The Best Backup Software According to G2 Crowd Winter 2017 Rankings

G2 Crowd finds Code42 CrashPlan tops satisfaction ratings while EMC Avamar earns highest overall market presence score

CHICAGO – December 12, 2016 – G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business software review platform, today released the Winter 2017 Backup Software GridSM report to help businesses make the best backup technology buying decision. Veeam, Code42 CrashPlan, VMware VirtualCenter, Druva inSync, Unitrends, NetApp Backup and Recovery, Carbonite, Veritas NetBackup, and Acronis Backup and Recovery were named Leaders in the report, receiving a strong customer satisfaction score with a large market presence.

 Altaro VM Backup, R-Studio, Backblaze, Hetman Partition Recovery and SugarSync were named High Performers in the report, earning strong customer satisfaction marks with smaller market presence scores. Code42 CrashPlan earned the highest overall satisfaction score, while EMC Avamar earned the highest overall market presence score.

The GridSM leverages customer satisfaction data reported by authenticated users along with vendor market presence determined from social and public data. Based on a combination of these scores, each software solution is categorized as a Leader, High Performer, Contender or Niche.

About the Backup Software GridSM report:

  • The report is based on more than 721 reviews written by business professionals.
  • Of the 179 products listed in G2 Crowd’s Backup category, the ranked products each received ten or more reviews to qualify for inclusion on the GridSM.

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Adam Beeson

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