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As we all know, it is very difficult to protect large file servers using traditional backup solutions. Organizations have been founded with the sole purpose to create a file system that automatically protects itself. They spend hours talking to customers about this new approach to file systems, UniFS®, and why it’s beneficial. As these organizations were doing their research, they were constantly reminded that customers are far more concerned with what technology can do for them and their business than its originality or intrinsic design.
The many problems associated with ransomware has made this even more apparent.
Cloud-native file systems, which rely on an unlimited number of immutable versions, allow enterprises to recover millions of files in minutes following a ransomware attack. Backup, on the other hand, is broken. This is not due to any one technology or solution—it is because the entire model of backup needs to be reimagined. Whether an organization is copying back from tapes, a data center, or the cloud, the backup restore time following a distributed ransomware attack is absolutely crushing. Many organizations are unable to recover from large ransomware attacks—and they’re relying on the latest, modern cloud backup, and following best practices established by today’s backup vendors.
The backup vendors don’t want companies to be thinking about recoverability. However, if these organizations plan to survive in the age of ransomware, fast recoveries are absolutely paramount. With backup’s inability to stand up to ransomware attacks, companies need to recover using precision with scalpel-like technology solutions, not blunt force hatchets. In the short video below, you can see a use case that explains how backups fail to help enterprises recover fast enough from ransomware attacks, and how there are options to help deliver rapid recoveries.