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Trends in Enterprise Data Protection – Study Overview

Evaluator Group views a well-executed data protection strategy as one that uses a number of interrelated activities, including point-in-time copies, backups, disaster recovery (DR), archive, and data management. We wanted to understand how enterprise information technology (IT) organizations are using these activities to achieve their data protection goals. As a result, this research covers data protection from a multi-dimensional perspective.

The research presented focuses on various operational aspects of data protection solutions, including backup, DR, and archive, as well as the role the public cloud plays in these activities particularly over the next 12 to 24 months. Several technology and business implications are considered, and the evolution of data protection into the broader role of enterprise data management (EDM) is introduced.

Our research confirmed a trend we have found in our IT end user engagements, a large percentage of organizations are re-evaluating their data protection strategies. Much of this is driven by the digital transformation.  Within these changes, we focused on a few key topical areas:

  • How IT organizations are rethinking data protection
  • Implications for DR and archiving
  • Use of public clouds for data protection
  • Technology implications for data protection
  • Thoughts on Enterprise Data Management

Download our free Research Study overview and full table of contents. The overview includes:

  • Overview
  • Key Findings
  • Audience for the Research Study
  • Vendors Mentioned
  • Methodology
  • Full Table of Contents
  • List of Charts and Graphics

Download the free overview now! 

Related to this document:
Data Protection Software – Evaluation Guide, Data Protection Systems – Comparison Matrix, Data Protection Software Comparison Matrix

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January 8, 2019

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