Enhanced protection with Veeam against million-dollar ransomware attacks on backup data
SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Scality announced its newest release of Scality ARTESCA, its class-leading simple, secure S3 object storage software for data deployments starting at a few terabytes. Over a dozen innovations in ARTESCA 2.0 strengthen cyber resiliency through a hardened, reduced attack surface that minimizes security risks with best-of-breed data immutability for increased ransomware protection — all at entry-level pricing starting at under $4,000 per year, including 24x7 support.
An expanded choice of deployment options gives customers the freedom to choose from secure software and virtual appliances to best suit their business requirements.
Renaud Massé, director of infrastructure, AP-HM: "After an in-depth competitive study on alternative flash and purpose-built backup appliances in 2022, we opted for an ARTESCA solution delivering 1 usable petabyte for our backup production data. Our decision was motivated by the simplicity of the software appliance, excellent performance on backup and especially for restores, as well as strong security around the S3 protocol. ARTESCA gives us all of these values plus an efficient cost per TB in a configuration that can seamlessly double capacity to 2 PB."
Scality first launched ARTESCA, the leading lightweight, cloud-native object store, in the spring of 2021, and its fast ramp continues with a projected ARR growth rate of another 300% in 2023. ARTESCA deployments typically range between 100-500 TB with the potential to grow more as needed. Top early adopters of ARTESCA's simple, secure and easy-to-deploy software-defined object store include government & public sector (including cities and local public organizations), manufacturing, finance, healthcare, medical imaging, media & entertainment and small deployments for service providers implementing BaaS offerings for clients.
Now, with a focus on the needs of today's security-conscious organizations, this latest release of ARTESCA adds innovations that build upon the best-in-class simplicity and lightweight object storage capabilities that ARTESCA has boasted from its inception:
Larissa Crandall, Veeam vice president of global channel and alliances: "The new Veeam Data Platform focuses on modern data protection and ransomware recovery, ensuring that every business is resilient and can recover rapidly and safely from ransomware and other cyber threats across the customer's complete hybrid-cloud environment. By supporting both Veeam's performance tier for direct-to-object and its capacity tier for short and long-term retention, ARTESCA is an ideal object storage solution to deliver on the promise of Veeam's 3-2-1-1-0 rule. Our joint customers gain ransomware protection and data immutability without sacrificing performance."
Paul Speciale, Scality CMO: "ARTESCA makes data storage simple and secure for CISOs and their teams. It's both affordable and easy to deploy in any environment, no strings attached. As we all know, ease-of-use is actually useless if the solution isn't unbreakable and immutable against the ransomware risks of the real world. ARTESCA 2.0 delivers the full package that today's organizations are looking for — enterprise-grade security, simplicity and maximum performance at a price that won't give CFOs heartburn."
ARTESCA 2.0 will be available in early June 2023. To see ARTESCA 2.0 in action, sign up for a demo or join us live at VeeamON 2023, the community event for data recovery experts, which will take place May 22 – 25 in Miami, Florida and online. Scality also is at VeeamON Tours around the world. For a full list of events, click here.
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