On-Prem Cloud as a Service with HPE GreenLake and Cloudian

For organizations moving towards a cloud-like model in all aspects of IT – including how they procure on-prem infrastructure – Cloudian now offers a solution. Cloudian is now available on the HPE GreenLake Marketplace, giving you the option to get Cloudian HyperStore object storage software delivered as an on-premises service. “HPE GreenLake offers a pay-per-use, … Read More

Ransomware Remains a Top Threat — New Solutions for Veritas Users

Today Cloudian announced our ransomware protection for Veritas NetBackup and Enterprise Vault users using Cloudian HyperStore and S3 Object Lock. This is welcome news because the reality is that ransomware remains a top threat. In the first half of 2022, Sonicwall recorded 2.8 billion malware attacks, an 11% increase over the previous year. In 2021, … Read More

HyperBalance Brings Adaptive Data Management to Cloudian HyperStore Scale-Out Object Storage

Explosive growth in data is driving new data management solutions in the market, Object storage solutions such as Cloudian HyperStore are becoming the go-to choice to handle massive amounts of structured and unstructured data. Designed for massive scale-out deployments that are geographically dispersed, object storage is becoming the means to future-proof your data growth. To prove the need for easy data management at scale, we have only to look at the trendline for how much data is being created worldwide each year.

Increase Flexibility with VMware vCF for Tanzu

  Amit Rawlani, Director of Solutions & Technology Alliances, Cloudian View LinkedIn Profile Increase Flexibility and Decrease TCO for Splunk with Hyperconverged Deployments on VMware vCF for Tanzu By Amit Rawlani Today, organizations face new challenges due to increasing demand for IT resources, widespread adoption of public cloud, and proliferation of next-gen applications. As an ... Read More

Endpoint Data Protection in Distributed IT Environments

Neil Stobart, Vice President of Global System Engineering, Cloudian View LinkedIn Profile In this recently published Information Security Buzz article, I discuss the rapid growth of distributed IT infrastructures and the implications for endpoint backup. Why Safeguarding Endpoint Data in Distributed IT Environments Requires a Different Approach to Storage By Neil Stobart Organisations have long ... Read More

5 Reasons Ransomware Protection Needs to Be a Board-Level Conversation

It is not just the responsibility of the IT/IS department to keep the business safe, but the obligation of every CXO and Board member to ask for and implement stringent cyber security measures starting with zero trust, perimeter security, and employee training.

Boards need to make ransomware protection a top priority

Ransomware attacks increased 150% last year according to Group-IB, a leading cybersecurity solutions provider, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. Given the financial, operational and reputational risk that ransomware poses, boards of directors need to make sure that safeguarding data from an attack is a top priority for the organizations they oversee. I recently made this case in an open letter to board members in Australia that was published in our only national daily newspaper, The Australian, and is reprinted below.

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.

3 Questions all CIOs Should Ask About Data Storage Security

In this blog, we take a look at an organization’s security considerations, specifically from a CIO’s perspective. Here are three questions every CIO should ask about data storage security.