Overcoming Human Vulnerabilities that Open the Door to Ransomware

Ransomware attacks dominated the cybersecurity landscape in 2020 and will remain a top threat in 2021, posing major challenges for both public and private institutions. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre recently reported that it handled more than three times as many ransomware incidents as in the previous year. New variations of attacks are always testing security defenses, including more sophisticated “phishing” schemes — taking advantage of human error or vulnerabilities by duping individuals into clicking a malicious link and thereby enabling ransomware to infect an organization.

5 Must-Haves in Enterprise Data Storage for Security and Compliance Needs

Data security is complicated. Compliance with security regulations has never been more important than it is today. It takes a lot of work to ensure your organization has a solid security program in place. How can you ensure you’re doing everything you can to protect your organization’s data? Here are the 5 things to keep in mind when picking a bulletproof enterprise data storage solution that not only satisfies the compliance requirements but also allows self-governance.

HyperIQ v1.1 is here!

Last month, we announced the launch of Cloudian HyperIQ™, an observability tool for visibility and analysis of your Cloudian storage infrastructure. The reception has been great! In the last 6 weeks, we have worked extremely hard to roll out the features that we couldn’t include in v1.0. Here are 3 reasons why you should upgrade to v1.1.

A Century of Healthcare Data

The need for a lasting storage infrastructure By Neil Stobart, Cloudian Vice President of Global Sales Engineering This post was originally written for HPE TECHnative. The ongoing data deluge is affecting virtually all industries, but perhaps nowhere is this issue having more impact than in healthcare. Due to a combination of factors, the use of … Read More

Pure Storage CloudSnap Integrates With Cloudian For Fast, Efficient Data Protection

Today at the Pure Storage user conference, Cloudian® announced the integration of its HyperStore® object storage platform with Pure Storage CloudSnap. This lets Pure users automatically move snapshot data between FlashArray and Cloudian, providing multiple cool benefits: Offloads Pure FlashArray Disk-based data repository for fast access On-prem for security, low-latency Exabyte scalable storage pool Policy-based, … Read More

Cloudian Achieves Veeam Ready – Object Qualification

Cloudian Achieves Veeam Ready – Object Qualification Today Cloudian was honored to be among the first to receive Veeam’s new object storage certification. Called Veeam Ready – Object, this qualification gives storage administrators a worry-free, out-of-the-box integrated path to employ Cloudian object storage as a backup target for Veeam. Veeam and Cloudian have been working … Read More

Modernizing Your Enterprise Data Protection

Exploding data volumes are forcing the issue of data center modernization for many businesses. Adapting quickly and managing the rapid surge in data growth can be overwhelming and expensive, especially when using legacy technology and infrastructure. On top of this, demands for instant data accessibility, data retention, and data governance compliance are adding to the … Read More

One Man’s Buying Journey to the Dark Side and Back

It’s the classic IT question: Do I stick with the incumbent vendor, or look at the alternatives? Here’s a story of one IT manager’s 2 1/2 year-long journey to hell and back. Since this is the Cloudian blog, you can guess the ending, but it’s a fun read provided by Cloudian partner, SymStor. The IT … Read More