The IT analysis firm, Data Center Intelligence Group (DCIG), has released its Top 5 Enterprise Anti-Ransomware Backup Solutions report. DCIG’s target audience includes C-level executives, IT managers, systems and storage engineers, financial and technical analysts, and cloud service providers. This report offers organizations guidance on what backup solutions to select to help with their response to ransomware attacks. At Solutions Review, we’ve read the report, available here, and are taking the opportunity to provide a brief, independent introduction to each of the vendors and solutions listed.
Note: Vendors are listed in alphabetical order.
Platform: Asigra Cloud Backup
Description: Asigra is built for cloud computing environments and designed to offer backup efficiencies by allowing enterprises to capture, ingest, and store less data. Designed for compatibility with public, private and hybrid cloud architectures, the Asigra Cloud Backup solution is equipped with agentless software architecture, global deduplication, and data compression technology along with NIST FIPS 140-2 certified security. In addition, the vendor reduces recovery time objectives and eliminates silos of backup data.
Platform: Cobalt Iron Compass
Description: Cobalt Iron’s flagship Software as a Service (SaaS)-based solution, Compass, is an enterprise data protection platform. The platform offers four main product components: Commander, Analytics Engine, Accelerators, and Accelerator Operating System. With this solution, users have access to a range of analytics-driven data management capabilities through a unified web user experience. Additionally, the solution offers ransomware detection, alerting and notification, and remediation capabilities.
Platform: Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
Description: Commvault provides data protection and information management software to assist organizations with protecting, accessing, and using all of their data economically. Commvault is recommended to enterprise customers in need of strong data protection management, hardware snapshot management, and cloud integration capabilities. Commvault Complete Backup and Recovery supports the public cloud providers, databases, and storage array. The platform is primarily offered as a software-only solution, but Commvault also has an appliance option.
Platform: Unitrends Backup and Forever Cloud
Description: Unitrends Backup and Forever Cloud provides a package of on-prem backup, backup to the cloud, cloud-to-cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) backup, and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) via integrated appliances and software-only offerings. The provider leverages high-availability hardware and software engineering with support services to provide all-in-one backup and continuity. Unitrends also offers hypervisor host-level security for VMWare, Hyper-V and XenServer, as well as more traditional security for physical servers and databases.
Platform: Veritas NetBackup
Description: Veritas Technologies provides backup and recovery, business continuity, information governance, and storage management tools. Its NetBackup product is a single and scalable solution that can protect physical, virtual and cloud workloads. Multitenant support is optional, and the solution is available on a converged platform that requires minimal administration, even in large environments. It eliminates point products and improves productivity within a business using centralized, policy-based management. Veritas also incorporates innovative technologies for data reduction and bandwidth efficiency, while providing extensive indexing and search capabilities.
To read DCIG’s full Top 5 Enterprise Anti-Ransomware Backup Solutions report, click here.