CommVault(r), a leading provider of Unified Data Management(tm) solutions, today announced that it has received the highest possible rating, Strong Positive, in Gartner´s MarketScope for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software, 2006  report. Of the nine vendors included in the report, CommVault was one of two that received a Strong Positive rating.
In its MarketScope assessment, Gartner, Inc., an independent industry research and advisory firm, provides an evaluation of a marketplace, in this case enterprise backup/ recovery software, and analyzes how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace. Vendors were evaluated against six criteria: market understanding, marketing strategy, offering (product) strategy, product/service, market responsiveness and track record, and marketing execution. The vendors were given one of five ratings: Strong Positive, Positive, Promising, Caution or Strong Negative.
“According to Gartner, vendors who receive a “Strong Positive” rating are solid providers of strategic products, services or solutions. They recommend existing customers to continue investments, and potential customers should consider the vendor a strong strategic choice,” said David West, vice president of marketing and business development of CommVault. “We feel Gartner´s analysis reaffirms the strength of our market position, vision and commitment to deliver solutions which meet customers´ evolving data management challenges.”
The CommVault QiNetix software suite addresses the markets for backup and recovery, replication, archival and storage management, offering customers high performance and comprehensive solutions for data protection, business continuance, corporate compliance and centralized management and reporting.
QiNetix enables CommVault customers to simply and cost-effectively protect and manage enterprise data throughout its lifecycle, from data center to remote office, covering the leading operating systems, relational databases and applications. In addition to addressing today´s data management challenges, customers can realize lower capital costs through more efficient use of their enterprise-wide storage infrastructure assets, including the automated movement of data from higher cost to lower cost storage devices throughout the data´s lifecycle and through sharing and better utilization of storage resources across the enterprise. QiNetix also can provide customers with reduced operating costs through a variety of features, including fast application deployment, reduced training time, lower cost of storage media consumables, proactive monitoring and analysis, simplified troubleshooting and lower administrative costs.