Qumulo Named a Third-Time Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

SEATTLE – Oct. 20, 2020Qumulo, the leading file data platform that helps organizations easily store and manage their file data at scale with unrivaled freedom, control and real-time visibility, today announced its position as a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage (1) for the third consecutive year. Gartner, Inc. positioned Qumulo in the Leaders quadrant based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision.

“Today’s organizations are fueling innovation and driving discoveries by embracing digitalization and cloud computing. The Qumulo file data platform is at the heart of these strategic initiatives,” said Bill Richter, CEO of Qumulo. “Our vision of making it easy for customers to store, manage and build with file data at massive scale continues to be unwavering. We believe Gartner’s recognition of Qumulo validates our vision and our ability to execute against it.”

In the Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage report issued recently, Gartner analysts Julia Palmer, Jerry Rozeman, Robert Preston, Chandra Mukhyala, and Jeff Vogel noted that “IT leaders are looking to deliver cost-effective, scalable and flexible storage platforms for growing amounts of unstructured data.”

Organizations select Qumulo to help them accomplish their strategic roadmap goals. Qumulo is a software-defined file system developed to offer flexibility and designed to run in small offices on the edge, in the data center, and natively on the public cloud infrastructure. As data is increasingly stored outside the data center, Qumulo makes storage simple with built-in data management capabilities.

As recently stated in Gartner’s 2020 Strategic Roadmap for Storage (2), “By 2024,

  • Large enterprises will triple their unstructured data stored as file or object storage on-premises, at the edge or in the public cloud, compared to 2020.
  • 50% of the global storage capacity will be deployed as software-defined storage (SDS) on-premises or on the public cloud, up from less than 15% in 2020.
  • More than 30% of enterprise storage capacity will be remotely managed outside of enterprise data centers, up from less than 5% in 2020.”

Fortune 500 companies, major film and animation studios, and some of the world’s largest research facilities rely on Qumulo to manage billions of files. Qumulo maintains one of the highest Net Promoter Scores (NPS) consistently over 85 and is consistently recognized by users for its obsession with customer delight.

Many customers have added their thoughts to Gartner Peer Insights, where Qumulo has an Overall Rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars in the Distributed File Systems and Object Storage market, based on 14 reviews, as of 19 October 2020.

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1 Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage,” Julia Palmer, Jerry Rozeman, Robert Preston, Chandra Mukhyala, Jeff Vogel, October 15, 2020
2 Gartner, “2020 Strategic Roadmap for Storage,” Jeff Vogel, Julia Palmer, Michael Hoeck, Jerry Rozeman, Santhosh Rao, Joseph Unsworth, July 1, 2020.

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About Qumulo, Inc.
Qumulo is the leading file data platform for multi-cloud environments, providing unrivaled freedom, control and real-time visibility for file data at massive scale. Fortune 500 companies, major film studios, and the largest research facilities in the world trust Qumulo to help them innovate with their mission-critical digital files. The Qumulo experience makes file data management simple with continuous new features, a single solution for all workloads, and access to customer success experts on your schedule. www.qumulo.com.

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October 20, 2020