NAKIVO grew revenue by 193% in 2014 vs. 2013 in the EMEA region with significant wins over competitors in the cloud and virtualization backup market

CAMPBELL, CA – February 3, 2015 — / — NAKIVO Inc., the fastest-growing virtualization and cloud backup software company for VMware environments, today announced year-over-year growth results for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. In 2014, the total revenue in the EMEA region grew by 193%, while the number of new customers has increased by 172% compared to 2013.

In 2014, NAKIVO has achieved the following results in the EMEA region:
Revenue: NAKIVO continues to demonstrate rapid customer adoption and fast pace growth in the EMEA region: Most of the company’s revenue (64%) came from the EMEA region in 2014, as cloud service providers, enterprises, and SMBs searched for fast, reliable, and affordable VMware and cloud backup software. The year-over-year revenue growth of NAKIVO in 2014 vs. 2013 has increased by 193% in the region.

Customers: In 2014, NAKIVO has gained most of its customers from the EMEA region (58%). Through channel partners the company has won customers, for the first time in 14 countries: Croatia, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Poland, Bulgaria, Mozambique, Namibia, and increased the number of customers in 18 countries: Sweden, Denmark, Azerbaijan Republic, Turkey, Cyprus, Finland, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Ireland, Slovenia, Spain, Belgium, Austria, France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Israel, Czech Republic, and South Africa.

Solution Partners: NAKIVO has increased the number of solution providers in the EMEA region by 61% in 2014 vs. 2013. Over 450 VMware solution providers are now offering NAKIVO products to their enterprise and SMB customers in the EMEA region. In 2014, NAKIVO has further strengthened its global presence by signing distribution agreements with the leading software distributors in the region, including Arrow (Europe) and REAL Security (Adriatic Region).

Cloud Providers: NAKIVO continues to grow its cloud provider ecosystem: over 33 VMware service providers have joined NAKIVO Cloud Provider program in the EMEA region in 2014 and deliver VM Backup-as-a-Service, VM Replication-as-a-Service, and VM Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service to their customers using NAKIVO Backup & Replication. For example, NAKIVO has enabled eLogic a leading Internet and cloud services provider in Italy to deliver VM Backup-as-a-Service to clients while improving VM recovery time by 10X. Additionally NAKIVO has also saved Systemec more than 20% in operational data protection and cloud services costs by enabling its users to manage VMware VM backups themselves with multi-tenancy and self-service.

Product: During 2014, NAKIVO has released the following four main product versions:
• v5 featuring Flash VM Boot, which provides the ability to boot VMware VMs directly from compressed and deduplicated VM backups without rehydration or recovering the entire VMs first
• v4.1 featuring Integration Kit, Call Home, and support for datastore clusters
• v4.0 featuring Instant object recovery for Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Exchange logs truncation, and backup verification
• v3.9 featuring Multi Tenancy, Self-Service, dynamic license allocation, GFS backup retention, and improved job scheduler

“We are pleased with our high growth rate and strong demand for NAKIVO in the EMEA region,” said Bruce Talley, CEO and co-founder of NAKIVO. “More and more Cloud Service Providers, enterprises, and SMBs are recognizing the great value and benefits delivered by NAKIVO Backup & Replication in their VMware environments.”

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Headquartered in Silicon Valley, NAKIVO ( is a privately-held software company that has been profitable since founding in 2012. With more than 5,000 customers – including many Fortune 1,000 companies – and over 700 channel partners across 72 countries worldwide, NAKIVO develops and markets a line of next generation data protection products for clouds and VMware virtualized environments. NAKIVO provides a fast, reliable, and affordable VM backup and replication solution for enabling SMBs and enterprises to protect and recover VM data onsite, offsite, and to the cloud. NAKIVO has also enabled over 50 hosting, managed, and cloud services providers to create and offer VM Backup-as-a-Service, Replication-as-a-Service, and DR-as-a-Service to their customers. NAKIVO was the first virtualization backup specialist to offer SMBs cloud backup to public clouds such as Amazon and multi-tenancy to cloud service providers and enterprise customers.

Yana Petrenko

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