IT news and analysis outlet CRN recently released its 2020 Solution Provider 500, a ranking of the largest solution providers by revenue in North America. The list is made up of established and emerging vendors. Because 500 is a large number of providers to look through, CRN also offers lists of the top 25 solution providers, as well as a list of newcomers. Though the Solution Provider 500 is aimed at highlighting software vendors based on their profits, Solutions Review is most interested in highlighting the vendors that offer unique products and platforms for enterprise organizations. As such, we’ve read through CRN’s complete rankings, available here, to analyze the trending DRaaS companies we think matter most. For an even deeper breakdown of advanced DRaaS software, tools, vendors, and platforms, consult our popular Buyer’s Guide.
Note: All companies are listed in alphabetical order.
Evolve IP is a Cloud Services provider. The vendor offers organizations a unified option for cloud services such as virtual servers, virtual desktops, disaster recovery, IP telephony, unified communications, and contact centers. Evolve IP’s Disaster Recovery as a Service suite supports fully managed disaster recovery, self-service recovery, and cloud backups. Additionally, members of the Evolve IP team are on the advisory boards of Veeam and Zerto, showing a connection to leading disaster recovery providers.
Expedient is a cloud, collocation, and data center Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider. The vendor delivers its DRaaS solution hosted within its data centers, and separately as a service for users hosting their production workloads on-prem or in other locations using On-Site Private Cloud appliances. Expedient is a part of a network of 11 data centers across the country and offers virtualization, cloud computing, remote backups, equipment management, and storage area networks.
IBM offers a range of technology and consulting services. In addition to its Disaster Recovery as a Service capabilities, the vendor also offers predictive analytics, software development, and systems management. IBM’s DRaaS solution provides continuous replication of critical applications, infrastructure, data, and systems for rapid recovery. Additionally, the vendor offers fully managed services for the recovery of business-critical systems, applications, data, and business processes across a range of environments.
InterVision acquired DRaaS provider, Bluelock in 2018. The provider’s DRaaS services are now branded as Bluelock Solutions. The vendor offers Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) tools that specialize in cloud computing and disaster recovery. InterVision also provides Virtual Cloud Computing by way of IaaS where users have the option to subscribe to their chosen amount of computing, storage, and bandwidth capacity. Bluelock Solutions also supports complex environments in addition to protecting sensitive data as a means to mitigate risk. InterVision’s capabilities span on-prem, private, and public cloud environments.
TierPoint helps clients deploy disaster recovery, connected data centers, and cloud solutions for their overall business continuity plan. TierPoint’s Disaster Recovery as a Service combines features such as replication, cloud, and virtualization technologies, delivering a comprehensive solution that provides the capabilities needed to ensure critical data and applications are safe and secure. The vendor also owns over 40 data centers within 20 markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, all connected via a coast-to-coast network. TierPoint’s solution portfolio includes private, managed hyperscale, and hybrid cloud environments.
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