S3 Object Lock — Protecting Data for Ransomware Threats and Compliance

Recently introduced by Amazon S3, Object Lock stores objects using a write-once-read-many (WORM) model.  Cloudian’s HyperStore v7.2 fully supports Object Lock, including all relevant S3 APIs and access control with permissions and bucket and IAM policies.  Application users can now use Amazon SDKs with HyperStore software or appliances deployed in their on-premises infrastructure to protect ... Read More

How Object Storage Protects You From Ransomware

Did you know that ransomware strikes multiple times every minute? It’s a huge and growing threat, so the logical question is how can your organization protect itself. You can harden your systems, work diligently on security awareness, and redouble your efforts to prevent malware infections – which are all important. But complex systems result in … Read More

The Right Care for your Healthcare Data: Protect and Store Your Data for Less

Capturing and analyzing traditional as well as new types of healthcare data is creating exciting, new opportunities to improve patient outcomes.  But it is also the source of new challenges straining associated legacy technologies. One important challenge is the surge in the growth of this healthcare data. According to EMC Digital Universe and IDC, healthcare … 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

Economic Advantages of On-Premises Object Storage vs. Public Cloud for Enterprise Data Protection, Backup, and Archive

Much has been written about the benefits and growing adoption of public cloud by enterprises for their IT application workloads.  What hasn’t received a lot of attention though is how this move to cloud is impacting data storage strategy and associated costs.  This topic should become increasingly important given the surge in enterprise data volumes and the need for its protection. 

New Strategies to Stop Ransomware

The effort to stop ransomware is top of mind for IT managers. By one account, the number of reported ransomware incidents increased by nearly 90% year over year between 2016 and 2017, and experts are projecting continuing expansion of this threat in 2018. The good news is that new approaches employ object storage to provide additional … 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

How Many 9s of Protection Do You Really Need?

How critical is your data? How much can you afford to lose? Phrased that way, the answer is always “none.” But if you talk to your CFO you may discover that the question is, how much data can you afford to protect?   In any discussion of technology reliability, you’re going to hear a lot … Read More

Cloudian at Nutanix.NEXT with Data Protection Solution

Every Enterprise Cloud environment requires a robust backup and recovery solution. We’ll be at the Nutanix .NEXT conference June 27th – 29th to discuss a new on-premises storage solution designed to simplify data protection. Data protection requires significant storage capacity. For every gigabyte of primary storage on Nutanix, your backup environment will need at least … Read More

Simplifying Enterprise Data Protection with Rubrik

Data center sprawl can be a real pain to manage, and it’s only made worse when dealing with legacy architecture. As data needs continue to grow exponentially, having an efficient and cost-effective data protection solution in place is more necessary than ever. If you’re still dealing with outdated hardware and software, then it will only … Read More