Market Guide for Backup as a Service
2022 Gartner® Definition of BaaS and List of Representative Vendors
Discover why and how the BaaS landscape is changing.
The need for Backup as a Service in 2022 is greater than ever before with a steady increase in ransomware attacks and a larger need for companies to protect data in SaaS applications. In the recent Gartner Market Guide for Backup as a Service, AvePoint was recognized as a Representative Vendor.
This new report, we believe, emphasizes why protecting your organization against data loss, meeting compliance, productivity, and business continuity requirements are key concerns for enterprises today, and how leading BaaS vendors implement such concerns into their data protection offerings.
Sneak Peek: According to Gartner, BaaS providers deliver data protection as a service by hosting the backup software and the primary backup repository in privately operated or public cloud data centers. I&O leaders focused on infrastructure, operations and cloud management must:
- “Select BaaS providers that can protect all the workloads they need to protect, such as on-premises VMs, databases, files, public cloud IaaS and SaaS workloads. If possible, avoid using multiple point solutions to address different workloads.
- For backup of on-premises workloads, select BaaS providers that can store a local copy of backup data in order to reduce RTO and minimize bandwidth costs.
- Analyze the impact of each provider’s pricing model on the TCO before selecting a BaaS provider.”
*Gartner, “Market Guide for Backup as a Service”, Nik Simpson, Jason Donham, 24 May 2022. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.
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