nScaled Named a Leader in Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) by Independent Research Firm Broad Platform Support, Highly Automated Change Management Methodology and More
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- nScaled announced today that Forrester Research, Inc. named nScaled a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service Providers, Q1 20141. The Forrester Wave is an objective methodology, applying rigorous and pre-defined criteria for evaluating vendors on strategy, current offering and market presence.
In the report, author analyst Rachel Dines writes: "In addition to broad platform support, the nScaled solution has a highly automated change management methodology. One of the greatest differentiators of nScaled's service, however, is its testing capability... nScaled customers are using their [Disaster Recovery] assets for testing and analytics today, something that most DRaaS providers only aspire to offer."
nScaled received the highest score possible in subcategories of:
- Virtualized, dedicated SAN storage
- Multi-tenancy, segregated IP spaces, dedicated client VLANS and virtual firewalls
- Encryption of communication in flight with additional optional capability for at-rest with a multi-key layer
- Fully-automated monitoring of components critical to DR Quality of Service on customers' production environments
- 81% growth from 2011 to 2012
- 96% client retention rate since inception
- Strategic technology partners including VMware, NetApp and FalconStor
- Channel program including a range of national and regional partners
"We believe Forrester's evaluation affirms nScaled's industry strength, validating our culture of uptime. We are committed to delivering high-performance technology solutions, business continuity and disaster recovery well beyond backup," said Bradley Kolb, CEO.
Added CTO Ilya Beyer, "We pride ourselves on being a platform that's robust but also flexible. We support both Windows and Linux and partner with storage providers like NetApp and FalconStor along with top-tier channel partners to answer the needs of our customers. Some require aggressive Recovery Point and Recovery Time objectives (RPO/RTO) while others prioritize secure, long-term data storage. Analyses like these help people make informed decisions and apply their business-specific priorities."
Shawn Rea, CTO of HunterMaclean relates, "We're in a coastal city in the hurricane belt. Our management team knows it needs a technical continuity strategy that actually works. nScaled works, for both the IT team and the law firm as a whole."
Please visit http://nScaled.com/ForresterWave to download a complimentary written copy of The Forrester Wave™: Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service Providers, Q1 2014. Forrester clients can alternatively download the report, including the corresponding configurable workbook, at http://Forrester.com.
nScaled will be demonstrating its platform via live webinar on Tuesday, January 28th (11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern)
For the critical IT infrastructures of companies who need to keep disaster recoveries from becoming a disaster, nScaled provides a smart, integrated and cost-effective service that helps ensure business continuity. Clients choose nScaled technology because unlike traditional backup and other cloud failover vendors, it automates disaster recovery of entire data centers and testing, applies industry-leading security and improves both local and remote backup functionality. nScaled is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London.
1Forrester Research, Inc., "The Forrester Wave™: Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service Providers," by Rachel Dines, with Stephanie Balaouras and Heather Belanger
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