So, it's not just us talking!
The analyst community continues to notice and acknowledge our presence and leadership in cloud backup and recovery. Here’s a glimpse of what some of them have to say about us.
The High-Growth Managed Backup Services Market Report
This report reveals the areas of greatest market growth, how channel partners are responding to increased demand and what decision makers expect from channel partners. Based on a January 2011 survey of U.S. IT decision makers, the report also leverages Forrester's OCE channel survey of Q3 2010.
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It’s been almost two years since this report was last produced this, and during that time the vendor landscape has changed considerably; however, one constant remains true: Backup is a struggle for both enterprises and small and medium-size businesses (SMBs). Many firms continue to have difficulty completing backups in the time available, and a large number of backups fail or complete with errors. In addition, there are gaps in backup coverage. Most SMBs and enterprises still fail to protect corporate PCs, and enterprises often don’t protect servers at remote and branch offices. Given the continued headaches associated with backup and the gaps in coverage, many firms are considering an online backup service to either supplement or replace their current infrastructure. These solutions have been traditionally called backup software-as-a-service, but they’re increasingly known as online backup or cloud backup
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ESG: Enabling efficient data protection for the internet computing eraLauren Whitehouse is a Senior Analyst with the Enterprise Strategy Group and covers Data Protection. In this video, Lauren talks about Data Protection in the context of today’s realities. Specifically, she addresses the need to take a different approach, in the current internet computing era, to safeguarding a critical asset of one’s business – data.
Featured Analyst Firm: Enterprise Strategy Group
Speakers: Lauren Whitehouse
Type: Video (10 minutes)
Gartner: The Current State of Backup
Traditional backup technologies were not built for the Cloud Computing era or to serve company infrastructures such as remote offices, mobile users and virtual servers. That's why IT leaders, like yourself, must significantly shift backup and recovery strategies. But how? How do you change your backup and recovery strategy to keep pace with your current backup and recovery needs? How do you find the right solution at the right cost to meet your backup and recovery needs? Find out in this new program.
Featured Analyst Firm: Gartner
Speakers: Dave Russell, Joseph Sanders
Type: Video (22 minutes)
Enterprise Strategy Group
Asigra's highly differentiated capabilities offer significant advantages over the traditional solutions being applied to protect VMware environments. Even without its specific VMware support, Asigra is a compelling next-generation backup and recovery solution with its agentless architecture, data de-duplication capability, and intelligent and easy-to-use management tools. Asigra's agentless solution is built from the ground up for service provisioning and provides a hands free approach. Managed service providers targeting this space are improving their bottom lines with Asigra by helping organizations reduce their operational and capital expenditures with a time tested solution. The Asigra agentless backup solution significantly reduces the complexity of managing a backup environment, answering the number one complaint that we hear from customers about their current backup software.
The ability of Asigra to add their agentless capabilities to databases and virtual machines is a huge leg up on the competition. From a remote backup perspective, Asigra's technology continues to be the one to watch. The combination of a robust backup engine and the capacity-based pricing model makes Asigra an appealing choice for any organization that is dealing with excessive backup/recovery licenses.
Asigra's success in the market is due in part to the demand for WAN-optimized backup, which has been driven by both distributed enterprises seeking consolidated data protection and managed service providers that provide services to distributed enterprises that understand the benefits of outsourced backup. With WAN-optimized backup high on IT's list to provide better accountability, reliability, and efficiency, Asigra provides a proven solution that the market has responded to favorably.