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Cohesity Named a Leader by Independent Research Firm in Data Resiliency Solutions Evaluation



Cohesity Cited as a Leader Based on Its Scores in Current Offering and Strategy

Sydney, 16 September 2019 – Cohesity today announced that it has been named a Leader by Forrester Research in “The Forrester Wave™: Data Resiliency Solutions, Q3 2019.” Cohesity was one of ten vendors evaluated for the Forrester Wave based on 40 criteria that examined a vendor’s current offering, strategy, and market presence. Cohesity received the highest score possible in the criterion of security and tied for the top score in the customer feedback criterion.
 
According to the Forrester evaluation: 
  • “Cohesity addresses data sprawl challenges and helps firms make use of secondary data. Cohesity has taken the mass data fragmentation challenge head on...” 
  • “Its value propositions include its consolidated secondary data management platform. The platform includes a marketplace portal where Cohesity publishes certified apps that clients can run on its infrastructure. Possible application use cases include compliance checks or analytics on otherwise dormant data.” 
  • “Cohesity’s solution has a web interface that is easy to navigate and use and which admins can use to perform all tasks. Its policy management engine is comprehensive yet easy to use.” 
  • “As a recent market entrant, Cohesity had the opportunity to use the latest technologies, like a NoSQL database to store operational metadata. This metadata holds the index and enables the quick search regardless of the data’s physical location. The immutable file system offers the potential to protect backup instances from ransomware attack.”
“Cohesity is not only delivering industry-leading backup and recovery solutions, but we are redefining data management by empowering organisations globally to do more with their data,” said Mohit Aron, founder and CEO, Cohesity. ”We are proud to see this, in our opinion, validated by Forrester via our selection as a leader in the report. This is the first time we were included in the Forrester Wave, and we believe being named a Leader from the beginning highlights that we are disrupting this market.” 
 
“With the Cohesity MarketPlace, organisations can bring applications directly to the data rather than the reverse, and this opens up a new world of possibilities for customers who want to drive meaningful insights from their backup data -- whether that’s preventing a ransomware attack or making it simple to move data to the cloud for disaster recovery. We will continue to make backup data more productive for customers, which will play a key role in helping customers transform their business,” said Aron.
 
Cohesity makes it simple for organisations to back up their data while also ushering in a new era in data management. Cohesity uniquely solves the critical challenge of mass data fragmentation, where data is spread across a myriad of different locations, infrastructure silos, and management systems, that prevents organisations from fully utilising its value. Cohesity consolidates these silos onto the industry’s only web-scale platform that spans from on-premises, to edge, to cloud, and empowers organisations to run apps on that platform — making it easier than ever to protect, manage, and extract insights from data.
 
To access the full Forrester report, please visit here: https://www.cohesity.com/2019-forrester-wave-data-resiliency-solutions
 
About Cohesity 
Cohesity ushers in a new era in data management that solves a critical challenge facing businesses today: mass data fragmentation.  The vast majority of enterprise data — backups, archives, file shares, object stores, and data used for test/dev and analytics — sits in fragmented infrastructure silos that makes it hard to protect, expensive to manage, and difficult to analyse. Cohesity consolidates silos onto one web-scale platform (https://www.cohesity.com/products/data-platform)spanning) spanning on-premises, cloud, and the edge, and uniquely empowers organisations to run apps on that platform — making it easier than ever to back up and extract insights from data. Cohesity is a 2019 CNBC Disruptor and was named a Technology Pioneer for the World Economic Forum.  Visit our website (https://www.cohesity.com) and blog (https://www.cohesity.com/blog) follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/cohesity) and Linkedin (https://www.linkedin.com/company/3750699) and like us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/cohesity).