"The growth of the cloud backup industry, over the last decade has been dramatic. The market has witnessed the rise and fall of many start-ups and stabilization of others, according to Backup Review.
Interestingly, the companies that have gained a strong foothold in the industry are not all similar. There is a subtle distinction in the nature and types of services they offer. Some of these companies are pure enablers, while others combine enablement functions with direct-to-market services. Yet others, may license the software from enablers with or without re-branding options and service the cloud backup service needs of their clients..."
"There is massive hype around emerging data center technologies - hybrid cloud, converged infrastructures, containers, etc. And while Aberdeen's research does show a lot of interest in these emerging technologies, there is another older, and often overlooked technology that is still sparking the interest of buyers. That's right, humble ol' backup is one of the top data center technologies that buyers are showing intent and interest in.."