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Next generation back-up from EMC

2012-01-10 09:33:56

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) announced that strategic IT transformation initiatives and the need for faster backup and recovery, effective virtual server protection, more integration and better cost control are driving more customers to implement EMC next generation backup and recovery solutions. A new report from IDC shows that EMC is leading the Purpose Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) market with a 62% share of the market in the first half of 2011, over 3x the share of its nearest competitor, and that the 2011 market for PBBAs is now forecast to have increased to over 65% versus 2010.

Deep integration of the EMC backup and recovery products in its industry-leading portfolio allows customers to address a broad range of requirements and challenges as they architect new data protection infrastructures. With products like EMC Avamar ® , Data Domain ® and NetWorker ® integrated via DD Boost software, EMC customers have an unmatched ability to optimize their data protection infrastructures for faster backup and recovery, multiple workloads and many application types while eliminating silos of redundant processes and management complexities. Unique capabilities like Changed Block Recovery with Avamar and the ability to protect virtual and physical environments with a single solution are satisfying the most stringent IT requirements. The demonstrated ability of EMC to massively scale its systems, replicate efficiently and effectively protect virtual environments also gives customers a future-proof foundation for moving to cloud-based computing models. By implementing EMC PBBAs, customers have achieved an 81% reduction in time spent managing backups, average payback periods of seven months and a return on investment of 450% over three years 1 .

According to IDC, during the first half of 2011, EMC commanded a 62% share of the total worldwide PBBA market with its EMC Avamar, Data Domain and Disk Library for Mainframe products, with the nearest competitor holding a 20.7% share and all others below 4% share. In its latest Market Forecast , IDC expects the total PBBA market to grow robustly with a 2010-2015 Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 25.6%, totaling nearly $5.3 billion by the close of 2015.