27 Jun, 2017, 09:00 ET
BURLINGTON, Mass., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrends, the global leader of all-in-one enterprise backup and continuity solutions, today announced that Gartner, Inc., a leading IT research and advisory firm, has positioned the company as a Visionary in its June 2017 Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service. As stated in the 2017 DRaaS Magic Quadrant, "today, Gartner estimates the size of the DRaaS market to be approximately $2.01 billion, and we expect it to grow to $3.7 billion through 2021."
The complete report, including the quadrant graphic, which was published on June 19, 2017, is available at: https://www.unitrends.com/resources/2017-gartner-draas-magic-quadrant
"Unitrends is one of only two vendors in both the Gartner Data Center Backup and Recovery Software and DRaaS Magic Quadrants. We pride ourselves on pushing those market boundaries between backup and disaster recovery as a service and delivering award-winning technologies to take on the complex enterprise customer segment," said Paul Brady, CEO of Unitrends. "We believe our laser focus on innovating ahead of the market is what has improved the company's upward movement in ability to execute and completeness of vision."
Unitrends DRaaS is an integrated component of the Unitrends Forever Cloud, which provides offsite compliance, long-term retention, and automated disaster recovery with a one-hour recovery SLA. The Forever Cloud integrates directly with on-premises backup appliances for a one-stop solution across everything backup and continuity.
"At Unitrends, we have seen an interesting shift in the DRaaS market. Customers are getting bigger and incorporating more DRaaS into their overall business continuity strategy," said Mark Campbell, CTO at Unitrends. "With an increased enterprise focus on resilience of applications, DRaaS is increasingly becoming not only a necessity but a strategic IT decision in the pursuit of uptime and confidence."
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Unitrends increases uptime, productivity and confidence in a world in which IT professionals must do more with less. Unitrends leverages high-availability hardware and software engineering, cloud economics, enterprise power with consumer-grade design, and customer-obsessed support to natively provide all-in-one enterprise backup and continuity. The result is a "one throat to choke" set of offerings that allow customers to focus on their business rather than backup. Learn more by visiting www.unitrends.com or follow on Twitter @Unitrends and LinkedIn.
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