Today, no company can avoid backing up its corporate data. Due to growing data volumes and increasing compliance requirements, backup solutions must be reconsidered and sustainably optimized. The S3 standard allows you to integrate your existing backup solution into the archive storage and thus gain flexibility, security and geo-redundancy at low cost.
The amount of data in companies is increasing rapidly these days. A secure backup solution is not only recommended, but absolutely necessary. Common file management systems such as Acronis, Veeam, Commvault, Rubrik, Dell EMC, Barracuda, etc. or common NAS storage ensure that data is backed up to the first level of the backup infrastructure. Such backup & recovery solutions have proven their worth especially in terms of regular data backup and fast recovery. However, a backup alone is no longer sufficient today.
Native integration thanks to S3
This is where Archive Storage comes in. Thanks to native integration for S3-compatible service providers, a wide variety of backup environments can be connected seamlessly. Certain backup systems even use their own direct interface. This reduces your backup storage costs, gives you more flexibility and stores your data in a geo-redundant manner - regardless of your existing backup infrastructure. With regard to long-term archiving (LTA), which is mandatory in many industries, archive storage can also make an important and legally compliant contribution and ensures the permanent availability of information.
S3 standard from AWS
S3 emerged from AWS 's storage offering and has become the standard for storage interfaces in recent years. S3 is based on HTTP(S) to address the requirements of a geographically distributed infrastructure. Due to the high penetration of the S3 protocol, a wide range of backup solutions can be integrated. This means that you do not need to change your existing backup infrastructure, but can simply extend it.
Advantages of this solution scenario:
- Relieve the load on your local backup infrastructure and thus increase availability
- Stay flexible due to the high compatibility
- Seamless integration with existing services
- Store your sensitive data with a secure and simple HTTPS connection
- Reduce your IT costs with connectivity
- Benefit from unlimited scalability.
- Thanks to geo-redundancy, your sensitive data is doubly protected.
- Also protect yourself from ransomware attacks by outsourcing further.