Datacastle Named Cool Vendor by Leading Analyst Firm

Seattle, WA, May 10, 2011 –/– Datacastle®, a leading provider of endpoint data protection solutions, today announced it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the just released Cool Vendors in Storage Technology 2011[i] report by Gartner, Inc.

Gartner predicts that “by 2014, all major server backup vendors and cloud backup service providers will offer uniquely tuned solutions for endpoint data backup[ii].” Datacastle believes that IT executives, backup administrators, and desktop/laptop service delivery personnel in midsize to large enterprises seeking integrated endpoint backup, at rest data encryption and data leakage prevention solutions will find value in Gartner’s report.

A complimentary copy of Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Storage Technology 2011” report can be downloaded at

“We consider our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner confirmation of our mission to enable customers and partners to maximize mobile workforce productivity while keeping valuable data assets safe and compliant,” said Ron Faith, President and CEO of Datacastle. “As we continue to expand our global channel relationships, we are excited to provide a differentiated offering for our customers and partners that take advantage of the broader market trends identified by Gartner.”

About Datacastle
Datacastle empowers IT to enforce endpoint data protection, access and control policies while exceeding compliance requirements. Datacastle RED is the only solution to integrate multiple endpoint data protection technologies into a single unobtrusive agent for laptops, tablets, and desktops. To learn more about Datacastle RED, visit, follow us on Twitter @Datacastle, or call 425-996-9684.

Cool Vendor Disclaimer
About Gartner’s Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner’s listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn’t do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner’s interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

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[i] Gartner “Cool Vendor in Storage Technology 2011” by Dave Russell, Sheila Childs, et al, April 13, 2011.
[ii] Gartner “Desktop/Laptop Backup Update: Endpoint Backup Gains in Importance” by Sheila Childs, March 21, 2011.

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