Ransomware Resilience
Veritas Technologies
Data Centre ICT Storage Innovation of the Year
Entry Description
With backups being a popular target, Veritas Backup Exec has strengthened defenses on backup storage and processes to outsmart ransomware with the new Ransomware Resilience.

Veritas Backup Exec™ is the Gold Standard in ransomware-resilient data protection providing businesses a simple, secure, and powerful way to ensure the integrity and availability of their data – from edge to core to cloud. Backup Exec protects all environments regardless of whether data resides on-premises or hybrid, multi-cloud—from a single physical server, thousands of virtual machines, to cloud data and workloads within the cloud—all with a single solution.

Veritas Backup Exec has introduced a new feature called “Ransomware Resilience” to combat the threat of ransomware. This feature provides an extra layer of security by blocking any non-Veritas process from writing to a backup disk or deduplication storage location.

This was further strengthened by adding protection to the Backup Exec services, preventing malicious code injection by ransomware. This work helps us to protect our customers most important asset – their data and to improve the safety of their backup data so that all users – enterprises, consumers, and governments – can manage and protect their business-critical data with confidence and ease.

Backup Exec’s built-in immutability and indelibility ensures operational and data resilience across disk storage, third-party hardware, cloud-based locked object storage. Backup Exec has built-in identity and access management such as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Secure Console, along with encryption for data both at-rest and in-flight.

Backup Exec ensures cyber resilience with a proactive, multi-layered approach that seamlessly integrates proactive protection, relentless detection, and industry-leading backup and recovery.

With over 30 years of experience, Backup Exec outperforms the competition. Backup Exec has helped customers through every disruptive data centre technology shift of the past 30 years. With hundreds of patents awarded to Backup Exec in areas including cloud, backup, recovery, virtualisation, and ransomware resilience, Backup Exec continues the company’s long tradition of bringing advanced technologies to market first.

Our integrated approach to data management is proven to deliver unmatched versatility, performance and cost-savings. No other provider comes close to matching its rich feature set, scalability, and versatility!
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