The digital transformation, which has accelerated with the pandemic, directs companies that want to grow more to cloud services. Increasing cloud usage is increasing ransomware attacks. Rubrik and Microsoft, which signed a strategic cooperation agreement, aim to close the era of paying ransom to cyber thieves.
According to a study by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the pandemic has increased cloud computing infrastructure investments by 35%. With the widespread use of the cloud, data security and cyber attacks have started to come to the fore more. Rubrik and Microsoft, one of the leading companies in the Zero Trust architecture used in data management, announced that they have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to protect against ransomware attacks, which are growing by 150% every year. Under the agreement, which includes Microsoft’s share investment, Microsoft 365 and hybrid cloud data protection and integrated cloud services on Microsoft Azure will be provided.
The era of paying ransom to cyber thieves is coming to an end
Pointing out that those who use Rubrik’s Zero Trust Data Management architecture can save their data and avoid paying the ransom, even if they experience an attack, Rubrik CEO Bipul Sinha said, “As the pioneer of Zero Trust Data Management, by addressing data management problems, rapid recovery from ransomware, data operations We offer solutions for automation and data migration to the cloud. We help the world’s leading organizations manage their data and recover from ransomware. In collaboration with Microsoft, we will provide a strongly integrated data protection service while accelerating and simplifying our customers’ cloud journey. “We will help them manage data security in hybrid and multi-cloud environments and protect their infrastructure against the growing threat of ransomware.”
Business is moving to the cloud
Making a statement on the subject, Nick Parker, Corporate Vice President of Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft, said, “Companies from all industries are moving to the cloud to enable digital transformation and grow.” Parker stated that end-to-end application and data management is critical to business success. He continued: “We believe that integrating Rubrik’s solutions with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 will make it easier for our customers to advance their Zero Trust journey and increase their digital resilience. This collaboration builds on Rubrik’s long-standing relationship with Microsoft, supporting more than 2,000 partner customers worldwide and hundreds of petabytes of Azure-managed data across 6 continents. We anticipate that we will receive demand from many sectors, especially technology, health, finance, education, public sector and production.”
“Keep your data for a long time”
Thanks to Rubrik’s cloud-based data management architecture, critical Microsoft 365 data is kept securely and easily discoverable. Additional data protection is achieved so that data is always available, even in the event of ransomware attack, accidental deletion, corruption. Additional support and protection is available for Microsoft 365, including management at scale with instant search and restore. It also provides long-term archiving of Microsoft 365 data.