SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2014) - CloudVelocity, a leader in hybrid cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) and migration, today announced that it has been included in the "Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management, 2014"(1) report by Gartner, Inc. To download the report for free, simply go to:

You can learn more about CloudVelocity on the April 30 Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Strategies for Leveraging AWS for DR webinar and more about Cloud DR benefits, including no upfront capital spending or long term capacity planning required and usage-based pricing, here:

Additional benefits of cloud DR include geographic proximity control and the ability to easily and economically extend protection to apps that otherwise are protected by costly tape backup or unprotected due to the cost of traditional solutions. Cloud DR for physical and virtualized applications can reduce costs by as much as 75% while increasing agility.

"We are honored to be recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in business continuity and DR management. This is great recognition for executing on our differentiated strategy," said Rajeev Chawla, chief executive officer of CloudVelocity. "Our software platform automates critical DR and migration processes that significantly reduce DR expenses and improve operating efficiency over traditional DR solutions, making it possible for customers to extend protection to important yet unprotected apps."

About CloudVelocity
CloudVelocity, a leader in hybrid cloud DR and migration, was founded by a team of experts in distributed systems, storage, virtualization and networking. The company's flagship product, One Hybrid Cloud™, makes clouds, such as AWS, a secure and seamless extension of customer data centers, allowing them to significantly reduce DR and cloud migration costs while increasing agility. For more information, please visit:

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(1) Gartner "Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management, 2014" by Roberta J. Witty, John P Morency, Robert Naegle, April 24, 2014.

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