Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions

Published: 10 October 2019

ID: G00380834

Analyst(s): Santhosh Rao , Chandra Mukhyala


The move toward hybrid IT alongside an ever-increasing risk of cybersecurity attacks is forcing I&O leaders to reevaluate their backup architectures and vendors. This research assesses 11 backup and recovery vendors against nine critical capabilities in three use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Acronis Backup
    • Actifio Sky
    • Arcserve Software and UDP Appliance
    • Cohesity DataProtect Platform
    • Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
    • Commvault Hyperscale Appliance
    • Dell EMC Data Protection Suite
    • Dell EMC IDPA
    • IBM Spectrum Protect
    • Rubrik Cloud Data Management
    • Unitrends Enterprise Backup and Recovery Series
    • Veeam Backup & Replication and Availability Suite
    • Veritas NetBackup Appliance
    • Veritas NetBackup Software
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Scalability
    • Performance and Efficiency
    • Granularity
    • Application Support
    • Security and Compliance
    • User Experience
    • Manageability
    • Ecosystem Integration
    • Reporting and Analytics
  • Use Cases
    • Physical Server Environments
    • Virtual Environments
    • Public Cloud Environments
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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