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Solution Offers Public Cloud-like Scalability and Ease of Management in Customer Data Centers

SAN MATEO, Calif. – Nov. 29th, 2022 — / / — Cloudian® today announced the launch of its HyperStore® on-prem data lake storage solution in partnership with Snowflake, the Data Cloud company. Cloudian and Snowflake customers will now have access to data stored on HyperStore that is deployed on-premises in either a private cloud or hybrid cloud configuration. Designed from its inception to be fully S3 compatible, HyperStore provides the scalability and ease-of-management of a public cloud within an organization’s data center, offering enhanced performance, full control over security, data sovereignty, and reduced cost.

The combination of Cloudian and Snowflake addresses increasing interest from customers in running analytics applications on data in-place rather than having to move that data to a public cloud, which can be costly and time consuming. In addition to providing private cloud storage, HyperStore can also be deployed as part of a hybrid cloud strategy, with data being replicated or tiered to public cloud service providers.

Reflecting Cloudian’s leadership in object storage, it is the only vendor named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage[1] for three consecutive years[2].

Key HyperStore benefits include:

  • Modular, limitless scalability – Start with three low-cost nodes and expand simply by adding devices to the cluster without disrupting analytics workloads.
  • Data resiliency – Get up to 14 nines of resiliency with administrator-defined data replication or erasure coding.
  • Ransomware protection – Through S3 Object Lock, prevent malware from encrypting and/or deleting data — enabling quick, easy recovery without paying ransom — and meet governance and legal hold demands.
  • Military-grade security – Further secure data with features such as secure shell, integrated firewall, RBAC/IAM access controls, AES-256 server-side encryption for data at rest and SSL for data in transit, as well as certification with the most stringent government security requirements.
  • Multi-tenancy – Allow multiple users to store and analyze data within a single, shared data lakehouse — without compromising security — while also employing multi-tenant billing, metering and quality of service (QoS) controls.

“We look forward to seeing our joint customers unlock more value from their data through our partnership with Cloudian,” said Tarik Dwiek, Head of Technology Alliances at Snowflake. “Together, we work to enable our customers to take advantage of our joint solutions in order to move forward with mobilizing their data.”

“Analytics applications are providing new opportunities for organizations to leverage their digital assets, including on-premises data, to achieve their goals,” said Larry Meese, vice president of products and solutions, Cloudian. “We look forward to working with Snowflake to help customers capitalize on these opportunities by providing a robust, modern storage foundation.”

To learn more about the Cloudian-Snowflake solution, visit

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About Cloudian

Cloudian is the leader in data management software for the hybrid cloud. With military-grade security, limitless scalability and seamless cloud integration, Cloudian’s S3-compatible object storage lets users optimize data access, meet data sovereignty requirements and cut costs by consolidating information to a single, cloud-like platform. Cloudian’s geo-distributed architecture manages and protects object and file data at the edge, core, and in the cloud, for both conventional and modern applications. More at

[1] – Gartner defines distributed file systems and object storage as software and hardware solutions that are based on “shared nothing architecture” and that support object and/or scale-out file technology to address requirements for unstructured data growth.

[2] – Gartner, Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Distributed File Systems and Object Storage, Peer Contributors, February. 6, 2020. Gartner, Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Distributed File Systems and Object Storage, Peer Contributors, March 11, 2021. Gartner, Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Distributed File Systems and Object Storage, Peer Contributors, April 22, 2022.

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DUBAI, UAE – 28 November, 2022 — / / — Veeam® Software, the leader in Modern Data Protection, hosted 200 registered attendees, customers, partners and industry experts at its VeeamON Tour in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia recently. The event at Al Ammariyah Hills Resort connected leading IT experts and visionaries throughout the region to share and learn about the hottest topics in the market, including Modern Data Protection, ransomware, native cloud and Kubernetes.

Mohamad Rizk, Regional Director, Middle East & CIS at Veeam Software who presented the keynote address entitled ‘The Future to Modern Data Protection’ said, “With the current digital transformation trend and emergence of the hybrid workplace, cloud, virtualization, Kubernetes and SaaS have all seen rapidly growing adoption by regional enterprises in the Middle East. They are seeking to bring flexibility, scalability, simplicity and cost benefits into their IT infrastructures by moving away from legacy data centre architectures. As such, they recognize how vital it is to have a comprehensive strategy that embraces and protects vital data across all these environments. Eliminating data protection gaps, engaging automation, and moving to an autonomous system reduces risks, improves productivity, and creates robust business continuity.”

Product Innovation
“With increasing threats from ransomware attacks and data security challenges relating to multi-/hybrid-cloud architecture adoption, we, as a community, have rallied together to deliver the most robust solutions to our customers. Veeam provides a single platform for all data environments. Ensuring data security, protection and integrity is deeply rooted in our DNA and our continuous technology innovation has helped us reach the status of being the #1 provider in EMEA during 2H’21 in IDC’s DR&P market. VeeamON Tour Riyadh has been an excellent forum to showcase all our innovations that will help customers drive business efficiency and agility, protect their data, and ensure that they are well prepared for the next stage of their digital transformation. Our software-defined approach means there is no lock-in to proprietary hardware and works with our customers’ existing architecture, both on-premises and in the cloud.”

“Entire industries face a data protection emergency and businesses are looking for ways to accelerate their strategies to protect data, remediate cyber-attacks and recover from systems outages. Companies who succeed in accelerating their adoption of a Modern Data Protection strategy will put in place solid foundations to gain competitive advantage from digitization. It will enable them to experience the lower cost points and flexibility of public cloud, leverage the security and proximity of private cloud, and fast-track their development cycles by deploying Kubernetes, with the assurance that their data is protected across their entire infrastructure. Organizations should also understand that they can be vulnerable to vendor lock-in due to exponential business growth with the data protection requirements that once worked before now being, outdated and no longer viable to their current business model. Data protection solutions, like in the case of Veeam, should be flexible and scale with the customers business without the extra cost of vendor lock-in or complexity,” said Mohamad Rizk.

VeeamON Tour attendees were given a demonstration of Veeam’s latest technologies including:

  • Veeam Backup & Replication™ v12 – the latest version of the award-winning backup solution that is at the epicenter of the future of modern data protection. New capabilities introduced with V12 will include:
    • Backups going direct to object storage and cloud-based agents are also available as cloud-accelerated features
    • With immutability everywhere, ransomware can be recovered and threats against cyberattacks can be stopped even faster; Improves efficiency at scale with additional enterprise application support and innovations
    • A new Veeam Backup & Replication plug-in for Kasten by Veeam K10 V5.0 provides visibility and management for Kubernetes data protection.
  • Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v7
  • Newly launched Veeam Backup for Salesforce
  • Kasten by Veeam K100, the most complete enterprise data management solution to date purpose-built for Kubernetes; and cloud-native solutions (for AWS, Azure and Google Cloud).

Kubernetes on the rise
The session, ‘Kubernetes the Next wave of Infrastructure’, provided insights on the growing adoption of Kubernetes, the de facto platform for orchestrating containers today. According to findings of the Veeam Data Protection Trends Report 2022, 69% of UAE organizations and 76% of Saudi Arabian organizations are already running containers in production, while 29% and 22% respectively plan to do so in the next 12 months. Containers and Kubernetes have greatly simplified operations for DevOps teams, accelerating the rate at which companies can go to market with new applications and technologies, internally or externally. Kubernetes also enables organizations to create self-healing, highly available applications. As more companies adopt containers and do their orchestration using Kubernetes, the potential attack surface will grow. This is why regional enterprises need to expand their Modern Data Protection strategies with technologies that work against a wide range of Kubernetes application stacks and deployment methods, such as Kasten K10, that completes their ability to protect these new cloud-native workloads and the business growth they support.

The last line of defence against ransomware
The incidence of ransomware is on the rise, regionally, 88% of UAE and 84% of Saudi Arabian organizations fell prey to ransomware attacks in 2021. Against this backdrop VeeamON Tour Riyadh presented ‘Ransomware Best Practices for Secure Backup & Recovery’. Attendees discovered how secure backup is an organization’s last line of defense against ransomware and what they can do to counter the need to pay a ransom to recover their data. For businesses in the Middle East to win the ransomware battle, they must do three things – educate their employees, implement the 3-2-1-1-0 backup rule requiring 3 copies of data and have a remediation plan of a full Backup and Disaster Recovery strategy, that gives them the ability to recover data in event of a ransomware attack.

Findings from the Veeam Data Protection Trends Report 2022 that were shared with attendees included the fact that 98% of UAE organizations and 97% of Saudi organizations experienced unexpected outages within the last 12 months and on average, 17% of UAE organizations’ and 18% of Saudi organizations’ data is left completely unprotected.

Key sponsors of VeeamON Tour Riyadh included platinum sponsors Exagrid, Scality, Nutanix, Redington and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Gold sponsors included Pure Storage, Defined Solutions, Intel, Lenovo, CT4, Ingram Micro, Alnafitha IT and National Computer Systems Co. (NATCOM).

About Veeam Software
Veeam® is the leader in Modern Data Protection. The company provides backup, recovery and data management solutions through a single platform for Cloud, Virtual, Physical, SaaS and Kubernetes environments. Veeam customers are confident their apps and data are protected from ransomware, disaster and harmful actors and always available with the most simple, flexible, reliable and powerful platform in the industry. Veeam protects 450,000 customers worldwide, including 81% of the Fortune 500 and 72% of the Global 2,000. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with offices in more than 30 countries, Veeam’s global ecosystem includes 35,000+ technology partners, resellers and service providers, and alliance partners. To learn more, visit or follow Veeam on LinkedIn @veeam-software and Twitter @veeam.

Media contact
Holly Abbott
Babel PR for Veeam
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Source: Veeam



Panzura Recruits Katie McCullough to the Role of Chief Information Security Officer as the Multi-Cloud Data Management Leader Builds Out Its Security Offering To Address Customers’ Cyber Pain Points

SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 29, 2022 — / / — Panzura, LLC (“Panzura”), the leader in hybrid multi-cloud data management, has appointed Katie McCullough to its newly created role of Chief Information Security Officer. Katie will be responsible for security and compliance for the company and customers alike as Panzura continues its ambitious growth trajectory.

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Photo: Katie McCullough

The appointment follows a record turnaround since the company’s “refounding” in 2020, led by CEO Jill Stelfox. Since May 2020, Panzura has grown its revenue by 485%, launched several new products, raised $80 million in Series B funding, and instituted company-wide structural changes that improve diversity and drive performance. These changes include equalizing pay for men and women, mental health coaching provision, and the freedom to work remotely — all delivered by Panzura’s gender-balanced board.

Panzura’s appointment of Katie — and the creation of the CISO role — comes at a time when customer data is increasingly under threat from a growing number of sources across a widening attack area. Cyberthreats like ransomware are rising in number and increasing in sophistication, growing threefold since 2020 according to Forrester. “Evading cyberthreats is an around-the-clock challenge for customers. The traditional approach for companies has been to move fast to neutralize data threats after they happen,” commented Panzura CEO, Jill Stelfox. “We want a more proactive, intelligent approach to keeping data safe that works better for businesses. We were looking for a leader in the security space who could shape Panzura’s vision for cybersecurity with fresh thinking and a commitment to excellence. Katie was the stand-out candidate and we’re thrilled to welcome her to the team.”

“It’s a privilege to join a fast-growing company with as much potential as Panzura. Jill and her team have an incredible vision for the future of data management, and I can’t wait to help shape the future of data security”. — KATIE MCCULLOUGH

Katie joins Panzura with more than 25 years of experience executing and leading security operations, compliance, managed services, and cloud solutions. During her time working for industry-leading companies OneNeck IT Solutions and CDW/Berbee, Katie has time and again proven her strategic leadership creating secure IT environments that enable businesses to run, grow, and transform.

Jill continued, “Our industry is changing. In my role as the only female CEO in data management, I set about creating an equitable, diverse work culture that rewards passion and performance. Katie’s proven ability to develop and implement transformative security strategies through her inspirational, team-centered leadership style makes her a great fit for Panzura.”

Katie’s appointment will further Panzura’s goal to deliver groundbreaking, patented innovation to customers. The company currently holds 37 patents, having recently added two new patents that extend Panzura’s leadership in managing and protecting cloud-based distributed computing environments. The first of the new patents is #11470146 Managing a Cloud-Based Distributed Computing Environment Using a Distributed Database. It employs a distributed cloud data management system (“DCDMS”), layered upon a cloud storage system, which tracks objects accessed through the DCDMS. By utilizing several extended capabilities (snapshots, clones, roll-backs, etc.), this patent claims a method for efficient management and retrieval of client data in a cloud environment. The second patent is #11467967 Managing a Distributed Cache In a Cloud-Based Distributed Computing Environment. It involves a data processing layer (“DPL”) that receives data requests from a client and subsequently locates and interacts with the appropriate caches assigned to the target data and metadata. The DPL further employs cache mapping and data block fingerprints to ensure that the data operations requested correspond with valid data. Together, these patents demonstrate Panzura’s commitment to advancing its security portfolio.

Panzura has earned multiple industry awards in the past 12 months, including “Cloud Infrastructure Solution of the Year” by the Tech Ascension Awards, and “Best Hybrid Cloud Solution” in the Cloud Awards. Other industry recognition includes being named to the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Companies in the US and being named among its 2022 Best Workplaces. The company is on target to add another 150 team members by the end of 2022 with opportunities in Engineering, Marketing, HR, Finance, and Sales.

About Panzura
Panzura makes hybrid multi-cloud data management seem easy. Panzura’s data management platform is a single, unified data engine designed to securely power the most rigorous, large-scale multi-site enterprise data workfows across the globe. Intelligent edge technologies enable LAN performance with cloud economics together with simplified data management, advanced analytics, reduced operational complexity, and improved security. Find out more at

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With secure backup the last line in defence against ransomware, alignment across IT teams is needed

Paris, France – November 24, 2022 — / / — Veeam® Software, the leader in Modern Data Protection reveals that only 23 percent of organizations report having fully unified cyber-attack preparedness, disaster recovery and business continuity strategies. This stat and other highlights are revealed as part of the Veeam Ransomware Trends Report 2022, which uncovers the impact of ransomware on companies’ IT environments, as well as their strategies for remediation and the data protection in use or being considered.

The report found that although these strategies are generally well integrated into the processes for preventing cyber-attacks, there remains a lack of coordination between the teams charged with ensuring proactive cybersecurity and those in charge of data backup and reactive remediation. With immutable backup being the last line of defence against ransomware, the report outlines a number of areas for improvement that French companies are encouraged to follow in their bid to thwart bad actors from launching successful ransomware attacks.

Invest in advanced technologies to prepare for potential attacks
The financial impact of the ransomware industry is valued at nearly $50 billion annually. To combat the impact of cyberattacks and maintain their operations, 95% of companies are turning to isolation techniques and immutable backup repositories including cloud and object storage, Backup as a Service (BaaS) and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solutions. They work to protect vital corporate data and mitigate attacks, and when coupled with cyber-attack preparedness and verifiable business continuity/disaster recovery strategies (BCDR), enable organizations to repel or limit damage and losses associated with a ransomware attack. They can be the difference between joining the 22% of EMEA organisations who claimed they could recover without paying a ransom, or not.

Improving team coordination and regular data backups: the keys to optimal protection
The key to enabling the 78% of cyber victims who paid a ransom to join the ranks of the 22% could be better alignment of the expertise provided by cybersecurity and BCDR Teams.

The Veeam Ransomware Trends Report 2022 points to some dissonance between these teams. When asked about their views on the strategic unity of prevention and remediation strategies across their businesses, 23% respondents claimed it was ‘completely unified’, and 58% that it was ‘mostly unified’. Whether this was viewed as good enough depended upon the respondent’s role. Those closer to prevention (security professionals) and remediation (backup administrators) saw a need for greater improvement than IT operations or senior executives did.

Fortunately, respondents from organisations’ incident response teams, with responsibility for overcoming cyberattacks, reported seeing the value of both strategies. They felt the top two components that protecting a business and its most critical data were: backup copies and ‘healthy’ data (37%), and backup frequency and verification (35%).

According to Patrick Rohrbasser, Regional Vice President Southern Europe & Africa at Veeam: “Ransomware has democratized data theft to the extent that today, it’s no longer a question of if or when a company will fall victim to a ransomware attack, but rather how often. As a disaster that costs businesses nearly two million euros per incident, it is vital for business and IT leaders to work together to protect the critical data running across their systems, no matter what architecture, platform or workload they use. Modern forms of data attack need Modern Data Protection strategies that will deliver both resilience to data breaches, and reliable backups, so that companies can be confident that if the worst should happen, they can restore their data without having to pay a costly ransom.”

About the Report
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About Veeam Software
Veeam® is the leader in Modern Data Protection. The company provides backup, recovery and data management solutions through a single platform for Cloud, Virtual, Physical, SaaS and Kubernetes environments. Veeam customers are confident their apps and data are protected from ransomware, disaster and harmful actors and always available with the most simple, flexible, reliable and powerful platform in the industry. Veeam protects 450,000 customers worldwide, including 81% of the Fortune 500 and 72% of the Global 2,000. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with offices in more than 30 countries, Veeam’s global ecosystem includes 35,000+ technology partners, resellers and service providers, and alliance partners. To learn more, visit or follow Veeam on LinkedIn @veeam-software and Twitter @veeam.

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Babel PR for Veeam
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Source: Veeam



Marlborough, Mass. – November 29, 2022 –- / / — ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that the company was honored with two awards at the 13th annual SDC Awards ceremony, Angel Business Communications’ premier IT awards – the Storage, Digitalisation + Cloud Awards, held in London on November 24, 2022. ExaGrid won “Storage Company of the Year” and “Vendor Channel Program of the Year,” making it the third year in a row for each. These new award wins add to ExaGrid’s previous four wins this past fall, totaling six industry awards in 2022.

ExaGrid’s Reseller Partner Program won “Vendor Channel Program of the Year.” ExaGrid offers one of the best deal registration programs in the industry to drive high margins along with deal SPIFFs and meeting maker bonuses. In addition, ExaGrid offers an optional Solutions Architects certification at no charge to become an ExaGrid Certified Solutions Architect. ExaGrid works with resellers and distributors worldwide and has customer installations in over 80 countries. The ExaGrid programs are designed to be easy for partners, with full support from the ExaGrid sales team – resulting in a 75% competitive win rate. ExaGrid is known for having a Tiered Backup Storage system that is highly differentiated and provides its customers with stellar customer support from an assigned level 2 engineer, ensuring that partners’ customers receive class “A” support.

ExaGrid also won “Storage Company of the Year” for the third year in a row. In 2021, ExaGrid expanded its product line with greater scalability up to 2.7PB full backup to a single system. In 2022, ExaGrid announced its Cloud Tier for Disaster Recovery in AWS and Azure as well as 30X faster Veeam synthetic fulls, improvements to its Retention Time-Lock features for ransomware recovery, and many other new features. ExaGrid has advanced IT tools and calculators to further assist a customer in calculating the true cost of backup storage up front and over time. These tools show customers what their costs of backup storage will be – inclusive of backup rotation, backup retention, yearly data growth, and second site disaster recovery.

ExaGrid has had back-to-back record quarters in 2022 and has expanded its customer base to over 3,600 customers in over 80 countries. ExaGrid continues to be cash positive, EBITDA positive, and P&L positive quarter after quarter. ExaGrid is the only company that is completely dedicated to backup storage, with a goal to solve the issues commonly experienced with backup solutions while providing the best value to its customers, including the fastest backups, fastest restores, a fixed length backup window as data grows, comprehensive security including ransomware recovery and low cost up front and overtime.

“These two awards simply say it all. We apply 100% of our focus on serving our channel partners with our Tiered Backup Storage offering,” said Bill Andrews, President and CEO of ExaGrid. “Congratulations to all the 2022 winners! We are certainly in good company. Since these awards are voted on by the public, it means a great deal to us. We will continue to push the limits with our Tiered Backup Storage solution and expert-level support.”

ExaGrid continues to gain recognition for its Tiered Backup Storage appliances, winning six awards in 2022, which is the most for any backup storage provider in 2022, including:

  • SDC Awards – Storage Company of the Year
  • SDC Awards – Vendor Channel Program of the Year
  • Storage Awards – Enterprise Backup Hardware Vendor of the Year
  • Network Computing Awards – Bench Tested Product of the Year
  • Network Computing Awards – Company of the Year
  • Network Computing Awards – Storage Product of the Year

This is the 3rd year in a row that ExaGrid won more backup storage provider awards than any other vendor.

ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage
ExaGrid provides Tiered Backup Storage with a front-end disk-cache Landing Zone, which writes data directly to disk for the fastest backups and restores directly from disk for the fastest restores and VM boots. The long-term retention data is tiered to a deduplicated data repository, the Retention Tier, to reduce the amount of retention storage and resulting cost. This two-tiered approach provides the fastest backup and restore performance with the lowest cost storage efficiency.

In addition, ExaGrid provides a scale-out architecture where appliances are simply added as data grows. Each appliance includes processor, memory, and network ports, so as data grows, all resources required are available to maintain a fixed-length backup window. This scale-out storage approach eliminates expensive forklift upgrades and allows for mixing appliances of different sizes and models in the same scale-out system, which eliminates product obsolescence while protecting IT investments up front and over time.

About ExaGrid
ExaGrid provides Tiered Backup Storage with a unique disk-cache Landing Zone, long-term retention repository, and scale-out architecture. ExaGrid’s Landing Zone provides for the fastest backups, restores, and instant VM recoveries. The retention repository offers the lowest cost for long-term retention. ExaGrid’s scale-out architecture includes full appliances and ensures a fixed-length backup window as data grows, eliminating expensive forklift upgrades and product obsolescence. ExaGrid offers the only two-tiered backup storage approach with a non-network-facing tier, delayed deletes, and immutable objects to recover from ransomware attacks.

ExaGrid has physical sales and pre-sales systems engineers in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Benelux, Brazil, Canada, Chile, CIS, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iberia, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Nordics, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, and other regions.

Visit us at or connect with us on LinkedIn. See what our customers have to say about their own ExaGrid experiences and learn why they now spend significantly less time on backup in our customer success stories. Check out our 100+ Gartner Peer Insight Reviews. ExaGrid is proud of our +81 NPS score.

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Continued Enhancements, Customer Adoption and Industry Accolades Highlight Year of Innovation for Customers and Partners Leveraging Data Protection on AWS

BOSTON and LAS VEGAS, Nov 28, 2022  — / / — HYCU, Inc., the world’s fastest-growing multi-cloud data protection as a service company, announced today a number of significant enhancements and industry accolades for its award-winning data protection as a service solution, HYCU Protégé for Amazon Web Services (AWS). HYCU Protégé for AWS is a cloud-native backup, disaster recovery, and data mobility solution for AWS. According to a new Gartner Inc. forecast released recently, worldwide spending on public cloud services will grow 20.7% in 2023, to $591.8 billion, making the role protecting, managing, and recovering data in the cloud extremely important.

“We were founded with the fundamental belief, there is a better way to manage, protect, and recover data across any enterprise, especially for customers leveraging the power of AWS,” said Simon Taylor, Founder and CEO, HYCU, Inc. “Built from day one to support on-premises and public cloud workloads as a native extension of the platforms we support was critical. The time, energy, and effort our team invests in building solutions and working with our customers and partners, that need cloud-native data protection for AWS, based on the extensive portfolio of innovation and accomplishments over the past year, shows it is working. We are excited to share this innovation with the thousands of attendees at AWS re:Invent 2022.”

In the past year, since HYCU previewed HYCU Protégé for AWS, the company has received a number of accolades and made several significant enhancements to its award-winning platform:

  • TOP 5 AWS Backup Solution for Both Midsize and Large Enterprises: HYCU Protégé for AWS was among more than 30 solutions evaluated for both small-to-midsize and large enterprises that offered backup solutions for AWS. Based on an evaluation from industry and research analyst firm DCIG, HYCU was named a TOP 5 solution in both categories. DCIG noted that while backup solutions had changed significantly since their last TOP 5 Report, “The most notable change was the emergence of feature-rich, enterprise-ready BaaS solutions like HYCU.”
  • CRN Tech Innovator: HYCU Protégé for AWS was named a finalist on CRN’s 2022 Tech Innovators Award list. The list honors the most groundbreaking products and services in the IT channel. HYCU Protégé for AWS was recognized for technical ingenuity that empowers solution providers and their customers through state-of-the-art innovation.
  • Free Tier of HYCU Protégé for AWS: A new, free tier solution was made available as a cloud-native backup and disaster recovery service to offer additional protection for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. The new free tier delivers a fully managed backup service that offloads and automates data protection tasks for AWS workloads.
  • HYCU Fully-Managed Data Protection on AWS, Free For Life: Available in AWS Marketplace, customers gain lifetime protection of 1 TB of data for free and access to HYCU’s industry-leading 24x7x365 support.
  • Customer Adoption Continues to Rise: As Peter Doyon, Director of IT, Auto Europe, noted, just one of many new customers leveraging HYCU for data protection for their AWS workloads, “We needed an optimal solution to address using Amazon S3 as a target for multi-site backups. HYCU delivered native Amazon S3 object lock for data immutability along with superior support to ensure we have the confidence that our data protection needs are being met and available in the event of a recovery as quickly as possible.”

HYCU Protégé for AWS was purpose-built for workloads running on AWS, including Amazon EC2 instances. At the HYCU booth at AWS re:Invent 2022, Nov. 28-Dec. 2, the team will highlight use cases and hands-on technical sessions on how to protect and manage applications, virtual machines (VMs) and key workloads running on AWS. Visit HYCU at AWS re:Invent 2022 (Booth 2748).

To learn more about HYCU, the company’s solutions and AWS use cases visit,

About HYCU
HYCU is the fastest-growing leader in the multi-cloud data protection as a service industry. By bringing true SaaS-based data backup and recovery to both on-premises and cloud-native environments, the company provides unparalleled data protection, migration, disaster recovery, and ransomware protection to thousands of companies worldwide. As an award-winning and recognized visionary in the industry, HYCU solutions eliminate complexity, risk, and the high cost of legacy-based solutions, providing data protection simplicity to make the world safer. With an industry leading NPS score of 91, customers experience frictionless, cost-effective data protection, anywhere, everywhere. HYCU has raised $140M in VC funding to date and is based in Boston, Mass. Learn more at

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Silk Road Bank, a financial institution in Georgia, achieves a backup success rate of 100% with NAKIVO Backup & Replication

Sparks, NV – Nov. 28, 2022 — / / — NAKIVO Inc., a fast-growing software company for protecting physical, virtual, and cloud environments, has announced today that Silk Road Bank has selected NAKIVO Backup & Replication to protect their environment.

Silk Road Bank is a bank in Tbilisi, Georgia, that was founded in the early 1990s. The bank provides customized products and services to corporate and private customers, including non-residents. The bank provides financial services such as payment cards, loans, savings accounts, credit lines, online banking, among others.

The bank’s IT infrastructure consists of 2 sites and 4 physical servers with 30 virtual machines. The virtual machines run frontend services for the bank’s customers and backend services with databases. Backup, recovery, and replication are critically important instruments for protecting the bank’s financial data.

Previously, the bank relied on scheduled database backups and manual backups for certain virtual machines. The previous approach meant that backups took too long to complete, and the probability of a failed backup was too high. With failed jobs, the IT team spent most of their time verifying the validity of backups. Moreover, recovery jobs were not always successful either. The main criteria for implementing a new solution was to have working backups with flexible automation options, reliability, and better performance in terms of speed.

“We were looking for a backup solution that would have high backup and recovery performance without any failed jobs, as well as provide us with a process for verifying the quality of backups and recoveries,” says David Gamidadze, System and Network Administrator at Silk Road Bank. “NAKIVO Backup & Replication addressed all our challenges in data protection. NAKIVO Backup & Replication is a reliable solution that helped us achieve a 100% success rate with working backup jobs.”

Silk Road Bank installed the solution on a QNAP NAS, allowing the bank to take advantage of already available hardware. This deployment option creates an integrated backup appliance, giving the bank increased backup speed, efficient data compression, and instant data recovery. “The entire installation process was smooth and painless. The web interface is also user-friendly,” says David.

“We have different scenarios for different VMs. For critical VMs, we do backups at the end of every day. For VMs of medium importance, we do backups two to three times a week. For low-importance VMs, we do backups once every two weeks,” says David, “Overall, for a 1-TB VM with databases, the backup job is completed within 20 minutes.”

Silk Road Bank also takes advantage of other functionalities such as backup copy and instant VM recovery in NAKIVO Backup & Replication. “Backup copy ensures that we have a second copy of our backups in another location,” says David. “For us, instant VM recovery saves a lot of time because we operate 24/7. Recovering a VM within minutes is incredible.”

“NAKIVO Backup & Replication saved our IT team nearly 90% of the time we spent on data protection versus our previous solution. The IT team achieved stability in their daily activities, as they can now focus on other tasks rather than on monitoring the backup solution full time,” says David. “NAKIVO Backup & Replication is user-friendly and saves us time every day. NAKIVO Backup & Replication covered all of the issues that we experienced before and exceeded our expectations. NAKIVO’s technical support is customer-oriented and great at addressing customer’s needs.”


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About Silk Road Bank
Over the years, the Silk Road Bank has proved to be a stable financial institution successfully represented in several countries worldwide. Silk Road Bank offers services to both individual and corporate customers. For the past several years, the bank has supported the establishment of many Georgian brands, assisted various local businesses in broadening their activities, attracted several foreign investments, and successfully implemented international projects. For more information, visit

NAKIVO is a US-based corporation dedicated to delivering the ultimate backup and disaster recovery solution. NAKIVO Backup & Replication protects VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV, and Amazon EC2 environments, physical servers, workstations, Oracle databases, and Microsoft Office 365 application data. With 20 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 98% customer satisfaction with support, and more than 20,000 paid customers worldwide, NAKIVO is one of the fastest-growing data protection software vendors in the industry. NAKIVO’s customers include great multinational companies such as Coca-Cola, Honda, DHL, and many others. NAKIVO has a global presence, with over 5,400 channel partners in 150 countries.

NAKIVO is a US-based corporation dedicated to delivering the ultimate backup and disaster recovery solution. NAKIVO Backup & Replication protects VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV, and Amazon EC2 environments, physical servers, workstations, Oracle databases, and Microsoft Office 365 application data. With 20 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 98% customer satisfaction with support, and more than 20,000 paid customers worldwide, NAKIVO is one of the fastest-growing data protection software vendors in the industry. NAKIVO’s customers include great multinational companies such as Coca-Cola, Honda, DHL, and many others. NAKIVO has a global presence, with over 5,400 channel partners in 150 countries.

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Arcserve’s OneXafe immutable storage solution recognized by industry vote

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Nov. 28, 2022 — / / — Arcserve, the world’s most experienced provider of backup, recovery and immutable storage solutions for unified data resilience against ransomware and disasters, has announced it has won the Best Business Backup and Continuity Provider category at the prestigious Computing Technology Product Awards 2022. The awards ceremony was held at the Montcalm Hotel in London on Friday, November 25.

Computing’s Technology Product Awards recognize the best of the U.K.’s technology industry: from the most innovative and compelling products and vendors to the most exciting and successful end-user projects. The competition is unique amongst technology awards because there is no judging panel. Instead, IT leaders are called upon to vote to decide who should take home the prizes.

The Best Business Backup and Continuity Provider category identified that backing up data is critical in a world where the effects of a security breach can lock or corrupt company-wide systems. The organizers said that Arcserve won this award by demonstrating that its OneXafe 4400 and OneXafe 4500 Series, with immutable storage solutions, provide a robust business continuity service. They also showed their ability to work with customers to find the best solution on a bespoke level. Arcserve demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, product, and service choice.

Said Florian Malecki, executive vice president of marketing for Arcserve: “This is another fantastic achievement for Arcserve. We are particularly proud of this recognition because our peers – IT leaders within the data security industry – have nominated us for this award. We already know what a great product the OneXafe Series is to provide IT professionals with an immutable digital vault for their backup and unstructured data, so it is very satisfying to see that the industry also recognizes this and agrees. This award again underscores our commitment to providing our partners and end-users with industry-leading products that help strengthen their data resilience to secure business continuity, no matter what.”

About Arcserve
Arcserve, a top 5 data protection vendor and unified data resilience platform provider, offers the broadest set of best-in-class solutions to manage, protect, and recover all data workloads, from SMB to enterprise, regardless of location or complexity. Arcserve solutions eliminate complexity while bringing best-in-class, cost-effective, agile, and massively scalable data protection and certainty across all data environments. This includes on-prem, off-prem (including DRaaS, BaaS, and Cloud-to-Cloud), hyper-converged, and edge infrastructures. The company’s nearly three decades of award-winning IP, plus a continuous focus on innovation, means that partners and customers, including MSPs, VARs, LARs, and end-users, are assured of the fastest route to next-generation data workloads and infrastructures. A 100% channel-centric organization, Arcserve has a presence in over 150 countries, with 19,000 channel partners helping to protect 235,000 customers’ critical data assets. Explore more at and follow @Arcserve on Twitter.

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  • Significant expansion in Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Czech Republic, Gulf States, Emirates, Middle East, North Africa, Cyprus and Turkey
  • Expansion provides improved backup and recovery services increasing the use of 365 Total Protection suite and 365 Total Backup from Hornetsecurity
  • Email cloud security and compliance added to mix in APAC with the expansion of Datastor Australia’s portfolio

Pittsburgh, PA – Nov. 28, 2022 — / / — Global email security and backup provider, Hornetsecurity, has today announced a major push into several different regions across the world, with the signing of new distributors and partnerships. This further expands Hornetsecurity’s established presence in Europe, the US and LATAM.

In the Philippines and Saudi Arabia, the signing of distributors WSI and S2 will see Hornetsecurity’s capabilities support even more businesses in limiting cybersecurity issues. EMT have been appointed as distributors of Hornetsecurity solutions in the Middle East. In Eastern Europe, software distributors ED&R Polska in Poland and PBCom in the Czech Republic have been selected due to their significant Microsoft presence. In Australia, Datastor Australia has expanded its portfolio from Altaro backup solutions for Microsoft 365 to the full range of Hornetsecurity cyber solutions, adding email cloud security and compliance into the mix.

These agreements, covering more than 10 countries, will take Hornetsecurity’s flagship 365 Total Protection suite and 365 Total Backup far deeper into their respective Microsoft communities.

Colin Wright, VP, ROW, Hornetsecurity, commented: “In signing these agreements, we have made a significant expansion commitment into APAC and Eastern Europe. Microsoft retains significant dominance in the region, so it makes sense that our complementary next-gen email security, backup and compliance solutions should grow alongside as the number one third-party provider. To date, we’ve focused largely on Western Europe and the Americas, but now we have a dedicated team to roll out Hornetsecurity into APAC and we are finding initial demand really exciting.”

Hazel Escanlar, General Manager WSI, commented: “We’re one of the leading distributors in the Philippines, and we’ve taken the decision to expand our cybersecurity portfolio with Hornetsecurity because of its alternate stance on becoming the number one end-to-end supplier of cybersecurity and set-and-forget backups for Microsoft for SMBs, and all controlled from one easy-to-use control panel for those offering managed services. With Hornetsecurity, it’s all about convenience and flexibility to give MSPs peace of mind while reducing their demands on time.”

From a partner perspective, 365 Total Backup enables managed service providers (MSPs) and value-added resellers (VARs) to provide backup and recovery services for Microsoft 365 mailboxes, Teams, OneDrive, and SharePoint. They can easily take backups and manage them through a multi-tenant, cloud-based control panel. 365 Total Protection Enterprise Backup combines this functionality with state-of-the-art email security that protects against spam, viruses, phishing and ransomware; as well as providing Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), email signatures and disclaimers, automated email continuity and legally compliant email archiving.

Daniel Hofmann, CEO, Hornetsecurity, explained: “Through these new appointments, we can offer a great market opportunity to more partners globally. They can now bring their customers to Microsoft 365 in a secure, safe and compliant mode, through our next-gen solutions. We also provide them with the unique benefit of being able to back up the data shared via User Chats in Microsoft Teams as well as Group Channel Conversations, something other vendors are not able to do. This strong market position gives our partners a compelling advantage.”

About Hornetsecurity
Hornetsecurity is the leading security and backup solution provider for Microsoft 365. Its flagship product is the most extensive cloud security solution for Microsoft 365 on the market, providing robust, comprehensive, award-winning protection: Spam and virus filtering, protection against phishing and ransomware, legally compliant archiving and encryption, advanced threat protection, email continuity, signatures and disclaimers. It’s an all-in-one security package that even includes backup and recovery for all data in Microsoft 365 and users’ endpoints.

Hornetsecurity Inc. is based in Pittsburgh, PA with other North America offices in Washington D.C. and Montreal, Canada. Globally, Hornetsecurity operates in more than 30 countries through its international distribution network. Its premium services are used by 50,000+ customers including Swisscom, Telefónica, KONICA MINOLTA, LVM Versicherung, and CLAAS.

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Cohesity Leads Conversations on Data Protection and Cyber Resiliency with Industry CISOs

LAS VEGAS, NV – Nov. 22, 2022 — / / — Cohesity, a leader in data security and management, today announced its participation in AWS re:Invent 2022, an in-person and virtual global cloud computing conference running November 28 – December 2 at Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Cohesity will host attendees at booth #425 where they can learn more about data protection, cyber resiliency, and data security best practices for Amazon S3.

In addition, Cohesity will announce details of the rapid growth of its Cohesity Cloud Services. Previously called Data Management as a Service, Cohesity Cloud Services is a portfolio of data management and security SaaS products that are managed by Cohesity and hosted on AWS. The company will also highlight the continuing momentum of its strategic collaboration with AWS to accelerate product and services innovation with the common goal of helping customers be more agile, innovate faster, and do more with their data.

At the event, Cohesity will co-present multiple in-booth sessions with AWS, concluding with a breakout panel discussion on ransomware and data protection in today’s threat landscape. The panel will feature CISOs from Amazon and Cohesity alongside select customers. As ransomware attacks continue to rise, cybercriminals have begun developing new methods of cyber mayhem to wreak havoc on organizations globally.

Cohesity’s AWS re:Invent engagements will include:

Protect your assets: A Data Protection and Cyber Resiliency Panel

  • WHO:
    • Mike Higgins, Director, Healthcare Security, Amazon
    • Brian Spanswick, CISO, Cohesity
    • Theresa Miller, Director, Technology Advocacy Group, Cohesity
  • WHEN: Wednesday, Nov 30, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. PT
  • WHERE: Mandalay Bay, Oceanside D; Session ID: PRT228
  • ABOUT: Did you know that over 236 million ransomware events have taken place just in the first half of 2022? As cybercriminals discover new approaches, businesses worldwide are struggling to keep up when it comes to effective and modern data protection. Join an expert panel featuring industry-leading chief information and security officers (CISOs) and customers to hear about their firsthand experiences with ransomware and their advice for implementing data protection and management strategies to protect what matters most — your data.

Protect Your AWS Data from Ransomware with Cohesity and AWS

  • WHEN: Monday, Nov 28, 5:00 p.m. PT
  • WHERE: Cohesity Booth #425

Data Visibility and Control with BigID & Cohesity

  • WHEN: Tuesday, Nov 29, 1:30 p.m. PT
  • WHERE: Cohesity Booth #425

Data Security Best Practices for Amazon S3

  • WHEN: Tuesday, Nov 29, 3:30 p.m. PT
  • WHERE: Cohesity Booth #425

Address and Manage Your Cyber Exposure with Tenable and Cohesity

  • WHEN: Tuesday, Nov 29, 5:30 p.m. PT
  • WHERE: Cohesity Booth #425

Protect Your AWS Data from Ransomware with Cohesity and AWS

  • WHEN: Tuesday, Nov 30, 3:30 p.m. PT
  • WHERE: Cohesity Booth #425

To learn more about Cohesity’s presence at re:Invent, visit this site —

About Cohesity
Cohesity is a leader in data security and management. We make it easy to secure, protect, manage, and derive value from data — across the data center, edge and cloud. We offer a full suite of services consolidated on one multicloud data platform: backup and recovery, data security, disaster recovery, file and object services, dev/test, and analytics — reducing complexity and eliminating mass data fragmentation. Cohesity can be delivered as a service, self-managed, or provided by a Cohesity-powered partner.

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The distinctive architecture allows even the most sensitive agencies to move critical workloads into the cloud without fearing ransomware or internal threats

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Nov. 22, 2022 — / / — Panzura LLC, a leader in hybrid-architecture data management, announced today the launch of a new comprehensive data management solution for customers that work in sensitive data environments, such as public sector, healthcare, and financial services. Because the service makes both the snapshots and the data immutable, ransomware attacks can’t damage files in the Panzura global file system. Instead, attacks are shrugged off by quickly reverting to seconds-old data blocks to reassemble uninfected files. Through a new strategic agreement, this new solution, as well as all of Panzura’s other workloads, will run on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

“We’ve never lost a file, and we share a common goal to make the world safe for data. Leveraging the scalability of AWS technology stack, we are building a system that will one day make the entire idea of ransomware obsolete”. — JILL STELFOX | CEO OF PANZURA, LLC

Panzura has already been co-marketing Panzura CloudFS with AWS, securing databases for dozens of customers, such as AmeriHome Mortgage, Stoke Space, and Vanguard. Customers working with this solution gained deep integration with AWS services, such as AWS Outposts, easing purchasing and ensuring compatibility across AWS services. Now, users of the new ransomware-resilient data management offering will also enjoy these benefits.

Gartner predicts that 85% of global organizations will embrace a cloud-first strategy by 2025 and can only fully execute their digital transformation strategies using cloud-native architectures and technologies. Panzura’s elegant approach to unstructured data management ensures customers have a high-performance, high-intelligence, ransomware-resilient data environment.

“Rocket data is highly regulated and highly sensitive. We sought out AWS GovCloud and Panzura so our company could deliver quickly, while zeroing out the risk of ransomware. When we’re trying to outpace our competition, we can’t go hours without data due to attacks or infrastructure interruptions”. — BRENT BRADBURY | HEAD OF SOFTWARE FOR STOKE SPACE TECHNOLOGIES

This architecture allows even the most sensitive agencies to move critical workloads to the cloud without fearing ransomware or internal exfiltration threats. The strategic agreement with AWS builds on three joint initiatives: highly-secure data migration, Panzura CloudFS on AWS, and Panzura Data Services. It gives joint customers a competitive advantage when migrating workloads into the cloud and reflects Panzura’s broader company objective to make the world a safer place for data.

“Security continues to be paramount for us and expanding our cloud capabilities for those customers in industries where the bar for compliance and security is set particularly high, has never been more relevant. A key benefit of our collaboration with Panzura is the opportunity to jointly support customers who require this level of data protection, from small businesses to enterprise organizations”. — HOWARD WRIGHT | VP AND GLOBAL HEAD OF STARTUPS AWS

Panzura CloudFS, the 8th generation of Panzura’s award-winning hybrid architecture file system, allows businesses to modernize and simplify their legacy data storage solutions. Panzura’s smart apps offer file consistency, real-time file locking for data integrity, ransomware resilience, and backup snapshots for granular data recovery. The Panzura CloudFS continues to support all cloud or on-premises environments.

Panzura’s team will be attending AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, from November 28 to December 2. Please reach out to Danielle Ahmadi at if you want to schedule some time to learn more about this announcement.

About Panzura
Panzura makes hybrid multi-cloud data management seem easy. Panzura’s data management platform is a single, unified data engine designed to securely power the most rigorous, large-scale multi-site enterprise data workfows across the globe. Intelligent edge technologies enable LAN performance with cloud economics together with simplified data management, advanced analytics, reduced operational complexity, and improved security. Find out more at

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Audio annotations with transcripts can now be attached to any file in the FileShadow Vault, associating commentary with photos, files, medical documents and Collections

PROVO, Utah – November 21, 2022 — / / — FileShadow™ announced today that files in FileShadow can now be annotated with multiple audio recordings and automatically create transcripts of those recordings. The service connects any number of annotations to a file so recordings and transcripts can be reviewed at the same time. Once annotations are attached, the files are associated, regardless of where the content is located.

Using FileShadow’s powerful search engine, users can locate photos/documents by entering keywords found in the audio recordings. Transcripts can be downloaded, shared, and search terms highlighted and viewed while listening to the recording.

Users also have the option to send a link to the photos/documents/recordings so anyone can review the files via their web browser.

“The uses for FileShadow Annotations are especially valuable in the genealogy, family history, medical, legal and creative industries,” said Tyrone Pike, president and CEO of FileShadow. “Any group or industry that collaborates on documents, images, videos and other files can use Annotations to get work done faster.”

In genealogy and family history applications, FileShadow Annotations can be used to allow multiple relatives to relate stories about family photos. Genealogists can record Grandma’s comments about family photos. Other family members can also share their comments about that same photo.

In the medical field, a specialist can send a CAT Scan, annotate the scan, and send it to a primary care physician. That physician can record his/her comments about the image for the specialist to review. The specialist can also record his/her comments about the image. All annotations are recorded in FileShadow, regardless of where the files and users are located.

Users annotate a file in a FileShadow Vault on a mobile device by performing these steps:

  • Select the file to be annotated.
  • Select the microphone icon in the menu.
  • Enter a description of the annotation.
  • Press Record and talk about the file.
  • Review the recording if needed.
  • Attach the recording.
  • Listen and review the file and annotations from the web, desktop or mobile apps.

Once annotated, the recording and the file are associated and can be viewed in the FileShadow Vault. Annotations and files can be published to anyone through the FileShadow Website Collection Manager. Users can create Website Collections of any files: documents, photos, videos, etc., along with the annotations, so they can be shared with anyone, regardless of where reviewers are located and whether or not they are FileShadow users. Anyone inside or outside the FileShadow system can also contribute files to Website Collections.

View the types of files, devices and systems FileShadow connects to here —

The feature updates will be available on the product’s various platforms throughout the rest of the year. For a free 30-day trial of FileShadow, visit

About FileShadow
The FileShadow service aggregates files from cloud storage accounts (Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe’s Lightroom solutions, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, OneDrive and Slack); email (Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Gmail, iCloud Mail, Yahoo! Mail and IMAP servers); local storage (macOS, Windows Desktops, Windows Virtual Desktops); mobile devices (iOS and Android); and network and direct-attached storage (NAS/DAS) devices.

Using machine learning, FileShadow provides superior indexing and searching capabilities. With FileShadow, users can quickly find any file with advanced search features such as file content, OCR of PDFs, and GPS location and image searches. FileShadow is hosted on Google Cloud with storage provided by Wasabi’s Hot Cloud Storage, providing “11 nines” of durability for optimal file protection.

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Mark Fredrickson

Source: FileShadow



Nexsan Unity NV10000 All-Flash NVMe Storage Platform Named a Finalist

SUNNYVALE, CA – November 21, 2022 — / / — StorCentric®, which offers the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of secure purpose-built data management solutions, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the Nexsan EZ-NAS the Winner for the 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Awards, in the Storage: SMB Category. In addition, the Nexsan Unity NV10000 has been named a Finalist in the Storage: Enterprise Category.

This annual award program celebrates innovative vendors in the IT channel across 38 different technology categories, in critical business areas ranging from cloud to storage to networking to security. The selection process for this year’s winners was overseen by a panel of CRN editors and is based on a review of hundreds of vendor products using multiple criteria. These include key capabilities, uniqueness, technological ingenuity, and best fit with customer and solution provider needs.

The Nexsan EZ-NAS, network attached storage (NAS) platform, features an easy to configure 1U form factor and four drives with up to 72 TB of raw capacity and 1.5 GB/s of throughput, as well as advanced enterprise-class features such as in-line compression, AD support and data-at-rest encryption. The Nexsan EZ-NAS also comes with the Retrospect software for optional add-on services, including data backup, cloud connector and ransomware anomaly detection. The EZ-NAS array is ideal for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises’ edge deployments.

The Nexsan Unity NV10000 is an enterprise-class NVMe all-flash storage platform, which boosts performance by increasing bandwidths of up to 20GB/s, enabling users to scale performance as application needs evolve. The platform also supports immutable block and file and S3 object locking, for data backup that is unchangeable and cannot be encrypted, even by internal bad actors. And, when utilizing the NV10000 together with the Nexsan Assureon for backups, channel partners and their end customers enjoy an Unbreakable Backup solution that provides fast and seamless recoverability from ransomware attacks that can be implemented in various configurations including tiered, replicated and high availability. Nexsan Unity NV10000 also delivers innovative features such as high availability, snapshots, ESXi integration, in-line compression, FASTier caching, asynchronous replication, data at rest encryption and storage pool scrubbing to protect against bit rot, avoiding silent data corruption. Ideal applications include big data, analytics, backup and streaming.

“The EZ-NAS delivers Nexsan’s award-winning enterprise storage and is specifically designed for simplified deployment and management. It is the perfect fit for many data center applications such as edge repositories, digital video and media workflows, as well as video surveillance applications,” said Surya Varanasi, CTO, StorCentric. “EZ-NAS can also protect high-value data from the unexpected, as a file backup target. With the optional Retrospect software license, the EZ-NAS enables secure backups, data sharing and disaster recovery use cases.”

“The Nexsan Unity NV10000 was engineered from the ground up with superior performance, capacity and flexibility to address the requirements of today’s modern applications,” continued Varanasi. “And it provides unrivaled data security, regulations compliance and ransomware recoverability for complete peace of mind.”

“We are indeed honored to have not just one, but two of Nexsan’s premier storage platforms recognized by the esteemed CRN Tech Innovator Awards,” concluded Varanasi.

“Our CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognize those technology vendors that are making the biggest impacts in digital transformation for solutions providers with unique, cutting-edge products and services,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “It is my pleasure to congratulate each and every one of our 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Award winners. We’re delighted to recognize these best-in-class vendors that are driving transformation and innovation in the IT space.”

The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at

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About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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About Nexsan
Nexsan® is a global leader in enabling customers to securely store, protect and manage data. Established in 1999, Nexsan has earned a reputation for delivering the most highly reliable, secure and cost-effective storage, while always remaining agile in order to continuously deliver purpose-built storage and data management solutions that meet complex and everchanging IT, business and budgetary requirements. Nexsan’s patented technology is ideal for a variety of use cases including Financial, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Government, Military, Law Enforcement, Education, Media and Entertainment and Call Centers. For further information, please visit:

About StorCentric
StorCentric provides world-class, award-winning, and data security-focused data management solutions. The company has shipped over 1 million storage solutions and has won over 100 awards for technology innovation and service excellence. StorCentric innovation is centered around customers and their specific data requirements, and delivers quality solutions with unprecedented flexibility, data protection, high-performance and expandability. For further information, please visit:

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Natalie Lewis
The Channel Company

Source: Nexsan



REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – November 17, 2022 — / / — Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX), the leading Content Cloud, today announced the general availability of an enhanced Box app for Zoom that enables customers to automatically save select Zoom recordings directly to Box. With this new feature, joint customers can manage their content in one place while maintaining enterprise-grade security, compliance, and governance all within Zoom.

“This new feature has been one of the most highly requested features by joint Box and Zoom Video Communications, Inc. customers,” said Diego Dugatkin, Chief Product Officer at Box. “At Box, we continuously strive to improve our integrations with third-party apps so that our users can work smarter, with less clicking and context switching between various platforms, and admins can keep sensitive content unified within one secure platform. With today’s announcement, Box and Zoom’s thousands of joint customers will be able to boost efficiency and productivity, while securely accessing their content from anywhere.”

According to a recent report from Harvard Business Review —, the average worker toggles between different apps and websites nearly 1,200 times a day, spending up to four hours a week reorienting themselves after switching to a new application. Showcased last week at Zoomtopia, this deepened integration between Box and Zoom addresses the pain-point of content fragmentation across business apps, allowing joint customers to create a seamless experience between their content and meetings while preserving the security, compliance, and governance controls customers set in Box.

Now, with the enhanced Box app for Zoom, users can:

  • Seamlessly save Zoom Meeting recordings straight to Box by simply toggling a button.
  • Navigate back to Box to access and share Zoom audio, video and transcripts via the “My Zoom Recordings” folder.
  • Maintain enterprise-grade security, compliance and governance policies by keeping Zoom recordings with all content in Box.
  • Move or edit recordings and assign tasks to files uploaded to the dedicated Zoom recordings folder with Box Relay. Choose how long recordings can be stored with Box Governance.

This update culminates a successful year of innovation between Box and Zoom. Earlier this year, Box launched an integration with Zoom allowing Box to be the default content layer for all Zoom Team Chat channels, which enables customers to store, create, and collaborate with content directly from a Zoom Team Chat channel. Those same channels are also mapped directly to Box folders, making it easy to maintain your organizational folder structure across platforms and allowing users to stay organized right from Zoom.

“We’re thrilled to be strengthening our partnership with Box by deepening the interoperability between our two platforms,” said Arun Janakiraman, Lead Product Manager of Zoom Apps. “With these new enhancements, joint customers have the ability to record and save Zoom Meetings directly in Box, while also allowing Box to be the default content layer for all Zoom Team Chat channels. These continued updates help customers decide how to keep content secure, while making teamwork more streamlined and simplifying the overall experience.”

More information on today’s news can be found on the Box Blog — and customers can download the Box app for Zoom integration from the Zoom App Marketplace here —

About Box
Box (NYSE:BOX) is the leading Content Cloud, a single platform that empowers organizations to manage the entire content lifecycle, work securely from anywhere, and integrate across best-of-breed apps. Founded in 2005, Box simplifies work for leading global organizations, including AstraZeneca, JLL, Morgan Stanley, and Nationwide. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Visit to learn more. And visit to learn more about how Box empowers nonprofits to fulfill their missions.

Dani Robin

Source: Box, Inc.



Databarracks is pleased to announce that it has been accepted as a supplier on the G-Cloud 13 framework

LONDON, UK – November 18, 2022 — / / — Databarracks provides Resilience and Cloud Services to public sector organisations including: Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy, Environment Agency, Innovate UK and UK Research and Innovation.

James Watts, Managing Director of Databarracks comments: “The framework comes at a difficult time for government spending and procurement. Efficiency and value for money are critical. The benefits of shorter contracts and nimble SME suppliers can help reduce costs and keep public services delivering.

“The move to G-Cloud 13 has been one of the more significant iterations. G-Cloud 12 was extended multiple times to allow for the transition and the shift to the Crown Commercial Service Public Procurement Gateway.

“For all the good intentions behind G-Cloud, there have always been challenges. G-Cloud 13 has had a rocky start after launching without supplier transparency over the search process, which has rightly received backlash from the supplier community. That feature is promised to be reintroduced shortly. On the buyer side, it is vital they are well-informed about the changes and updates to the programme and new procurement gateway to make sure momentum does not stall between these frameworks.

“In our experience, since G-Cloud was first introduced, the biggest change in buyer interest has been in the hyperscale public clouds, specifically AWS and Microsoft Azure. In the early days of the platform buyers were reticent, but when the hyperscalers showed commitment and opened UK data centre regions there was a turning point. Since then, public cloud adoption in the public sector has rocketed.

“When using the public cloud, there is still a great deal of value to be gained by using specialist cloud service providers to get the most from these platforms.

“Interest has moved from Lots 1 & 2 for Cloud Hosting and Cloud Software to Lot 3 – Cloud Support. That means cloud design and architecture services, on-going DevOps and management. Cost optimisation, capacity and demand management will all be vital to the public sector during this iteration of G-Cloud.”

About Databarracks
Databarracks is the global leader in Public Cloud continuity.

In 2003, we launched one of the world’s first managed Backup services to bring indestructible resilience to mission critical data.

Today, we deliver award-winning IT resilience and continuity services. We help organisations get the most out of the cloud and protect their data, wherever it lives.

And we back this up with unbeatable support. There’s no such thing as ‘above and beyond’ for our engineers because they only work to one standard: to keep your systems running perfectly.

Enterprise-class continuity, security and resilience. Accessible for all.

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Texas Peoples National Bancshares Inc., a banking company in Texas, saves thousands of dollars in yearly data protection software renewal costs with NAKIVO Backup & Replication

Sparks, NV – November 18, 2022 — / / — NAKIVO Inc., a fast-growing software company for protecting physical, virtual, and cloud environments, has announced today that Texas Peoples National Bancshares Inc. has selected NAKIVO Backup & Replication to protect their environment.

Texas Peoples National Bancshares provides a full range of commercial banking services to customers in the state of Texas. The company’s products and services include investments, financing, cards, insurance, remote banking, personal banking, and direct deposit.

Texas Peoples National Bancshares operates out of three sites with 1 physical server and 22 virtual machines. Virtual machines store the company’s critical data like documents, spreadsheets, and databases. The company runs financial applications to support teller functions, account opening, and instant issuing of debit cards. Virtual machines also run an email server, a telephone system, and collaboration applications. Maintaining uninterrupted access to critical data and applications that support the organization and their customers is of the utmost importance. Protecting data with the help of a VM backup solution ensures data availability and business continuity.

Previously, the company relied on a different VM backup solution for data availability. Recovery with the previous solution was slow, there were daily failed jobs or backup hangs. The main criteria for choosing a new solution were speed, efficiency, reliability, and cost.

NAKIVO Backup & Replication stood out from the competition due to the solution’s extensive functionality set and multiple deployment options. The solution can protect virtual, physical, cloud, and SaaS environments with incremental and application-aware backups. The solution provides complete visibility via a unified dashboard for all data protection activities and workloads. Moreover, deployment is easy and flexible with a range of options: installation on Windows/Linux, as a pre-configured virtual appliance, or on NAS.

“Installing and configuring NAKIVO Backup & Replication was a breeze. The web interface is simple, intuitive, and responsive. Since the solution offered integration with Synology NAS, we took advantage of this functionality, and we really enjoy the portability and unification of both hardware and software,” says Pat Watson, Vice President/CTO at Texas Peoples National Bancshares.

“Backing up our entire environment takes nearly four hours, while incremental backups take about 50 minutes,” says Pat. “We enjoy fully automated backups that reduce administrative complexity and time spent on data protection. We do not experience issues anymore with stuck or hung backups.”

“In the past, recovery was a long and exhausting process for us. With NAKIVO Backup & Replication, we can recover entire VMs, files, and application objects directly from backups. Thus, we have minimized time for recovery dramatically,” says Pat.

“We also take advantage of backup copy functionality and VM replication. We keep an extra copy of our backups for archival purposes. And with VM replication, we always have a VM replica available for disaster recovery purposes,” says Pat.

“The simplicity, elegance, and complete functionality set is unmatched at the price point that NAKIVO provides its customers,” says Pat. “Our backups are portable, fast, and more reliable than ever before. NAKIVO Backup & Replication has saved us thousands of dollars in yearly renewal costs and eliminated countless hours we used to spend on maintaining our old solution,” says Pat. “With the previous solution, we struggled to complete offsite replication due to limited bandwidth between our sites. We no longer have this problem with NAKIVO Backup & Replication.”


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About Texas Peoples National Bancshares Inc.
In 1988, a group of local businessmen formed Texas Peoples National Bancshares, Inc. (TPNB). In December of 1988, TPNB acquired the assets and assumed the liabilities of the failed First National Bank – Bogata from the FDIC. The assets and liabilities were acquired into a new wholly owned subsidiary of TPNB known as Peoples National Bank. PNB began to experience rapid growth as a result of a local board of directors with a commitment to serving the local community. PNB was the first local bank to offer the convenience of three locations to its customers. For more information, visit

NAKIVO is a US-based corporation dedicated to delivering the ultimate backup and disaster recovery solution. NAKIVO Backup & Replication protects VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV, and Amazon EC2 environments, physical servers, workstations, Oracle databases, and Microsoft Office 365 application data. With 20 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 98% customer satisfaction with support, and more than 20,000 paid customers worldwide, NAKIVO is one of the fastest-growing data protection software vendors in the industry. NAKIVO’s customers include great multinational companies such as Coca-Cola, Honda, DHL, and many others. NAKIVO has a global presence, with over 5,400 channel partners in 150 countries.

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CTERA placed ahead of the competition in prestigious analyst report

New York, NY —November 18, 2022 — / / — CTERA today announced it has been named the Leader in the GigaOm 2022 Radar Report for Distributed Cloud File Storage. CTERA has once again secured outstanding scores from the GigaOm analyst team and has earned the highest placement among the 6 vendors in the report.

GigaOm praises CTERA for offering “a massively scalable solution with an accelerated, low-latency transfer protocol, best-in-class data tiering capabilities, a zero-trust security architecture, outstanding edge access features, and a data services architecture that includes connectors for CTERA microservices and third-party services such as for data-classification, full-text indexing & search.”

CTERA Enterprise File Services Platform is a global file system that unifies local file sharing with cloud hyperscale storage, allowing enterprises to modernize every aspect of their distributed file services delivery including remote offices, employees working from home, and mobile without compromising performance or security.

“CTERA once again claims the top spot in GigaOm’s Radar for Distributed Cloud File Storage. It’s a leading solution for those companies looking to overcome the complex demands of distributed computing,” said Enrico Signoretti, Category Leader – Data Storage at GigaOm. “CTERA’s ability to scale, while maintaining performance and military-grade security coupled with their new data services platform, places them in the top spot as an innovative platform play solution.”

The GigaOm Radar notes: “Distributed cloud file storage has proven to be a pivotal capability, particularly to ensure business continuity during the prolonged disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. These disruptions not only had a negative impact on the workforce and its access to data, but they also impeded organizations’ ability to provision and deploy collaboration infrastructure. Distributed cloud file storage solutions were able to alleviate those concerns rapidly, thanks to their natively distributed and cloud-based architectures.”

“GigaOm has, for the second year in a row, named CTERA as a ‘Leader’ and has placed us ahead of all the competition in the 2022 Radar for Distributed Cloud File Storage. We are grateful for this public validation of our commitment to delivering industry’s best cloud file storage solution,” said Liran Eshel, CEO, CTERA. “At the end of the day, it’s about ensuring our customers succeed in their distributed cloud deployments. We’re pleased to continue to provide a cyber hardened global file system with unlimited scale to enterprises facing today’s ongoing challenges surrounding edge data access and protection.”

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CTERA is the leader in edge-to-cloud file services, powering more than 50,000 sites and millions of corporate users. CTERA delivers a cloud-native global file system over public or private object storage, with a rich data services ecosystem that enables enterprises to gain full control of their data environment for optimal edge performance, granular security, data insight, and governance.

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Company to Lead Speaker Session and Offer Product Demonstrations

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Nov. 17, 2022 — / / — Keepit, the market leader in cloud data protection and management, today announced that it will be presenting and exhibiting at Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2022 on December 6 in Las Vegas, NV. Keepit’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Frederik Schouboe and Legal Counsel Mikkel Oxfeldt, attorney-at-law, will conduct a session titled, “Stay Compliant and Cut Costs with Cloud Backup and Recovery”. The company will also have an exhibit presence that will include a product demonstration and return-on-investment calculations. Additionally, Keepit will also present at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference in London, UK on November 21 – 22.

The conference will be held at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas from December 6 – 8, and will provide attendees the opportunity to engage with a community of renowned information technology (IT) infrastructure, operations and cloud leaders and learn how to empower the “anywhere business” through IT infrastructure and operations based on unbiased research, data and insights designed to take strategies to the next level.

Schouboe’s and Oxfeldt’s presentation will address how backup and recovery of cloud data can help organizations avoid legal consequences, fines, and irreparable brand damage as they navigate increased global focus on data protection and compliance, as well as industry regulations as they migrate to cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. Key takeaways will include how to ensure SaaS cloud data compliance, how to cut costs in the process, and how to protect cloud SaaS applications.

Additional Keepit representatives will be in attendance and available to meet with conference attendees.

Representatives from the executive team will include:

  • Morten Felsvang, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-founder;
  • Jakob Østergaard, Chief Technology Officer (CTO);
  • Paul Robichaux, Microsoft MVP and Senior Director of Product;
  • Niels van Ingen, Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and Vice President of Business Development; and
  • Tony Sterling, Senior Director of Customer Success.

Representatives from the Sales team will include:

  • Søren Lindkvist, senior vice president and head of Global Sales;
  • John Keusenkothen, director of Americas Sales,
  • Andrew Hamm, enterprise account executive,
  • Allison Ziegler, enterprise account executive; and
  • Pearl LaRue, enterprise account executive.

WHAT: Speaker session, “Stay Compliant and Cut Costs with Cloud Backup and Recovery”
WHO: CEO Frederik Schouboe and Legal Counsel Mikkel Oxfeldt, attorney-at-law
WHERE: The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
WHEN: December 6, 2022

Keepit is a Premier Sponsor and will be exhibiting for the duration of the conference at Booth #200.

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About Keepit
Keepit is a Software-as-a-Service company that provides dedicated data protection for companies with data stored in the cloud. Keepit is the world’s only vendor neutral and independent cloud dedicated to SaaS data protection based on a blockchain-verified solution. Keepit protects data in key business applications including Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure AD, Google, and Salesforce. Headquartered in Copenhagen with offices and data centers globally, Keepit is trusted by thousands of companies worldwide to protect and manage their cloud data. For more information, visit or follow Keepit | LinkedIn.

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BURLINGTON, MA – Nov. 17, 2022 — / / — Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced that Stanislav “Stas” Protassov, Acronis’ Co-Founder and Technology President was declared the winner of The Cybersecurity Awards (TCA) 2022 – Leader’s category.

The Awards are organized by the Association of Information Security Professionals (AiSP), and supported by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore. The awards are also endorsed by the following professional and industry associations that are partners of AiSP – Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + International Studies (CSCIS), Cloud Security Alliance Singapore Chapter, HTCIA Singapore Chapter, ISACA Singapore Chapter, (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter, The Law Society of Singapore, Singapore Computer Society and SGTech.

Stas received this award in recognition of his leadership and contributions to Singapore in technology research such as cybersecurity, data protection and artificial intelligence. Under Stas’ leadership and stewardship, Acronis Singapore was successfully established as the key node for Acronis’ global R&D, growing the headcount from 5 staff in 2015 to 160 in 2022, with a 70% localization rate today. The Singapore R&D office also owns the product charter and strategic roadmap for various key research pillars, such as Cybersecurity, AI and Blockchain. The award also recognizes Stas’ position as a role model for other emerging cyber protection companies, and for younger talent to look up to.

“This award is a huge honor and I accept it with great pride. As the Technology President of Acronis, I provide my leadership to build the knowledge and capabilities of our Singapore R&D team. Through the years, we have been able to cement Singapore as Acronis’ nerve center for innovation and product development, which we believe has enhanced Singapore’s reputation as a hub for developing cutting-edge Cyber Protection technologies,” said Stas. “Based on ITU’s Global Cybersecurity Index 20201, Singapore is ranked 4th globally and 1st in the Asia Pacific region (on par with Rep. of Korea). Acronis’ longer-term vision is to help Singapore become the top 3 ranked country globally for Cybersecurity preparedness, awareness and co-operation. Reaching the top can only be possible through continuous investment in training talent – making Singapore a melting pot for top Cybersecurity talent from all around the world to share their expertise, augmented with a strong pipeline of local talent to learn from the very best. Acronis is therefore strongly committed to work closely with the Singapore government and local communities, to hire, train and develop more locals, to help Singapore become a leader in Cybersecurity.”

Acronis’ was also named the winner of the TCA award in previous years – The Cybersecurity Awards (TCA) 2021 – MNC (Vendor) and The Cyber Security Awards (TCA) 2020 – MNC (End User).

About Acronis
Acronis unifies data protection and cybersecurity to deliver integrated, automated cyber protection that solves the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges of the modern digital world. With flexible deployment models that fit the demands of service providers and IT professionals, Acronis provides superior cyber protection for data, applications, and systems with innovative next-generation antivirus, backup, disaster recovery, and endpoint protection management solutions powered by AI. With advanced anti-malware powered by cutting-edge machine intelligence and blockchain based data authentication technologies, Acronis protects any environment – from cloud to hybrid to on premises – at a low and predictable cost.

Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis now has more than 2,200 employees in 40 locations in 19 countries. Acronis Cyber Protect solution is available in 26 languages in over 150 countries and is used by over 20,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses.

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READING, England – Nov. 17, 2022 — / / — Redstor, the smart, cloud-first backup platform of choice for MSPs, today announced the availability of Backup for QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Desktop, a service to protect and recover application data vital to small and medium-sized business (SMBs). Intuit’s QuickBooks is the market’s leading accounting software, supporting more than 8 million users worldwide. With its powerful performance and low cost, Redstor Backup for QuickBooks fills data protection gaps in the software, enabling MSPs to provide SMBs with a crucial safety net and open a new revenue stream with healthy margins.

“QuickBooks is the heart of SMBs but none of the product tiers include backup and recovery except the most expensive option,” said Rob Glass of Computer Systems Plus, a participant in Redstor’s Backup for QuickBooks beta program. “If a hacker gets in or a disgruntled employee releases malicious code, an SMB could lose months of financial data, tax and compliance details, employee records and more. Redstor eliminates this risk at a nominal cost, giving MSPs like us access to a huge market with a service that offers tremendous margins.”

Redstor options cover all QuickBooks pricing plans, including native recovery. MSPs can recover directly back to QuickBooks production and sandbox/developer environments. Redstor’s InstantData™ technology streams information in the most compatible form possible, so customers can recover and begin using this critical data in seconds versus hours or days, all while less vital files restore behind the scenes.

Additional highlights of Redstor Backup for QuickBooks include:

  • Easy Compliance: Enables businesses to meet standards such as IRS 4557 & SOC2. In highly regulated industries, an independent backup and recovery platform provides the easiest, most cost effective way to meet compliance.
  • Single Interface: One interface protects and manages all data sources, from native infrastructure (Azure and AWS) to major SaaS offerings like Microsoft 365 and Salesforce. It even covers legacy backup such as on premise servers and company laptops.
  • Fast Fixes: With multiple people using QuickBooks Online, data can be changed simultaneously, introducing errors. Redstor not only gives admins a safety net, it provides instant, granular item restore to rapidly fix any issue.
  • Time and Money Savings: A common source of data loss are finance team changes to the production environment in QuickBooks. With Redstor, admins can use real backup data in their sandbox to verify and validate any changes before pushing them into production.
  • Automated Processes: QuickBooks operates on a shared responsibility model that protects users from incidents such as platform outages, but not ransomware, malicious or accidental data deletion/loss. Automatic and on-demand backup processes make sure all bases are covered.
  • Simplicity and Low Cost of Ownership: QuickBooks’ only backup and data restoration requires users to provide and manage external storage. Redstor’s all-in-one solution eliminates that operational and cost burden, with experts overseeing every step of the journey.

“This solves a major SMB issue while creating new revenue for MSPs at a price point that assures maximum profitability,” said Redstor Product Manager, Dan Boddington. “Downtime means lost revenue. Slow recovery means missed opportunity. Missing data ruins reputations. With Redstor Backup for QuickBooks, this vital business data is safe and quickly recoverable, and the profits stay with our MSPs.”

About Redstor
Redstor offers MSPs the smartest backup and recovery platform along with leading sales, marketing and technical support. Built for the cloud and fast to scale, the Redstor platform unifies the protection of cloud infrastructure, SaaS business applications and on-prem data via a single app (RedApp), delivering market-leading revenue retention, bigger margins and simple pricing to MSPs.

Breakthrough streaming technology offers instant data access and mobility, bringing users back in seconds after outages, whilst unlocking all the benefits of a cloud-first model. Artificial intelligence (AI) polices backups to identify and isolate malware for safe restores. With no hardware requirements and setup times of under 60 seconds, Redstor is purpose-built for the MSP growth agenda.

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Latest release leverages flash, cloud-native monitoring, easy Veeam and vCloud integration for increased performance, efficiency and adaptability

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nov. 17, 2022 — / / — Scality announced today RING9 — the ninth generation of its leading RING scale-out file and object storage software — a solution that allows IT teams to build and run a modern hybrid-cloud data storage infrastructure with higher performance and efficiency.

RING9 is built on major investments in Scality’s flagship RING solution that enables IT teams to:

  • Fully leverage flash media through tiering and dynamic data protection policies
  • Modernize monitoring stack with Prometheus tools and APIs
  • Streamline integration with API extensions to ecosystem partners such as Veeam and VMware Cloud Director (VCD)

With these new capabilities, RING9 further enhances and simplifies scale-out file and object storage for enterprises building private and hybrid cloud storage services with comprehensive AWS S3 and IAM compatibility.

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“Scality is a strategic object storage provider we trust to house our customer’s data. Over the last several years, we’ve partnered closely with Scality to build a scalable and sovereign cloud service,” explained Laurent Cheyssial, CTO at Jaguar Network. “With the comprehensive AWS-compatible S3 API and user security management in RING9, we now have the flexibility to offer our customers cloud backup services for a wide variety of workloads while keeping data secure.”

“Scality continues to innovate in scale-out object and file storage as evidenced by its new multi-tiering capability. This new feature enables high performance with low-latency flash and increases storage efficiency with tiering as data ages. This will improve usages such as backups and medical imaging, as well as new latency-sensitive workloads in media by automatically optimizing data placement,” said Randy Kerns, senior strategist and analyst at Evaluator Group.

Building on proven world-class enterprise and service provider deployments since 2010, RING9 enhancements are focused on:

High performance and storage efficiency: RING9 augments its use of the latest generations of flash media through the Storage Accelerator (SA), a powerful multi-level tiering capability. This enables dynamic tiering and data protection policies for ultra-fast IO to hot storage tiers via low-latency NVMe flash — with automated movement of data to increasingly more cost-effective tiers on lower-cost flash, such as quad-level cell (QLC), or on traditional hard disk drives (HDD). These enhancements expand the addressable markets and use cases for RING9, and enable IT teams to address Tier 1, latency-sensitive workloads in media streaming, medical imaging and big data analytics that previously required a separate resource.

Modern stack administration: RING9 brings monitoring into the modern cloud-native data center, with the integration of a new stack based on Prometheus and AlertManager, a new comprehensive UI dashboard with user actionable alerting. In addition, the Scality Cloud Monitor now enhances remote monitoring and observability for both customers and Scality’s premium Scale Care Services support offerings.

Ecosystem integration: RING9 streamlines the integration of its ecosystem partner products into a customer’s architecture, with support for:

  • New APIs for enhanced monitoring, reporting and data placement in solutions from ecosystem partners such as Veeam and others
  • Enhanced VMware vCloud (vCD) integration, including production use in existing real-world service provider deployments
  • More comprehensive AWS IAM-compatible bucket policies to tighten security and access control

Paul Speciale, chief marketing officer at Scality, said: “As IT teams embrace the modern stack architecture, they need solutions that eliminate challenges in enterprise data management and storage in the hybrid cloud. Scality RING9 represents a major step change for the entire storage industry. Users gain improvements in storage efficiency through internal flash-to-disk tiering and dynamic data protection policies. For modern cloud-based data centers, RING9 fits naturally into the monitoring and observability ecosystem with support for Prometheus and Elastic Cloud. RING9 expands the addressable market and use-case workloads for RING further into the high-performance arena.”

About Scality
Scality® storage propels companies to unify data management no matter where data lives — from edge to core to cloud. Our market-leading file and object storage software protects data on-premises and in hybrid and multi-cloud environments. With RING and ARTESCA, Scality’s approach to managing data across the enterprise accelerates business insight for sound decision-making and maximum return on investment. To compete in a data-driven economy, IT leaders and application developers trust Scality to build sustainable, adaptable solutions. Scality is recognized as a leader by Gartner and IDC. Follow us @scality and LinkedIn. Visit, or subscribe to our company blog.

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SWIFT 1.3 – deeper automation, visibility, mobility for Containers

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2022 — / / — RackWare, a leading provider of Hybrid Cloud Mobility solutions, announced today general availability of RackWare SWIFT™ v1.3. SWIFT is a comprehensive solution for migrating and protecting stateful containerized workloads and has extended that support for the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

A key feature of SWIFT is its capability to transform applications from any Kubernetes version, on-prem or cloud to OpenShift running on-prem or cloud, including Red Hat managed offerings such as ARO (Azure Red Hat OpenShift). This new release (v1.3) of RackWare SWIFT allows incremental application backups for OpenShift based applications as well as any operators to any block storage of your choice. SWIFT v1.3 also enables OpenShift backups to a variety of S3 compatible object storages.

RackWare SWIFT solution is equipped with full Any-to-OpenShift migration and Disaster Recovery (DR) capability. SWIFT is also now a Red Hat certified solution for RHEL and Containers.

“The new release of RackWare SWIFT empowers OpenShift users with more choices for storage options as well as securing their OpenShift deployments with incremental backup policies. And we are seeing a lot of interest in our capability to do full Any-to-OpenShift transformations with a push button solution,” said Todd Matters, CTO, RackWare.

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About RackWare
RackWare makes data and applications mobile and secure. We empower our customers to run their applications and store their data in any cloud of their choice. Seamless mobility allows our customers to take advantage of cutting-edge services or reduced costs as they become available throughout the cloud universe. And if disaster strikes, whether that be of the natural or cyber-criminality type, our proprietary replication and sync technology has our customers protected. RackWare is based in Silicon Valley with offices in Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, London and Pune, India.

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Bellevue, WA – Nov. 16, 2022 — / / — Synology today announced the new 4-bay Synology DiskStation DS923+, the latest in its Plus line of all-in-one storage devices for home office and small business users.

Powered by the versatile Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system, the DS923+ delivers comprehensive solutions to protect and manage business data, easily collaborate on documents, access files remotely, and monitor physical assets, all within a compact desktop format. It offers consistent performance out of the box, with the option to easily upgrade networking and further boost data transfer speeds through network cards.

“The DS923+ provides users with impressive performance and capability for its size,” said Michael Wang, product manager at Synology. “With the ability to easily scale the storage and networking, it adapts as your needs grow.”

Efficient storage that scales with your needs
The DS923+ can function as the primary storage and data protection solution for homes and small offices, or as an edge node for multi-site deployments.

Capable of storing more than 50 TB across its compact 4-bay setup, it can easily be scaled to accommodate more than 120 TB across 9 drives with a DX517 expansion unit.

Users can further boost performance by upgrading to 10GbE networking and by adding M.2 NVMe SSD drives through the built-in PCIe slot to enable fast caching or create additional all-flash storage pools.

Make the most of on-premises storage
For teams working remotely and businesses operating across multiple locations, site-to-site file syncing enables content mirroring between Synology devices. Synology Drive delivers intuitive file management and sharing, combining convenient remote file access with the privacy and 100% data ownership of on-premises storage.

The DS923+ allows users to make use of high-performance local storage while simultaneously reducing footprint using hybrid cloud technology. Synology Hybrid Share efficiently stores cold data in the cloud and keeps frequently accessed files cached on the device for access at LAN speed.

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Syncing between cloud storage services and up to five Synology servers enables deployments to benefit from the convenience of the cloud and the speed of local access over LAN. One-way or bidirectional syncing can be configured to cater to each team’s needs or requirements.

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Multi-layered backup
Ensuring that critical or sensitive data is always protected against modern cybersecurity threats is essential to avoid irreversible loss of valuable information. Synology’s Active Backup Suite allows IT infrastructure, such as Windows and Linux systems, Hyper-V and VMware VMs, and Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace accounts, to be safely backed up onto the D923+ and easily restored when needed.

For increased redundancy, backups and point-in-time snapshots of data stored on the NAS can also be created and sent offsite to another server or cloud service.

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Compact surveillance server
The device can also serve as a full-fledged video management system with full local data ownership. Synology’s Surveillance Station is a powerful VMS that is currently implemented in and protecting more than 500,000 sites. Flexible ONVIF support and more than 8,300 validated IP cameras make deployment simple and easily suited to each location’s requirements.

Surveillance Station makes it easy to set up and manage up to 40 cameras with a modern and customizable interface. For larger or multiple building environments, the option to overlay floor plans and Google Maps or OpenStreetMap maps is available for maximum situational awareness. Important footage can be retained for increased resiliency with support for recording server backup, multi-device management, and even end-to-end encrypted, simultaneous dual recording to the Synology C2 cloud.

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The Synology DS923+ is available starting today at an MSRP of $599.99 through Synology partners and resellers.

Synology at a glance
Staying at the forefront of data management, Synology innovates and adapts to ever-evolving technologies, and continues bringing new possibilities to the table, including but not limited to solutions for data storage and backup, file collaboration, video management, and network infrastructure – all designed with one goal in mind – presenting a centralized platform to simplify IT administration while driving digital transformation for businesses worldwide.

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Publication Recognizes Asigra Tigris Data Protection with Advanced CDR Capabilities

TORONTO, ON – November 16, 2022 — / / — Asigra Inc., a leader in ultra-secure backup and recovery, is announcing that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has chosen Asigra as a Finalist for the 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Awards. CRN recognized Asigra for the company’s Tigris Data Protection software in the Data Protection Software category.

This annual award program celebrates innovative vendors in the IT channel across 38 different technology categories, in critical business areas ranging from cloud to storage to networking to security. The selection process for this year’s winners was overseen by a panel of CRN editors and is based on a review of hundreds of vendor products using multiple criteria. These include key capabilities, uniqueness, technological ingenuity, and best fit with customer and solution provider needs.

Asigra Tigris Data Protection provides advanced protection against ransomware with a six-layer security stack designed to fight the new breeds of ransomware. Modern attacks target backups and easily penetrate legacy backup security strategies like immutability and air-gapping. Today’s ransomware attacks utilize sleeper / trojan-horse attacks that employ dormant ransomware or deeply embedded malware which easily bypasses endpoint security. The files along with the hidden malware is then simply backed up into the immutable and air-gapped backup repositories. The malware lies in wait on the network for weeks or months before triggering the encryption attack. Unfortunately, when the response team reaches for their last line of defense, their backups, they find that they are infected also.

Asigra Tigris is the only backup solution utilizing both bidirectional antimalware scanning and bidirectional CDR scanning to stop the sleeper attacks that routinely penetrate immutable and air-gapped storage. Additionally, Tigris protects against credential theft which allows attackers to delete immutable storage by simply changing data retention periods from years to minutes, just prior to network encryption. DeepMFA requires biometric authentication and multi-person authorization for any destructive actions.

“Our CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognize those technology vendors that are making the biggest impacts in digital transformation for solutions providers with unique, cutting-edge products and services,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “It is my pleasure to congratulate each and every one of our 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Award winners. We’re delighted to recognize these best-in-class vendors that are driving transformation and innovation in the IT space.”

“Now globally deployed throughout the Asigra partner ecosystem, Tigris Data Protection software has been acclaimed as the industry’s most comprehensive backup security platform, setting the bar in this category,” said Eric Simmons, CEO, Asigra. “We applaud our development team for their excellent work in helping businesses of every size defend against the widest range of ransomware variants targeting backup data.”

The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at

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The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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About Asigra
Trusted since 1986, Asigra ultra-secure Tigris Data Protection platform is proudly developed in and supported from North America, providing organizations worldwide the ability to quickly recover their data from anywhere through a global network of IT service providers. As the industry’s most secure backup and recovery solution for servers, virtual machines, endpoint devices, databases, applications, SaaS, and IaaS based applications, Asigra protects sensitive data with anti-ransomware defense and 100% recovery assurance. The company has been recognized as a three-time Product of the Year Gold winner by TechTarget for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software and is positioned well in leading market research. More information on Asigra can be found at

Asigra and the Asigra logo are trademarks of Asigra Inc.

Contact Asigra
Call 877-736-9901 or email

Agency Contact:
Joe Austin
+1 818-332-6166

The Channel Company Contact:
Natalie Lewis
The Channel Company

Source: Asigra, Inc.



Nasuni for Azure Blob Storage delivers the best choice for storing, protecting and accessing files

BOSTON, MA – November 16, 2022 — / / — Nasuni Corporation, a leading provider of file data services and Microsoft Gold partner, is simplifying the process for enterprises to migrate data into cloud-native file data services in Azure Blob Storage as Microsoft prepares to end support for StorSimple on Dec. 31, 2022. Nasuni, a premier MS Azure partner, is available in the Azure Customer Portal and counts toward Microsoft Azure Consumption Commitments (MACC).

“As end-of-life approaches for Microsoft Azure StorSimple, Nasuni is ready to help organizations move their data into a cloud-native service that provides the scalability and performance on which customers have depended,” said Jason DePardo, vice president of customer success at Nasuni. “But Nasuni provides much more than just scalable storage. Customers also get automatic backup and disaster recovery (DR), global file sharing, a global lock and multi-cloud access. It’s a modern file storage solution for modern enterprises, and migration from StorSimple is easy and fast.”

Nasuni has migrated several StorSimple customers already this year, including AIMCO, Pruitt Health, Blackmores, BJ’s and TGI Fridays. TGI Fridays — who chose Nasuni to replace StorSimple in anticipation of the end of Microsoft support — experienced a painless migration without heavy users noticing a difference. Additionally, because Nasuni stores data so efficiently, the company saved 20% on Azure cloud costs.

“You can sell the capabilities and cost savings, but in terms of how to make the changes and actually run the platform, IT teams might be out of their element,” said Michael Oehlert, infrastructure team lead at TGI Fridays. “The Nasuni team was instrumental in terms of getting this done without anyone noticing. They always knew what was going on and how to make it work.”

The Nasuni File Data Platform, backed by low-cost Azure Blob object storage, is a customer-managed, highly available, enterprise-grade file service. Additionally, like StorSimple, it provides an easy-to-manage solution for unlimited capacity and massive scalability with excellent performance. Nasuni can accomplish this, plus offer additional, powerful capabilities without increasing costs over StorSimple. Nasuni can also be deployed fully in Azure or as a hybrid cloud deployment with on-premises caching for high-performance file access in any location.

These additional capabilities include:

  • Multi-Site Access: Nasuni enables StorSimple customers to share their data with users across multiple locations, which are able to store, access, share, and synchronize files across an unlimited number of users and sites.
  • Unlimited Capacity for File Shares: Unlike StorSimple, the Nasuni File Data Platform keeps all files and file changes in Azure Blob storage, so file shares can be any size.
  • Automatic Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) with Fast Restore: Using a patented feature called “Continuous File Versioning®,” Nasuni stores all file changes in Azure Blob storage, which automates data protection and eliminates the need for a separate investment in backup software and hardware. Recovery is also fast, enabling IT to restore lost files or even entire volumes in just minutes.
  • Global File Sharing with a Global Lock: People from around the globe can collaborate on even very large files, with a global lock that ensures version control.
  • Multi-Cloud Support: Nasuni can also leverage Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage and any other cloud that provides an object store.

Migration is fast and simple. Nasuni’s professional service teams and certified partners can rapidly migrate StorSimple data into Azure (or other) object storage without interrupting ongoing operations or impeding access. Nasuni provides a full range of offerings ranging from assisted to full migration, using state-of-the-art procedures and tools.

With end-of-life for StorSimple quickly approaching, Microsoft is encouraging customers to establish migration plans. For more information on how Nasuni can help, check out our StorSimple resource page —

About Nasuni
Nasuni Corporation is a leading file data services company that helps organizations create a secure, file data cloud for digital transformation, global growth and information insight. The Nasuni File Data Platform is a cloud-native suite of services that simplifies file data infrastructure, enhances file data protection and ensures fast file access globally at the lowest cost. By consolidating file data in easily expandable cloud object storage from Azure, AWS, Google Cloud and others, Nasuni becomes the cloud-native replacement for traditional network attached storage (NAS) and file server infrastructure, as well as complex legacy file backup, disaster recovery, remote access and file synchronization technologies. Organizations worldwide rely on Nasuni to easily access and share file data globally from the office, home or on the road. Sectors served by Nasuni include manufacturing, construction, creative services, technology, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, oil and gas, financial services and public sector agencies. Nasuni’s corporate headquarters is based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA delivering services in over 70 countries around the globe. For more information, visit

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North America
JaeMi Pennington
Metis Communications
Phone: +1 617-236-0500 ext 26

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Waters Agency
Phone: +44 (0)7591 004 738

Source: Nasuni



BOSTON, MA — November 16, 2022 — / / — Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, has been ranked No. 42 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 28th year.

Wasabi provides fast, affordable, and highly reliable cloud data storage for businesses all over the world at 1/5th the cost of large hyperscale providers or on-premises storage with no charges for egress or API requests, and no complex tiering. The company’s revenues more than doubled from 2020-2021, and Wasabi now has more than 40,000 customers in over 100 countries, 14,000 partners, 250+ global employees, and 13 storage regions across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The company has raised $495 million in funding to date and is one of technology’s newest unicorns, with a $1.1 billion valuation.

“Wasabi has one singular focus: to be the world’s largest pure-play cloud storage provider. This has allowed us to become the technical masters of cloud storage and smartly fuel our business internationally,” said David Friend, co-founder and CEO of Wasabi Technologies. “This prestigious recognition from Deloitte is a testament to our strategy and execution as we claim our stake in the near infinite cloud storage market.”

About the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™
Now in its 28th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2018 to 2021.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least US$50,000, and current-year operating revenues of at least US$5 million. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

About Wasabi Technologies
Wasabi provides simple, predictable and affordable hot cloud storage for businesses all over the world. It enables organizations to store and instantly access an unlimited amount of data at 1/5th the price of the competition with no complex tiers or unpredictable egress fees. Trusted by tens of thousands of customers worldwide, Wasabi has been recognized as one of technology’s fastest-growing and most visionary companies. Created by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi is a privately held company based in Boston. Wasabi is a Proud Partner of the Boston Red Sox, and the Official Cloud Storage Partner of Liverpool Football Club and the Boston Bruins.

Follow and connect with Wasabi on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and The Bucket.

About Deloitte
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PR contact:
Inkhouse for Wasabi

Source: Wasabi



Part of Rubrik Security Cloud, latest release increases cyber preparedness with simulated and live recovery capabilities

PALO ALTO, Calif., November 16, 2022 — / / — Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security™ Company, today announced Rubrik Cyber Recovery to help organizations improve their cyber readiness and recover faster with confidence. Available as part of Rubrik Security Cloud, Rubrik Cyber Recovery delivers two new capabilities to help organizations better prepare for attacks and minimize operational downtime. It provides a simple way to test, validate, and document the success of an organization’s cyber recovery plans. It also provides businesses a way to instantly recover the last known clean copy of data into production while performing forensic investigations out-of-band in an isolated recovery environment.

Organizations are struggling to prepare for and respond to increasingly inevitable ransomware attacks and other cyber incidents. According to the inaugural State of Data Security Report from Rubrik Zero Labs, 92% of global IT and Security leaders are concerned they are unable to maintain business continuity during an attack. In addition, the report found that a third of boards have little to no confidence in their organization’s ability to recover critical data and business applications in the event of a cyberattack. Organizations today need a simple way to quickly test recovery plans and investigate threats without delaying the restoration of business critical operations.

“It’s essential that we have confidence in our data recovery plan,” said Dan Gallivan, Director of IT at Payette, an award-winning architecture firm. “With Rubrik, we can now prepare, verify our preparation with auditors, and safely recover in the event of a cyberattack. This peace of mind is critical not just for our IT and Security teams, but the organization as a whole.”

Rubrik Cyber Recovery empowers IT and Security teams to:

  • Validate Whether Cyber Recovery Plans Will Work: Rubrik Cyber Recovery enables customers to easily test, validate, and document the success of their cyber recovery plans while tracking performance metrics to ensure their organization is prepared to meet recovery SLAs. Customers can test whether their recovery playbook works, including sequence, timing, and failure points. They can download reports about recovery performance on-demand to prove that regular testing of cyber recovery capabilities is taking place.
  • Clone Backup Snapshots For Faster Security Testing: Rubrik Cyber Recovery enables organizations to assess cyber readiness faster through the ability to quickly clone snapshots into isolated environments. This allows customers to perform destructive tests more easily, thereby enhancing their organization’s cyber readiness.
  • Conduct Forensic Investigations in Parallel to Recovery: Rubrik Cyber Recovery allows organizations to conduct forensic investigations on infected snapshots in isolated environments while they restore business continuity quickly using a last known good snapshot.

“IT and security teams are faced with increasing pressure to ensure they can recover from a cyberattack, and yet boards and leadership teams lack confidence in their ability to do so,” said Dan Rogers, President of Rubrik. “Rubrik Cyber Recovery can help boost board and leadership confidence by not only enabling organizations to achieve safer, predictable recovery from cyber events, but also enabling IT and Security teams to prove preparedness. These advancements in Rubrik Security Cloud continue to strengthen customers’ defenses in securing their data.”

Extending Data Observability Support to the Cloud
Rubrik also announced today both Ransomware Monitoring & Investigation and Sensitive Data Monitoring & Management will support Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint, NAS Cloud Direct, and Azure Virtual Machines. As a result, organizations can gain more visibility into ransomware impact and sensitive data exposure within high-risk, cloud-based workloads. Rubrik continues to expand its capabilities to even more cloud workloads, helping customers protect all of their data across the enterprise, cloud, and SaaS.

Register for Rubrik Winter Release 2022 virtual event to learn more, with the keynote taking place today, Wednesday, November 16 at 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST. Keynote and breakout sessions will also be available on-demand.

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Any unreleased services or features referenced in this press release are not currently available. Customers should make their purchase decisions based upon services and features that are currently generally available.

About Rubrik
Rubrik is a cybersecurity company, and our mission is to secure the world’s data. We pioneered Zero Trust Data Security™ to help organizations achieve business resilience against cyberattacks, malicious insiders, and operational disruptions. Rubrik Security Cloud, powered by machine learning, secures data across enterprise, cloud, and SaaS applications. We help organizations uphold data integrity, deliver data availability that withstands adverse conditions, continuously monitor data risks and threats, and restore businesses with their data when infrastructure is attacked.

For more information please visit and follow @rubrikInc on Twitter and Rubrik, Inc. on LinkedIn.

Kelsey Shively
Sr. Director of Global Communications, Rubrik

Source: Rubrik, Inc.



Growth and commitment to distributor network gives MSPs more choice, flexibility, and support

Burlington, Massachusetts – November 15, 2022 — / / — N-able, Inc. (NYSE: NABL), a global software company helping IT services providers deliver remote monitoring and management, data protection as-a-service, and security solutions, continues to make steps to support global partners by expanding its network of distributors as announced at its recent distributor conference in Salzburg, Austria—providing MSPs and IT resellers with expertise in training, pre- and post-sales support, and local product expertise.

N-able is continuing to expand its distribution landscape across Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East, bringing the total number of N-able distributors to over 80, spanning across 50 countries, and reaching around 6,500 MSPs and IT resellers.

N-able recently held its first in-person distributor conference since before the pandemic, which welcomed more than 44 distributor entities from across the globe, representing nearly 30 countries. The event was a highly engaging set of meetings where N-able aligned on some of its most important objectives for next year to ensure that MSPs and IT resellers receive the performance, protection, and partnership they need to best serve their customers and leverage the growing managed services opportunity. Distributors received awards across a number of key categories reflecting success in new business, growth, and retention, as well as security.

Top global winners included:

  • Top Global Growth, 2022: ADDEE, Brazil
  • Best Newcomer, 2022: Computer 2000, Bulgaria

“The valued partnership we have with our distributors across the globe allows us to better accommodate the specific needs of international markets, ultimately helping MSPs, IT resellers, and their customers achieve their business growth goals—we had a brilliant time in Austria getting face time with everyone and trading stories and ideas,” said Johannes Kamleitner, group vice president of sales at N-able. “We have a huge worldwide channel presence, and we want to make sure they are being supported in the best way possible. With our distributors, partners can experience the benefits of operating in the same time zone, including shortened response times, on-site visits, and an increased knowledge in local market needs—such as device support and security standards.”

The continued network expansion from N-able gives distributors access to:

  • Sales and marketing resources to support creating and nurturing business growth in local markets
  • Training courses tailored to the specific needs of distributors
  • Marketing budgets and campaigns
  • Sales engineers to support pre-sales consulting across the entire portfolio of products including network management, backup, and security

“It is always good to compare ourselves with other realities, and for this we have to thank N-able, which has really done things big this time as well,” said Mario Menichetti, CEO of Cips Informatica.  “Today we are more aware, and we also owe it to our relationship with N-able, which with these events helps us to enhance and share our know-how with partners on the ground. All this guides us in identifying together the most correct path to help us and the partners achieve our business and growth goals.”

To find out more about N-able distributor partnerships, visit

About N-able
N-able fuels IT services providers with powerful software solutions to monitor, manage, and secure their customers’ systems, data, and networks. Built on a scalable platform, we offer secure infrastructure and tools to simplify complex ecosystems, as well as resources to navigate evolving IT needs. We help partners excel at every stage of growth, protect their customers, and expand their offerings with an ever-increasing, flexible portfolio of integrations from leading technology providers.

© 2022 N-able Solutions ULC and N-able Technologies Ltd. All rights reserved.

The N-able trademarks, service marks, and logos are the exclusive property of N-able Solutions ULC and N-able Technologies Ltd. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For more information:
Karla Walls

Source: N-able



Customers who migrate to Wasabi hot cloud storage can save up to 80% on storage costs compared to Amazon S3, Azure, and Google Cloud

BOSTON, MA — November 15, 2022 — / / — Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, today introduced Wasabi Cloud Sync Manager, the industry’s most affordable and highest performing cloud migration tool that allows businesses globally to move their data out of expensive hyperscale cloud environments like AWS S3 to Wasabi without egress fees or downtime. It also delivers seamless replication and synchronization of data between different Wasabi regions to reduce latency, meet compliance requirements, and foster best practices for data backup and recovery. Customers benefit from the flexibility of shifting data between clouds at any time, the ability to protect copies of data in different regions while increasing their cloud data performance and response time, and reducing overall storage costs.

Skyrocketing cloud prices and the current economic climate are leading many businesses to tighten their budgets and look for more affordable cloud storage solutions. However, exorbitant costs associated with cloud-to-cloud migration, like egress and data retrieval fees, and technical infrastructure challenges to migrate data back on premise and then to a new cloud, force many to stay locked into their current vendor.

Wasabi Cloud Sync Manager bypasses the high costs and technical hurdles associated with cloud-to-cloud migration. It uses private network connections to migrate data from AWS, Azure, GCP, and other S3 compliant storage directly to Wasabi. This reduces egress costs from those providers, avoids internet latency and bottlenecks, and provides fast and predictable performance that lets users rapidly move massive datasets. Data is transferred with no downtime, enabling customers to continue putting data into their original cloud quickly, and without stopping the data transfer. Meanwhile, the bucket replication feature allows customers to copy objects from a storage bucket in a specific Wasabi region to a different bucket in another Wasabi storage region. This is ideal for adding an extra layer of data protection, meeting compliance and sovereignty requirements, or minimizing latency.

Wasabi hot cloud storage is significantly less expensive and markedly faster than AWS S3 and similar providers, meaning it can be universally applied to any storage use case such as active archiving, backup, disaster recovery, storage for a custom application (active data), and more. At 1/5th the cost of hyperscalers, with no fees for egress or API requests and no vendor lock-in, businesses are able to securely and affordably store all of their data and access it the moment they need to without complex pricing tiers. Wasabi Cloud Sync Manager helps users take advantage of lower-cost storage as quickly as possible and start saving money right away.

“Wasabi’s singular focus is to deliver the best cloud storage in the world, and Cloud Sync Manager marks the next step in our mission,” said David Boland, vice president of cloud strategy at Wasabi Technologies. “Companies in the past may have wanted to leave their cloud provider, but couldn’t afford to. Now, Wasabi Cloud Sync Manager allows customers to switch to the more affordable and higher performing Wasabi hot cloud storage for just pennies per GB, depending on the data source and geographical region, and start saving money immediately.”

For more information on Wasabi Cloud Sync Manager, visit

About Wasabi Technologies
Wasabi provides simple, predictable and affordable hot cloud storage for businesses all over the world. It enables organizations to store and instantly access an unlimited amount of data at 1/5th the price of the competition with no complex tiers or unpredictable egress fees. Trusted by tens of thousands of customers worldwide, Wasabi has been recognized as one of technology’s fastest-growing and most visionary companies. Created by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi is a privately held company based in Boston. Wasabi is a Proud Partner of the Boston Red Sox, and the Official Cloud Storage Partner of Liverpool Football Club and the Boston Bruins.

Follow and connect with Wasabi on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and The Bucket.

PR contact:
Inkhouse for Wasabi

Source: Wasabi



Latest data protection capabilities help accelerate customer’s cloud journey with 1-click support for Azure Government Cloud, enhanced data security with NIAP Certification Readiness and Cross-Cloud mobility options

BOSTON, MA – November 15, 2022 — / / — HYCU, Inc., the world’s fastest-growing multi-cloud data protection as a service company, today announced new functionality within its HYCU Protégé platform to accelerate customers’ cloud mobility with the addition of new support for Azure Government Cloud and cross-cloud migration. The additions provide customers the ability to do 1-click spin-up of Applications onto Azure Gov Cloud, protect data on commercial and Government clouds and spin down the data from Gov Cloud onto local on-prem infrastructure. In addition, with new security and cross-cloud migration capabilities, customers have a cost-effective and efficient platform to support data mobility from on-premises environments to public clouds and within public clouds.

With the additional complexity that comes with increased adoption of hybrid and multi-cloud architectures, the ability to easily move data between infrastructure platforms without risking data loss is critical. Organizations choose these infrastructures to gain flexibility and agility, but without the ability to safely move workloads and data, organizations are unable to maximize the value of their investments in hybrid and multi-cloud and risk being negatively impacted by data loss.

“It has been exciting to see Federal agencies, among many of our customers, ramp up the use of Cloud technologies and accelerate their journey to the public cloud,” said HYCU Founder and CEO Simon Taylor. “HYCU is excited to announce true, cloud-native support for Azure Government Cloud as well as additional flexibility and choice. The HYCU Protégé platform updates that we are announcing not only allow customers 1-click migration to Azure Gov Cloud, but also allow them to do 1-click protection of their applications and data on Azure Gov Cloud. With enhanced security and mobility features for cross-cloud migration, we at HYCU believe in building purpose-built solutions that our customers can use to optimize their data protection needs regardless of cloud platform, and this is yet one more significant proof point in moving that forward.”

The latest updates to the HYCU Protégé platform provide customers with additional data protection capabilities designed to deliver flexibility and choice for hybrid and multi-cloud customers.

Additional functionality includes:

  • Mobility and Protection of Workloads on Azure Government Cloud: Customers can now rest assured that their data on Azure Gov Cloud can be backed up, restored to different regions, and even perform DR to a different region with Azure Gov. All this can be done safely within their own control, without having to worry about a third-party having access to their data.
  • Disaster recovery to AWS: Customers can now leverage HYCU Protégé to achieve cost-effective disaster recovery into AWS.  Whether leveraging AWS as a backup target or protecting AWS native workloads, HYCU Protégé now enables customers to quickly failover into AWS and continue business operations without interruption.  Additionally, HYCU Protégé minimizes infrastructure cost in AWS with its on-demand disaster recovery, only spinning up those resources when needed.
  • Cross-cloud restore and recovery: Customers can now protect data onto any S3 compatible cost-efficient public storage provider, like Wasabi, and DR to any public cloud of their choice. This allows them to eliminate the need to provide DR functionality only for a small dataset, i.e., allows for rapid recovery across the entire data set when needed.
  • Expanded options for Edge and Remote Office Backup: Now HYCU allows customers to half their infrastructure required in the edge and remote office locations by eliminating the need for full data protection infrastructure in every one of those locations and leveraging the public cloud storage targets.
  • Enhanced Security with Strictest Regulations: With NIAP Certification, HYCU Protégé meets the stringent certification requirements mandated by US Federal procurement requirements (CNSSP 11) for use in U.S. National Security Systems (NSS). Customers have the peace of mind that sensitive information has the appropriate measures in place to keep data secure.
  • New integrations: The latest update provides customers additional flexibility by expanding supported technology integrations to include Scality S3 WORM, Nutanix AOS 6.5 LTS, Nutanix Objects 3.5 and Qstar v7.  The addition of secure storage options and backup targets provides customers with additional optionality to bolster their data protection and ransomware preparedness.

This announcement comes on the heels of HYCU’s Series B funding in June 2022 which accelerated investment in delivering innovative data protection solutions, as well as the August launch of a free tier of HYCU Protégé for AWS which serves to make data protection simple and accessible to the most agile development teams.

For more information on HYCU Protégé updates, please visit:

About HYCU
HYCU is the fastest-growing leader in the multi-cloud data protection as a service industry. By bringing true SaaS-based data backup and recovery to both on-premises and cloud-native environments, the company provides unparalleled data protection, migration, disaster recovery, and ransomware protection to thousands of companies worldwide. As an award-winning and recognized visionary in the industry, HYCU solutions eliminate complexity, risk, and the high cost of legacy-based solutions, providing data protection simplicity to make the world safer. With an industry leading NPS score of 91, customers experience frictionless, cost-effective data protection, anywhere, everywhere. HYCU has raised $140M in VC funding to date and is based in Boston, Mass. Learn more at

PR Contact:
Don Jennings
Senior Director, Global Communications and PR
(Cell) 617.791.1710
(Twitter) @djenningspr

Source: HYCU, Inc.



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