IT - Backup

Backup Vendors Ready For AWS Outposts
SearchDataBackup, September 23rd, 2020
Commvault, Veritas, Cohesity, Clumio and Rubrik are certified as AWS Outposts Ready, ensuring their data protection products are supported on the Amazon-owned on-premises platform

"A handful of backup vendors have earned Amazon's seal of approval for AWS Outposts.

Commvault, Veritas, Cohesity, Clumio and Rubrik are among the list of data protection and management vendors who have earned the AWS Outposts Ready designation. That means their products have been tested and validated by Amazon to work on AWS Outposts deployments. Customers looking to protect their data on AWS Outposts can turn to Outposts Ready vendors, which guarantees troubleshooting support and clear deployment documentation..."

Top Five Ways Backup Can Protect Against Ransomware
ComputerWeekly, September 24th, 2020
Ransomware threatens to put your data beyond reach, so the best way to prepare is to have good-quality data you can restore from backup. We look at the key things to consider

"Ransomware is today's fastest-growing cyber crime threat. According to security supplier Trustwave, ransomware attacks outstripped payment card information theft last year.

Meanwhile, Research by Sophos has found that half of organisations were attacked by ransomware in 2019 and in almost 75% of cases, the attackers were able to encrypt data. Most organisations did retrieve their data, but twice as many did so from backup than by paying the ransom, and the cost to them was less than half what it was to those who paid up..."

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