Veeam Continues its Streak as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software Solutions

Veeam named by Gartner as a Magic Quadrant Leader for the fifth consecutive time and positioned highest in ability to execute two years in a row

Veeam® Software, the leader in backup, recovery and data management solutions that deliver Modern Data Protection, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Solutions[1]. Not only does this mark the fifth time Gartner has recognized Veeam as a Magic Quadrant Leader, but it is the second consecutive year Veeam is positioned highest overall in ability to execute; the company had the greatest shift to the right in completeness of vision of all vendors mentioned. Veeam believes this recognition further validates the company’s investment and commitment to protecting customer’s data and delivering a complete Modern Data Protection portfolio, as well as its decade-long reputation for innovation and product excellence.

“Now more than ever, organizations expect and demand Modern Data Protection that is simple, flexible, reliable and powerful,” said Danny Allan, CTO and Senior Vice President of Product Strategy at Veeam. “As a Magic Quadrant Leader for the fifth year in a row, Veeam is continually innovating and executing, and setting the industry standard. With $1B+ in annual bookings and 400,000+ customers, Veeam will continue to provide its community with the most advanced data protection across all environments – Cloud, Virtual, Physical, SaaS and Kubernetes – and the highest levels of customer-support.”

Veeam released Veeam Backup & Replication™ v11 earlier this year, enabling the most advanced data protection solution for Cloud, Virtual, Physical and Enterprise workloads. With more than 200 new features and enhancements, the single solution for comprehensive data management is powerful and flexible enough to protect each phase of the data life cycle, while handling all the complexities of a multi-cloud environment for AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Veeam recently surpassed 1 million active Veeam Backup & Replication installations since the inception of its flagship product 13 years ago.

The report included analysis of 12 enterprise data backup and recovery solutions vendors. Access the full report here: https://www.veeam.com/2021-gartner-magic-quadrant.html.

For more information, visit https://www.veeam.com.  

Supporting Quotes

“Veeam is widely recognized for cloud data management, so we know that piece of the puzzle is there when we need it. We’re counting on Veeam to help us ensure all data is available whether it’s on-prem or in a cloud.” – Bill Healy, Director of Operations, City of New Orleans

“I’m looking forward to trying Instant VM Recovery for Microsoft SQL Server with v11 because SQL Server underpins our ERP system. Being able to recover instantly ensures ERP availability, which helps us meet customers’ supply chain demands.” – Ken Miller, EDI & Database Administrator, Heidtman Steel Products, Inc.

“Like most education institutions, we experience a high rate of phishing attempts. It only takes one student, faculty or staff member clicking on one phony link to give cybercriminals free reign for destruction. Veeam lets us create air-gapped tape backups, recover from them quickly and avoid paying ransom. That’s priceless.” – Mark Dean, Senior Systems Administrator, Morehouse School of Medicine

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[1] Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Solutions, Santhosh Rao, Nik Simpson, Michael Hoeck, Jerry Rozeman 19 July 2021

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