DCIG Competitive Intelligence Available for No-Charge Download
Before an organization buys a product, it often wants to know what distinguishes it from its competitors. As part of the product evaluation, the organization wants to know how the product compares to its competitor to deliver on a specific set of requirements. This is the practicality of these publicly available DCIG Competitive Intelligence reports. These reports examine different products and highlight why certain products are best suited to meet the needs of specific use cases such as video surveillance, data protection, and ransomware.
Below are links to three recent DCIG Competitive Intelligence Reports. Individuals may access any of these DCIG Competitive Intelligence Reports at the links provided below. Note that these reports do reside on third party sites and you may be asked to register to download them at no-charge.
A Comparison of Infrastructure Solutions from Pivot3 and Dell EMC to Support Video Surveillance and Security Solutions
An Executive Editions of a Competitive Intelligence Report that DCIG released in February of this year examines infrastructure solutions from Dell EMC and Pivot3. This DCIG Competitive Report specifically examines how their respective solutions meet the needs of video surveillance and security applications. The report discusses the deployment architectures used for different size environments, how each one handles mixed workloads, and each architecture’s resiliency. It includes key questions that organizations should ask to select the right solution for them.
In another Executive Edition of its Competitive Intelligence report that was updated in August of this year, DCIG looks at converged infrastructure solutions intended for data protection. This one examines the architecture of converged infrastructure solutions for Cohesity and Storagecraft and how well suited they meet the needs for small and midsized enterprises (SMEs). It discusses how well these respective solutions deliver on an SME’s needs for disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS), Instant Recovery, ransomware, and licensing from the viewpoint of an SME. It also includes key questions that organizations should ask to select the right solution for them.
In April of this year, DCIG published its longer, full-length Competitive Intelligence Report that examines some of the approaches that different backup products use to detect malware in their environment. In this Competitive Intelligence Report, DCIG examines the different approaches that Asigra, Dell EMC, and Rubrik use in their software. This report looks at some of the assumptions made when detecting for malware and how backup software can augment existing first-line defense against. Like the other reports, it includes key questions that companies can ask and a chart that highlights each solution.
This is How Companies Utilize DCIG’s Competitive Intelligence Reports
DCIG shares the links to these reports because people often ask what the reports look like and how our clients utilize them. As the above links illustrate and this blog entry discusses, clients use them for education, sales force enablement, and lead generation.
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