Gartner Research

Market Guide for Data Center Backup Targets

Published: 07 October 2016

ID: G00310979

Analyst(s): Dave Russell, Robert Rhame, Pushan Rinnen

Summary

Choosing the optimal backup target is now a complex process because of increasing product choices, including public cloud storage. This research provides I&O leaders with the pros and cons of each type of storage as a backup target, and presents the latest market trends and representative solutions.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Deduplication Backup Target Appliances
    • Overall Trends
    • Storage Efficiency and Cost
    • Performance
    • Ease of Scale
    • Ease of Administration
    • Integration With Backup Software/Utility
    • Additional Data Services for Backup
    • Sample List of Vendors
  • General-Purpose Storage Arrays
    • Overall Trends
    • Storage Efficiency and Cost
    • Performance
    • Ease of Scale
    • Ease of Administration
    • Integration With Backup Software/Utility
    • Additional Data Services for Backup
    • Sample List of Vendors
  • Scale-Out File System Storage
    • Overall Trends
    • Storage Efficiency and Cost
    • Performance
    • Ease of Scale
    • Ease of Administration
    • Integration With Backup Software/Utility
    • Sample List of Vendors
  • On-Premises Object Storage
    • Overall Trends
    • Storage Efficiency and Cost
    • Performance
    • Ease of Scale
    • Ease of Administration
    • Integration With Backup Software/Utility
    • Sample List of Vendors
  • Public Cloud Object Storage
    • Overall Trends
    • Storage Efficiency and Cost
    • Performance
    • Ease of Scale
    • Ease of Administration
    • Integration With Backup Software/Utility
    • Sample List of Vendors
  • Tape Libraries
    • Overall Trends
    • Storage Efficiency and Cost
    • Performance
    • Ease of Scale
    • Ease of Administration
    • Integration With Backup Software/Utility
    • Sample List of Vendors

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