Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions

Published: 20 July 2020

ID: G00464151

Analyst(s): Nik Simpson, Santhosh Rao, Jerry Rozeman , Michael Hoeck


Critical data needs protection whether it is in the data center, the cloud, SaaS applications or at the edge, forcing I&O leaders to reevaluate their backup strategy and vendor selection. This research assesses nine backup and recovery vendors based on nine critical capabilities in three use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Acronis
    • Actifio
    • Cohesity
    • Commvault
    • Dell EMC
    • IBM
    • Rubrik
    • Veeam
    • Veritas
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Scalability
    • Performance and Efficiency
    • Manageability
    • Ecosystem Integration
    • Platform Support
    • Application Support
    • Security and Compliance
    • Reporting and Analytics
    • User Experience
  • 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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