NAKIVO maintains a high growth rate in the VMware data protection and cloud backup market with impressive revenue, partner, and customer results for Q1 2015

CAMPBELL, CA – April 14, 2015 — / — NAKIVO Inc., the fastest-growing virtualization and cloud backup software company for VMware environments, today announced another record quarter of growth since launching NAKIVO Backup & Replication in 2012. Named to Top 10 Virtualization Startups you’ll Hear about in 2015 by TechTarget and Top 20 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors of 2015 by CRN, NAKIVO is delivering a new way for cloud providers, enterprises, and SMBs to back up and replicate their VMware environments onsite, offsite, and to private/public clouds more reliably, efficiently, and cost effectively.

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Customers: NAKIVO continues to expand its global presence and has grown its customer base to over 5,500 customers across the globe. In Q1 2015, NAKVIO has gained 84% more customers than in Q1 2014. Most of the new customers came from the EMEA region (53%), while 17% came from Asia-Pacific, and another 30% came from North and South Americas. With new customer orders in Q1, NAKIVO expanded into Slovakia, Hungary, and Saudi Arabia, Guadeloupe, and Vietnam for the first time.

Solution Partners: In Q1 2015, over 70 solution providers have joined NAKIVO Partner Program and now offer NAKIVO products to their enterprise and SMB customers. NAKIVO now has over 800 software solution providers in 102 countries across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle-East, and Asia-Pacific.

Cloud Providers: NAKIVO’s Cloud Provider Program enables managed services, cloud, and hosting providers to introduce Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS), Replication-as-a-Service (RaaS), and Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) to their clients. In Q1 2015, NAKIVO has increased the number of qualified Cloud Providers to 77.

Revenue: In Q1 2015 most of the revenue (50%) came from the EMEA region, while 25% came from Asia-Pacific, and 25% came from North and South Americas.

Product Releases: NAKIVO Backup & Replication v5.5 has been released in Q1 adding:

  • Instant object recovery for Microsoft Active Directory
  • Execution of Pre and Post Job Scripts
  • Customizable data compression levels for backup repositories
  • Ability to detach and attach backup repositories on schedule (better support for D2D2T backup)
  • User-configurable error handling for VMware CBT errors
  • Ability to double-check data provided by VMware CBT (better behavior in certain cases)
  • iSCSI SAN support in VMs running on Linux-based transporters

Company: NAKIVO’s explosive growth rate and exceptional product offering in the VMware data protection and cloud backup market has been acknowledged by TechTarget, who named NAKIVO one of the Top 10 Virtualization Startups you’ll Hear about in 2015, and CRN Magazine, who named NAKIVO one of the Top 20 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors of 2015 by CRN.

“We are pleased with our growth rate and global expansion in Q1, as more and more SMBs, enterprises, and cloud providers begin to appreciate the benefits of a fast, reliable, and affordable VMware data protection provided by NAKIVO,” said Bruce Talley, CEO and co-founder of NAKIVO.


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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 5,500 customers – including many Fortune 1,000 companies – and over 800 channel partners across 102 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. For more information, please visit

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