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Monday, Oct 11, 2010

Storage Strategies NOW: Outlook Report

 


 

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OUTLOOK REPORT (Summary)

Data Protection and Recovery in the Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB)

 

By Deni Connor, Patrick H. Corrigan and James E. Bagley

Storage Strategies NOW

October 11, 2010

 

 

Introduction         

 

The data protection and recovery space is exploding as more businesses recognize that protecting their assets – their information -- is key to business survival. Small and mid-sized businesses are a market that has been underserved by data protection software, appliances and online backup services until the last few years. Yet, these organizations have the same needs as large enterprises to protect their data. SMBs, unlike large enterprises, though are faced with a number of unique challenges.

 

Providing full-time dedicated IT resources may be beyond their means and paying for that IT help and for the software to manage their data may quickly overwhelm them. They often turn to managed service providers or value-added resellers to manage their infrastructures or to supplement the IT skills they have.

 

Now, there are many software packages, appliances, target arrays (which have integrated snapshot and replication capabilities) and services available to SMB customers that provide data protection and recovery. This survey addresses most of them.


17th  - 451 Research: “NTT pushes disaster recovery as a service in Europe”
20th  - ESG Blog: “Why Google Cloud Storage Nearline is Super Interesting for Data Protection”
19th  - 451 Research: “Geminare integrates DRaaS suite with Google Cloud Platform”
17th  - Gartner Fast Track Report: With Nearline, Google Becomes a Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Provider
16th  - 451 Research: “Google puts the heat on Amazon Glacier with Google Cloud Storage Nearline”
29th  - Geminare Named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner, Inc.
30th  - 451 Research: “Geminare gathers pace in the RaaS arena, looks to grow beyond the US”
10th  - NTTCom Recognized with Highest Score for Product in Gartner’s 2013 Critical Capabilities RaaS Report
13th  - RaaS Market to Hit $5.7 Billion by 2018, Dominated by Geminare, TechNavio Reports
26th  - Geminare’s Recovery as a Service Patent Highlighted Among Top 10 Telco Patents
13th  - ESG Brief: “Cloud Recovery? Build, Buy or Geminare”
18th  - MarketsandMarkets Research: RaaS & Cloud DR Worldwide Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018)
25th  - Geminare’s CEO, Joshua Geist, Named as 2013 CRN Channel Chief
3rd  - Geminare’s myVault Email Archive Finalist for Windows Azure Platform ISV Partner of the Year Award
29th  - 451 Research: “NTTA teams up with Geminare to add fuel to its enterprise cloud portfolio”
14th  - Geminare Recognized at 2012 CIR Risk Management Awards for Risk Management Product of the Year
2nd  - THINKstrategies StrategicThinking Profile: Geminare’s myVault Email Archive powered by Windows Azure
6th  - THINKstrategies StrategicThinking Profile: Geminare’s myVault Email Archive powered by Windows Azure
24th  - Geminare Recognized at 2012 CIR Business Continuity Awards for Most Innovative Product of the Year
1st  - Tier1 Research: “Geminare awarded RaaS patent, pursues global opportunities”
19th  - US Patent and Trademark Office Issues Geminare World’s First Recovery as a Service Platform Patent
23rd  - Tier1 Research: “Geminare’s RaaS rides on Windows Azure, reaching out to Microsoft partners”
17th  - IDC Analyst Connection: How Does Cloud Fit Into Your Business Continuity Planning? By David Senf.
1st  - Aberdeen Group: “How Much of Your Data Should be in the Public Cloud?”
15th  - IDC Vendor Profile of Geminare. By Laura DuBois and Eric Sheppard.
4th  - Tier1 Research: “Geminare channels more partners to deliver cloud-based recovery as a service”
6th  - Evaluator Group Report Identifies Geminare as Rapid Enabler of Higher-Value Cloud Solutions
4th  - Geminare Short-Listed for 2011 CIR Business Continuity Awards
4th  - ESG Report Concludes Geminare is Changing the Economics of BC/DR
12th  - THINKstrategies Cloud Computing Business Value Award, 2010
11th  - Storage Strategies NOW: Outlook Report
7th  - IDC Technology Assessment of Geminare
20th  - Tier1 Research: “Geminare widens audience for DR services with broader OS support”
13th  - Storage Strategies NOW: “Geminare offers customers reliable, on-demand cloud application recovery”
10th  - Storage Strategies NOW: “Geminare targets cloud-based Recovery as a Service”
26th  - Tier1 Research: “Qwest partners with Geminare for cloud-based disaster recovery service”
19th  - MaRS Discovery District
13th  - Tier1 Research: “Geminare tackles cloud insecurities with new version of cloud storage platform”
17th  - Tier1 Research: “Geminare adds more cloud options for disaster recovery as a service”
29th  - Tier1 Research: “Geminare has stealthy SaaS approach to DR that’s gaining converts”
15th  - CA and Geminare Short-Listed for 2009 CIR Business Continuity Awards