MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/13 -- Axcient, the leading cloud-based disaster recovery and business continuity solution provider, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has rated Axcient "Excellent" in its Critical Capabilities for Recovery as a Service(1) research in the Product Viability category.
"Everyday organizations worldwide are confronted with disruptive events -- from hardware failures to human error, viruses and natural disasters. In today's always-on world, businesses can't afford for their applications to go down or to lose mission critical data. Even the smallest organizations (< 99 employees) lose thousands of dollars a day when their systems fail," said Justin Moore, CEO of Axcient. "We're thrilled for Gartner to include us in the first Critical Capabilities for RaaS report, which we feel is a testament to our disruptive position in the market and the explosive adoption of our platform. We will continue to leverage the cloud to disrupt traditional enterprise software, and provide our customers with a better way safeguard their data and keep their employees productive."
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Axcient is an entirely new type of cloud platform that eliminates data loss, keeps applications up and running, and makes sure that IT infrastructures never go down. Designed for today's always-on business, Axcient replaces legacy backup, business continuity, and disaster recovery software and hardware, and reduces the amount of expensive copy data in an organization by as much as 80%. By mirroring an entire business in the cloud, Axcient makes it simple to access and restore data from any device, failover IT systems, and virtualize your entire office with a click -- all from a single duplicated copy. Trusted by thousands of businesses to store and protect more than 10 billion files and applications, Axcient maximizes productivity, reduces cost, and eliminates risk. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif.
(1) Gartner "Critical Capabilities for Recovery as a Service" by John Morency, Robert Naegle, November 7, 2013.