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Veeam leads in backup and recovery

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Gartner has positioned Veeam Software within the Leaders quadrant in the July 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions for the second consecutive year.
The company improved on its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute in the Leaders quadrant, with the company overtaking Commvault in market share and industry leader recognition.
The 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions” is an update to the “Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software” that was last published in June 2016.
“We believe that our Leadership position further proves that legacy backup vendors are losing relevance and appeal in this digital transformation era,” says Peter McKay, co-CEO and president of Veeam. “We believe our upward movement to the right is the biggest advancement in both Vision and Ability to Execute, outpacing our competitors and feel it’s validation of our efforts as we drive ahead as a leader in Availability solutions for the enterprise with multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments.
“You don’t average 4 000 new customers each month if your product isn’t reliable, rich in features and functionality, and supports the needs and demands of today’s 24.7.365 Digital World.
“With the release of the new Veeam Availability Suite v10 expected early next year, Veeam will continue to innovate, execute, and drive our vision by providing customers with purpose-built solutions while also strengthening our partnerships to address a cloud-centric future.”
Veeam recently announced 36 quarters of consecutive double digit growth and major market share gains from legacy backup providers, as well as 27% year-over-year growth in total bookings for Q2 2017.
The company has also made numerous partnership announcements this year including integrations with Pure Storage, Nutanix, and IBM Bluemix.