ESG Research Report: 2015 Trends in Data Protection Modernization
ESG Research Report
ESG surveyed 375 North American IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in order to explore the business and IT requirements driving modern data protection strategies, the influencers and stakeholders within their organizations, and the implementation details of their existing and preferred data protection strategies. All respondents were responsible for and/or familiar with their organization’s data protection infrastructure, processes, and strategy, and were required to have purchase decision authority or influence.
Report Info
Table of Contents
  • Executive Summary
    • Report Conclusions
  • Introduction
    • Research Objectives
  • Research Findings
    • Status Quo and Sentiments of Primary Backup Solution
      • Diversity of Backup Applications
      • Trends in Unified versus VM-specific Data Protection Tools
    • Hybrid Trends in Backup Media
    • Data Protection Challenges and Mandates
    • The Copy Data Management Opportunity
    • Endpoint Protection Processes and Methods
  • Conclusion
    • Research Implications for Data Protection Vendors
    • Research Implications for IT and Data Protection Professionals
  • Research Methodology
  • Respondent Demographics
    • Respondents by Job Responsibility
    • Respondents by Number of Employees
    • Respondents by Industry
    • Respondents by Annual Revenue
    • Respondents by Number of Production Servers
    • Respondents by Total Volume of Data Stored on Servers and Storage
    • Respondents by Annual Data Growth Rate