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Market Trends: Assessment of the Rapidly Growing Market for Cloud-Based Recovery Services

Published: 01 February 2013

ID: G00238087

Analyst(s): Warren Bell, Kevin Knox, Ed Anderson , John Morency, Christine Tenneson


An increasing number of companies are investing in recovery as a service, aka "cloud-based recovery" or "recovery in the cloud." RaaS providers must understand IT-DRM challenges in the enterprise, as well as the competitive landscape, to differentiate offerings and succeed.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Key Market Drivers for Cloud-Based Recovery Services
    • IT-Disaster Recovery Management (IT-DRM) Complexity Continues to Increase
    • Virtualization — A Game Changer
    • Cloud Services Maturation
    • A Growing Number of Recovery Service Competitors
    • RaaS Vendor Segmentation

Contrarian View

  • If Potential RaaS Inhibitors Continue, These Trends Change
    • Issues That Could Negatively Impact Enterprise Adoption
    • Conclusions

Vendors to Watch

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