CRN names NAKIVO One of The 10 Coolest Storage Startups of 2014

NAKIVO is named one of The 10 Coolest Storage Startups of 2014 by CRN Magazine for its data protection innovations in VMware and cloud backup.

Campbell, CA, United States — July 21, 2014

NAKIVO Inc., the fastest-growing provider of data protection software for VMware virtualized environments and cloud backup, today announced that it has been named one of "The 10 Coolest Storage Startups Of 2014 (so far)" by CRN Magazine. CRN's 10 coolest storage startups list highlights hot tech startups making an impact on the channel and an impression on the tech industry as a whole.

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NAKIVO is the only VMware backup specialist vendor to offer both on-site backup and backup to cloud in a single integrated software product for VMware disaster recovery. In this industry category, NAKIVO was also the first to deliver multi-tenancy, and tenant self-service within a multi-tenant environment for cloud service providers and enterprises to help reduce their data protection expenses while improving their end user satisfaction levels.

"We are pleased that NAKIVO has been recognized by CRN as one of the 10 Coolest Storage Startups of 2014," said Bruce Talley, CEO and Co-Founder of NAKIVO Inc. "Our solution enables cloud service providers, hosting companies, and enterprises to protect and recover data from a minor disk failure to a regional disaster more reliably, quickly and more cost-effectively than traditional solutions. In addition to this, cloud service providers are beginning to utilize NAKIVO to deliver Backup-as-a-Service for VMware disaster recovery with our per-VM licensing model."

NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers a complete data protection feature set for VMware virtualized environments, including local and cloud VM backup and replication, support for live applications & databases, file and email recovery from local and offsite backups, deduplication, network acceleration, encryption, and advanced reporting.



NAKIVO is a US corporation founded in 2012. NAKIVO develops a fast, reliable, and affordable data protection solution for VMware, Hyper-V, and cloud environments. Over 10,000 companies are using NAKIVO Backup & Replication to protect and recover their data more efficiently and cost-effectively, while over 180 hosting, managed, and cloud service providers are using NAKIVO’s software to deliver VM BaaS and DRaaS to their customers. NAKIVO has a global presence with over 2,300 channel partners in 124 countries worldwide. Visit to learn more.

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