This alliance allows organizations to implement the only solution on the market that integrates prevention against ransomware and other threat technologies, such as deep learning with artificial intelligence for known and unknown malware, and the award-winning disaster recovery features and high availability against data loss. The new solution provides a multilayer approach to prevent, protect and immunize data backed up against cyber attacks.

According to a Cybersecurity Ventures report, the global ransomware cost will reach US $ 11.5 billion in 2019 and US $ 20 billion by 2021, with an average of 14 attacks against organizations per second by the end of this year. As cyber attackers are continually taking advantage of businesses for profit, this alliance offers a dual focus on attack preparedness and IT resilience. By combining cybersecurity technologies and data protection functionalities in a single solution, companies will have access to a comprehensive product that will allow them to cover all their infrastructure needs.

The joint solution will be offered through the award-winning Arcserve Appliance 9000 Series products, the only autonomous and complete appliances on the market for disaster recovery and application availability. With Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP) technology, Arcserve Appliance 9000 Series products combine flash-accelerated deduplicated storage, solid server processing and high-speed networks, all with highly redundant hardware and cloud services.

Arcserve Appliances will integrate Sophos Intercept X Advanced for Server, an award-winning endpoint protection solution with artificial intelligence, to provide a comprehensive in-depth protection approach that accelerates the resilience of data, systems and applications.

“Cyber ​​attackers increasingly point to backup systems to increase the likelihood that affected companies will pay a ransom. Having dedicated protection against malware and the latest errors / failures ensures that backed-up data can address the most advanced threats, ”says Francois Depayras, Vice President of OEM Sales and Alliances. “Sophos Intercept X for Server has antiransomware, antiexploits and deep learning technologies to provide the highest level of protection. This makes Arcserve Appliances the safest solution available in the market. ”

“Too many organizations are forced to worry about” how to pay the ransom. ” We saw a market with unsatisfied needs and Sophos was the ideal partner. We know about data protection and they know about cybersecurity, ”says Oussama El-Hilali, CTO of Arcserve. “As it is increasingly difficult to combat threats, this alliance will transform the industry by taking our cyber protection to the next level and giving partners the opportunity to educate customers about the exclusive benefits of an integrated and double defense against crime. cybernetic. “

The integrated solution will be available on Arcserve Appliances 9000 Series products from October 2019.