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Summary

Enterprise backup is among the oldest, most performed tasks for infrastructure and operations professionals. Gartner provides analysis and evaluation of the leading data center backup software vendors that offer a range of traditional to innovative recovery capabilities.

Strategic Planning Assumptions

 

By 2020, 30% of organizations will leverage backup for more than just operational recovery (e.g., disaster recovery, test/development, DevOps, etc.), up from less than 10% at the beginning of 2016.

By 2020, over 40% of organizations will supplant long-term backup with archiving systems — up from 20% in 2015.

By 2020, 10% of storage systems will be self-protecting, obviating the need for backup applications, up from less than 2% today.

By 2019, 30% of midsize organizations will leverage public cloud IaaS for backup, up from 5% today.

By 2018, 70% of business and application owners will have more self-service control over their data protection services, up from 30% today.

By 2018, 50% of organizations will augment with additional products or replace their current backup application with another solution, compared to what they deployed at the beginning of 2015.

By 2018, more than 50% of enterprise storage customers will consider bids from storage vendors that have been in business for less than five years, up from less than 30% today.

By 2018, the number of enterprises using the cloud as a backup destination will double, up from 11% at the beginning of 2016.