–Recent launch of the Commvault HyperScale™ Appliance and Commvault HyperScale™ Software delivers powerful, cloud-ready data infrastructure for simple, scalable and flexible management of secondary data–
–Commvault positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions and the Forrester Wave™: Data Resiliency Solutions–
–Strong strategic partnerships with Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle and other industry leaders enable customers to accelerate digital transformation initiatives by easily and securely managing and protecting their on-premises, cloud and other data–
–150 speaking sessions at Commvault GO 2017 will deliver business and IT leaders the insights they need to find a path to the remarkable by using data to build, innovate, uncover, create, engage, work and grow more efficiently–
Tinton Falls, N.J. – Oct. 23, 2017 – Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced record registrations for Commvault GO 2017, its annual customer conference. In addition, Commvault also announced that top sponsorship slots for Commvault GO 2017 are sold out, and the conference show floor is completely booked.
Booming registration for the conference, which more than doubles customer and prospect attendance from last year, follows a flurry of recent news and milestones that reinforce Commvault’s leadership position in delivering enterprises solutions that enable them to activate and drive more value and business insight out of their data. This news includes new scale-out data infrastructure offerings, leadership positioning from independent research firms, further development of Commvault’s partnerships with Microsoft, Cisco and Oracle, and customer wins across a variety of different industries, including financial services, state and local governments, education (SLED) and healthcare.
“We are proud to be the leader in delivering data management and protection solutions that help our customers be successful with their digital transformation,” said Chris Powell, chief marketing officer, Commvault. “Using data to create value in today’s digital economy is at the top of every business leader’s agenda, and Commvault GO 2017’s ability to deliver the actionable intelligence they need to take charge of their data and to find a path to the remarkable is driving the record number of Commvault 2017 registrations.”
Empowers enterprises with ultimate scale-out capability
Commvault GO 2017 will provide business leaders with an up-close look at Commvault’s latest innovations in data management and protection, the Commvault HyperScale™ Appliance and Commvault HyperScale™ Software. Available as an all-in-one appliance or a reference architecture model, the new solutions fit a wide range of customer needs and environments, providing enterprises with the freedom to choose their hardware provider as they scale for the future.
Commvault HyperScale™ Appliance and Commvault HyperScale™ Software enable enterprises to protect and securely move workloads across any type of infrastructure — including public cloud, private cloud and on-premises – allowing them to build true hybrid IT environments. These two powerful, cloud-ready data infrastructure offerings deliver enterprises on-premises simplicity, elasticity, resiliency and scale for managing secondary data – allowing them to replace costly legacy hardware with modern solutions that deliver the agility, flexibility and cloud-economics needed to compete in today’s digital economy.
Joins Cisco SolutionsPlus Program to sell Commvault Software for the modern data center
In August, Commvault announced that it joined Cisco’s SolutionsPlus program, resulting in the Commvault Data Platform being added to Cisco’s Global Price List. With Commvault on the Global Price List, it is now easier for Cisco and its global network of resellers to sell and deliver Commvault’s data management solutions to customers.
Commvault joins the Cisco SolutionsPlus Program at a time when enterprise and mid-market customers are facing increased data challenges fueled by the exponential growth in the amount of data to store, manage and analyze, and the ever increasing risk of security breaches. Commvault mitigates this challenge through its robust data platform that defends against the growing variety of threats, while providing customers the flexibility to reliably manage data stored in the data center and in the cloud.
Independent third-parties agree: Commvault’s a leader
In September, Commvault announced it had been positioned by Forrester as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Data Resiliency Solutions, Q3 2017, receiving the highest score in the Current Offering category.
The previous month, Commvault announced it was positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions – marking the seventh consecutive year Commvault has been named a leader in Gartner’s market evaluation for backup and recovery. Among Leaders, Gartner positioned Commvault furthest on completeness of vision.
As these reports from independent research firms demonstrate, Commvault has established a leadership position in the data management market by directly addressing enterprises’ evolving data backup and recovery needs with innovative solutions that allow them to move data to the cloud, avoid vendor lock-in and quickly scale to support rapid growth.
Expands partnership with Oracle to support Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
At this month’s Oracle OpenWorld 2017, Commvault extended its longstanding partnership with Oracle through its support for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to help customers protect and recover data workloads in and to the cloud.
Using Commvault Software with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, customers can leverage the power of the cloud while still managing data as if it never left the physical data center. Customers can also use Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as a disaster recovery target to mitigate risk and potential loss of business and reputational damage.
Accelerates the digital transformation for customers within the Microsoft enterprise
At September’s Microsoft Ignite, Commvault showcased its ability to help customers accelerate data migration through its support for new Microsoft technologies and features, such as Azure Archive Blob Storage and Azure Data Box.
Commvault’s support of Azure, now including Archive Blob Storage, advances the digital transformation for customers as their need for data management, including protection, archive and disaster recovery become increasingly impactful. Through the Commvault Data Platform, customers can accelerate data migration to the cloud, enabling them to use and manage their data in the cloud to gain strategic business value and insight.
Strong customer momentum
Commvault is seeing growing traction for its solutions, especially from financial services, healthcare and SLED customers. This momentum has been fueled by the growing need to protect and use data to drive digital transformation, the accelerated shift to the cloud to drive increased agility, innovation and collaboration, and increased GDPR and other data privacy regulatory demands.
For example, over the past year Commvault has announced the global growth of new and existing customers and MSPs that have expanded their investment into Commvault’s portfolio of data management solutions, including financial services companies (Alfa-Insurance, Foshan Rural Commercial Bank, SK Sberbank Insurance), healthcare organizations (Medline Industries, University of California San Diego Health, Alaska Native Medical Center) and state and local government agencies (Washington State – Department of Licensing (DIS), Wollongong City Council).
The place to be for business leaders seeking to take charge of their data
Commvault GO 2017, to be held Nov. 6-8, 2017 in Washington D.C., will be this year’s must-see event for business leaders seeking to use their data to find a path to the remarkable, with an agenda that includes more than 95 breakout, 30 mini theater and 25 structured lab speaking sessions, as well as industry-specific and other expert-led learning sessions.
The conference offers business leaders a unique opportunity to explore how they can protect, manage and activate data to unlock new business opportunities and address some of today’s most pressing data challenges, with presentations by industry thought leaders, customers, and partners, including executives from Commvault, Google, Microsoft and Cisco.
Commvault GO 2017’s keynote sessions, emceed by Kenneth Cukier, senior editor of digital products at The Economist, will include presentations from Commvault Chairman, President and CEO, N. Robert Hammer; Commvault Chief Operating Officer Al Bunte; Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger; and explorer Robert Swan OBE (Officer of the British Empire). In addition, Gartner Group research director Robert Rhame will moderate a discussion with Jon Walton, CIO of the County of San Mateo; Paul Petty, head of IT infrastructure for Laing O’Rourke; and Mark Trenerry, cloud & infrastructure manager for Queensland Investment Corporation, on how their enterprises are achieving remarkable things with data.
Commvault GO 2017 will also feature presentations and exhibits from members of Commvault’s broad partner ecosystem, including Diamond and Ruby sponsors CDW, Cisco Google Cloud, AWS, Microsoft, Arrow, Nutanix, SHI, Quantum, TechData and Infinidat.
Additionally, Commvault will provide discounted training and certification at the conference, giving users the opportunity to sharpen their skill sets and earn professional certifications.
Commvault GO will be held at Gaylord National Harbor in Washington, D.C. Located along the Potomac River, Gaylord National Harbor is one of the premier event locations on the Eastern Seaboard. Gaylord National Harbor is easily accessible by car and rail, and it is also close to three international airports (Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport and Baltimore Washington International Airport).
Seats at the conference are quickly filling up, but there are still some available. Business leaders interested in signing up for Commvault GO 2017 before all seats are gone can register for the conference here.
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Commvault is a leading provider of data management solutions, helping companies worldwide activate their data to drive more value and business insight and to transform modern data environments. With solutions and services delivered directly and through a worldwide network of partners and service providers, Commvault solutions comprise one of the industry’s leading portfolios in data protection and recovery, cloud, virtualization, archive, file sync and share. Commvault has earned accolades from customers and third party influencers for its technology vision, innovation, and execution as an independent and trusted expert. Without the distraction of a hardware business or other business agenda, Commvault’s sole focus on data management has led to adoption by companies of all sizes, in all industries, and for solutions deployed on premise, across mobile platforms, to and from the cloud, and provided as-a-service. Commvault employs more than 2,700 highly skilled individuals across markets worldwide, is publicly traded on NASDAQ (CVLT), and is headquartered in Tinton Falls, New Jersey in the United States. To learn more about Commvault — and how it can help make your data work for you — visit www.commvault.com
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