Bluelock recognized in Gartner’s 2016 Critical Capabilities report for Disaster Recovery as a Service

Indianapolis – October 24, 2016 – Bluelock, provider of Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) for complex environments and sensitive data, today announced that Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has recognized it in the latest Critical Capabilities for Disaster Recovery as a Service. Bluelock scored above 4.0 in each Use Case: Mission-Critical Workload Recovery (4.23), Extended Recovery Operations and Managed Service Failover (4.22), Managed Service Failover (4.20) and Production and Application Data Recovery (4.08).

According to the report, “DRaaS became mainstream in 2015, with many providers experiencing double-digit revenue growth. DRaaS production instances have climbed from approximately 30,000 in 2015 to more than 50,000 thus far in 2016.” Additionally, “By 2018, 20 percent of enterprises with a minimum of 5,000 employees will be failing over the operation of one or more production applications to DRaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS) or cloud-enabled managed hosting.”

“Bluelock’s focus on delivering the best customer experience in the industry through the Bluelock Experience (BLX) has been central to our success,” explains Christopher Clapp, CEO at Bluelock. “This experience is rich with insight, transparency and ultimately, results, which our clients depend on to protect and recover their valuable data and services to keep their businesses running smoothly.”

The Gartner Critical Capabilities for Disaster Recovery as a Service report reviewed 20 vendors, including Bluelock, against seven weighted critical capabilities: physical and virtual system recovery, testing and declaration, service manageability, resiliency, security and compliance, value-added services and customer experience. The research report focuses on the key areas essential to the selection of DRaaS providers and services for four use cases.

Bluelock was also recently positioned by Gartner in the “Leaders” quadrant of the 2016 “Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service” and  received recognition as an IDC Innovator for Cloud Services Enablement in the report, “IDC Innovator: Cloud Services Enablement, 2016.”

To learn more about how the Bluelock Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service offering, please contact Bluelock at info@bluelock.com.

About Bluelock

Bluelock provides Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service for complex environments and sensitive data to help companies mitigate risk with confidence. Bluelock is the provider enterprise organizations turn to for highly resilient cloud services because of its ability to support unique requirements. Its exclusive program, Bluelock Recovery Assurance™ gives clients complete confidence their disaster recovery solution will be uncompromisingly secure, expertly tailored, thoroughly supported and comprehensively tested. With datacenters in the US, Bluelock supports a wide range of compliance frameworks and is SSAE 16 Type II SOC 2 audited.

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[1] Gartner “Critical Capabilities for Disaster Recovery as a Service” by Ron Blair, John P Morency, Mark Thomas Jaggers, 10 October 2016.

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service, John P Morency, Christine Tenneson, Ron Blair, 16 June 2016.

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