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Sungard AS, Acronis, and VMware recognized as visionary leaders by 360Quadrants for the Disaster Recovery as a Service Space

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Sungard AS, Acronis, and VMware are recognized as Visionary Leaders in the Disaster Recovery as a Service quadrant by 360Quadrants. Companies that fall in this category have an established product portfolio and a powerful market presence.

Disaster recovery as a service, commonly shortened to DRaaS, is a cloud backup solution that is used by organizations to protect data and applications from disruptions caused by natural or manmade disasters. Organizations equipped with DRaaS solutions gain access to a total system backup that ensures business continuity in case of system failure.

Companies leverage DRaaS to protect their digital property from disruptions through end-to-end cloud-based recovery.

On the 360Quadrants platform, Sungard AS, Acronis, and VMware are recognized as Visionary Leaders in the Disaster Recovery as a Service space.

Companies that fall in this category have an established product portfolio and a powerful market presence.

Sungard Availability Services, popularly known as Sungard AS, is a renowned provider of production and recovery solutions for enterprises around the world. Sungard AS works with clients from across business verticals to analyze their needs and develop cutting-edge production and recovery services that are tailored to aid them in achieving ideal business outcomes.

Sungard AS makes use of over 40 years of experience to design, build, and run critical IT services that enable customers to manage complex IT smoothly, adapt swiftly, and build availability and resiliency.

Acronis is a leader in cybersecurity that solves safety, privacy, accessibility, security, and authenticity challenges with innovative security, disaster recovery, backup, and enterprise file sync and share tools. Its solutions are built to run in hybrid ecosystems—in the cloud, on-premises, or even at the edge.

Enhanced by AI and driven by blockchain-based data authentication, the solutions created by Acronis protect all data in any environment—including virtual, physical, mobile workloads, cloud, and applications. With 500,000 clients and a global community of Acronis API-enabled resellers, service providers, and independent software vendor (ISV) partners, Acronis caters to 80 percent of Fortune 1000 companies and has more than five million customers.

VMware solutions power complex digital infrastructure for businesses from around the world. The company’s networking, cloud, digital workspace, and security solutions, supported by a far-reaching partner ecosystem, build an efficient and dynamic digital foundation for customers globally.

With its headquarters in Palo Alto, California, VMware is renowned for its breakthrough innovations and global impact.

The 360Quadrants platform provides the most granular Disaster Recovery as a Service comparison between vendors.


The methodology used to rank vendors of Disaster Recovery as a Service involved the use of extensive secondary research to identify key vendors by referring to annual reports, press releases, investor presentations, white papers, and various related directories and databases. 27 key vendors were shortlisted based on their breadth of product offerings, organization size, and several other criteria.

The scores and weights for shortlisted vendors against each parameter were finalized after extensive research. After the finalization of ratings, each vendor was placed in the most relevant quadrant based on its score in the product offering and business strategy parameters.

About 360Quadrants

360Quadrants is the only rating platform for vendors in the technology space that combines data from buyers, vendors, experts, and in-house analysts. The platform provides users access to unbiased information that helps them make qualified business decisions.

360Quadrants enables vendors to influence the business decisions of potential clients. Vendors get to win ideal new customers, customize their quadrants, decide key parameters, and position themselves strategically in a niche space, to be consumed by giants and start-ups alike.

360Quadrants aims to simplify and de-risk complex purchase decisions by providing buyers with real-world insights from their peers, industry experts, analysts, and vendors, helping buyers make more informed decisions and find the best-fit solutions faster. Experts get to grow their brand and increase their thought leadership.

The platform targets the building of a social network that links industry experts with companies worldwide.

360Quadrants has also launched quadrants in fields like Predictive Analytics Solutions, Application Modernization Services, and AI in Fintech Solutions.

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