For years we have had Actifio on our list of the most disruptive IT firms to watch in enterprise IT. They simplify and improve the way enterprises store, retrieve and manage data and in doing so improve things immensely. They have proven/low-risk approaches that provide more agility, provide paths to modernize the entirity of architectures, and reduce storage spend.
Actifio solutions are deployed in physical, virtual or hybrid IT environments in enterprise IT organizations across all vertical markets and in managed or cloud service provider infrastructure. Actifio’s VDP technology makes it the only solution capable of effectively addressing data protection and availability requirements for Big Data applications.
How they describe themselves:
Actifio is radically simple Copy Data Virtualization. Our system decouples data from infrastructure, enabling dramatic improvements in business resiliency, agility, and access to the cloud. Actifio replaces siloed data management applications, likebackup, disaster recovery, and dev & test data management with a radically simple, application-centric, SLA-driven system.
Our Virtual Data Pipeline™ technology lets customers capture data from production applications, manage it more economically, in the most efficient way possible, and use virtual or physical copies of the data whenever and wherever they need them.
By combining instant, incremental data capture and restore, along with industry’s most optimized storage and network footprint, Actifio provides the ability to protect and make Big Data applications highly available at up to a 10X lower cost. Actifio delivers tailored solutions for the Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment and Retail markets deploying Big Data solutions. Actifio transforms copies of Big Data into Small Data with a radically simple, application-centric solution.
Learn more here: http://www.actifio.com/