NAKIVO Wins “Best of VMworld 2018” Gold Award for Data Protection

NAKIVO won a “Best of VMworld 2018” Gold Award for the Data Protection category presented by Techtarget’s

Sparks, NV, United States – September 4, 2018

NAKIVO Inc., a fast-growing software company for protecting virtualized and cloud environments, announced today that NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.4 won a “Best of VMworld 2018” Gold Award in the Data Protection category.

“Best of VMworld 2018 US” Awards recognize the most innovative new products in the server virtualization, cloud, and end-user computing markets. An independent team of judges consisting of experts and editors from reviewed and evaluated 75 nominated products on display at VMworld 2018 US according to five important factors: innovation, value, performance, reliability, and ease of use. Winners were then named in seven categories.

NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.4 was the winner in the Data Protection category. The Data Protection category recognizes software products or cloud services – such as disaster recovery as a service – that are designed to back up, restore, and replicate data and/or achieve fault tolerance in a virtual server or cloud infrastructure. judges commented that NAKIVO Backup & Replication is “a feature-rich backup system for the SMB, without the enterprise cost.” NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.4 introduced 11 new features designed to simplify disaster recovery, including Automated VM Failover, File Recovery to Source, Self-Backup, and others. Currently, NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8.0 is available. The latest version features new functionality that can automate and orchestrate the entire site recovery process.

NAKIVO Backup & Replication is a fast, reliable, and affordable VM backup solution for protecting VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS EC2 environments. NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers advanced features that increase backup performance, improve reliability, speed up recovery, and help save time as well as money. NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be installed on Windows or Linux or deployed as a VMware VA or AWS AMI. Furthermore, NAKIVO Backup & Replication supports installation on NAS devices produced by ASUSTOR, NETGEAR, QNAP, Synology, and Western Digital, allowing the creating of a high-performance VM backup appliance.

“We are honored and proud to win a “Best of VMworld 2018” Gold Award in the Data Protection category. We thank the judges for recognizing our product’s quality and performance,” said Bruce Talley, CEO of NAKIVO Inc. “This win would not be possible without support of our customers, our partners, and the whole VMworld community.”


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The winner of a “Best of VMworld 2018” Gold Award for Data Protection, NAKIVO is a US corporation dedicated to developing the ultimate VM backup and site recovery solution. With 20 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 97.3% customer satisfaction with support, and more than 10,000 deployments worldwide, NAKIVO is one of the fastest-growing data protection software vendors in the industry. NAKIVO’s customers include great companies such as Coca-Cola, Honda, DHL, and many others. NAKIVO has a global presence, with over 3,000 channel partners in 137 countries.

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