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Toolkit: RFP for Data Center Backup Solutions

Published: 06 October 2017

ID: G00342545

Analyst(s): Dave Russell, Pushan Rinnen


This updated and simplified Toolkit provides RFP templates and instructions for selecting the optimal enterprise data center backup software and solutions. Infrastructure and operations leaders can customize this Toolkit to fit their own needs when planning to update their backup infrastructure.

Table Of Contents

When to Use

Downloadable Attachments

  • Surveying the Marketplace to Obtain a Vendor Shortlist
    • Leverage Gartner Throughout the Process
  • Instructions for the RFP Owner
    • Stating the Main Objectives
    • Documenting IT Environment and New Requirements
    • RFI on Vendor
    • Solution Architecture
    • RFI on Product
    • Professional Services

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