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Software Users Review Backup and Availability Software Vendors for Satisfaction, Revealing Top Four Through SoftwareReviews


Zerto IT Resilience Platform, Rubrik, Acronis Cyber Backup, and Veritas Backup Exec are named the 2020 Backup and Availability Data Quadrant gold medalists.

TORONTO (PRWEB) October 15, 2020

SoftwareReviews, a division of world-class IT research and consulting firm Info-Tech Research Group, has published its 2020 Backup and Availability Data Quadrant Awards, naming four vendors as Gold Medalists. The following vendors are leaders according to the feedback provided by their end users via SoftwareReviews' comprehensive online survey. Vendors were rated on their product features, vendor capabilities, and the relationship with their software partner:    

Zerto IT Resilience Platform


Acronis Cyber Backup

Veritas Backup Exec

What makes the SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant different? It includes aggregated emotional response ratings in the areas of service, negotiation, product impact, conflict resolution, and strategy and innovation. This creates a powerful indicator of how software users truly feel about the vendor and its product. SoftwareReviews calls this insight the Net Emotional Footprint.

Zerto IT Resilience Platform, with a Net Emotional Footprint of +94, exceeded user expectations for high availability, backup of cloud-based data, business value created, and ease of data integration. Rubrik, with a Net Emotional Footprint of +87, performed well overall, receiving top product ranking in 9 categories, with the highest scores in ease of implementation, file explorer granular restore, virtual machine backup, and vendor support. Acronis Cyber Backup, with a Net Emotional Footprint of +88, ranked very well in the backup of cloud-based data, deduplication implementation, backup automation, and backup monitoring and reporting. Veritas Backup Exec, with a Net Emotional Footprint of +86, satisfied users with replication for long-term storage, as well as disaster recovery and vendor support.

In general, Backup and Availability software users were most satisfied with backup automation, and were most dissatisfied with ease of customization.

About SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant Awards and Software Reports:

SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant Awards recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace as evaluated by their users annually. Top vendors in a software category are eligible to receive Data Quadrant Gold Medals, provided their Net Promoter Scores meet the threshold for sufficiently high user satisfaction across four areas of evaluation: vendor capabilities, product features, likeliness to recommend, and vendor experience. In-depth product evaluation reports are available at

About SoftwareReviews:

SoftwareReviews is a division of Info-Tech Research Group, a world-class IT research and consulting firm established in 1997. Backed by two decades of IT research and advisory experience, SoftwareReviews is a leading source of expertise and insight into the enterprise software landscape and client-vendor relationships.

By collecting real data from IT and business professionals, the SoftwareReviews methodology produces the most detailed and authentic insights into the experience of evaluating and purchasing enterprise software.

For more information, please contact:

Indrani Ray-Ghosal

Vice President, Communications & Brand

647.574.9559 (mob.)

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