Unitrends Ransomware Detection
Leverages Predictive Analytics
April 10, 2017
has enhanced its Recovery Series physical appliances and Unitrends
Backup virtual appliances with the addition of Ransomware Detection,
Self-Service for application owners and Distributed Enterprise Manager.
Building upon the existing simplicity and easy-to-deploy nature of
Unitrends hybrid cloud backup appliances, this new release provides
customers the ability to use the “always on” nature of the solution to
dig into data anomalies across many locations.
“Unitrends’ enormous growth in the enterprise space is due to its
radically simple and affordable capabilities coupled with its
enterprise-class reliability and core feature set,” said Paul Brady, CEO
of Unitrends. “Ransomware Detection, Self-Service for application owners
such as SQL Server and Oracle databases, Distributed Enterprise Manager,
and the other enterprise-class features make the decision to go with
Unitrends the easiest decision an IT professional will ever make.”
increasing threat of ransomware has been top of mind for many Unitrends
customers. Gartner writes, “By 2019, despite increasing effectiveness of
countermeasures, successful ransomware attacks will double in frequency
year over year, up from 2 to 3 million in 2016,” in the November 2016
Predicts 2017: Business Continuity Management and IT Service Continuity
“The addition of Ransomware Detection to an already superior solution is
a complete game-changer for me and my organization. Ransomware has made
backup and disaster recovery a board level conversation, where
increasingly the board wants to be assured that there is an effective
plan in place for dealing with this destructive malware. Adding these
analytic and detection capabilities to my security team’s tool belt is
going to help me sleep at night,” said Richard C. Malewicz, CIO of
Livingston County, Michigan.
Ransomware Detection uses predictive analytics to determine the
probability that ransomware is operating on a server, workstation, or
desktop computer and alerts administrators if ransomware is detected.
Once ransomware is detected the user is able to immediately restore back
to the last legitimate recovery point.
Self-Service for Application Owners
Self-Service puts power back into the hands of the application owners,
such as SQL Server, Oracle database, Exchange, SharePoint, and other
system-specific administrators. Through advanced role-based access
control, users can initiate their own recoveries and even manage their
own backups without having to engage the entire backup and recovery
Distributed Enterprise Manager
With an IT-less branch office afoot, Distributed Enterprise Manager
allows global enterprises with multiple branch offices the ability to
centrally manage and monitor thousands of distributed backup appliances.
Distributed Enterprise Manager is a game-changer for organizations
looking to simplify enterprise-level management of their backup and