Cohesity, a leader in data security and management, today announced that global research firm Forrester has named Cohesity a “Leader” in The Forrester Wave™: Data Resilience Solution Suites, Q4 20221.
In this report, Forrester evaluated nine vendors across 40 criteria across three categories – current offering, strategy, and market presence. With its extensible Cohesity Data Cloud platform, Cohesity received the highest score in the strategy category and received the highest possible scores in the performance, delivery model, and business model criteria.
Cohesity was also identified in the report as the company with the largest market presence among the market leaders. Forrester evaluates market presence scores based on “each vendor’s revenue relative to data resiliency, the number of enterprise customers, and the average business size of the organization.”
The report states that “Cohesity bridges the gap between backup and data management” and that “Cohesity excels at the way customer requirements are integrated with planned expansions.” In addition, the report notes that “the company has experienced strong growth and remarkable customer retention.”
“We believe that Forrester’s recognition recognizes Cohesity’s outstanding innovation and traction in the areas of data security and management, and underscores the exceptional value its platform delivers because of the impact, value, and differentiation we provide to clients who… with their data, security, or cyber resiliency,” said Lynn Lucas, CMO, Cohesity.
Key offerings and features highlighted in the Forrester Wave™: Data Resilience Solution include:
Strong end-to-end security: Cohesity uses APIs to integrate with popular SIEM and SOAR tools such as Palo Alto Cortex and Cisco Secure X to integrate data protection and create an end-to-end security solution that ” ensures security incidents are properly managed.”
Cohesity FortKnox: Cohesity extends the value of protected data by enabling organizations to clone backups into their Cohesity SmartFiles solution in the event of a disaster, send highly sensitive data to a cloud vault with Cohesity FortKnox, set up free instances for sandbox testing, and more Improving data management through analytics.
Cohesity Data Cloud Platform: Reference customers commented on “how easy the solution is to use (backed by ransomware protection)” and said they found far more value in the Cohesity Data Cloud platform than they initially expected .
Easy-to-use interface: With a simple management and reporting interface, Cohesity provides an easy way to track backup success and offers the ability to search all protected data.
“As our customers battle constant ransomware threats and the evolving cybersecurity landscape, legacy solutions just aren’t enough. Businesses need the right solutions to secure, manage, and protect their data to win the war against ransomware,” concluded Lucas.