Info-Tech Research Group has recognized CommVault as an industry
"Champion" in Virtual Backup Software, Email Archiving, and Backup
Software for Heterogeneous Environments in its latest Vendor Landscape
Reports. These industry reports recognize outstanding vendors in the
technology marketplace based on an assessment of the strength of their
offerings and their ability to deliver excellent value to customers.
CommVault Simpana software enables data and
information management features and functionality to work seamlessly
together to drive down cost, eliminate complexity, and ultimately enable
greater IT efficiency. From a single console, customers can easily
manage physical and virtual server data protection, archive, search and
reporting across hardware platforms from all the major storage vendors.
With the recent release of Simpana 10, CommVault is enabling enterprises
to take an exponential leap forward in protecting and managing their
data at scale, creating value from information and improving access.
CommVault Delivers on "Must-Have" Virtual Backup Features
Naming CommVault a Champion in virtual backup software for the third
consecutive year, Info-Tech Research Group stated that "CommVault's
forward-looking hardware integration and OEM strategy, and ability to
deliver on must-have virtual backup features make it a great solution
for virtual backup." Info-Tech cited the following Simpana features and benefits in the report:
- CommVault supports virtual and physical backup through single
platform architecture, offering a comprehensive portfolio of data
management and compliance products beyond email archiving and data
- Array integration with Simpana IntelliSnap technology
for leveraging array-based snapshots continues to be a strong feature,
making it "a great choice for those with tight backup windows."
- Virtual Server Agent expands Simpana software capabilities to
deliver advanced protection of virtual infrastructure, providing a
common recovery process through Simpana software on the front end,
regardless of the hardware, hypervisor, or snapshot engine utilized on
the back end.
Simpana Software Offers "Holistic Archiving, Flexible Cloud Infrastructure"
In recommending CommVault in its Email Archiving report, Info-Tech said
Simpana software is a "holistic content archive solution that offers
extensive feature functionality. Simpana software is one of the most
capable and comprehensive archiving and compliance suites on the
market." Specific strengths of Simpana software's email archive functionality include:
- A flexible hybrid infrastructure that provides a choice as to
where customers can store data in the cloud (i.e., Amazon, Rackspace,
- Intuitive and easy-to-navigate admin and end-user interfaces, the
result of deep integration with Exchange and other repositories.
- Link support that provides access to attachments, accessible to mobile users.
Modernizing Data Management with a Solution that Meets Future Challenges
In recognizing CommVault in its Backup Software for Heterogeneous
Environments report, Info-Tech Research Group recognized CommVault
Simpana software's "comprehensive set of features, including broad
support for array and cloud storage targets as well as strong
deduplication capabilities" as strengths that set it apart from competitors. The report highlighted that:
- CommVault's solutions protect critical data on laptops, desktops
and mobile devices, ensuring that an organization's continuity,
recovery and compliance needs are met, even on the edge.
- As a backup solution, Simpana software integrates well with cloud
providers to offer a flexible backup target for storage and archiving,
improved disaster recovery capability, and agile scalability.
- In recognizing CommVault with its Trend Setter Award, Info-Tech stated that CommVault offers
best-in-class support for third-party cloud storage providers, which
complements its broad support for physical storage targets.