IBM Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service

Providing cloud-enabled services, IBM is once again recognized for execution and vision by key industry analyst

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ARMONK, N.Y. - 22 Jun 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned IBM as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) for the third consecutive year. And this year, IBM was once again positioned as one of the highest in ability to execute and the furthest in completeness of vision.

IBM continues to offer one of the most comprehensive sets of related professional and managed services in the industry, and it enhanced its long-standing history in disaster recovery with its 2016 purchase of Sanovi Technologies to complement its IT and applications resiliency orchestration capabilities. IBM also continues to integrate IBM Watson into its resiliency services offerings to enhance disaster avoidance.

“We believe IBM’s recognition in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service report speaks to the value, consistency and reliability our clients find in our resiliency services across the globe, as we work to innovate and deliver for them every day,” said Laurence Guihard-Joly, General Manager, IBM Resiliency Services. "Beyond natural disasters and other outages, the increasing number of cyberattacks and other threats today requires the most advanced and most proactive set of solutions possible so our clients can combat those threats and focus on differentiating in the era of ‘always-on’ expectations.”

IBM Resiliency Services offers an innovative portfolio of resiliency and business continuity solutions and services with expanded public cloud options to enable clients with greater flexibility and agility in managing their backup and disaster recovery workloads. Today, IBM operates over 300 global delivery data centers across 54 countries to help companies worldwide maintain continuous business operations and improve overall resiliency for any size organization.

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