RapidFire Tools also sees the new offering’s platform as being one that can handle multiple compliance regimes. It already supports GDPR, and they intend to roll out additional regulatory support this year.
Just in time for AWS Re:Invent next week, Druva CloudRanger, the AWS-focused component within the Druva data protection portfolio, has unveiled new enhancements, which they will be displaying at the event.
Commvault has had their Activate solution for discovery of data available for a while, but is formally launching it now, as a core component of their simplified four product area portfolio, and says that it will be a strong product for channel partners.
This is Version 6 of the low end of the Kaspersky business portfolio, which extends the use of functionality like System Watcher, makes improvements to the management console and the alerting system, and adds a search capability to find third party software that is in need of updates.
The acquisition immensely strengthens Kaseya’s compliance offerings, and they immediately announced a new compliance solution from the RapidFire technology, which was sufficiently important that they delayed announcement of the acquisition for two months, until the new product was ready.
The OpenText CEO kicked off his company’s flagship event by situating their corporate vision and strategy within the context of the massive changes in the industry that have taken place over the last year, and situating OpenText’s major announcement at the event within the context of that strategy.
Commvault is positioning both their Office 365 integration and their new Sensitive Data Governance offering as logical solutions to the issues created by the growing intersection of data protection and compliance.
Hitachi Data Instance Director, which had been around Hitachi Data Services since 2008, gets an updating from integration with Hitachi Content Platform and analytics technologies which came in the formation of Hitachi Vantara.
The major announcement was Veam DataLabs, which is an upgraded version of the old Veeam Virtual Labs repositioned to serve broader use cases. In that sense, this product announcement also fits into the articulation of the broader vision which is what this year’s VeeamON was all about.
The Asigra Cloud Backup Evolved platform targets ransomware Attack Loops, which corrupt backup data in order to prevent successful restores and force organizations to pay ransoms. It also adds a new management interface, GDPR compliance certification, and container support.
The SaaS option will strengthen go-to-market options for Virtustream and their strategic partners and channels. Virtustream also recently made an executive alignment to give a higher priority to the indirect channel.
Trend Micro also announced a free phishing simulator for business, as well as their participation in a new vendor alliance that pledges to customers it will not assist any government in offensive cyber-operations.
It’s only six weeks until the GDPR is scheduled to become operative, and Absolute has found that so many organizations are still so unprepared that even at this late date, it behooves them to introduce new readiness assessments – which their partners will be able to leverage.