Gartner Report Highlights Data Immutability as Key to Ransomware Protection

For anyone questioning the threat that ransomware poses, the recent attacks against Kaseya and Colonial Pipeline are a harsh reminder of why ransomware has become the top cybersecurity threat. Unfortunately, traditional defenses such as anti-malware software and anti-phishing training for employees have often proven ineffective, leading organizations to look for better solutions. In a new Gartner report titled “Innovation Insight for Leveraging Isolated Recovery Environments and Immutable Data Vaults to Protect and Recover From Ransomware,” the analyst firm highlights the critical role data immutability technology can play in ransomware protection.

How to Grow Your Storage Without Growing Your CAPEX Spend

You have growing storage demand, but a limited capital budget. Cloudian now offers a solution. Our consumption model combines a cloud-like financial model with on-prem storage. Launched with our financing partner, Asset Finance Group (AFG), this attractive alternative to either traditional purchases or cloud storage gives you another option to meet your storage needs with … 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.

LinkedIn Live: Protecting Your Data with VMware vSAN and Cloudian HyperStore

Our joint solution combines Cloudian Object Storage with VMware’s vSAN Data Persistence platform through VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu. Adding Cloudian object storage software to vSAN is simple and easy, and serves any cloud-native or traditional IT application requiring S3-compatible storage. 

Object Storage: Better Monetizing Content by Transitioning from Tape

As media organizations look for new ways to monetize their ever-growing content archives, they need to ask themselves whether they have the right storage foundation. In a recent article I wrote for Post Magazine, I discussed the advantages of object storage over tape when it comes to managing and protecting content. Below is a reprint of the article.

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.

Understanding Cloud Native Storage

What is Cloud Native Storage? Cloud native is a new paradigm for developing and operating software applications, including technology trends like cloud computing, containerization, serverless, and microservices. Cloud-native storage is a storage technology designed for use in a cloud-native environment. A cloud-native storage platform provides data management for stateful applications, and provides solutions to ongoing … Read More