IBM Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned IBM as a leader in the June 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) for the second consecutive year. This year, IBM was positioned the highest in ability to execute and the furthest in completeness of vision.

IBM offers one of the most comprehensive sets of related professional and managed services. In addition, IBM has a solid provider portal interface in place for configuring a virtual recover data center, recovering servers, and monitoring testing progress and completion, as well as one of the highest percentage of supported hybrid configurations.

“We believe IBM’s recognition in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service report is due to the strength and reach of our resiliency services portfolio, and the results our clients are experiencing on a daily basis,” said Laurence Guihard-Joly, General Manager, IBM Resiliency Services. “Given the range of risks surrounding businesses today, we are dedicated to continue delivering the most advanced, secure solutions in the industry so clients – no matter how hybrid their IT environments are – can focus first and foremost on keeping their businesses up and running for long term growth.”

IBM Resiliency Services offers an innovative portfolio of resiliency solutions and services with expanded public cloud options to enable clients with greater flexibility and agility in managing their backup and disaster recovery workloads. Today, IBM operates over 300 global delivery data centers and 46 IBM Cloud Data Centers across 68 countries to help companies worldwide maintain continuous business operations and improve overall resiliency for any size organization.

To view the full report, and learn more about IBM Resiliency Services, visit ibm.com/services/resiliency.

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About IBM Global Technology Services

IBM Global Technology Services offers end-to-end IT consulting and business services supported by an unparalleled global delivery network that is transforming its business to lead in an era of Cognitive and Cloud. As a cloud services integrator, GTS is managing the services and underlying infrastructure in an integrated and unified way. It is modernizing clients’ IT environments to help them meet the increasingly complex customer demands. GTS provides clients with innovative technology solutions that help them to improve their business processes and in turn, profitability.

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