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Cohesity named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Cyber Recovery 2023 Vendor Assessment
Thu, 30th Nov 2023

Cohesity, a AI-powered data security and management company, has been established as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cyber Recovery 2023 Vendor Assessment.

It is the first year that this assessment has been conducted with the application of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) framework, considered to be the gold standard for cybersecurity best practices as it presents a cost-effective and durable strategy to enhance security.

The report required that the vendors recognised at least one pillar of the NIST cyber recovery framework beyond Respond and Recover, including Identify, Protect, or Detect. However, Cohesity's solutions are noted for appreciating all five pillars of the NIST framework.

The IDC MarketScape report recognises Cohesity’s strong abilities in essential data protection and its efficient transition into cyber resilience. The company’s product portfolio assists customers in cyber preparedness, offering services ranging from vulnerability scanning, early detection, and incident response, to forensic analysis and orchestrated recovery.

It also uses AI-based anomaly detection to analyse backup data and calculate the odds of an anomaly and identify rising trends, as stated by Phil Goodwin, IDC MarketScape author and Research Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group.

Cohesity’s strengths as outlined by the report include broad-ranging cybersecurity and recovery capabilities without overlooking the fundamentals of backup/recovery and disaster recovery.

In addition, it develops a well-integrated, user-friendly interface which integrates third-party intellectual property efficiently. More so, Cohesity uses zero-trust concepts extensively within its solution and has built a robust downstream ecosystem of relationships with companies like Amazon Web Services and IBM.

Amith Nair, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Cohesity, responded to the recognition, "We're pleased to be named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape report, as we believe it's a testament to our commitment to providing our customers with a modern data management solution that supports the evolving threat landscape."

To battle the continuous threat of cyberattacks, Cohesity uses a three-pronged approach. First off, it provides best-in-class technology, such as its awarded cyber vaulting service, FortKnox. Next, the Cohesity Data Cloud is an extensible platform that integrates third-party technologies.

Finally, Cohesity has initiated a comprehensive Data Security Alliance that comprises a broad set of leaders in the security market. These strategies enable customers to protect, detect, respond, and recover from cyberattacks, thereby maintaining business continuity and minimising impact on their bottom line.

This proactive approach to cyber resilience and business recovery is critically needed as the threat of cyberattacks looms. The company is trusted by a multitude of businesses; seven of the top 10 US banks rely on Cohesity to protect and recover their data, as well as six of the Fortune 10, and 42 of the Fortune 100.