Data Protection & Management: Datto
Channel Chief: Rob Rae, SVP, Business Development
This technology category, the first of two won by Datto in the 2021 ARC, was a closely fought battle between Datto and Barracuda Networks with Datto edging out a win with an overall score of 89.8 to Barracuda’s 89.2.
Datto scored highest in most subcategories, including product innovation (93.5), partnership (92.4) and managed and cloud services (85.7). But Barracuda scored highest in support with 87.0 and also bested Datto in several specific criteria including product quality and reliability (102.3), pre-sales support (89.1) and managed/cloud services profit margins and profit potential (91.8).
Veeam received an overall score of 85.0 in this technology category while Hewlett Packard Enterprise garnered an overall score of 81.6 and StorageCraft Technology’s overall score was 72.5.