Assign backup and retention policies that align with the organization’s recovery objectives.
- Report success and failure of backup/recovery tasks.
It is encouraging when your solutions offer much more than that. The next step belongs to companies that are heading towards modernizing their data center. As Gartner says:
“The move toward public cloud, heightened concerns over ransomware, and complexities associated with backup and data management are forcing I&O leaders to rearchitect their backup infrastructure and explore alternative solutions.”
Everything has changed – we’ve never touched so many new workloads and applications in a variety of scenarios – cloud, edge, datacenter, SaaS applications. The winners in the coming years will be companies that choose a supplier who will help them secure all of the above workloads. Furthermore, Gartner predicts that “By 2022, 40% of organizations will completely replace or supplement their backup applications, compared with what they had deployed in 2018”.
Storware addresses the needs of data center backup and recovery solutions by offering its products:
vProtect is a proprietary backup and recovery solution developed by Storware. The software provides data protection services for open virtual machines (Citrix Hypervisor, Huawei FusionSphere, KVM, Nutanix Acropolis, OpenStack, Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager, Oracle VM, oVirt, Proxmox, Red Hat Virtualization, XCP-ng, Xen), virtual environments built on VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors, containers (OpenShift, Kubernetes, Proxmox) and cloud (AWS EC2).
KODO for Cloud – Office 365 backup and recovery solution, ensures not only continued protection of key corporate data, but also compression, deduplication and file versioning. Thanks to its scalable architecture and RESTful API, you get a complete and modern tool that ensures business continuity.
Do you want to know more about how Stworware can help your business in this transformation?