Talena Named a “Cool Vendor” in Business Continuity Management and IT Resilience by Gartner

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Leading IT Analyst Firm Recognizes Talena as Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – May 09, 2016) – Talena, the always-on big data pioneer, has been designated a “Cool Vendor” in the “Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management and IT Resilience, 2016” report1 by Gartner, Inc. The report evaluates four companies delivering unique and innovative backup and recovery solutions. The recognition comes on the heels of Talena’s inclusion on CRN’s 2016 Big Data 100, an annual list that recognizes the industry’s top innovators in business analytics and data management.


Developed to address today’s unique big data challenges and ensure always-on data, the Talena platform optimizes test/dev management, backup, recovery, and archive functions so that users can iterate rapidly on their applications, prevent data loss, and minimize compliance risk. Talena’s newest innovation, Talena ActiveRx™, is the first predictive analytics infrastructure for big data management workloads — utilizing machine learning and predictive analytics to provision always-on data, mitigate the impact of unpredictable workloads and transform idle data assets into active clusters.


“We believe our recognition as a Cool Vendor by Gartner underscores the need for solutions to help companies manage today’s big data workloads and confirms what our customers have been experiencing for months,” said Nitin Donde, Talena’s Founder and CEO. “Our unique approach represents the future of data management and we’re honored to be recognized by Gartner in this way.”


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About Talena, Inc.

Talena provides the first data availability management software expressly engineered for Big Data technologies, enabling always-on data across the full lifecycle of applications so they can meet internal and external service level agreements. Our data availability management software is uniquely designed to optimize the test/dev management, backup, recovery, and archive functions so that our customers can iterate rapidly on their applications, prevent data loss, and minimize compliance risk. Based in Silicon Valley, we are backed by Canaan Partners, Intel Capital, ONSET Ventures, and Wipro Ventures. For more information, visit www.talena-inc.com.


1 Gartner “Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management and IT Resilience, 2016” by Roberta J. Witty, Dave Russell, John P. Morency, May 3, 2016



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