iland Named a Leader in the Gartner Disaster Recovery as a Service Magic Quadrant for the third consecutive year

iland is positioned highest for ability to execute in the Leaders quadrant

HOUSTON, TX – 17 July 2018iland, the award-winning global secure cloud services provider, announced today, that it has been named by Gartner Inc. as a Leader in the 2018 “Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service” for the third year in a row. In the Magic Quadrant for this market sector, Gartner analysts evaluated 10 service providers that offer Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision. In this year’s report, iland is positioned highest and furthest for its ability to execute and completeness of vision in the Leaders quadrant.

In the report, Gartner estimates DRaaS to currently be a $2.40 billion worldwide business currently that is expected to reach $3.73 billion by 2021. The report recommends, “Infrastructure and operations leaders should use this Magic Quadrant to help evaluate providers of DRaaS.”

iland Secure DRaaS? enables customers’ IT workloads to be replicated from virtual or physical environments to iland’s secure global VMware based cloud platform, going far beyond simple backup to ensure that all key workloads are protected with a disaster recovery process tuned to meet business priorities and compliance requirements. In the past year, iland has innovated to deliver recovery assurance to customers by introducing DR runbook orchestration with fully automated testing and failover along with detailed recovery reports.

“For over a decade, iland has been dedicated to giving customers the confidence and assurance that their data is protected, applications are available and their IT systems are resilient,” said iland President, Brian Ussher. “We’re honored to be recognized for the third year in a row by Gartner as a Leader. I would like to thank our customers and partners for their support in helping iland retain our DR market leadership.  We believe this recognition from Gartner reflects our continued strong investments in product development, technology, people and processes to provide our global enterprise customers and channel partners with market leading DR solutions.”

iland partners with VMware, Veeam and Zerto to bring the best replication technologies to customers so they can easily and efficiently execute failovers and DR testing via iland’s Secure Cloud Console – a single interface that provides visibility and management control of the recovery process and other iland cloud services for customers.

Customers and partners around the globe validate iland’s proven DRaaS offering. Recent accolades include:

  • Veeam Impact Cloud & Service Provider Partner of the Year for North America 2017
  • Zerto Cloud Service Provider of the Year 2016 and 2017
  • Veeam Innovation Award Winner 2018
  • One of the first four UK organizations to be certified by BSI to the global data protection scheme in accordance with the EU GDPR
  • UK Cloud Awards 2018 Winner for Business Continuity Solution of the Year
  • CRN 5-Star rating for the iland Partner Program

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Source: Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service” by Ron Blair, Mark Thomas Jaggers, July 12, 2018.

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About iland

iland is a global cloud service provider of secure and compliant hosting for infrastructure (IaaS), disaster recovery (DRaaS), and backup as a service (BaaS). They are recognized by industry analysts as a leader in disaster recovery. The award-winning iland Secure Cloud Console natively combines deep layered security, predictive analytics and compliance to deliver unmatched visibility and ease of management for all of iland’s cloud services. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and London, UK, iland delivers cloud services from its data centers throughout the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia. Learn more at


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