Naveen Chhabra

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The Data Protection Market Is Reforming: Hedvig Is Commvault’s Stake In The Ground

Naveen Chhabra September 5, 2019
The world of data protection — once considered a static and back-office service — is changing considerably. There’s been a lot of momentum in this marketplace over the past few years, especially with new approaches and models that serve enterprise requirements. Multiple business imperatives have affected this industry, including business leaders who expect I&O pros […]
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Participate In The Forrester Tech Tide™: Storage Technologies For Business Data Survey

Naveen Chhabra February 4, 2019
Enterprises have a variety of applications; the sheer scale of data volumes, data types, and business processes associated with them is putting unprecedented pressure on storage infrastructure. These business demands mean that technologies developed a decade ago are no longer able to serve the demands of today and tomorrow. The once-stodgy world of storage is […]
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Data Protection Vendors Are Emerging From The Stone Age

Naveen Chhabra November 15, 2018
A little over a year and a half ago, I completed an evaluation of data resiliency vendors, published as “The Forrester Wave™: Data Resiliency Solutions, Q3 2017.” I gleaned many insights from the assessment process as I spoke with vendors about their offerings and road map and with end users about their successes and challenges. […]
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The Forrester Wave™ Evaluation Of Hyperconverged Infrastructure Vendors Is Making The Rounds

Naveen Chhabra September 26, 2018
The hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) marketplace has gained significant momentum. Customers are consolidating and standardizing the use of this infrastructure; many vendors have launched their own offerings based on HCI appliances. HCI is experiencing a strong tailwind. In just the past couple of years, notable HCI vendors were acquired, new vendors joined the race, and some […]
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Check Out: Forrester Wave Data Resiliency Solutions

Naveen Chhabra October 9, 2017
I am pleased to announce that the new Forrester Wave™: Data Resiliency Solutions, Q3 2017 for infrastructure and operations professionals is now live! This Wave evaluation uncovered a market in which two vendor solutions — Commvault and Veritas Technologies — emerged as Leaders, although their strengths differ. Another four providers — Actifio, IBM, HPE (now […]
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Lessons Learned From The Recent British Airways Outage

Naveen Chhabra June 15, 2017
Like many others, we are trying to wrap our heads around the recent British Airways outage, an event so far-reaching and arguably avoidable that it’s difficult to believe such a thing can happen — yet it did. While our aim is not to criticize BA, this event provides some good lessons for everyone. It’s a […]
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Check Out The New Forrester Wave™ Of Leading DRaaS Providers

Naveen Chhabra April 20, 2017
I am pleased to announce that the new Forrester Wave™: Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service Providers, Q2 2017 for infrastructure and operations professionals is now live! This Wave evaluation uncovered a market in which four providers — Sungard Availability Services, Bluelock, IBM, and iland — all emerged as Leaders, although their strengths differ. Another five providers — HPE Enterprise […]
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The Proliferation Of Cloud Services Is Creating The Need For Cloud Orchestration Solutions

Naveen Chhabra August 25, 2015
Ubiquitous public cloud services are making stronger strides into the world of business technology, and enterprises are increasingly looking to cloud services to help them succeed. Cloud services stretch across the business value chain, including ideation, prototyping, product development, business planning, go-to-market strategy, marketing, finance, and strategic growth. Consumption patterns vary by service. For the […]
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Almost Half Of Large Enterprise Private Cloud Initiatives In AP Are On The Wrong Track

Naveen Chhabra March 3, 2015
I recently joined Forrester as a senior analyst on the infrastructure and operations (I&O) team based out of New Delhi, India. I’m delighted to be a part of Forrester and have begun work on my first report, which will focus on cloud trends in Asia Pacific and put a regional spin on a report my […]
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