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Druva Acquires California-Based Hybrid Cloud Data Protection Firm CloudLanes

By Jaspreet Singh, Founder, and CEO | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Jaspreet Singh, Founder, and CEO

With this new integration, Druva is planning to expand the cloud to the edge.

Fremont, CA: Druva, a leading vendor of Cloud Data Protection and Management has acquired CloudLanes, a hybrid cloud data protection, and migration firm, based in Santa Clara, California.

CloudLanes, a secondary storage platform built on public clouds with a hybrid cloud approach, empowers the customers to store data safely onsite while still benefiting from the business continuity. This product, specially designed for data guardianship, also ensures the seamless flow of data from on-premises to cloud.

With this new integration, Druva is planning to expand the cloud to the edge. This initiative will also empower the enterprises to keep data readily available onsite while leveraging SaaS-based business continuity, short recovery windows, and greater workload mobility.

As per the statement made by Druva, the recent acquisition was a part of their efforts to assuage the customers' concerns about keeping data on on-premises systems. Druva in real sense wants to eliminate such apprehensions that impede its customers from enjoying the advantages of the cloud's scalability and other benefits such as instant recovery and rapid deployment.

"Current hybrid solutions are trying to forklift legacy to cloud, but organizations need solutions that are born in the cloud and bring cloud functionality closer to the datacenter. The integration of CloudLanes will help us extend the advantages of the cloud to more enterprises at the edge. This will also bring greater access to data, enhanced protection, and help to accelerate growth through simple and reliable data protection", said Jaspreet Singh, founder, and CEO of Druva.

Druva also made it clear that its new capabilities are designed to appeal to highly regulated industries facing strict data governance and compliance requirements. Such sectors are being forced to store much of their information in on-premises systems, and the integrated performance of Druva will be a great blessing for them.

"CloudLanes' innovative approach to data migration enhances the Druva Cloud Platform. It will also bring enterprises a novel and a powerful new approach to data protection and management," said Abhijit Dinkar, co-founder and CEO of CloudLanes.

Founded in 2008 in Pune, India, Druva has succeeded to accomplish a distinctive position for itself among the masses by focusing on Amazon Web Services public cloud platform. It sells an integrated service platform that combines data from endpoints, servers, and cloud applications into a central repository for backup, data protection, governance, and intelligence. The company is now nearly at a $100 Million annual run rate.

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