Press Release

August 10, 2021

SoftwareReviews names Mimecast Cloud Archive, Bloomberg Vault Enterprise Archiving, and Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service among Data Archiving Data Quadrant Award Winners.

Best Data Archiving Software Revealed by Users Through SoftwareReviews 
Mimecast Cloud Archive, Bloomberg Vault, and Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service are the 2021 Data Archiving Data Quadrant Gold Medalists. 
TORONTO – August 10, 2021 – SoftwareReviews, a division of IT research and advisory firm Info-Tech Research Group, has published its2021 Data Archiving Data Quadrant Awards, naming three vendors as gold medalists. The following vendors are winners according to the feedback provided by their end-users via SoftwareReviews’ comprehensive online survey. Vendors are rated on product features, vendor capabilities, and the relationship with their software partner:  
  • Mimecast Cloud Archive 
  • Bloomberg Vault 
  • Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service 
What makes the SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant different?   
The study involves gathering intelligence on user satisfaction with both product features and the experience with the vendor. Aggregated emotional response ratings are included in the areas of service, negotiation, product impact, conflict resolution, and strategy and innovation to create a powerful indicator of overall user feeling toward the vendor and its product – all from the software users’ point of view. SoftwareReviews calls this insight the Net Emotional Footprint.  
Mimecast Cloud Archive, with a Net Emotional Footprint of +96, ranked strongly for including remarkable quality of features. Bloomberg Vault received a Net Emotional Footprint of +88 and exceeded user expectations in providing multiple options from native proprietary format to industry -standard generic format to restore or import onto any target system. Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service received a Net Emotional Footprint of +95 and exceeded user expectations in providing long term data retention. 
Data Archiving users were most satisfied with data encryption features and most dissatisfied with lack of availability and training.  
About SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant Awards and Software Reports:
SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant Awards recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace as evaluated by their users annually. Top vendors in a software category are eligible to receive Data Quadrant Gold Medals, provided their net-promoter scores meet the threshold for sufficiently high user satisfaction across four areas of evaluation: vendor capabilities, product features, likeliness to recommend, and vendor experience. In-depth product evaluation reports are available at  
About SoftwareReviews: 
SoftwareReviews is a division of Info-Tech Research Group, an IT research and advisory firm established in 1997. Backed by two decades of IT research and advisory experience, SoftwareReviews is a leading source of expertise and insight into the enterprise software landscape and client-vendor relationships. By collecting real data from IT and business professionals, the SoftwareReviews methodology produces detailed and authentic insights into the experience of evaluating and purchasing enterprise software. 
For more information, please contact:  
Sufyan Al-Hassan  
Senior PR Coordinator