Press Release

American Cancer Society Selects Druva for Global Data Management

Druva’s Automated Backup and Rapid Recovery Help Streamline Volunteer Onboarding and Data Continuity

SUNNYVALE, California ‒ November 6, 2018 ‒ Druva, Inc., the leader in cloud data protection and management, today announced that the American Cancer Society (ACS), a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem, has selected the Druva Cloud Platform to manage data for thousands of volunteers across the United States. Druva’s unique backup architecture and rapid recovery features make it possible for the organization to connect hundreds of offices with a cohesive and comprehensive data management approach.

ACS is one of the largest voluntary organizations in the U.S., supporting more than 250 regional offices and working with thousands of employees and volunteers to attack cancer from every angle. The organization promotes healthy lifestyles to prevent cancer, researches cancer and its causes to find more answers and better treatments, fights for lifesaving policy changes, and provides emotional support and the latest cancer information for those who have been touched by cancer- 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Given ACS’s dispersed workforce across the country, the group needs a quick and easy process for provisioning new employee systems while also backing up data of current workers to ensure smooth transitions between trusted devices or staff. Leveraging Druva’s cloud-native solution, the organization was able to automate processes, provide complete protection and ensure data continuity of ongoing projects and initiatives.

“Our original backup solution had proven problematic and was no longer supported, so it was important to find a solution that could easily be implemented across the organization and one that offered the stability of long term support,” said Milan Dudukovich, manager, endpoint engineering, ACS. “We needed to protect our employee data, especially with our staff base being primarily mobile, and we needed something that was more cloud-friendly — Druva hit all of the requirements. Druva’s deduplication was also a big help at rollout given the bandwidth of some of our offices, and improved network optimization by 50 percent.”

After adopting Druva inSync, ACS executed a global deployment to 4,500 users within several months, saving the IT team an average of 20 hours per week due to the solution’s seamless and automated endpoint backup and restore process. Additionally, Druva inSync’s single pane of glass dashboard enables the organization to manage comprehensive data protection for thousands of employees spread across the country and to simplify the data lifecycle. Given the instant access to backed up files with anytime, anywhere access from employee issued or other approved devices, the team has also seen an increase in productivity from end users.

“The ACS is on a mission to create a world free from cancer and I am proud of the part Druva can play in helping them reach this goal,” said Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO, Druva. “Lost files or provisioning systems are things the ACS shouldn’t have to worry about – they have more critical issues to focus on such as research, supporting patients and spreading the word about the latest cancer treatments. This is a wonderful example of how people and technology can come together to have a positive impact by being an enabler to an end goal – preventing cancer and helping people live longer and better lives.”

Druva inSync is available as part of Druva Cloud Platform, a unique cloud-native solution that offers customers the ability to pay as data is consumed, eliminating the need to invest in additional hardware or software. Unlike other solutions on the market, Druva Cloud Platform readily scales to accommodate petabytes of data due to its cloud-based architecture. Druva inSync provides a simple approach to protecting, preserving and discovering data across endpoint devices and cloud applications (Office 365, Google G Suite, Box, and Salesforce), while reducing costs, risk and complexity.

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Druva, Inc.