IDC Vendor Profile: CommVault Gains Market Share and Continues to Outperform Storage Software Markets by CommVault Systems, Inc.Welcome, Guest      sign in | register | help

   Search for:        Advanced Search
Research Abstract
IDC Vendor Profile: CommVault Gains Market Share and Continues to Outperform Storage Software Markets
by CommVault Systems, Inc.

> View this now

Published on: February 23, 2010
Type of content: ANALYST REPORT
Format: Unknown
Price: FREE


Over the past five years, the storage software industry has faced consolidation. Large incumbents have acquired innovative technology from start-ups and emerging companies. However, a common result has been a series of legacy product lines and offerings with typically loose integration with the newer technologies. Compounding this problem, adjacent storage software markets such as data protection and recovery, storage replication, and archiving continue to consolidate and merge, offering another set of point products from suppliers. Legacy solutions and new technology approaches to protect, recover, find, and retrieve information are frequently based on different architectures. Point products with dissimilar architectures and only loose integration increase management, deployment, and cost overhead for a firm. CommVault Systems (CVLT) is a data and information management software provider challenging traditional incumbents. In addition:

  • Rather than requiring a firm to purchase and deploy a series of point products and acquired technologies, CommVault offers customers a single architectural framework upon which they can deploy one or many different data management applications. These applications share a set of underlying service components for tasks such as policy, data movement, and cataloging. The benefits of this architecture include lower TCO, improved management, and greater deployment flexibility.

  • This unified architecture is a point of differentiation for the company and has contributed to CommVault's market share increases and fueled growth, which has outpaced the overall market. CommVault's breadth of application offerings, its common architecture, and its expanded routes to market through strategic partnerships increasingly make the company a threat to larger data management suppliers.

> View Company Report
> View all content by this company
> Return to Search Results

  The Complete KnowledgeStorm Network of Technology Search Sites. Focused searching for faster results.

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines.

TechTarget Corporate Web Site  |  Media Kits  |  Reprints

  TechTarget - The IT Media ROI Experts