Druva named a visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup & Recovery

W. Curtis Preston, Chief Technology Evangelist

Druva has been named a visionary for the second time in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup & Recovery. Curtis and Stephen talk about what this means for the changing nature of data resilience, as well as how Druva is perceived by analyst companies like Gartner. Druva actually moved more on both axes than any other vendor, and this is clearly a recognition of the growth in the company’s offerings, as well as in revenue.

[00:00:00] W. Curtis Preston: This week on No Hardware Required, we’re talking about the Gartner Enterprise Backup and Recovery Magic Quadrant. With me as always is my cohost Stephen Manley. Thanks for joining.

Hi, and welcome to Druva’s No Hardware Required podcast. I’m your host W. Curtis Preston, AKA Mr. Backup, and I have with me, Stephen, Stephen, Stephen manly, manly, manly. How’s it going, Stephen?

[00:00:24] Stephen Manley: Uh, I’m, I’m I’m feeling right now. Like I’m in quadrant one, but, uh, you know, depending on how this goes, we’ll see what quadrant I end up in.

[00:00:32] W. Curtis Preston: Well, we’ll see. We’ll see. Well, I, I think the, the first thing to start with is, yeah, I’ve been at the company coming up on five years now and there was a time when this MQ was, it