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Oversubscribed round comes less than nine months after series A raise

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Sept. 16, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Rewind today announced the close of a USD $65 million Series B round of financing led by New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners to scale its efforts to provide backup and recovery solutions for the most widely used software-as-a-service (SaaS) tools for businesses. Bessemer Venture Partners, FundFire, Inovia Capital, Ridge Ventures, ScaleUp Ventures, and Union Ventures participated in the oversubscribed round. Atlassian Ventures, the investment arm of Atlassian (TEAM; NASDAQ) also made a strategic investment in Rewind as part of the Series B. The latest infusion of capital will help Rewind speed its product development pipeline so it can deliver data protection solutions for more business-critical SaaS applications as the threat of data breaches, user errors, cyberattacks, and ransomware continues to escalate.

Adoption of SaaS tools continues to surge, with businesses worldwide already managing 80 different applications at any given time on average and SaaS tools expected to dominate the business software landscape by 2025 with only 15 percent being non-SaaS solutions. While respected SaaS providers actively backup their cloud infrastructure, they do not make account-level, business-critical information (such as sales, marketing, and financial data) available to their users. Yet, most cloud and SaaS backup and recovery solutions continue to center on supporting a handful of massive, enterprise players. Rewind is filling a major gap by extending cloud backup and recovery to more SaaS tools. Rewind ensures that over 100,000 businesses around the globe can quickly recover from any data issue – giving them immediate access to comprehensive, usable backups in six essential SaaS applications that would otherwise go unprotected.

“While we’ve continued to double revenue and software subscribers year over year, every day our team talks with seasoned technology professionals who still do not realize they lack full control of their vital business data,” said Mike Potter, co-founder and CEO of Rewind. “We see tremendous opportunities to backup the entire cloud and are working towards that vision. This latest round of funding will allow us to expand our reach, bring additional SaaS backup solutions to the market, and raise awareness for the need to include all cloud and SaaS applications in a business’s backup and recovery strategy.”

“Cloud software dominates the modern business landscape, and the demand for cloud backup and recovery tools will continue to grow as businesses of all sizes, especially small and mid-size organizations, look to ensure business continuity by mitigating the fallout of data disasters and the incessant barrage of data attacks,” said John True, operating partner at Insight Partners. “We see Rewind as a pillar of the cloud backup and recovery space.”

??Since closing its Series A funding earlier this year, Rewind has significantly expanded its product offering. Adding more applications to its suite of solutions through both in-house development and a strategic acquisition, Rewind now backs up more than 53 billion data points in top cloud apps such as BigCommerce, GitHub, QuickBooks Online, Shopify, Shopify Plus, and Trello for customers in more than 100 countries.

The company also continues to actively build out its team to support its global expansion, recently surpassing the 100 employee mark and appointing seasoned technology leader Jason Karsh as Chief Marketing Officer. With more than two decades of experience in senior marketing positions at eBay, Kijiji and Workopolis, he will focus on growing the company’s brand presence and elevating awareness of the needs for Rewind’s services. Rewind plans to triple in size by the end of next year.

John True of Insight Partners will join the Rewind Board of Directors, while Jared Rosen of Insight Partners and Hugues Lalancette of Inovia Capital will join as observers.

About Insight Partners
Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software ScaleUp companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Founded in 1995, Insight Partners has invested in more than 400 companies worldwide and has raised through a series of funds more than $30 billion in capital commitments. Insight’s mission is to find, fund, and work successfully with visionary executives, providing them with practical, hands-on software expertise to foster long-term success. Across its people and its portfolio, Insight encourages a culture around a belief that ScaleUp companies and growth create opportunity for all. For more information on Insight and all its investments, visit insightpartners.com or follow us on Twitter @insightpartners.

About Rewind
Since 2015, Rewind has been on a mission to help businesses protect their SaaS and cloud data. Today, over 100,000 businesses in more than 100 countries have installed Rewind’s top-reviewed apps and support to ensure their software-as-a-service applications run uninterrupted. The Rewind platform enables companies to back up, restore, and copy the critical data that drives their business.

Media Contact:
Erica Camilo
Connexa Communications
C: 610.639.5644
Erica@connexacommunications.com

Source: Rewind

 

 

 

New partnership will allow users to quickly and easily transfer large files in and out of Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage using JetStream software

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Sept. 16, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Jet Digital Inc. announced a partnership with Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, to seamlessly integrate JetStream accelerated file transfer technology to Wasabi hot cloud storage. Organizations will have a fast and intuitive method to transfer large files to and from Wasabi at a fraction of the price of other solutions.

JetStream’s secure file acceleration technology allows for transfer speeds up to 100x faster than FTP as well as more resilient performance over unreliable connections. JetStream software is robust yet user friendly, allowing teams in multiple locations to collaborate faster and more efficiently, especially through digital workflow automation.

In today’s world, data usage grows exponentially, and organizations require storage infrastructure that can easily scale without exponential costs. The integration of JetStream and Wasabi allows users to quickly scale when needed while lowering the cost of cloud storage. Furthermore, the integration will enable teams to have accelerated access to Wasabi hot cloud storage, easily ingesting and distributing content, with the ability to use all available bandwidth.

“Wasabi and JetStream both take a disruptively simple approach that removes the complexity from cloud storage and file transfers, and delivers a best-of-breed solution that facilitates greater, more innovative collaboration in the digital world,” said David Friend, CEO of Wasabi. “With Wasabi’s high-performance, low-cost hot cloud storage, and JetStream’s transformative file transfer capabilities, users have fast access to the data they need, where and when they need to share it, at predictable pricing.”

It is fast and easy to connect to Wasabi using JetStream’s built-in configuration tool. In addition, the client-server architecture of JetStream allows users to quickly move data point-to-point between a location and Wasabi hot cloud storage.

“The integration of JetStream to Wasabi is a cost-effective solution that will enable optimal performance as well as instant access to data,” said Michael Devine, President and CEO of Jet Digital. “We’re pleased to provide JetStream customers with more affordable options for cloud storage while also empowering Wasabi users with fast, reliable, and user-friendly accelerated file transfer technology that also accelerates team collaboration.”

About Jet Digital
Jet Digital is reimagining accelerated file transfer with JetStream. Purpose-built to make moving data simple, JetStream software is designed with an ease-of-use philosophy while delivering enterprise-level speed, reliability, and security at the same time. Used in industries such as Media & Entertainment, Healthcare, Financial Services, and more, JetStream helps organizations connect and collaborate better through the ability to share data and content faster. For more information, visit gojetstream.io.

Jet Digital contact
Jasmine Cruz
Jet Digital Inc.
jasmine.cruz@gojetstream.io

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 has secured nearly $275 million in funding to date and is a privately held company based in Boston.

Follow and connect with Wasabi on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and our blog.

Wasabi PR contact
Kaley Carpenter
Inkhouse for Wasabi
wasabi@inkhouse.com

Source: Wasabi

 

 

 

Featuring Leading Disrupters Shaping The Future Of Enterprise Software

REDWOOD CITY, CA – September 15, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Box, Inc. (NYSE: BOX), the leading Content Cloud, today announced the Box Emerging Partners Program, an initiative to support high-growth, enterprise software companies. To kick off the program, the participating organizations will be launching five new Box integrations to transform productivity and create seamless solutions to power work from anywhere.

Businesses are continuing to invest in best-of-breed technology, with the average number of applications used by enterprises increasing to over 175. Serving as the single source of truth to secure and centralize content across the modern IT stack, Box is an open platform that connects to over 1,500 applications to power critical business processes across the enterprise. To extend this philosophy to the next generation of innovators, Box has launched the Emerging Partners Program to highlight key software players that are transforming work and showcase their innovative services, impactful products, and disruptive solutions to its customers.

Participants in the Emerging Partner Program will have the opportunity to take advantage of a variety of benefits including support of the development, launch, and adoption of their partner integrations, direct access to Box technical and sales teams, assigned business development managers, and more.

Today, Box is excited to announce the inaugural class and the new integrations with each partner:

Airtable
Airtable, an app platform that helps organizations build customized workflows, is developing an integration that enables Airtable users to incorporate a Box folder file information directly into their Airtable base. The app is particularly useful for teams that operationalize workflows in Airtable and require the collaboration of assets stored and updated in Box.

For example, with the Box-Airtable integration, a marketing team could manage their creative assets in a Box folder. The core file information of those creative assets could then be synced into Airtable, augmenting the marketing content-creation process managed within Airtable workflows. This integration is in beta and is expected to be generally available later this month.

“Airtable empowers teams to build workflows that modernize their business processes,” said Peter Deng, Chief Product Officer at Airtable. “With Box’s integration with Airtable, people can now easily sync their stored file information into Airtable to enable real-time access to Box content, helping them work with greater agility and breaking down silos between data, teams, and enterprise tools.”

Coda
Coda is an all-in-one document collaboration platform that brings data and teams together. The Box Pack for Coda enables users to turn their Box data into structured data, so they can view and interact with metadata for Box files and folders alongside their text, tables, images, design boards, presentations, PDFs, and more. This integration is expected to be available by the end of Q4 this year.

“As part of Box’s Emerging Partner Program, Coda is eager to help teams organize their informational universe,” said Shishir Mehrotra, Co-founder and CEO of Coda. “By turning Box content into structured data in Coda, teams can create all-in-one docs for everything from product launches to social events while keeping everyone on the same page.”

Hyperscience
Hyperscience is an AI-based software designed to automate office work processes. The Box for Hyperscience integration leverages state-of-the-art machine learning to automatically extract data from any document in Box and use it to enrich that file’s metadata. Users can query for complex documents, whether they’re handwritten or machine-printed, to get the most out of the Box Content Cloud. This integration is expected to be available by the end of Q4 this year.

“The global tech partner ecosystem can be a messy space for organizations looking to transform how they organize their people, processes, and technology,” said Charlie Newark-French, COO of Hyperscience. “So we’re proud to be named to Box’s Emerging Partner Program, which will give current and future Box customers access to the Hyperscience Machine Learning Platform. We look forward to partnering with Box to serve our mutual customers in the best possible way to deliver better outcomes.”

Tray.io
Tray.io is a cloud-based software integration platform for automators. With the Tray Platform’s powerful Box connector, business users across marketing, finance, and sales can finally streamline collaboration with a modern, low-code automation platform. Organizations will be able to connect Box to the rest of their stack with over 600 connectors for common apps like Slack, Salesforce, and Snowflake to automate critical business processes. This integration is available today with further enhancement expected later this year.

“We are thrilled to establish this partnership with Box in their Emerging Partner Program. By combining the power of the low-code Tray Platform with Box, Box customers can now automate key business processes like connecting critical financial documents hubs to core applications and databases, automating collaboration for new customer onboarding projects, and more,” said Rich Waldron, Co-founder and CEO of Tray.io. “Now business users and technical teams can quickly break down data silos and eliminate manual work by placing Box at the center of their tech stack, without having to rely on hand-coded, brittle integrations.”

Unqork
Unqork is a completely visual, no-code application platform that empowers enterprises to build complex, mission-critical software faster, with higher quality and lower cost than traditional approaches. With this integration, users can smart track user-submitted documents and streamline ongoing end-user engagements, thanks to Box’s robust upload and metadata APIs.

Organizations can integrate Box’s suite of APIs into their business onboarding and operations management applications built with Unqork — all without a single line of code. This integration is expected to be available by the end of Q4 this year.

“Unqork’s no-code platform helps enterprises in the most highly-regulated industries build complex, mission-critical software — all without writing a single line of code,” said Christian Barrera, Vice President, Alliances & Ecosystem, Unqork. “Alongside Box’s smart Content Cloud customers can design and deploy intelligent workflows to streamline end-user engagements. We’re proud to be part of Box’s Emerging Partner Program and excited by the potential of this partnership.”

The Emerging Partner Program is by invitation only and Box plans to add a new class of leading companies to the program next year. Those interested in applying for the program can contact: techpartnerprogram@box.com.

About Box
Box (NYSE:BOX) is the leading Content Cloud that enables organizations to accelerate business processes, power workplace collaboration, and protect their most valuable information, all while working with a best-of-breed enterprise IT stack. Founded in 2005, Box simplifies work for leading organizations globally, including AstraZeneca, JLL, and Morgan Stanley. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit http://www.box.com. To learn more about how Box powers nonprofits to fulfill their missions, visit Box.org.

Contact:
Dani Robin
press@box.com

Source: Box

 

 

 

Newest Release of TrilioVault for Kubernetes Aligns to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and Supports Zero-Trust Architectures

FRAMINGHAM, MA – September 15, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Trilio, a leading provider of cloud-native data protection, today announced the release of TrilioVault for Kubernetes (TVK) v2.5, which offers a comprehensive approach to ransomware protection and recoverability in alignment with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework and in support of Zero-Trust architectures.

Enterprises and organizations alike understand the damage caused by ransomware and have come up with various strategies to mitigate risk and facilitate recovery. Keeping backup copies of data and “point-in-time captures” are the most effective means of thwarting ransomware attacks, since there’s no need to pay to recover data if there’s another copy of the data safe and sound. However, attackers can also target the backups.

Attackers frequently try to penetrate the backup system either through the administrative console or the storage media itself in order to modify and delete point-in-time data. As a result, organizations can lose data and not even know about it until later. This greatly inhibits an enterprise’s ability to restore business operations after their data is held ransom.

Trilio is leveraging the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to align its capabilities and approach, specifically the best practices detailed in the Data Integrity projects of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at NIST. The three main components of the framework include Identify and Protect, Detect and Mitigate, and Recover. All TVK ransomware protection features today and beyond will align to this framework.

Today, Trilio announced the following capabilities with TVK v2.5 to provide comprehensive ransomware protection:

  • Backup Immutability: Ability to create immutable backups to protect against any malicious attempts to modify or delete the backups. The immutability capability works with S3-based object-locking features so that backups cannot be deleted from the target during the retention period. When the retention period is up, the backups are automatically cleared by the S3 object-locking mechanism which is controlled by TVK. Trilio enables users to set policies at the application level to give flexibility and control which is beneficial in a multi-cloud deployment. This granular level of control is in contrast to other solutions which only allow target-level retention which creates administrative overhead.
  • Encryption: Ability to encrypt TVK backups with a Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) encryption format that uses an AES-256 cipher algorithm so encrypted backups cannot be read or stolen. The TVK implementation includes at-rest and in-flight encryption. TVK leverages Key Management Systems (KMS) so Kubernetes users are in control of the encryption and the associated keys for the applications which is advantageous in multi-cloud deployments. This approach is aligned with Zero-Trust architectures and is in contrast to other solutions that only allow target-level encryption which may pose security risks.

***Download the IDC Report, ‘Trilio: Cloud-Native Data Services for Kubernetes with a Focus on Application Resiliency’*** — https://www.trilio.io/resources/idc-profiles-trilio-and-cloud-native-data-services-market/

“Trilio is committed to the challenge of solving the exponentially growing problem of ransomware attacks — and intends to do so in the most complete manner possible through alignment to cybersecurity best practices,” said David Safaii, CEO of Trilio. “TrilioVault for Kubernetes offers features that enable protection and recovery from ransomware, giving our customers the peace of mind that comes from knowing that Trilio’s enterprise-class technology is running continuously to keep their environments safe and protected across potential attack vectors and levels.”

Additionally, Trilio also announced the following features in TVK v2.5:

  • Multi-Namespace Backup Support: Ability to capture multiple namespaces in a single backup instead of doing multiple backups of multiple namespaces. This reduces the amount of management overhead and helps customers who want to efficiently protect clusters. In contrast to other solutions, TVK enables users to manage multiple namespaces as a consolidated object and each namespace capture as an individual object providing simplified management.
  • Backup Target Support: TVK now offers the ability to natively store data in Azure Blob and GCP Object Storage giving Microsoft or Google customers full support of their ecosystem of infrastructure products.
  • Authentication Support: TVK now supports OIDC, LDAP and cloud authentication providers. Customers with existing Identity Access Management (IAM) tools typically like to continue using their existing authentication products to avoid complicated security reviews.

“As container production deployments grow, there’s a need for data protection that includes detection and defense against ransomware, as traditional data protection methods may not scale well in containerized environments,” said Lucas Mearian, research manager, IDC. “Trilio’s product is a solution designed to protect and recover against ransomware attacks based on its point-in-time backups and restores to combat data corruption issues or other malicious activity on production data. TrilioVault for Kubernetes v2.5 includes data encryption and immutable backups via an object-locking mechanism on storage media intended to prevent backups from being overwritten or deleted.”

***Visit us at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021 at booth #P17 to see a demo of TrilioVault for Kubernetes in action.*** — https://www.trilio.io/portfolio/kubecon-north-america-oct-2021/

User Explains TVK Value
V3Main Technologies has been using TrilioVault for Kubernetes for backup, restore and migration operations across multiple Kubernetes distributions and multiple clouds, including AWS EKS, Google GKE and Azure AKS with plans to deploy Red Hat OpenShift as well.

“Overall, the concept is to take a backup from one cluster, restore it to the target, and then place it on a different cluster—no matter what platform, cloud or infrastructure you’re using,” said Venkat Maddikayala, president of V3Main Technologies. “That’s the thing that saves me a lot of effort because it takes a lot of time to configure a new cluster with on-demand workloads. There’s tremendous value in the efficiency of operations, time and cost savings for our team. We’re looking forward to taking advantage of the new capabilities to protect against Ransomware attacks as well.”

About TrilioVault for Kubernetes
TrilioVault for Kubernetes is a cloud-native, application-centric data protection platform that was designed from the ground-up to support the scale, performance and mobility requirements of Kubernetes container environments across any public or hybrid cloud environment. TrilioVault for Kubernetes offers backup and recovery of the entire application, including data, metadata and any other Kubernetes objects associated with the application so it is protected and able to be restored from any point-in-time.

About Trilio
Trilio is a leader in cloud-native data protection for Kubernetes, OpenStack and Red Hat Virtualization environments. Our TrilioVault technology is trusted by cloud infrastructure operators and developers for backup and recovery, migration and application mobility. Customers in telecom, defense, automotive and financial services leverage TrilioVault to recover from disasters, migrate workloads, move workloads to new infrastructure and migrate to new software distributions. Trilio.io, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Media Contact:
Robert Cathey
Cathey Communications for Trilio
robert@cathey.co

Source: TrilioVault

 

 

 

Security customers benefit from cost-effective, flexible, and secure storage to seamlessly expand existing systems to a hybrid cloud approach to surveillance management

SANTA CLARA, CA — September 15, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, today announced a new partnership with Rasilient Systems, the pioneer in forensic-grade video surveillance systems, to deliver industry-leading hybrid cloud storage solutions for video surveillance deployments at the edge. This partnership combines the strength of Rasilient’s surveillance system optimization with Wasabi’s unlimited scalability and disruptively low cost so users in industries with multiple distributed locations like healthcare networks, education systems, and retail branches, can effectively handle the rising amount of video being captured at previously deemed “unserviceable” or “difficult” remote locations.

With the ever-increasing amount of data produced by video surveillance applications, moving and archiving infrequently-accessed video to an offsite, secure, and reliable storage environment is the only way to keep up with the demand of footage being generated at the edge. Unfortunately, this is nearly impossible for remote locations due to limited bandwidth and connectivity needed to send video files without the risk of frame drop, video degradation, and data corruption.

Now with Wasabi’s affordable, fast, and reliable hot cloud storage on-demand, Rasilient customers can shorten upload windows and quickly access their video files for faster retrieval times with a highly scalable repository for their video management software (VMS) that supports high camera counts, high-definition resolutions, high frame rates, and long retention periods – all demands of modern video surveillance deployments. Wasabi is 80% less expensive to store video recordings than traditional cloud providers and there are no fees for egress or API requests. This lower cost allows customers to utilize video surveillance not only for security and safety, but for a variety of uses to cost-effectively monitor operations for business optimization and process improvement, while holding on to that footage forever so they can refer back to it whenever necessary. The two companies partner up to offer cloud, edge hardware, and secure transmission in a simple, predictable RMR pricing model as well – omitting the expensive and fluctuating costs that are traditionally associated with cloud storage solutions.

“With modern systems capturing more evidence and anomalies than ever before, there is a surging demand for increased storage capacity that is scalable, dependable, and secure,” said Sean Chang, co-founder and CEO at Rasilient Systems. “By partnering with Wasabi, we’re able to provide our customers with a hybrid cloud solution that is affordable, fast, reliable, and secure so they are properly equipped to manage the growing volume of video captured across locations.”

Rasilient’s patent-pending, VMS-agnostic NFDLink communication software enables the use of commonly available broadband wired or wireless Internet services to send and receive forensic-grade video recordings directly to and from the Wasabi cloud. Wasabi’s flexible storage capacity allows organizations to leverage NFDLink to archive infrequently accessed video to Wasabi from any VMS, while keeping frequently accessed video on-site with Rasilient edge devices. Rasilient’s PrivateLok provides zero-knowledge encryption at the edge to add cybersecurity on top of Wasabi’s safe and secure environment. Only the edge user holds the key, so even if the network was somehow compromised no one could view sensitive video data.

Wasabi is deployed in fully secure and redundant data centers that are certified for SOC-2 and ISO 27001 compliance. The service is architected in accordance with industry-best security models and design practices. Organizations can configure their individual video files or storage buckets to be immutable for a user-defined retention period (in increments of days, weeks, months or years). Designated video files or files written to that bucket cannot be deleted or altered in any way, by anyone, throughout its storage lifetime. This level of immutability helps Rasilient customers comply with state and local government regulations.

“Industries that operate in multiple locations such as healthcare, government, education, and enterprise retail may have a blend of software at different sites, oftentimes not having one standard VMS across all locations.” said David Friend, founder and CEO of Wasabi. “This scenario makes it difficult for organizations to keep up with increasing levels of video surveillance at the edge in a secure and cost-effective manner. Rasilient has created a surveillance solution that is dependable, can be used in remote areas, and can cover multiple sites. We’re excited to partner with Rasilient to provide their customers with a flexible, cost-effective and secure cloud storage solution that caters to the modern demands of video surveillance.”

About Rasilient Systems
Rasilient Systems is a leading provider of VMS-agnostic video surveillance hardware platforms since 2001 and have expanded their portfolio to include cloud storage and innovative video transmission. Their solutions are purpose-built for forensic-grade video surveillance and AI analytics. This enables Rasilient to eliminate deficiencies, like recording gaps, in video recording experienced by platforms originally purposed for IT. Offering No Frames Dropped (NFDTM), video quality, health monitoring, scalability, and efficiency to achieve the lowest OPEX/CAPEX in the market.

Learn more at www.rasilient.com

Follow and connect with Rasilient on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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 has secured nearly $275 million in funding to date and is a privately held company based in Boston.

Follow and connect with Wasabi on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and our blog.

Media Contacts:
Wasabi PR contact
Tucker Hallowell
Inkhouse for Wasabi
wasabi@inkhouse.com

Rasilient PR contact
Ashley Grabowski
ashley@rasilient.com
(408) 316-9369

Source: Rasilient Systems

 

 

 

Windermere, FL, Sept. 15, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — iCoreConnect, Inc. (OTCQB: ICCT), a cloud-based, Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for healthcare business workflow, is pleased to announce the closing of its acquisition of Spectrum Technology Solutions. Spectrum Technology Solutions provides Managed Services, Data Backup, Data Discovery, Strategic IT Leadership & vCIO, Cloud Services, Cybersecurity and Encryption. These comprehensive services are seamlessly integrated into its client’s business operations and aligned with their business models, so that goals can be reached more efficiently.

This acquisition marks iCoreConnect’s eighth strategic acquisition under President and CEO Robert McDermott and his executive team. “Our team has diligently and strategically brought in Spectrum Technology Services to round out iCoreConnect’s offerings. This acquisition brings a highly talented team to our fast-growing, high-performance SaaS company. This acquisition continues to accelerate our rapid growth as reported in the recently filed 10-Q,” states McDermott.

“We are excited about the new opportunities to offer our customers expanded services and support,” shares Wayne Klug, President and CEO of Scottsdale, AZ-based Spectrum Technology Solutions. “It’s an amazing opportunity for Spectrum’s talented team to join this fast-growing, high-performance company.”

About iCoreConnect
iCoreConnect is a cloud-based software and technology company focused on increasing profit and operational speed in high-compliance industries. iCoreConnect is most notably known for its innovation in solving healthcare business problems. The company’s philosophy places a high value on customer feedback, allowing iCoreConnect to respond to the market’s needs. iCoreConnect touts a platform of more than a dozen SaaS enterprise solutions and more than 40 agreements with state or regional healthcare associations. iCoreConnect is a member of the prestigious StartUp Health accelerator.

Forward Looking Statements
In this news release, the use of the words “believe,” “could,” “expect,” “may,” “positioned,” “project,” “projected,” “should,” “will,” “would” or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements that represent the Company’s current judgment about possible future events. The Company believes these judgments are reasonable, but these statements are not guarantees of any events or financial results, and actual results may differ materially due to a variety of important factors.

Contact:
Cile Spelce
cspelce@icoreconnect.com

Source: iCoreConnect

 

 

 

Oct. 13 Druva Cyber Resilience Virtual Summit to Showcase Recovery Stories, Best Practices and New Innovations to Combat the Rising Tide of Ransomware

SUNNYVALE, CA – September 15, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Druva Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, today announced the Druva Cyber Resilience Virtual Summit, set to take place on October 13, 2021 at 10AM PT (EMEA and APAC registration sites). As ransomware attacks have continued to surge and now cost global organizations billions annually, Druva’s summit will bring attendees insights from industry visionaries, thought leaders, and independent security experts on how to stem this tide. Speakers from Dell Technologies, Gartner, Inc., Palo Alto Networks and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, as well as industry expert Larry Hughes, will offer IT leaders best practices, real-world case studies on how to fight back against these criminals, and discuss the growing role of data protection in combating ransomware. Attendees will also have exclusive access to in-depth demos of Druva’s latest innovations and industry-first capabilities designed to help organizations recover faster with confidence.

Today’s increasingly sophisticated ransomware attacks commonly target backup data for encryption and deletion, destroying many organizations’ last line of defense. In fact, according to a recent IDC survey, only half (52%) of organizations that did not pay a ransom in the last 12 months were able to recover their data¹. The proven scale, security, and capabilities of Druva Cloud Platform help organizations protect their backup environments from ransomware and other cyber threats, making it an ideal component of a defense in depth security framework.

“It’s clear the surge of ransomware is here to stay and will remain a continuous threat for tens of thousands of organizations, government agencies and infrastructure critical to our daily lives,” said Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO, Druva. “As bad actors continue their aggressive tactics, bold, innovative approaches that unleash the inherent power of cloud data protection must be deployed. With an innovative and unmatched architecture that was built from the ground up with security in mind, we are ready to help organizations tackle today’s most pressing business issue head on by protecting their critical data and getting back to business quickly and confidently.”

Individuals who attend the two hour Cyber Resilience Summit will have the opportunity to engage with thought leaders and their peers, gaining valuable insights from other organizations that are fighting back against increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks. In addition, attendees will leave with actionable information on emerging best practices that span data protection and recovery and how to integrate modern security and backup technologies.

A sample of expert sessions at the summit include:

  • Industry Trends and State of the Market: Santhosh Rao, Sr Director, Gartner, Inc.
  • CISO Keynote: Mike Towers, CISO, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International
  • Staying Ahead of the Curve: Evolving Standards in Security: Larry Hughes, Security Educator and Author
  • Ransomware: Building Multi-Layered Defense and Accelerating Recovery: Druva leaders
  • Making the Cloud Resilient Together: Bryan Hicks, Director, Data Protection Global Technology Office, Dell Technologies
  • Bridging the Gap: Security and Backups: With security and technology partners, TBA
  • Customer Perspective: Craig Guinasso, Senior Director, Data Security & Compliance, Guardant Health Customer Security Leader and Brian Hunt, VP of Global Sales Engineering, Druva
  • Looking Ahead: Closing Remarks and Key Takeaways ? Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO, Druva

Additional information

  • Register: for Druva Cyber Resilience Summit 2021 (North America, EMEA, APAC) and view the session details and speaker biographies
  • Video: Find out how you can improve your cyber resilience with Druva ransomware recovery
  • Customer Case Study: See how companies like Vertrax are fighting ransomware with Druva

¹ IDC, IDC 2021 Ransomware Study: Where You Are Matters!, Doc US48093721. Published 20 July 2021.

About Druva Cloud Platform
Built for the public cloud with a microservices architecture, Druva Cloud Platform is secure by design, always up-to-date, and offers all-inclusive, consumption-based pricing. As the industry’s largest cloud-native SaaS platform operating at scale, Druva Cloud Platform enables organizations to centrally protect data, no matter where it lives: cloud environments, leading SaaS applications such as Microsoft 365, Google Workspace and Salesforce, hybrid environments, or edge devices. By leveraging this innovative SaaS platform, organizations can reduce the cost and complexity of data protection, accelerate and protect cloud projects and increase cyber resilience and regulatory compliance.

About Druva
Druva delivers Data Protection and Management for the cloud era. Druva Cloud Platform is built on AWS and offered as-a-Service; and its customers have driven down costs by up to 50 percent by freeing themselves from the burden of unnecessary hardware, capacity planning, and software management. Druva is trusted by thousands of companies worldwide, including over 50 of the Fortune 500. Druva is a privately held company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and its investors include Sequoia Capital, Viking Global Investors, CDPQ, Neuberger Berman, Tenaya Capital, Riverwood Capital and Nexus Partners. Visit druva.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

Contact:
Jesse Caputo
Director of Corporate Communications & Analyst Relations
Druva Inc.
+1.516.815.2836
jesse.caputo@druva.com

Source: Druva

 

 

 

– Accelerates its Digital Transformation program by developing a secure collaboration infrastructure that can respond to rapid market changes –

TOKYO – September 14, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Box, Inc. (NYSE: BOX), the leading Content Cloud, today announced that Lotte Corporation has adopted Box company-wide to enhance collaboration and communication as a key pillar of its Digital Transformation program. Box will help Lotte strengthen its information governance by enabling secure content collaboration both inside and outside the company.

Macro trends accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, required a more rapid change in working styles to meet the company’s ever-changing market and customer needs. In addition, to reach the next stage of business growth, it became necessary to fundamentally change its way of working. This included the need to increase information governance and security, to improve communication among employees, and to create an environment where operational efficiency and innovation could thrive.

To achieve this, Lotte retired its legacy, cumbersome, and costly IT systems, replacing them with a cloud-first infrastructure that can quickly respond to changes in the business. Lotte also developed a new IT system that supports its next phase of growth, with a particular focus on its collaboration and communication infrastructure.

Communication is fundamental to business growth and operational efficiency at Lotte, and it was essential to enable highly secure collaboration between business units. In addition to the company’s existing Chromebooks and Virtual Desktops, Lotte has now also adopted several microservice cloud technologies and integrated them with Box to develop a sophisticated infrastructure used across the entire company.

Furthermore, new work styles emerging in the post-pandemic world raise security concerns, such as unauthorized access to information. To enable the most advanced information governance and security for all its content, Lotte has chosen Box company-wide for cloud content management.

To continue to respond quickly to changes in the market and to meet customer needs, Lotte will advance its Digital Transformation program by increasing its use of Box and other best-of-breed integrated applications. This will improve its employees’ productivity and efficiency, and ultimately grow its global business.

About Box
Box (NYSE:BOX) is the leading Content Cloud that enables organizations to accelerate business processes, power workplace collaboration, and protect their most valuable information, all while working with a best-of-breed enterprise IT stack. Founded in 2005, Box simplifies work for leading organizations globally, including AstraZeneca, JLL, and Morgan Stanley. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit http://www.box.com. To learn more about how Box powers nonprofits to fulfill their missions, visit Box.org.

Contact:
Box Communications
Nobumasa Takeuchi
ntakeuchi@box.com

Source: Box

 

 

 

New Cloud Service Provides up to 5X Faster File Synchronization Across Global Locations; Rapid Ransomware Recovery Restores a Million Files in Under One Minute

BOSTON, MA – September 14, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Nasuni Corporation, a leading provider of cloud file storage, today unveiled Global File Acceleration (GFA), a new cloud service that makes multi-site file synchronization up to five times faster.

GFA dynamically performs near real-time, intelligent analysis of file usage to orchestrate and prioritize data propagation of new files across Nasuni Edge Appliances in all locations. As a result, global users sharing files gain the very fastest access to new data that they need most.

“It was already simple to manage and collaborate on our global file shares across 27 locations, and file synchronization has always been much faster than traditional methods,” said Stephen Held, Vice President and Chief Information Officer at LEO A DALY. “But with this latest release, the performance is dramatically faster.”

Rapid Ransomware Recovery
Ransomware often targets the most important asset – file data. Today’s approach for addressing ransomware targeting file servers is broken. Traditional enterprise backup and recovery solutions do not work well for files because the process of copying files from backup takes way too long. Nasuni cloud file storage has always enabled customers to recover files extremely fast following a ransomware attack, with enterprises able to restore millions of files in a matter of minutes. This is achieved with Nasuni Continuous File Versioning ® technology, which takes frequent snapshots of each and every file change and stores them in immutable object storage in the cloud. This advanced file protection technology has been further boosted by GFA.

The new layer of intelligence that GFA introduces to Nasuni’s architecture has the added benefit of setting even tighter Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) on newly-created data to further decrease the risk of data loss. This is crucial to being able to recover quickly from ransomware and other outages without disrupting productivity.

Together, they power Nasuni’s Rapid Ransomware Recovery capabilities, which make restoring files as simple as dialing back to the point just before the attack happened. Customers have the flexibility to restore entire volumes and directories, or surgically recover individual files for specific users, with recovery points as recent as 1 minute prior to an attack.

In a recent survey of Nasuni customers, those who had been hit by ransomware indicated they never had to pay a ransom to recover their files. And more than one-third of those who were hit recovered their files in less than an hour, which included stopping the attack, and then identifying and restoring the infected files.

“Nasuni was a true lifesaver when we got hit by a ransomware attack,” added Held. “Once we contained the attack, we were able to restore files quickly. Our operations hardly missed a beat.”

“No other storage or backup vendor can provide Rapid Ransomware Recovery for file servers the way Nasuni can,” said Russ Kennedy, Chief Product Officer, Nasuni. “And now Nasuni’s high-performance Global File Acceleration service sets us even further apart. Enterprises can solve their file protection, primary file storage and multi-site file sharing challenges all in one solution, and significantly reduce costs in the process. We’re helping our customers leverage Nasuni’s accelerated file sharing capabilities along with cloud scale economics and protection to modernize their file storage environments.”

About Nasuni
Nasuni provides modern cloud file storage, powered by the world’s only cloud-native global file system. Nasuni is a cloud replacement for traditional network attached storage (NAS) and file server silos, consolidating file data in easily expandable cloud object storage at a fraction of the cost. Nasuni also eliminates the need for complex legacy backup and disaster recovery infrastructure, dramatically simplifying IT administration. Companies and organizations worldwide rely on Nasuni to easily access and share files 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 www.nasuni.com

Social media links
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/nasuni
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nasuni
Blog: https://www.nasuni.com/blog

Media Contacts:
Nasuni
Justine Boucher
Phone: +1 617-863-0294
Email: Nasuni@metiscomm.com

Waters Agency
Maria Loupa
Phone: +44 (0)7591 004 738
Email: nasunipr@watersagency.com

Source: Nasuni

 

 

 

First-of-its-kind solution for Managed Service Providers provides added security, protection, and streamlined recovery of critical workloads in the public cloud

NORWALK, Conn., September 14, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Datto Holding Corp. (“Datto”) (NYSE: MSP), the leading global provider of cloud-based software and security solutions purpose-built for delivery by Managed Service Providers (MSPs), today announced the commercial availability of Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure, a comprehensive Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) solution that protects MSPs and their clients’ data in the public cloud in the event of malicious ransomware attacks, security breaches, and vendor outages.

Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure is architected to leverage the secure Datto Cloud to address a critical and unmet need for MSPs–the added protection and recovery of data in the public cloud through multi-cloud replication. This comprehensive data protection, management, and streamlined recovery is delivered at a predictable cost and without the need for MSPs to piece together individual technologies or depend solely on Microsoft’s data backup services.

An increasing number of Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) are opting to host their infrastructure and applications in the public cloud, with worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services forecasted to grow 23.1% in 2021 to total $332.3 billion, up from $270 billion in 2020, according to a forecast from Gartner, Inc. This has been a key growth area for MSPs as they support their clients and shift to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) models.

Microsoft Azure has been proven to be the leading public cloud provider over other large providers for businesses in the beginning to middle-stages of public cloud adoption, such as MSPs. Azure provides reliable cloud services for building, deploying, and managing intelligent applications. While Microsoft is responsible for the security of the physical hosts, network, and data centers, its Shared Responsibility Model states that the customer is responsible to secure and protect all applications, data, and endpoints contained within Azure. In this model, MSPs carry the responsibility to ensure they have reliable business continuity solutions in place to protect their clients’ workloads across on-premises servers and the public cloud.

Industry Leading Security and Continuity
Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure performs more frequent backups than other solutions and reduces the risk of data loss or prolonged system downtime due to ransomware and public cloud outages. Further, MSPs can now eliminate single-cloud risk by having the ability to restore data from either Microsoft Azure or the immutable, private Datto Cloud as secondary system protection. With this solution, MSPs can offer their clients the scalability and efficiency of the public cloud while feeling confident their clients’ cloud data is backed up and can be recovered within minutes – even if there is an Azure outage.

Designed for Growth
Purpose-built to help MSPs scale and grow their business, Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure delivers a predictable pricing model. One easy-to-understand, flat-fee bill accounts for all associated BCDR costs – all achieved with zero egress costs for MSPs. This solution creates a durable margin opportunity, eliminates the need to estimate public cloud service costs or handle unexpected charges, and reduces the total cost of ownership for MSPs. In addition, Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure is cloud-native to enable MSP partners to quickly scale endpoints, while providing high levels of security and reliability.

Simple User Experience
MSPs have direct access to Datto’s award-winning 24/7/365 support team and will no longer need to manage multiple vendors or integrate third-party technologies. The flexible turnkey solution requires minimal training and enables MSPs to manage both on-premises and cloud backup workloads from a single multi-tenant dashboard.

“The ongoing cyberwar against ransomware underscores the importance of closing the gap in security for MSPs utilizing the public cloud,” said Radhesh Menon, Chief Product Officer at Datto. “We architected Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure from the ground up with the key design goals of providing comprehensive protection and rapid recovery, and an extra layer of protection through multi-cloud replication to Datto’s private cloud. In addition, Datto is able to deliver predictability on margin to bring confidence to MSPs that their time and investments in hybrid cloud protection are both secure and profitable.”

Key features and benefits of Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure include:

  • Efficient deployment: Delivers fast and easy onboarding with a 3-click set-up process that enables a first backup within 15 minutes.
  • Hybrid data protection: Provides data protection for both on-premises and Azure virtual machine (VM) workloads from a single portal.
  • Multi-cloud replication: Eliminates single-cloud risk with secondary replication to the secure and reliable Datto Cloud for better Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs) and performs backups every hour for a one-hour Recovery Point Objective (RPO).
  • End-to-end protection: Ensures consistent management and protection from endpoint to server to cloud by leveraging Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure in tandem with the Datto Unified Continuity product suite.
  • Cloud Deletion Defense: Enables easy recovery of the entire dataset of backups deleted during an agent deletion or when deleting all cloud backups.
  • Virtualization to the Datto Cloud: Allows MSPs to recover workloads within seconds in the event Azure has an outage.
  • Automatic boot verification of backups: Validates that backups are running as expected with patented screenshot verification.

“The driving force behind our clients’ desire to migrate to the public cloud is two or threefold,” said Rick Topping, VP of Operations at Ceeva, Inc, an MSP in Pennsylvania and beta customer of Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure. “Companies understand their responsibility to ensure data is available to employees at all times and realize it needs to be kept as safe and secure as possible in today’s environment. Our clients sometimes find it difficult to host an on-premises system and receive the same features and functionality available with a cloud-based system. Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure provides those capabilities. As we help our clients on their journey to the cloud, this solution gives us the same data protection and business continuity that we’re used to with Datto SIRIS and provides the reliability and trust known with Datto.”

Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure is available immediately in the United States, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand through an Early Access Program that includes introductory pricing until December. Global availability with additional integrations and feature enhancements is expected by the end of 2021. For more information on the Early Access Program, join us for a webinar series beginning Wednesday, September 15. Register here — https://pages.datto.com/Introducing-Datto-Continuity-for-Microsoft-Azure-Registration

About Datto
As the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and security solutions purpose-built for delivery by Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and medium businesses (SMBs) can achieve with the right technology. Datto’s proven Unified Continuity, Networking, and Business Management solutions drive cyber resilience, efficiency, and growth for MSPs. Delivered via an integrated platform, Datto’s solutions help its global ecosystem of MSP partners serve over one million businesses around the world. From proactive dynamic detection and prevention to fast, flexible recovery from cyber incidents, Datto’s solutions defend against costly downtime and data loss in servers, virtual machines, cloud applications, or anywhere data resides. Since its founding in 2007, Datto has won numerous awards for its product excellence, superior technical support, rapid growth, and for fostering an outstanding workplace. With headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, Datto has global offices in Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

Media Contact:
Shoba V. Lemoine, Datto
communications@datto.com

Source: Datto

 

 

 

BOSTON, MA – September 14, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Nasuni Corporation, a leading provider of cloud file storage, has announced that Nasuni CloudBound21: How to Thrive with Modern File Storage will be held September 28-30, 2021. Nasuni’s free, online event will provide IT leaders and decision makers with the resources and skills needed for their organizations to thrive with modern file storage and overcome the deluge of ransomware and other attacks on important file data. Held annually, Nasuni CloudBound attracts attendees from across the globe and industries with content designed to deliver tangible takeaways and actions.

Nasuni CloudBound21 will feature industry experts, peers and Nasuni customers sharing practical, real-world insights for using modern file storage effectively. The event will delve into ransomware, cloud costs and considerations, digital transformation, data migration and more. Sessions include experts from AWS, IDC, ActualTech, Coldago Research, DCIG, and Evaluator Group. Keynotes will be delivered by Lakshmi Sharma of Google Cloud (“What’s Next for the Cloud?”) and David Totten of Microsoft (“Digital Transformation Starts in the Cloud”).

WHO: Nasuni’s SaaS platform is built for the cloud and powered by the world’s only global file system. It consolidates network attached storage (NAS) and file server silos in cloud storage for infinite scale, built-in backup, file sharing and local performance, all at up to 70% cost savings over traditional legacy approaches. Nasuni’s client roster features market leaders, innovators and a long list of Fortune 200, 500 and 1000 companies.
WHAT: Nasuni CloudBound21 will equip participants with the expertise and tools needed for success with modern file storage. IT leaders from Wegmans, Man Group, Hunter Douglas, Snowy Mountain Engineering Corporation (SMEC), McKim & Creed and others will share key considerations for cloud technology, lessons learned and more. The event is particularly attended by those in key markets including tech, manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, creative services, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, financial services and public agencies.
WHY: The industry has faced an impactful year in file storage. Almost overnight, companies had to rethink how they manage, access and derive value from data, putting the cloud in the spotlight. After many unforeseen challenges – from a massive remote migration to record high ransomware attacks – Nasuni’s CloudBound21 brings together leaders to discuss lessons learned and solutions to apply.
HOW: Nasuni CloudBound21 delivers a full agenda of interactive business and technical sessions, expert and influencer panels and presentations by Nasuni customers. Attendees also have important networking opportunities.
WHEN: September 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET (EMEA)
September 29 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET (US)
September 30 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ACT (APJ)
WHERE: Nasuni CloudBound21 takes place online. For further agenda and registration details, please visit our website.

About Nasuni
Nasuni provides modern, cloud file storage, powered by the leading cloud-first global file system. Nasuni is a cloud replacement for traditional network attached storage (NAS) and file server silos. Nasuni consolidates file data, with instantly expandable cloud storage at half the cost. Eliminating the need and complexity for legacy backup and disaster recovery infrastructure, Nasuni dramatically simplifies IT administration. Workers from leading global companies rely on Nasuni to easily access and share files 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, delivering services in over 70 countries around the globe. For more information, visit www.nasuni.com.

Social Media Links:
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/nasuni
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nasuni
Blog: https://www.nasuni.com/blog

Media Contact:
Nasuni
Justine Boucher
Phone: +1 617-863-0294
Email: Nasuni@metiscomm.com

Waters Agency
Maria Loupa
Phone: +44 (0)7591 004 738
Email: nasunipr@watersagency.com

Source: Nasuni

 

 

 

MONETT, MO – September 14, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Today, its ProfitStars® division announced that more than 300 banks and credit unions are using its Gladiator Centurion Enterprise-Level Recovery™ (CELR) solution to secure the backup and recovery of mission-critical systems in the cloud.

Financial institutions are increasingly relying on Jack Henry as a partner to manage the backup and recovery of their systems; CELR is backing up 80% more financial institution data than it was 18 months ago. The high-demand comes as CELR addresses more marketplace needs, such as providing air-gapped cold storage, an environment where data is physically and electronically disconnected from all internet networks. This contributes to compliance with The Ransomware Self-Assessment Tool (R-SAT), a tool to help financial institutions mitigate the risks of ransomware developed by the Bankers Electronic Crimes Task Force, State Bank Regulators, and the United States Secret Service.

CELR sends a backup of all mission critical systems (including third-party data) to Jack Henry’s private cloud. All data is encrypted both in transit and at rest. In the event of a ransomware attack, disaster, or power outage, a financial institution could access their information remotely or from a Centurion recovery center. The rapid data restoration helps ensure business continuity and integrity of data, providing consumers with better access to their finances and reinforcing trust in their financial institution of choice.

Annette Hord, senior vice president at Citizens Bank & Trust Company of Campbellsville, Ky., said, “It was always important to us to have Jack Henry back up our systems in the event of a natural disaster. Today, with the added vulnerabilities from ransomware attacks, knowing that our backup is in air-gapped cold storage is vital to our continuity planning. It’s an added layer of defense that can preserve our data and our reputation as a trusted financial institution.”

Ransomware is a leading threat to companies today. The widespread, increasing attacks threaten an institution’s finances and reputation. A backup and recovery strategy like CELR is critical to a multi-layered defense. If prevention and detection fail, this mitigates disaster and can have a bank or credit union up and running within hours.

Matt Riley, President of ProfitStars, said, “Jack Henry is a trusted partner to banks and credit unions, providing them with experts that are committed to continually improving compliance and security best practices. As threats evolve, the rapid adoption of CELR is an example of how a full-service partner relationship can help banks and credit unions prepare for the worst case scenarios while continuing to build a bright future for their communities.”

About ProfitStars
ProfitStars®, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.®, helps financial institutions of every asset size and charter, and diverse corporate entities, proactively identify and prepare for risks and market changes that could negatively impact their business. ProfitStars’ industry-leading solutions and services include JHA Payment SolutionsTM, Information Security & Risk Management, Online & Mobile, Lending, Financial Performance, and Imaging/Data Management. These solutions help approximately 8,500 clients mitigate and control risks, optimize revenue and growth opportunities, contain costs, and drive future success. Additional information is available at www.profitstars.com

About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
Jack Henry (NASDAQ: JKHY ) is a leading SaaS provider primarily for the financial services industry. We are a S&P 500 company that serves approximately 8,500 clients nationwide through three divisions: Jack Henry Banking® provides innovative solutions to community and regional banks; Symitar® provides industry-leading solutions to credit unions of all sizes; and ProfitStars® offers highly specialized solutions to financial institutions of every asset size, as well as diverse corporate entities outside of the financial services industry. With a heritage that has been dedicated to openness, partnership, and user centricity for more than 40 years, we are well-positioned as a driving market force in cloud-based digital solutions and payment processing services. We empower our clients and consumers with the human-centered, tech-forward, and insights-driven solutions that will get them where they want to go. Are you future ready? Additional information is available at www.jackhenry.com

Statements made in this news release that are not historical facts are forward-looking information. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking information. Specifically, there are a number of important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by any forward-looking information. Additional information on these and other factors, which could affect the Company’s financial results, are included in its Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings on Form 10-K, and potential investors should review these statements. Finally, there may be other factors not mentioned above or included in the Company’s SEC filings that may cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking information.

Contact:
Heather Sugg
William Mills Agency for Jack Henry & Associates
heather@williammills.com
954-854-6203

Address:
Jack Henry & Associates
663 W Hwy 60
Monett, MO 65708?

Source: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.

 

 

 

US Signal scales its Storage As A Service (STaaS) offering to help meet growing demand

Grand Rapids, MI – September 14, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — SoftIron Ltd., the world leader in task-specific appliances for data center solutions, and a global leader in Ceph expertise and implementation, today announced that it has successfully engaged with Michigan-based IT solutions company, US Signal, to seamlessly upgrade and expand its Storage As A Service (STaaS) infrastructure. The initial implementation, which immediately increases US Signal’s storage capacity by over a petabyte, leverages SoftIron’s Ceph-based HyperDrive™ storage appliances and is being facilitated with a no-downtime migration across multiple distributed data center sites in four midwest states, including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

The US Signal expansion is being driven by the company’s need to scale its critical infrastructure due to increasing customer demand. Having already established a Ceph software-defined storage architecture in 2012, the company took the opportunity to re-evaluate its incumbent solution against evolving requirements. These requirements included the need for cluster management across multiple, disconnected sites, the need for seamless integration with services billing, stringent cloud service SLAs, as well as limited resources (including skills, space and power). Because customers were in current operation, zero downtime during the capacity expansion was a critical requirement. SoftIron’s expertise and Ceph-based HyperDrive solution proved to be an ideal fit for the expansion, which is being accomplished with zero downtime.

“The strategic focus for this project was to ensure a truly future-proofed and seamless growth plan for US Signal, providing the best outcomes for both our business and our customers,” said Derrin Rummelt, Executive Vice President of Engineering at US Signal. “We chose open source Ceph as a foundational building block for our needs early on because of its innate power and capability. Ceph’s virtually infinite scalable nature combined with an uncompromising feature set made it a natural fit for our company, which provides world-class services in a highly competitive, mission-critical environment. SoftIron quickly demonstrated its deep understanding of complex storage environments, and how to maximize Ceph to provide the best of its wide-ranging feature set. They’ve delivered value over and above the hardware and software, providing expert guidance and support as we execute on this project together.”

The expansion, leveraging SoftIron’s expertise and HyperDrive storage appliances, further validates the enterprise-grade status of open-source Ceph, the software-defined storage platform that supports object, block, and file storage in a distributed, no single point of failure architecture. SoftIron’s HyperDrive storage appliances are engineered to maximize the performance and utility of Ceph, built using SoftIron’s “task-specific” approach, which counters the traditional commodity approach to appliances that use commercial off-the-shelf hardware (COTS). SoftIron’s approach optimizes component-level hardware design to the needs of the software at the source code level. Using this approach, SoftIron produces units purpose-built for maximum performance, eliminating commodity hardware inefficiencies, and creating greener, higher-performing, more efficient appliances.

“SoftIron continues to lower the bar for enterprises to adopt open source, and Ceph in particular, as a key part of their infrastructure strategy. Ceph provides organizations with all the robust features needed for always-on enterprise operation and delivering all the value that people expect in a world-class open source solution,” said Phil Straw, CEO of SoftIron. “SoftIron has built the ultimate productization of Ceph in our HyperDrive storage appliances, simplifying the operations and life cycle experience with Storage Manager and making Ceph accessible for today’s enterprise workloads with Storage Router. Our goal is always to meet our client organizations and their infrastructure wherever they are, and work with them to maximize every aspect of performance and efficiency that both Ceph and HyperDrive, together, have to offer.”

The SoftIron HyperDrive family storage appliances span from high-value to high performance and are available for POC and purchase today. SoftIron offers both traditional purchasing (CAPEX) and as-a-Service (OPEX) options. For more information, visit SoftIron’s HyperDrive Storage page .

Download and read more in the full US Signal case study on SoftIron’s website — https://softiron.com/resources/leading-services-provider-us-signal-achieves-scale-efficiency-with-softiron-hyperdrive/

About US Signal
US Signal provides a wide range of robust, reliable data center services, offering connectivity, cloud hosting, colocation, data protection, and disaster recovery solutions – all powered by its wholly-owned and operated, robust, fiber network. US Signal also helps customers optimize their IT resources through managed and professional services. For more information, visit: https://ussignal.com

About SoftIron®
SoftIron® is the world leader in task-specific appliances for scale-out data center solutions. Their superior, purpose-built hardware is designed, developed, and assembled in California, and they are the only manufacturer to offer auditable provenance. SoftIron’s HyperDrive® software-defined enterprise storage portfolio runs at wire-speed and is custom-designed to optimize Ceph. HyperSwitch™ is their line of next-generation, top-of-rack switches built to maximize the performance and flexibility of SONiC. HyperCast™ is their high-density, concurrent 4K transcoding solution for multi-screen, multi-format delivery. SoftIron unlocks more excellent business value for enterprises by delivering best-in-class products, free from software and hardware lock-in. For more information, visit www.SoftIron.com

For information, contact:
US Signal
Carilyn Booker
616.295.5458
Or
Amanda Regnerus
616.633.6512

PR Contact:
Isaac Lopez
OmniScale Media
+1-360-576-5475
isaac@OmniScaleMedia.com

Source: US Signal

 

 

 

Solution provides businesses and consumers with free, secure cloud storage

SUNNYVALE, CA – September 14, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — TeraBox, a cloud-based storage solution provider, today announced that it has reached 10 million global downloads. While many competitors offer free cloud storage space, most don’t exceed 5GB without a paid subscription. Outperforming competitors, TeraBox gives each of its users 1TB of free cloud storage space, which is equivalent to the storage space of 64 16GB phones, or approximately 256,000 pictures (4MB each).

Creating a seamless user experience, TeraBox automatically syncs files across devices and backs up photos and videos, as well as saves the local storage on their devices, to protect users’ memories in the event a device is damaged or lost.

TeraBox offers users the following features:

  • Ability to upload files up to 4GB in size, or 20GB in size with the paid subscription.
  • Easily share files of any size with friends and family.
  • Online photo and video previews.
  • Compatibility with Android, iOS and desktop computers for peak convenience.
  • Intelligent, AI-backed photo tagging and categorization — sorting into categories such as flowers, food, and home — based on the user’s content, making finding images a breeze.

Available for download on Android and iOS devices, data can also be accessed online at www.terabox.com

TeraBox for Windows will be available on September 16, 2021, and will support five languages, including English, Russian, Thai, Japanese and Korean — making big file uploading even easier.

About TeraBox
TeraBox is an innovative cloud storage app that protects and organizes all the files on a user’s device, helping them to quickly back up and navigate photos, important documents and files with the aid of powerful AI technology. TeraBox enables worldwide users to experience the future of data backup and cloud storage solutions.

Contact:
Shannon Nelson
The Hoffman Agency
snelson@hoffman.com

Source: TeraBox

 

 

 

LOS ANGELES, CA – Sept. 13, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — IDrive® 360, an enterprise-scale endpoint cloud backup solution from IDrive Inc., is now enabling businesses to backup entire machines with the addition of cloud-based disk-image backups.

This new feature allows users to backup single/multiple partitions, or run a full image backup of the hard drive including the operating system (OS), system settings, installed applications, application configurations, and associated VMs, directly to the IDrive Cloud. This allows for full point-in-time restores of the backed up system data without requiring any operating system installation.

Ideal for businesses of any size, IDrive® 360 enables IT departments to oversee data protection for their entire company, allowing them to implement backup plans for units, groups, or individual devices. This ensures that every bit of data generated by endpoint devices is backed up and ready to be recovered in case of a data loss disaster.

Administrators can now enable image backup for their managed endpoints directly from the IDrive® 360 backup console, along with creating backup sets and modifying the backup settings and schedule. After the full initial image backup, subsequent changes are backed up incrementally and synced with the existing data through automated data synchronization.

Image Backup with IDrive® 360 supports snapshot-based image restores for point-in-time recovery of data backed up to the cloud. The historical backups function as recovery points so users can perform data recovery from a specific period of time, allowing for reliable protection from ransomware. Image backup maintains up to 50 previous backup versions of the files in the account.

Along with snapshot-based recovery, users can perform full system restores directly from the cloud, individual file/folder or volume-level restores, and WinRE-based bare-metal restore.

IDrive® 360 starts at $29.50/computer/year for 2TB storage/computer license and unlimited users. There is also a full-featured free 7-day trial available, no credit card required.

About IDrive
IDrive Inc. is a privately held company specializing in cloud storage, online backup, file sharing, remote access, compliance and related technologies. Core services include IDrive®,RemotePC™ and IBackup.

For more information, contact:
Matthew Harvey
818-251-4200 x127
matthew.harvey@idrive.com
www.idrive.com

Source: IDrive

 

 

 

Tape remains popular due to low cost and arduous process of eliminating historic backups

LONDON, UK – September 13, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — New research by Databarracks has revealed that 15% of organisations are still using a combination of disk and tape backups, with 51% now using online or cloud backups.

The findings are from Databarracks’ 2021 Data Health Check. Running since 2008, the annual report surveys over 400 IT decision-makers in the UK on cloud, backups, cybersecurity, IT resilience and remote working.

Other key figures from the report include:

  • Cloud and online backups have continued to increase in popularity, climbing from 23% in 2008 to 51% in 2021
  • 4% still use tape as their only backup medium, unchanged since 2012
  • Combined disk and tape use has declined from a peak of 29% in 2012, to 15%

Peter Groucutt, Managing Director of Databarracks, said: “When we first started the Data Health Check in 2008, almost a fifth of organisations were still using tape as their only backup medium. By 2012, companies were moving to a combination of disk and tape or switching to online or cloud backup.

“Reports of tape’s death seem to have been greatly exaggerated. It still remains relatively popular. There are several reasons for this.

“Storage prices have reduced to make cloud backup viable for the majority of the market, but the lowest-cost method of storage is still tape. For organisations with vast data volumes – in industries such as life sciences or broadcast media – it meets that need.

“Tape is also difficult and slow to eliminate completely due to the years of historic backups you need to keep. Smaller businesses often make a clean break and switch to a new method however, larger firms and those with compliance requirements need to keep tape drives and tapes for several years. This puts some companies off moving due to the cost and manpower required to manage two backup methods while older retentions expire.

“The industry has been lamenting the decline of tapes for decades but even now, it seems they are here to stay.”

Groucutt says there are still major benefits to moving to faster and more efficient cloud backups.

He concluded: “Backup is one of the repetitive jobs that can really take time away from the IT team. Improving the speed of backups is not one of the most exciting IT projects, but it has a huge impact on the efficiency of IT operations. The lockdowns over the last 18 months have also driven more interest in completely automated backup solutions that don’t require manual interaction like with tape libraries.”

View the online report here: https://datahealthcheck.databarracks.com/2021/

Download the full report here: https://www.databarracks.com/resources/data-health-check-2021

About Databarracks
Databarracks is the UK’s specialist business continuity and IT disaster recovery provider. From the launch of the UK’s first managed online backup services over 15 years ago, to our leading Disaster Recovery as a Service, we’ve been making enterprise-class continuity, security and resilience accessible for organisations of all sizes.

For more information, please visit: www.databarracks.com

Press contacts
Avinash Nandra/Alex Henderson
Spreckley Partners Ltd
Email: databarrackspr@spreckley.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 207 388 9988

Source: Databarracks

 

 

 

New Barracuda Data Inspector automatically scans OneDrive and SharePoint to identify sensitive information and malicious files

Campbell, Calif., Barracuda Secured.21 Customer Conference 2021 – Sept. 14, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ —

Highlights:

  • New Barracuda Data Inspector helps customers find sensitive data in OneDrive and SharePoint and if it’s been shared internally or externally.
  • Data Inspector provides data classification capabilities and identifies malware, viruses, ransomware, and more stored in OneDrive and SharePoint.
  • Using Data Inspector, customers can gain insights to help support regulatory compliance requirements.

Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, today announced Barracuda Data Inspector to help customers automatically scan OneDrive for Business and SharePoint data for sensitive information and malicious files. Powerful data classification capabilities help customers identify types of data such as Personal Identifiable Information (PII), user credentials, credit card information, and more. Customers using Barracuda Data Inspector can identify whether data has been shared internally or externally, and where it’s stored to help them make decisions on how to act on it.

A recent studyhttps://www.barracuda.com/office365-ccb — commissioned by Barracuda captured the opinions and perspectives of global IT decision makers about Office 365, data security, backup and recovery, SaaS solutions, and a variety of related topics. The research found that data protection is both a security and a privacy concern:

  • More than 7 in 10 respondents were concerned about compliance with data privacy requirements.

The same study found that protecting data against attack and loss — both from outside actors and inside sources — is also a key concern:

  • 72% of respondents were concerned that their Office 365 data could be the target of ransomware.
  • 52% said their organization has experienced a ransomware attack.

OneDrive and SharePoint deployments can be storing sensitive data, such as Social Security numbers, credit card information, network credentials, and more — which can make these types of data more vulnerable to a breach. Additionally, these deployments can be hosts to dormant malware, viruses, and ransomware that can go undetected by native security and then wait for one wrong click to activate them.

With Barracuda Data Inspector, customers can easily scan OneDrive and SharePoint to identify sensitive data and then decide what needs to be done with that data in terms of compliance requirements and other needs. Highlights include:

  • Create data classifiers; identify specific information types, such as employee or student IDs, project codenames, and other proprietary information
  • Find out if data has been shared internally or externally
  • Identify malware, viruses, and ransomware stored and get rid of it at the source
  • Receive automated notifications and redacted previews of classified data
  • Alert users when they attempt to store data that might be considered sensitive

Quotes:
“Barracuda Data Inspector is next-generation data security that makes it easy to identify and secure an organization’s most critical information,” said Tim Jefferson, SVP, Engineering for Data, Network, and Application Security at Barracuda. 

“We’re very excited about Barracuda Data Inspector. Customers want to be able to identify sensitive information like credit card data that is improperly stored creating greater risk of data leakage,” said Chris Riley, Director at System Source. “With Barracuda Data Inspector, we’ll provide a powerful tool for our customers to help secure their businesses.”

Resources:

Get a free scan of your OneDrive and SharePoint (up to 10,000 items): http://cuda.co/datascan

Get the report, The state of Office 365 backup: https://www.barracuda.com/office365-ccb

Read the blog post: http://cuda.co/diblog

Data Inspector product page: https://www.barracuda.com/products/datainspector

About Barracuda Secured.21
Barracuda Secured.21 Customer Conference, happening this week September 14 to 16, is the first global virtual conference hosted by Barracuda for its customers. Barracuda Secured.21 is an informative event covering a wide range of topics including security threats and trends, hands-on technical sessions, new product announcements, and the latest innovations in email protection, application and cloud security, network security, and data protection. For more information, please visit barracuda.events/secured-21/

About Barracuda  
At Barracuda we strive to make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. We protect email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers’ journey. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them — in ways they may not even know they are at risk — so they can focus on taking their business to the next level. For more information, visit?barracuda.com.

Barracuda Networks, Barracuda and the Barracuda Networks logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Barracuda Networks, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact
Jonelle Elam
Sr. Director PR & Communications at Barracuda
jelam@barracuda.com
408-813-7762

Source: Barracuda Networks, Inc.

 

 

 

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Sept. 9, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced a new user-configurable API integration with ServiceNow. The new integration means that the Cobalt Iron Compass® enterprise SaaS backup platform now communicates directly with ServiceNow’s digital workflow platform, leading to a more efficient issue-resolution workflow for companies that use ServiceNow formatted services.

Backup, archive, and restore events occur on a scheduled and/or manual (ad hoc) basis within Compass. The ServiceNow API integration allows those event details to be sent to ServiceNow products without any intermediary messaging service setup. Backup management administrators can work more efficiently with customizable control over the backup, recovery, and restoration of event messages being delivered to their ServiceNow products directly via the ServiceNow API.

Event data was, and may continue to be, communicated to ServiceNow via SNMP or SMTP messaging services from within the Compass Commander GUI.

“We created the API integration with ServiceNow not only in response to customer demand, but as part of our promise to improve ease of use continually for industry backup admins,” said Paul Linder, product development manager at Cobalt Iron. “With this API integration, backup admins simply enter the service configuration into Compass Commander as a target, and event notifications will be sent.”

The new ServiceNow API integration is native to Compass and is available immediately. Customers may configure their event notifications to be sent to the ServiceNow API today.

About Cobalt Iron
Cobalt Iron was founded in 2013 to bring about fundamental changes in the world’s approach to secure data protection, and today the company’s Compass® is the world’s leading SaaS-based enterprise data protection system. Through analytics and automation, Compass enables enterprises to transform and optimize legacy backup solutions into a simple cloud-based architecture with built-in cybersecurity. Processing more than 8 million jobs a month for customers in 44 countries, Compass delivers modern data protection for enterprise customers around the world. www.cobaltiron.com

Product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Agency Contact:
Sunny Branson
Wall Street Communications
Tel: +1 801 326 9946
Email: sunny@wallstcom.com

Cobalt Iron Contact:
Mary Spurlock
VP of Marketing
Tel: +1 785 979 9461
Email: maspurlock@cobaltiron.com
Web: www.cobaltiron.com

Source: Cobalt Iron

 

 

 

Platform Recognized for Ease of Use, Best Usability, and Easiest to Administer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – September 9, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Egnyte, a leader in cloud content security and governance, today announced it has received the top score in the G2 Fall 2021 Grid Report for Data Security Software. The company has also been named a leader in Data Governance, Cloud Content Collaboration, and Encryption Key Management, making Egnyte the only vendor to receive recognition across all four categories.

“Every company has valuable and sensitive content these days, but, until recently, only an elite few have been able to control the myriad of security and compliance risks associated with that content,” said Rajesh Ram, Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer at Egnyte. “Being recognized by G2 for ease of use, usability, and as the easiest solution to administer validates our approach of reducing IT complexity by offering a simple, turn-key solution that provides data security, content collaboration and governance.”

To provide a fair evaluation, G2 maintains strict criteria for recognizing vendors with high satisfaction scores. Based on customer satisfaction and scale (determined by market share, vendor size, and social impact), the Fall 2021 Grid® Report for each of the three categories ranks vendors into four quadrants—Leaders, High Performers, Contenders and Niche players. Leaders are rated highly by G2 users and have substantial scale and market presence, as well as global support and service resources.

Recent customer reviews submitted to G2 demonstrate the high-quality user experience, performance and versatility offered by Egnyte, with feedback including:

  • “It has been a go-to software during the pandemic. This software helped my organization complete its deliverables on time, even when the pandemic hit us all hard. It is a very cost-effective software to manage, store, share, and backup data.” – Accountant
  • “We are a hybrid work environment with the majority of employees working remotely but still have physical offices. VPN is too cumbersome for employees, and Egnyte solved that with its desktop sync app. Egnyte is a great cloud file management system. It has all the features you want, but none of the fluff features you won’t use.” – Solutions and Technology Consultant
  • “I like the fact that it appears on my computer as regular drives making saving and moving documents easy. Also with my home computer [con]figured the same way telecommuting means I no longer have to email docs to myself or carry flash drives. It has made things really easy. Also, I don’t have to worry about the size or instability of the drives and recovery of documents is easy. – Higher Education Professional

To learn more about Egnyte’s offerings on G2 please visit: https://www.g2.com/products/egnyte/reviews

About Egnyte
Egnyte provides one unified platform to govern and gain insight into business content on any app, any device, anywhere. More than 16,000 businesses trust Egnyte to empower distributed teams, protect business-critical data and reduce file-sharing cost and complexity. Investors include Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers, and Goldman Sachs. For more information, visit www.egnyte.com

Additional Resources

  • Follow Egnyte on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Egnyte
  • Join Egnyte on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Egnyte
  • Connect with Egnyte on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/egnyte/

Global Press & Media Contact
Brittany Carambio
Director of Corporate Marketing
Phone: 301-678-3412
Email: media@egnyte.com

Source: Egnyte

 

 

 

All managed via a single, central console thanks to 365 Total Protection Enterprise Backup

PITTSBURGH, PA – September 10, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Hornetsecurity has released a new solution to provide Microsoft 365 business users with the security and data loss prevention they require. Microsoft 365’s default protection is not enough: Its built-in email filters let threats through, making it necessary to acquire additional security for data and email communications.

To address this, Hornetsecurity has launched an industry-first service: 365 Total Protection Enterprise Backup, which covers all aspects of email and data security for Microsoft 365.

The holistic cloud security bundle offers a wide array of high-performance, award-winning email security and management features including:

  • Multi-level filter systems
  • AI-based analysis mechanisms for protection against spam, malware, and advanced threats
  • Email encryption and archiving
  • Email continuity, which effectively maintains email traffic during system failures
  • Easy-to-create, legally compliant signatures and disclaimers.

To top it all off, 365 Total Protection Enterprise Backup enables automatic backup and recovery of an organization’s Microsoft 365 mailboxes, Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive, as well as backing up the data in users’ Windows-based endpoints such as laptops or Windows workstations.

Robust backup and recovery functionality is essential for holistic Microsoft 365 security as data loss occurs not only due to ransomware and malware, but also due to user error – for example, KPMG accidentally but irretrievably deleted the Teams chats of 145,000 employees last year. It is often assumed that Microsoft creates extensive backups of all data, but this is not the case.

Like all Hornetsecurity services, 365 Total Protection Enterprise Backup takes just minutes to set up and is extremely easy to manage, thanks to the solution’s central Control Panel.

“With 365 Total Protection Enterprise Backup, we have created a comprehensive cloud security bundle that includes everything needed to protect email and data in Microsoft 365. The solution not only provides our customers with holistic security, but also greatly reduces the workload for IT administrators, as all features can be controlled and managed centrally from an intuitive interface. We want to save our customers from having to find their way through a jungle full of security tools and show how simple and reliable email and data security can be,” said Daniel Hofmann, CEO of Hornetsecurity.

365 Total Protection Enterprise Backup is available at: https://www.hornetsecurity.com/us/services/365-total-protection-enterprise-backup/

About Hornetsecurity Group
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 Washington D.C.

Contact:
Media enquiries:
Angelica Micallef Trigona
marketing@hornetsecurity.com

Source: Hornetsecurity Group

 

 

 

Arnaud Treps brings more than two decades of strategic security experience to Odaseva

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 8, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Odaseva, the leading enterprise data platform for Salesforce, today announced the appointment of Arnaud Treps as Chief Information Security Officer. In this role Arnaud will lead the company’s global security initiatives including software, infrastructure, privacy, and compliance.

Arnaud Treps
Photo: Arnaud Treps

Arnaud most recently served as the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at global hospitality leader Accor, where he took a hands-on approach to leading projects such as PCI compliance, application security, infrastructure, and overall organization security.

“Data is the new gold of this digital era,” said Arnaud. “At the end of the day, this data must be secure. Odaseva is doing incredible things to further data security for the largest Salesforce customers, and as CISO I am looking forward to making an impact on the root causes that Odaseva addresses.”

“As an experienced IT leader, Arnaud will continue to drive Odaseva’s vision of helping the largest and most complex Salesforce customers achieve data success,” said Sovan Bin, Chief Executive Officer at Odaseva. “His unique blend of experience in all areas of information security will benefit both the business and technical sides of our fast-growing company.”

Arnaud earned his master’s degree in Computer Science from Sorbonne Business School.

About Odaseva:
Odaseva is the #1 Enterprise Data Platform for Salesforce. Designed for large data volumes and complex data models, Odaseva offers Salesforce architects and platform owners the most powerful tools available to solve the problems at the foundation of the Salesforce data value chain: data protection, data privacy, and data agility. Global industry leaders like Schneider Electric and Manulife rely on Odaseva to protect data, ensure business continuity, respect customers and regulators, and easily move Salesforce data to any environment or system where it can deliver value—with the strongest security, performance, and expertise available.

Media Contact:
Remy Claret
Odaseva
contact@odaseva.com
+1-800-490-1054

Source: Odaseva

 

 

 

ZNet Technologies will empower service providers in South-east Asia with automation for delivering Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud

SINGAPORE – September 08, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — ZNet Technologies (http://znetcorp.com/), a leading cloud services distributor offering cloud infrastructure and managed services, today announced that it is expanding its distribution partnership with Acronis in six countries, namely Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

With this new development, ZNet will be distributing Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud in the new markets via its partner network. Now, ZNet partners can offer comprehensive range of cyber protection solutions, including backup, disaster recovery, AI-enhanced anti-malware, endpoint security and management tools, file sync and share, and blockchain-based file notarization – with billing and service delivery automation using ZNet’s in-house developed automation platform.

“Acronis’ AI-based unified data protection and cybersecurity solution meets a critical need to secure remote and hybrid networks against the emerging cyberthreats,” said Munesh Jadoun, Founder and CEO, ZNet Technologies Private Limited. “Acronis is an incredible solution for our partners looking to equip their end-users with high-end, sophisticated all-in-one cyber protection solution. With addition of Acronis in our distribution portfolio for South-east Asia region and combined with our home-grown service delivery and business automation platform, we aim to enable partners to deliver Acronis cyber protection solutions with flexible billing options and complete automation using our award-winning platform ‘RackNap’.”

The automation capabilities mean that ZNet partners will be able to provision and manage billing for their Acronis customers’ licensing from a single interface, simplifying their onboarding, provisioning, billing, support, and reporting. Partners can also allow their clients to monitor their existing consumption and upgrade/downgrade plans if required.

“The cyberthreat landscape has changed dramatically over the past two years. Organizations are seeking not only greater security, but lower costs and improved efficiency – creating unique opportunities for service providers who offer in-demand cyber protection services,” said Neil Morarji, Acronis General Manager, Enterprise, Asia Pacific. “The existing relationships that ZNet has developed with its partners in South-east Asia mean they understand the ongoing shift, and they’re among the first to meet that demand. ZNet’s exceptionally technically qualified team helps us ensure that our customers exploit the full capabilities of our enhanced cyber protection solutions”.

About ZNet Technologies
ZNet Technologies Private Limited, incorporated in 2009, is a cloud services provider offering cloud infrastructure and managed services to partners and end customers across the globe with primary focus on India. ZNet powers well over 90K websites and applications globally and is one of the very first Microsoft CSPs in India. The business units of ZNet include ZNetLive (domain, hosting, cloud services provider) and RackNap (cloud service delivery and business automation platform). ZNet offers services from Acronis, NTT, Microsoft, AWS, Alibaba Cloud and managed services via its certified cloud professionals. RackNap helps with automating the delivery of cloud services and helps bill the usage based on actual consumption.

ZNet is owned by RP tech India (a division of Rashi Peripherals Pvt Ltd.). Founded in 1989, RP tech India is the fastest-growing value-added distributor of IT and mobility solutions with 50 branches and 50 service centers across India. Growing at a consistent 25% CAGR YoY, the company offers products from over 25+ renowned global brands to 9000+ customers spread across 750+ towns/cities in India. For more information, visit http://znetcorp.com/

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. With award-winning AI-based antimalware 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 1,700 employees in 34 locations in 19 countries. Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million personal users and 500,000 businesses, including 100% of the Fortune 1000 companies. Acronis’ products are available through 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries in more than 30 languages.

Contact:
Pavan Jangid
+91-8875002229
pavan@racknap.com

Source: ZNet Technologies

 

 

 

Commvault extends its market leading ransomware solutions with new services designed to plan for, protect, and recover from ransomware attacks

TINTON FALLS, N.J., Sept. 8, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a recognized global enterprise leader in Intelligent Data Services across on-premises, cloud and SaaS environments, today announced new ransomware services designed to help businesses prepare for, protect against, and respond to today’s growing cyber threats.

Ransomware attacks continue to rise, and they are expensive—on average, it costs 10 times the cost of the ransom payment to restore the data1. 70% of ransomware attacks include a threat to leak exfiltrated data, and firms who have been attacked experience about 21 days of downtime afterwards2. The hard costs of ransomware are astronomical; most companies are not prepared to respond to an attack, and even less are planning ahead of time.

Commvault is a trusted partner to its global customers in data protection and recovery, for all types of risk vectors. Ransomware is the latest persistent threat facing our customers and the new ransomware protection and recovery services are based on Commvault’s expertise and knowledge of data management design, planning, and recovery.

The new offering, Commvault Ransomware Protection and Response Services, provides the resources and expertise needed to harden customers’ Commvault solutions from an attack, review the state of their data protection solution over time, and help them recover critical data when an attack does occur.

The Ransomware Protection Design and Plan service assists customers in validating their preparedness for ongoing threats and attacks. The offering will help organizations understand potential threats and risks impacting their ability to be ready. It offers tangible outcomes such as a readiness scorecard, key findings, and recommendations and a prioritized action plan.

The Commvault Ransomware Response Service provides the expertise and resources to help recover from an attack. As part of the service, Commvault provides a Ransomware Recovery Incident Manager backed by the Commvault Recovery Operations team. The service works with customers to identify and recover critical data and expedite a return to normal business operations.

These services complement Commvault Ransomware Protect and Recover solutions that deliver the critical capabilities for ransomware data protection. Utilizing this new service offering along with Commvault software and cloud offerings allows an enterprise to detect, protect and recover from ransomware attacks and other data breaches as a core component of the Commvault Intelligent Data Services. Commvault Data Management and Protection products and Compliance and Governance solutions work hand in hand with this data security solution.

“Ransomware is growing exponentially as both a worldwide problem and an addressable threat,” said Ram Menashe, Vice President of Global Services at Commvault. “While we cannot guarantee our customers won’t be the target of an attack, we believe that by offering strategic protection plans, we can support customers at any stage of a ransomware attack—and do our best to help prevent it altogether with Commvault Protection Review. These services represent our commitment to keeping our customers’ data safe and recoverable while continuing to provide innovative, industry-leading products.”

To learn more about Commvault’s ransomware services, please visit https://www.commvault.com/resources/commvault-ransomware-protection-service

To join an upcoming webinar about how Commvault helps customers mitigate ransomware attacks, register at: https://www.commvault.com/webinars/reckoning-on-ransomware

About Commvault
Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT) liberates business and IT professionals to do amazing things with their data by ensuring the fundamental integrity of their business. Its industry-leading Intelligent Data Services Platform empowers these professionals to store, protect, optimize, and use their data, wherever it lives. Delivering the ultimate in simplicity and flexibility to customers, its Intelligent Data Services Platform is available as software subscription, an integrated appliance, partner-managed, and software as a service—a critical differentiator in the market. For 25 years, more than 100,000 organizations have relied on Commvault, and today, every quarter, Metallic is doubling the number of customers who leverage it to modernize their environments as they look to SaaS for the future. Driven by its values—Connect, Inspire, Care, and Deliver—Commvault employs more than 2,700 highly-skilled individuals around the world. Visit Commvault.com or follow us at @Commvault.

Safe Harbor Statement: Customers’ results may differ materially from those stated herein; Commvault does not guarantee that all customers can achieve benefits similar to those stated above. This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding financial projections, which are subject to risks and uncertainties, such as competitive factors, difficulties and delays inherent in the development, manufacturing, marketing and sale of software products and related services, general economic conditions and others. Statements regarding Commvault’s beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future are forward-looking statements, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from anticipated results. Commvault does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements. The development and timing of any product release as well as any of its features or functionality remain at our sole discretion.

©1999-2021 Commvault Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Commvault, Commvault and logo, the “C hexagon” logo, Commvault Systems, Commvault HyperScale, ScaleProtect, Commvault OnePass, Unified Data Management, Quick Recovery, QR, CommNet, GridStor, Vault Tracker, InnerVault, Quick Snap, QSnap, IntelliSnap, Recovery Director, CommServe, CommCell, APSS, Commvault Edge, Commvault GO, Commvault Advantage, Commvault Complete, Commvault Activate, Commvault Orchestrate, Commvault Command Center, Hedvig, Universal Data Plane, the “Cube” logo, Metallic, the “M Wave” logo, and CommValue are trademarks or registered trademarks of Commvault Systems, Inc. All other third party brands, products, service names, trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of and used to identify the products or services of their respective owners. All specifications are subject to change without notice.


SOPHOS, The State of Ransomware 2021, April 2021

Coveware Quarterly Ransomware Report, February 1, 2021


Investor Relatoins Contact:
Michael J. Melnyk, CFA
732-870-4581
mmelnyk@commvault.com

Media Relations Contact:
Megan Lane
732-539-2767
mlane@commvault.com

Source: Commvault

 

 

 

The award-winning product (formerly Acronis True Image) provides individuals with comprehensive protection against all threats — from disk failures to cyberattacks

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland – September 8, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, today released the newly-rebranded Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (formerly Acronis True Image). This new name for the company’s flagship personal solution reflects its evolution from data and system backup software to a solution that delivers complete cyber protection — next-generation anti-malware, best-in-breed backup, and easy management, all-in-one integrated tool.

Cyber protection
The need for both effective data protection and cybersecurity has become dominant in daily life. Businesses rely on the continuous availability and integrity of their data, while individuals around the world send and receive large volumes of sensitive information over remote connections. Cybercriminals, in response, have stepped up the scale and complexity of their attacks — and with advances in the automation of these threats, no one is “too small to target.”

Recognizing the evolving challenges of data protection, Acronis has been advancing its solutions since 2017 to meet the latest challenges. When ransomware threats began targeting file backups directly, the company became the first to integrate anti-ransomware defenses into a personal backup solution. In 2021, Acronis continued to expand its cybersecurity focus, adding capabilities that include threat-agnostic anti-malware, cryptojacking protection, and web filtering. The solution evolved from a backup one to a complete personal cyber protection solution, safeguarding not only backups but devices as well.

Acronis’ success with these efforts has not gone unnoticed, earning Editor’s Choice awards from both PCWorld and PCMag. PCWorld called it “an all-encompassing tragedy-prevention solution.” When evaluated by independent security research lab AV-TEST, the integration of data backup and advanced cybersecurity successfully detected and blocked 100% of cyberattacks.

Protection for everybody
Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (formerly Acronis True Image) incorporates a number of capabilities to counter modern cyberthreats and ensure complete data protection. The unique integration of cybersecurity and backup into a single solution not only makes protection simpler and more affordable, but also delivers advanced capabilities that standalone solutions cannot — such as the automatic restoration of any data damaged during a ransomware attack.

Its advanced anti-malware is proven to detect and stop the latest cyberthreats in real-time, including zero-day attacks that have never been seen before. Protection is extended across popular software, including videoconferencing applications like Zoom and Microsoft Teams, preventing attackers from accessing data in-transit.

“The past two years have changed the industry landscape for good, no user is too small to be targeted anymore,” said Candid Wuest, Acronis VP of Cyber Protection Research. “The unique quality of our corporate solutions is the integrated cyber protection – combining cybersecurity and backup is the only way to keep your critical data truly protected. Now we offer Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office – to protect every individual and home office, and keep the world going despite the challenges of the remote work and distributed IT infrastructure.”

To learn more about the cybersecurity and data protection capabilities that Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office enables for individuals such as home users, remote workers, freelancers, and at-home students, visit the official pagehttps://www.acronis.com/en-us/products/true-image/

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. 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 1,600 employees in 34 locations in 19 countries. Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 companies, including 100% of the Fortune 1000, and top-tier professional sports teams. Acronis products are available through 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries in more than 40 languages.

Press Contact:
Kayla Fedorowicz
Acronis International GmbH
+1781782-9086; (019060)
Kayla.Fedorowicz@acronis.com

Source: Acronis

 

 

 

WAYNE, PA — September 8, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), a leading provider of highly available, cloud-connected infrastructure in North America and Europe, was mentioned as a Representative Vendor in group no. 1 of Evolved Traditional DR Providers in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS).¹

According to the report, vendors in this category have “decades of experience managing disaster declarations and deep competencies in supporting the recovery of a wide range of non-x86 workloads.”

“Our years of managing mission-critical production and recovery environments are reflected in this recognition from Gartner,” said Girish Dadge, Senior Director, Recovery Product Management at Sungard AS. “Businesses need their operations to be always ready and available, yet disruptions come in all shapes and sizes. We put a lot of stock in our ability to design flexible solutions that optimize recovery, ensure consistent performance (RTO /RPO) and enhance overall business resilience.”

In its 2021 Market Guide report, Gartner found that “organizations with a solid disaster recovery program are 40% more likely to demonstrate a stronger posture in other areas of overall resilience.”

With a 40-year track record of delivering resilient and highly available hybrid IT solutions, Sungard AS was recognized for its Cloud Recovery – Virtual Servers, Cloud Recovery – AWS, Cloud Recovery – iSeries, Managed Recovery Program (MRP), Cloud Backup and Recovery, Backup as a Service, Managed Data Replication and Cloud Recovery – VMware Site Recovery Manager.

Learn more about Sungard AS’ Cloud Recovery services — https://www.sungardas.com/en-us/services/connected-recovery/cloud-recovery-draas/

Gartner Disclaimer
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GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

¹Gartner, Inc. Market Guide for Disaster Recovery as a Service, Ron Blair, Jeffrey Hewitt, 29th July 2021.

About Sungard Availability Services
Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) is a leading provider of cloud-connected infrastructure solutions serving enterprise customers from 75 hardened data centers and workplace recovery facilities in nine countries. Sungard AS has a 40-year track record of delivering resilient and highly available hybrid IT solutions. Backed by high performance networks, Sungard AS modernizes customers’ end-to-end IT across connected infrastructure, cloud, recovery and workplace solutions. Working with customers to understand their business objectives, Sungard AS identifies gaps in customers’ current environments and tailors a solution to achieve their desired business outcomes. Visit Sungard AS at?www.sungardas.com?or call 1.888.537.6519. Connect with us on our blog, LinkedIn,?Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Sungard Availability Services is a trademark or registered trademark of SunGard Data Systems or its affiliate, used under license. The Sungard Availability Services logo by itself and Recover2Cloud are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sungard AS New Holdings III, LLC. or its affiliates. All other trade names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. ©2020 Sungard Availability Services. All rights reserved.

The abbreviation for Sungard Availability Services is ‘Sungard AS’ as cited above. Please use ‘Sungard AS’ when abbreviating the name rather than ‘Sungard’ or ‘SunGard,’ which may confuse the reader with another separate company with a similar name.

Media Contact
Nora Hahn
Senior Manager, Public Relations
Sungard Availability Services
Tel: 281-728-6999
nora.hahn@sungardas.com

Source: Sungard Availability Services

 

 

 

With LTO-9, Spectra TFinity Tape Library Stores an Exabyte of Uncompressed Data Making it the World’s Largest Data Storage System

BOULDER, Colo. Sept. 8, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Spectra Logic, a leader in data management and data storage solutions, today announced the availability of the ninth generation of LTO technology for its family of tape library solutions, including the Spectra TFinity ExaScale, T950, T950v, T680, T380 T200, T120, T50e and Spectra Stack. These tape libraries support LTFS, WORM, hardware encryption, and Spectra’s exclusive Media Lifecycle Management. Certified with all major ISV packages, Spectra’s tape libraries seamlessly integrate with Spectra’s BlackPearl® Object Storage Platform, enabling users to create a multi-storage ecosystem for maximum storage, access and preservation of data to disk, tape and cloud. To learn more about LTO-9, register for Spectra Logic’s upcoming webinar, “Unleashing the Power of LTO-9,” on Sept. 23, 2021, at 9 a.m. MST.

“The industry is seeing a resurgence of tape storage deployments by organizations with growing data repositories, even if they already have disk and cloud, because tape provides the greatest storage capacity at the lowest cost per terabyte with exceptional reliability,” said Christophe Bertrand, senior industry analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group. “Tape technology, such as LTO-9, also offers unmatched air gap protection against ransomware, enabling organizations to protect their data offline and beyond the reach of malevolent threat actors.”

The new ninth generation of LTO (Linear Tape-Open) tape technology is designed for even greater data storage density and speed, providing up to 18TB of native capacity per cartridge (up to 45TB with compression) surpassing the capacity of LTO-8 by 50 percent. Full-height LTO-9 drives deliver uncompressed transfer speeds of up to 400 MB/second, almost two times faster than current hard disk drives. In addition, LTO-9 drives are backward compatible with LTO-8 tape media, allowing users to read/write LTO-8 media.

“Today’s news of LTO-9 tape availability confirms the extensibility of this popular open format that was developed more than 20 years ago,” said Nathan Thompson, CEO and Founder of Spectra Logic. “With each generation, new features have been introduced, such as WORM, LTFS and hardware encryption. We recently made software updates for our installed base of thousands of LTO libraries to enable customers to add or upgrade to LTO-9. And since we are the first to offer a tape library – the TFinity — that can store an astounding exabyte of native data with LTO-9 drives and media, we couldn’t be more excited about the long-term prospects of LTO tape technology for our customers.”

The World’s Largest Data Storage System with LTO-9
Designed to meet demanding backup, archive and data protection requirements, the Spectra TFinity Tape Library addresses exponential data growth in such industries as high performance computing, scientific research, media and entertainment, cloud storage, education, healthcare, finance and traditional IT. The Spectra TFinity provides organizations with the ultimate in capacity, performance, reliability and scalability at a much lower price point than other storage options.

Highlights of Spectra’s TFinity Tape Library Include:

  • Tri-Media – The only tape library to support three tape technologies in the same library (LTO, IBM’s TS 11xx and Oracle’s T10000)
  • Scalable from 3 to 45 frames, over 56,000 slots, with bulk load capability 
  • Advanced dual robotics for higher performance and greater reliability
  • Maximum compatibility to work with any third-party software package
  • Custom front library panels that showcase customer brand

Spectra LTO-9 Certified Tape Media
With today’s news, Spectra extends its Certified Media process to support and improve the characteristics of LTO-9 media. Spectra Certified Media undergoes a rigorous inspection and verification process to ensure that it is the highest possible grade of tape media on the market and comes with a lifetime guarantee. Additionally, Media Lifecycle Management ensures the safety of data by providing continuous assessments on more than 40 different metrics throughout the life of each tape. Detailed reporting mitigates any media problems and restore issues, allowing users to copy and move data onto new tapes should it be necessary. 

*2.5:1 compression ratio

Resources:

  • Register for the Webinar, “Unleashing the Power of LTO-9,” on Sept. 23, 2021 at 9 a.m. MT — https://spectralogic.zoom.us/webinar/register/3616256767648/WN_bNijpH0qQryXXrE0-7If-g
  • Get the e-book, ‘How to Store and Protect an Exabyte’ — https://spectralogic.com/how-to-store-an-exabyte/
  • TFinity Brochure — https://spectralogic.com/wp-content/uploads/Brochure_TFinity-ExaScale.pdf
  • LTO-9 Data Sheet — https://spectralogic.com/wp-content/uploads/LTO-9-data-sheet.pdf

Follow Spectra Logic on social media:

  • Twitter: @spectralogic
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/spectralogic
  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/spectra-logic
  • Instagram: @spectralogic

Spectra and Spectra Logic are registered trademarks of Spectra Logic Corporation. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts:
Susan Merriman
Spectra Logic
303-449-6444 x1378
susanm@spectralogic.com

Kim Pegnato
A3 Communications
781-835-7118
Kim.pegnato@a3communicationspr.com

Source: Spectra Logic

 

 

 

Cloudian Solution Provides Highly Scalable, Secure and Cost-effective On-premises Storage that Integrates Seamlessly with Public Cloud

TOKYO, Sept. 7, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Cloudian® today announced that Kanazawa University has deployed Cloudian’s HyperStore® object storage software as part of a major initiative to strengthen the University’s research infrastructure and support system, including big data management and analysis. The Cloudian solution enables Kanazawa to store and protect its sensitive research data on-premises and cost effectively and easily scale as this data grows.

With origins dating back over 150 years, today Kanazawa University’s basic philosophy is to be an “education-oriented research university open to the region and the world.” To enhance its research infrastructure, the University decided to use the GakuNin RDM platform, a research data management service provided by the National Institute of Informatics that enables secure data management and sharing among laboratories and collaborators across organizations.

Currently, GakuNin RDM provides 100 GB of capacity per researcher as “standard storage” free of charge. However, because this is insufficient capacity for advanced research, Kanazawa University recognized that it would need a much more scalable storage foundation for managing and protecting its data, particularly sensitive data that could not be stored in a public cloud.

After looking at different on-premises storage options, the University decided to deploy Cloudian’s HyperStore object storage software.

“Cloudian has a proven track record in Japan and overseas,” said Takuya Matsuhira, a senior technical staff member of the Information Systems Division, Engineering and Technology Department, at Kanazawa University. “Based on this and our own evaluation of HyperStore, we determined that it was the best solution for meeting our on-premises data management and protection needs.”

GakuNin RDM uses the S3 API to connect to external storage, so HyperStore’s fully native S3 compatibility made the integration very easy. In addition, because we have a hybrid cloud model with public cloud storage for less sensitive data, Cloudian’s S3 compatibility gives us the flexibility to move data to and from our public cloud storage in the future.”

Currently, the University allocates storage space to each user, and HyperStore’s multi-tenancy and user-friendly interface make it easy to operate. In addition, HyperStore can issue IAM and S3 API access key IDs and secret keys to each user, which provides a high level of data security.

Although Kanazawa University’s infrastructure modernization project is just getting started, the University is already very pleased with what it’s seeing.

“HyperStore is delivering the scalability and cost efficiency we need to support our research objectives,” said Yoshihiro Takata, Associate Professor, Academic System Division, Emerging Media Initiative. “Most importantly, it’s enabled us to create an environment where highly sensitive research data can be securely managed on-premises and easily connected to GakuNin RDM.”

Moving forward, Mr. Takata hopes to share this experience and know-how with other universities to expand their research data management efforts.

“In the future, we believe that educational data transformation initiatives will require a new teaching materials data management (TDM) infrastructure, and we are looking forward to using HyperStore as a storage platform to safely store both sensitive research data and next-generation teaching materials data within the university,” he said. “We are also excited about the further evolution of HyperStore, including technologies that will help us better utilize our research data and gain greater analytical insights from it.”

About Cloudian
Cloudian is the most widely deployed independent provider of object storage. With a native S3 API, it brings the scalability and flexibility of public cloud storage into the data center while providing ransomware protection and reducing TCO by up to 70% compared to traditional SAN/NAS and public cloud. The geo-distributed architecture enables users to manage and protect object and file data across sites—on-premises and in the cloud—from a single platform. Available as software or appliances, Cloudian supports conventional and containerized applications. More at cloudian.com

U.S. Media Contact
Jordan Tewell
10Fold Communications
cloudian@10fold.com
+1 415-666-6066

Source: Cloudian

 

 

 

CTERA Achieves Outstanding Ratings in GigaOm Radar Report, Designated “Leader” and “Outperformer”

New York City – September 7, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — CTERA today announced it has been named the leader in the GigaOm 2021 Radar Report for Distributed Cloud File Storage. CTERA received outstanding scores from the GigaOm analyst team against well-defined criteria to become the sole vendor to achieve both “Leader” and “Outperformer” designation in the Radar.

According to the report, “CTERA is the leader of this radar and also leads the innovation/platform-oriented solutions pack thanks to a comprehensive and well-balanced approach to addressing the challenges of distributed cloud file storage and collaboration. The solution achieves outstanding ratings amongst a majority of key criteria and evaluation metrics.”

The GigaOm Radar further praised CTERA as “the absolute leader in terms of edge deployment capabilities, providing organizations with the highest flexibility, enabling simplified edge data access and offering comprehensive edge deployment options.”

Distributed cloud file storage represents a rapidly growing market as IT organizations restructure how corporate users access, share, and collaborate on files in an increasingly hybrid work environment. CTERA helps enterprises close the gap between the limitations of traditional file storage and today’s requirements for fast and secure user and application data access anywhere. The CTERA Enterprise File Services Platform is the only distributed cloud file storage solution to unite core, branch, and home offices under a single namespace, extending the corporate file system to the far edge of the network while maintaining centralized data control and maximum security.

“With a singular focus on enabling simplified and secure edge access anywhere to a global file system, CTERA demonstrates a highly innovative and flexible approach to distributed cloud file storage and is well-positioned to lead the enterprise transition to a new era of work,” said Enrico Signoretti, Research Analyst, GigaOm.

CTERA’s leadership position in the GigaOm Radar is the latest in an unmatched string of cloud file storage recognition. Industry plaudits in 2021 include:

  • The Gold Stevie® Award in the Cloud Storage Solution category in the 19th Annual American Business Awards®
  • The Storage Innovation of the Year award in the Data Breakthrough Awards
  • DCIG TOP 5 Solutions for Enterprise NAS Consolidation (Cloud-Based and On-Premises) and Multi-Site Collaboration
  • The HPE Edge-to-Cloud Momentum Partner of the Year
  • Best in Global File Services in Storage Newsletter’s Best Storage Products

“Our GigaOm Radar leadership position is predicated on offering distributed organizations unparalleled freedom of choice over their file infrastructure from edge to cloud,” said Liran Eshel, CEO and co-founder, CTERA. “It’s a terrific honor to be recognized for extending the corporate file system to the far edge and enabling HQ-grade experiences for any user and any device.”

To learn more, download the GigaOm Radar for Distributed Cloud File Storage — https://www2.ctera.com/gigaom-radar-distributed-cloud-file-storage

Read the CTERA blog – GigaOm: CTERA is the Distributed Cloud File Storage Leader — https://www.ctera.com/company/blog/gigaom-ctera-is-the-distributed-cloud-file-storage-leader/

Follow CTERA on Social Channels:

  • Blog: https://ctera.com/company/blog/
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/CTERA
  • LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/company/ctera-networks/
  • Facebook: https://facebook.com/CTERA/

About CTERA
CTERA is the edge-to-cloud file services leader, powering more than 50,000 connected sites and millions of corporate users. CTERA offers the industry’s most feature-rich global file system, enabling enterprises to centralize file access from any edge location or device without compromising performance or security. The CTERA Enterprise File Services Platform makes it easy for organizations to consolidate legacy NAS, backup and disaster recovery systems, and collaboration platforms while reducing costs by up to 80 percent versus legacy solutions. CTERA is trusted by the world’s largest companies, including leading industrial, media, and healthcare organizations, as well as the U.S. Department of Defense and other government organizations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.ctera.com

Media Contact
Joanne Hogue
Smart Connections PR for CTERA
410-658-8246
joanne@smartconnectionspr.com

Source: CTERA

 

 

 

 

Ongoing Partnership with Carahsoft Expands Access to Wasabi’s Hot Cloud Storage Through Numerous Government Procurement Vehicles

BOSTON, MA – Sept. 1, 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, today announced expanded availability of its solutions for the public sector through its ongoing partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®. By partnering with Carahsoft, Wasabi has gained access to a variety of Government and academic procurement vehicles that enable Federal, State, and Local Government agencies, as well as academic institutions to more easily purchase the company’s offerings.

Organizations across the Public and Private sectors are experiencing a boom in data production as a result of pandemic-driven digital transformation. Wasabi’s low-cost, high-performing and reliable cloud storage helps organizations manage this deluge of data without overwhelming IT budgets. Wasabi provides organizations with the flexibility they need to continue to innovate and meet the demands of the modern workplace. Wasabi features 100% data immutability protection plus object-level immutability for the highest level of security, strong identity and multi-factor authentication, and compliance with the latest privacy and security standards.

Through its partnership with Carahsoft, Wasabi is now included on the following contracts and purchasing agreements:

National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint: The cooperative purchasing program facilitating public procurement solicitations and agreements using a lead-state model.

NASA’s Solution for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V: The multi-award government-wide acquisition contract vehicle focused on IT products and product-based services.

National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA): The national governmental purchasing cooperative designed to ensure technology vendors are in accordance with purchasing procedures mandated by state procurement laws and regulations.

OMNIA Partners: A national governmental purchasing cooperative for academic institutions and government entities.

Virginia Association of State College and University Purchasing Professionals (VASCUPP): The organization built to identify opportunities for cooperative procurements and cost savings for higher education institutions in Virginia.

Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR): The Texas state agency assisting in procurement for state agencies and higher education institutions.

Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 (ITES-SW2): The acquisition arm supporting Army, Department of Defense (DoD) and all Federal Agency enterprise Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and info-structure goals.

“Reliably managing and storing data is top of mind for Government agencies, particularly as the sector continues to adjust to growing data storage needs amid hybrid work environments and a spike in ransomware attacks that are literally dismantling operations,” said Wasabi CEO & Co-Founder David Friend. “That’s where Wasabi comes in. Our dedication to high-performing, cost-effective cloud storage, as well as to meeting the latest privacy and security standards make us an attractive option for Government agencies looking to migrate to the cloud. Carahsoft has a proven track record of delivering services to meet their customer needs, and they have become a huge asset for us as we continue to forge strong Government partnerships.”

“Wasabi’s flexibility and predictable pricing model make them an ideal candidate for agencies looking for cost-efficient, high-quality storage that is as safe and secure as possible with high-performance and reliability,” said Joe Tabatabaian, Sales Manager for Wasabi at Carahsoft. “By adding Wasabi to more contract vehicles, Carahsoft and our reseller partners are better able to serve Government and Educational institutions who turn to Carahsoft for a data storage solution.”

For more information, contact the Wasabi team at Carahsoft at (703) 889-9723 or Wasabi@carahsoft.com

About Carahsoft
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, supporting Public Sector organizations across Federal, State and Local Government agencies and Education and Healthcare markets. As the Master Government Aggregator® for our vendor partners, we deliver solutions for Cybersecurity, MultiCloud, DevSecOps, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Open Source, Customer Experience and Engagement, and more. Working with resellers, systems integrators and consultants, our sales and marketing teams provide industry leading IT products, services and training through hundreds of contract vehicles. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com

About Wasabi Technologies
Wasabi (wasabi.com) 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 has secured nearly $275 million in funding to date and is a privately held company based in Boston.

Follow and connect with Wasabi on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and our blog.

Carahsoft Contact:
Mary Lange
703-230-7434
pr@carahsoft.com

Wasabi PR contact
Kaley Carpenter
Inkhouse for Wasabi
wasabi@inkhouse.com

Source: Wasabi Technologies

 

 

 

New Partnership Bolsters ExaGrid Presence in DACH Region

Marlborough, Mass., September 2 2021 — /BackupReview.info/ — ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, that is has begun a new strategic partnership with TIM AG, a value-added distributor in the DACH region. TIM AG provides system vendors in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland with many levels of support. In addition to tapping into new markets and technologies, TIM AG helps to build solid strategic alliances and sustainable business plans.

“With ExaGrid, we extend our portfolio in the DACH region with an innovative tiered backup solution for midrange and enterprise storage segments. In addition, ExaGrid offers our retail partners a solution to recover from a ransomware primary data encryption event,” said Jörg Eilenstein, who sits on the Board of Directors at TIM AG.

“We are looking forward to work with TIM AG, one of the leading value-added distributors in the DACH region. As a channel development partner and service provider, TIM offers a long-time experience in data center solutions and partner enablement. We create additional value and flexibility with our unique Tiered Backup Storage solution to support partners in projects and expanding their further data center business,” said Werner Van Unen, ExaGrid’s Area Vice President of Sales in EMEA.

ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage – Built for Backup
ExaGrid provides Tiered Backup Storage with a front-end disk-cache Landing Zone, the Performance Tier, 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 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 TIM AG
Since 1985, TIM AG has been supporting as a channel development partner to help select and realize data center solutions. The broad range of products and services encompasses innovative technologies from leading IT manufacturers. TIM AG provides services and powerful resources from various manufacturers in the DACH region, which are used throughout the entire project cycle, thereby ensuring decisive competitive benefits for its partners. TIM also helps to develop new markets and technologies, to force strong, strategic alliances, and to sustainably expand the business. The company has experienced continuous growth for many years in the DACH region and is regularly awarded for its achievements by system house partners and manufacturers.

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. Visit us at exagrid.com 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.

ExaGrid is a registered trademark of ExaGrid Systems, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

Contact:
Mary Domenichelli
ExaGrid
1.800.868.6985
mdomenichelli@exagrid.com
www.exagrid.com

Address:
ExaGrid
350 Campus Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752, USA

Source: ExaGrid

 

 

 

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