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2017 Press Releases

September 26, 2017

Commvault Named Leader in Data Resiliency Solutions by Independent Research Firm

Commvault announced it has been positioned by Forrester as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Data Resiliency Solutions, Q3 2017. Commvault received the highest score in the Current Offering category.

According to the report, "Forrester evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of top data resiliency vendors. After examining past research, client inquiries, user needs assessments, and vendor and expert interviews, we developed a comprehensive set of evaluation criteria." Commvault received the highest possible scores in the backup options, revenue, customer base, and the technology partners criteria. Commvault also received the highest score among all vendors in the platform support and customer feedback criteria.

The report goes on to explain that, "[Commvault has] the most comprehensive support for technologies that enterprises deploy — applications, databases, operating systems, public cloud, containers, big data platforms, and storage infrastructure — Commvault also offers archive management and eDiscovery capabilities. [Commvault] can move data between tiers — from on-premises to the hyperscale public cloud and within the cloud — depending on enterprise policy and offers easy scalability both within and outside of the data center."

"We are very pleased with our position as a Leader in the Forrester Wave ranking for data resiliency, as we think it's in line with our multiyear track record of doing exceptionally well in independent third-party assessments that depend on feedback from our customers, who are some of the most important enterprises in the world," said N. Robert Hammer, chairman, president and CEO, Commvault. "I believe that our position as a leader in the Forrester Wave Data Resiliency Solutions graphic speaks for itself and validates our commitment to providing the most comprehensive features, functionality and services to our market. Our unique, modern vision, based on a deep understanding of our customers' needs, ensures they have a partner that will evolve with them over the long term."

The Forrester report also stated, "Data backup and recovery systems have been a staple of business continuity and disaster recovery since the dawn of the data center; I&O pros at leading enterprises take great care to ensure data resiliency. Today, they use practices and technologies that have evolved far beyond old-school backup to become the tech infrastructure underlying many use cases."

Commvault's matchless leadership position in the data management market is based on providing our enterprise customers with innovative data backup and recovery solutions that scale easily, support moving data to the cloud, and eliminate vendor lock-in. Commvault's leadership and innovations include:

  • Comprehensive support for public cloud.

  • End-to-end coverage for physical and on-premises applications.

  • The industry's top customer support services.

  • The industry's most comprehensive snapshot support without the need for custom scripting.

  • Future proofing for evolving IT environments through an expansive list of supported hypervisors, big data support and database protection.

  • Orchestration capabilities that enable migrating entire applications to the cloud.

  • Simple, next-generation user-based UIs that improve the end user experience and shorten time to value. 

  • Competitive, flexible pricing and packaging options.