Zerto Named a Gartner Cool Vendor For Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management

Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendors” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing

Boston, Massachusetts, May 7, 2014 — Zerto, developer of the standard solution for disaster recovery in virtualized and cloud environments, today announced it was named to the April 24, 2014, list of “Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management, 2014” in a report by Gartner, Inc., a leading information technology research and advisory company.

“It is an honor for Zerto to be included in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner,” said Ziv Kedem, Co-founder and CEO of Zerto, Inc. “We believe having Zerto Virtual Replication, the industry’s first hypervisor-based replication solution, recognized in a Gartner Cool Vendor report, validates its position as the emerging standard for business continuity and disaster recovery in virtual and cloud environments.”

Each year, Gartner evaluates Cool Vendors who are innovative, impactful and intriguing. This report analyzed Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery management who were moving from traditional IT disaster recovery to IT service continuity management shifting the focus from recovery to resilience. They used technologies such as recovery as a service, cloud management platform, data replication for virtual machines and recovery assurance tools to assist in the transition. The five new companies in this year’s Cool Vendors for BCM, including Zerto, provide all this capability in order to help organizations move from recovery to resilience.

Founded in 2009, Zerto offers virtualized workload mobility, disaster recovery and data protection solutions. Its flagship product, Zerto Virtual Replication, has been deployed by hundreds of enterprises and Cloud Service Providers globally. Zerto’s software brings automated disaster recovery to all virtualized workloads at the Virtual Machine (VM) level and offers 100 percent assurance that all production workloads can be mobilized, protected and consistently recovered.

In the last year, Zerto reported significant growth following its announcement of Zerto Virtual Replication 3.1, which enables cloud service providers to offer disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) to their customers. The new management capabilities introduced combined with enterprise-class replication capabilities, provide a clear competitive advantage. Other testaments to Zerto’s growth in the industry include:

  • Selected as a leading technology partner to support Cisco InterCloud
  • Celebrated 200 percent revenue growth while quadrupling its customer base
  • Expanded the Zerto Alliance Partner (ZAP) Program which now consists of more than 250 channel partners
  • Increased the number of cloud providers in the Zerto Cloud Ecosystem (ZCE) to more than 100 CSPs
  • Added an Australian office to effectively meet the rapid growth of demand for an effective BC/DR solution in the Asia Pacific Region

About Gartner’s Cool Vendor Selection Process
Gartner, Inc., Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management report, 2014, Robert Naegle John Morency, Published: 9 May 2014.

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