Data Practice: Data Protection

The Data Protection discipline examines all aspects of data backup, recovery and business continuity. This also includes disaster recovery, protecting systems from ransomware and maintaining ongoing data availability.

Work covered reviews data protection solutions (both as physical products and software offerings) and the growing emergence of data protection as a service.

Note: if you represent a vendor and feel your products/solutions should be included in our reports, please contact us at [email protected].


The Data Protection sub-category produces premium reports that review the current market landscape of vendor products and solutions. These include:

  • Essential Features of Modern Data Protection - 2021 edition available here, 2023 edition publishes May 2023.
  • Essential Features of Kubernetes Data Protection - a new report for 2023 that will examine the subset of data protection products specifically built and implemented within a Kubernetes container environment.