Data protection is evolving to adjust to new IT infrastructure driven by digital transformation, cyber threats, legal mandates, and the risk of data loss.

Data protection software and services are essential for preventing downtime, ensuring IT continuity, and facilitating system and data recovery. They are also crucial in the fight against ransomware.

Enterprise Strategy Group’s Data Protection analysts and demand-side research cover the technologies and services available, both in the data center and in the cloud, including:

  • Backup
  • Business continuity/Disaster recovery
  • Cloud data protection
  • Compliance
  • Cyber resilience/Ransomware
  • Data privacy regulations
  • Data protection
  • Data replication
  • DRaaS
  • E-discovery
  • Intelligent data management

Research Brief

The Emergence of Cyber-recovery Over Traditional Disaster Recovery

As ransomware attacks ravage data systems and operations across industries, data protection and cybersecurity leaders are finding that their recoverability falls short in the face of this threat. Recent research by TechTarget’s Enterprise Strategy Group finds most organizations have a long way to go in bringing ransomware service-level agreements (SLAs) in line with those of […]

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Analysts Covering Data Protection

Brian McKenna

Senior Analyst, Business Applications & EMEA Analyst Services Director

Areas of Expertise

  • Business & Technology Strategy
  • Business Applications
  • Business Intelligence
  • Contact Center
  • Customer Data Platforms (CDP)
  • Customer Experience/CRM

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Simon Robinson

Principal Analyst, Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise

  • Cloud-attached Storage
  • Cloud-native Storage
  • Data Protection
  • Flash-based Storage
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Hyperconverged infrastructure

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