Druva Named Gartner "Cool Vendor"

Mountain View, CA (PressExposure) May 21, 2012 -- Druva, a leader in unified enterprise solutions for endpoint backup, enterprise mobility and data loss prevention, today announced that it has been named a "Cool Vendor" in the Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies*, 2012, report by Gartner Inc. The report highlights five emerging private vendors that provide innovative storage capabilities and/or contain the costs associated with storage and storage management. The Druva inSync solution solves the problem of intrusive laptop backups, which are a major obstacle to productivity, while its new mobile-data protection capabilities make InSync the first solution to offer a single point of control across all endpoint devices, including smartphones and tablets.

The report noted that Druva solutions offer a number of unique features, particularly in the areas of security and scalability, such as the ability to support up to 10,000 users per server and up to 10 servers per installation, SAML integration two-factor authentication, and DLP capabilities. Gartner also reported that customers like Druva inSync's manageability and mass-deployment capabilities, as well as its ability to manage CPU utilization and bandwidth.

"Being named a 'Cool Vendor' by Gartner is an incredible honor for our company," said Jaspreet Singh, CEO of Druva. "This recognition of our endpoint data protection solution underscores the increasing need of enterprises to effectively manage the data backup and protection issues created by the use of mobile devices in the global workforce."

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process

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Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting these innovative vendors and their products and services. Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are innovative, enable users to do things they could not do before, have or will have a business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology), are intriguing, and have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

Global Endpoint Protection and Availability

inSync simplifies management and storage of user data by enabling IT to select backup either to an on-premise server or to the cloud (Cloud Backup), or to a combination of on-premise and cloud as dictated by enterprise requirements. It provides secure, non-intrusive endpoint mobile access and backup solutions for enterprises. Unique features like global data deduplication and WAN optimization accelerate protection and save up to 90 percent in bandwidth and storage. Integrated data loss prevention and analytics ensure protection and availability anywhere, anytime. Core features and capabilities include enterprise-class scalability (up to 10,000 endpoints per server) and security, multi-device access, instant access to data across devices, and simplified deployment.

*Gartner, Inc., Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2012, Dave Russell et al, April 30, 2012


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About Druva Inc.

As the volume of corporate data grows exponentially - doubling every 18 months - protecting that data has never been more important or difficult. Druva provides automated enterprise laptop backup solutions that protect corporate user data. Its unique application-aware deduplication technology delivers 10-times-faster backups and 90 percent reduction in storage requirements. The company's flagship product, inSync, is a highly scalable, WAN-optimized solution designed from the ground up for laptop computers. Founded in 2007 and profitable since 2008, Druva has over 1000 customers across 23 countries and maintains offices in the United States, India and Spain. Druva is privately held and backed by Sequoia Capital and Indian Angel Network. Information on Druva is available at http://www.druva.com.

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