Gartner Names 5 Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2018

New research from Gartner highlights five private storage vendors that demonstrate innovative ways to address issues in storage technology. Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2018 focuses on providers that assist businesses with data center modernization, cost containment initiatives, and meeting their infrastructure agility. Gartner recommends that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders pick storage solutions […]

Gartner Names 5 Cool Vendors in Business Continuity & DR

The Information technology research and advisory firm Gartner has released the latest iteration of its ‘Cool Vendors’ in Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management report. The ten-page report, priced at $495 USD, names five ‘cool vendors’ that can help managers in these spaces “improve operational resilience by using backup and recovery for IT services […]

DRaaS Vendors Grow in 2015; Enterprise Adoption Still Slow

The number of DRaaS vendors and their products increased and improved in 2015, but is still lagging behind traditional recovery solutions inside the enterprise, according to TechTarget. The reason for this is because larger organizations aren’t hindered by the types of barriers that SMBs are, and thus the majority of enterprises already have Disaster Recovery […]

Druva Acquires Hybrid Cloud Data Protection Provider CloudLanes

Cloud data protection and management solutions provider, Druva, recently announced the acquisition of hybrid cloud data protection and migration provider, CloudLanes. CloudLanes enables secure movement of data from on-prem to the cloud. Through this acquisition, Druva is positioned to expand cloud to the edge, enabling enterprises to keep data readily available on-site, while leveraging Software […]

Gartner Names Winners of 2018 Data Center Backup and Recovery Customer Choice Awards

Analyst house Gartner, Inc. recently announced the winners of its 2018 Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software. The report marks the latest addition to the company’s expansive list of buyer’s resources, which already includes the popular Magic Quadrant, Critical Capabilities, and Cool Vendors research. Gartner defines the broader data center backup and recovery marketplace as […]

OwnBackup Secures $3.5M to Accelerate Global Growth

In a recent press release, OwnBackup announced that they have closed a 3.5 million dollar Series A funding round led by Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors with participation from Oryzn Capital. The cloud-to-cloud Backup and Recovery vendor will use the investment to accelerate its global growth, drive continued product innovation and significantly expand its engineering, development, […]

Cloud Disaster Recovery Planning: Five Things to Know

In a recent article for Tech Target’s Cloud Computing site, Assistant Site Editor Kathleen Casey posted a very interesting piece about how a company should get started with a cloud Disaster Recovery plan. Casey outlines the range of factors and questions that organizations typically ask when deciding if cloud Disaster Recovery is the right way […]

Infrascale Promises 15-Minute Disaster Recovery

In a recent press release, Infrascale announced the general availability of their newest disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) solution, the Cloud Failover Appliance, which guarantees entire site failover in 15 minutes. The solution was designed for company’s that need a disaster recovery plan but cannot afford a second site. According to the company, the appliance […]

2020 CRN Storage 100: 5 Top Data Protection Companies to Consider

IT news and analysis outlet CRN recently released its inaugural 2020 Storage 100, a vendor listing that identifies the solution providers that are innovating in the space. The list is broken down into four distinct technology categories, including data management, data protection, software-defined storage, and storage component vendors. CRN has gone ahead and published the […]

The Critical Foundation for Any Backup and Disaster Recovery Strategy

Submitted By Grahame Morrison, E-Series & BEAST Product Director, Nexsan, A StorCentric Company for the BUDR Insight Jam A backup and disaster recovery strategy is absolutely critical to the IT and business health of most organizations. The right backup and disaster recovery strategy minimizes – even eliminates – unplanned downtime, which can derail employee productivity, […]