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Arcserve and Nutanix work to secure hybrid cloud infrastructures

By Catherine Knowles, Thu 12 Aug 21

Arcserve and Nutanix are bringing hyperconverged data protection and cybersecurity to hybrid cloud infrastructures.

The latest Arcserve N Series appliances, which deliver integrated hyperscale backup, recovery, and ransomware protection to enterprise infrastructures, are built on Arcserve UDP technology, are powered by Nutanix and secured by Sophos.

The Arcserve N Series appliances comprise the Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP), Nutanix Mine platform, which leverages the core Nutanix HCI software, and Sophos Intercept X Advanced for Server.

The integration of these technologies in a single solution delivers unified data protection, scale and security to hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI), as well as greater simplicity in deployment, management and support, according to the company.

Companies and the value-added resellers (VARs) that supply them can now solve their data centre protection and recovery needs with a single, purpose-built solution that delivers optimum performance while eliminating complexity and cost of management to deliver exceptional ROI, according to the company.

More specifically, the Arcserve N Series appliances combine security controls, ransomware detection, and data protection to ensure complete protection across private cloud, public cloud, and SaaS-based workloads.

Additionally, they provide a unified management console to manage and provision all backup and disaster recovery services, including physical, virtual, and cloud workloads.

The Arcserve N Series appliances protect physical Windows and Linux hosts, Nutanix AHV, Nutanix Files, VMware and Hyper-V workloads, AWS EC2, and Azure VM from a single user interface.

They provide SLA reporting, built-in, fully automated non-disruptive recovery testing, and support for tiering to disk, tape, and cloud storage, as well as cross-hypervisor recovery and flexible licensing.

The integrated solution features:

  • The Nutanix Mine data platform delivering security features such as data-at-rest encryption, a hardened architecture, and comprehensive access controls built into the system
  • Cybersecurity that detects known and unknown malware to defend the backup environment
  • True data security to respond and remove threats, including never-before-seen ransomware and boot-record attacks
  • Data protection across all platforms that safeguards data from external threats, including ransomware, natural disasters, human error, or other unplanned outages
  • Deployment automation to eliminate risks during installation and configuration
  • Integration with Nutanix Prism management console for simplified management

Arcserve CMO Shridar Subramanian, "Our partnership with Nutanix and the resulting Arcserve N Series data protection appliances are perfect examples of the value-add we bring to partners.

"We have built in the best value while eliminating all complexity and unnecessary overhead in management, maintenance, and support.

"Arcserve's ability to offer the broadest set of best-in-class business continuity solutions as well as ensure access to unsurpassed next-generation solutions brings important differentiation and market opportunity to our channel partners."

Nutanix VP business development Prasad Athawale says, "The Arcserve solution, powered by Nutanix, helps deliver simplicity, resilience, and peace of mind to our customers by helping them to stay ahead of security vulnerabilities and ransomware in a hybrid multi-cloud era.

"The combination of our industry-leading hyperconverged infrastructure, with cutting-edge cybersecurity and trusted backup and disaster recovery in a simple cloud-scale data protection turnkey appliance is an extremely powerful solution for our partners and customers."

The Arcserve N Series appliances will be available in September worldwide through Arcserve's network of authorised resellers and distributors.

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