CAMPBELL, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APTARE, a leader in data center optimization software, today announced a major growth of its customer base to over 1,100 customers in 2013. Five of the Top 100 Global Service Providers are now using APTARE solutions to more efficiently manage customer environments. By helping service providers better understand their customer's storage and backup requirements now and in the future, APTARE's overall customer base grew by 63% in 2013.
With the recent release of StorageConsole 9.0, this growth is expected to continue. StorageConsole 9.0 introduced both cloud-based analytics, which provide customers with real-time access to reporting and analytics that help maximize storage efficiencies, and solves problems related to compliance standards, chargeback, utilization, and visibility.
MarketsandMarkets analysis from 2013 predicts growth in the managed services market will grow from $143 billion to $256 billion from 2013 to 2018. The main growth drivers include desire to reduce in-house IT costs and to increase efficiency, which is frequently accomplished by outsourcing all or part of their IT infrastructure to a service provider.
"The economic capability and flexibility of service providers and cloud offerings provide many options to enterprise customers other than to buy and it manage it themselves," says Richard Clark, Founder and CEO of APTARE. "Due to this trend, we increased our investment in a service provider strategy while continuing to deliver the most heterogeneous solution for complex data center environments on the market."
Headquartered in Campbell, California, APTARE provides enterprise storage reporting, monitoring and alerting software products that increase the efficiency of enterprise storage environments and reduce storage costs. Over 1,100 enterprise customers worldwide rely on APTARE solutions for storage and data protection management. The software is sold direct and through Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Service Providers, Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and Value Added Resellers (VARs). More information is available at www.aptare.com, by following the company on Twitter: @APTARE, or calling +1 408-871-9848 or Sales at 866-927-8273 Ext 4104.