Purpose Built Backup Appliances: 2020 Market Results

Purpose-built backup appliances provide IT organisations with a solution to common problems associated with backup/recovery operations as well as improve service-level delivery for data restore and availability. At $4.33 billion in revenue value, PBBAs represent about one-third of the total spent by IT organisations on backup/recovery hardware and software infrastructure. This IDC spotlight paper discusses how purpose-built backup appliances provide rapid on-premises restore and data replication to the cloud as well as ransomware protection.