New Data Protection and Availability Solution for Smartphones and Tablets Extends Availability
Beyond the Laptop to all Devices
Mountain View, Calif. – March 29, 2012 – Druva, a pioneer in secure, non-intrusive endpoint
protection and availability solutions for the enterprise, today announced new mobile-
data protection capabilities. With these capabilities, inSync becomes the first solution that
enables IT to focus on the needs of the enterprise user with a single point of control across all
endpoint devices. Druva’s new model returns control of critical data to IT in an environment of
unfettered growth of mobile devices.
inSync’s endpoint data protection and availability solutions for laptops now include the
following features for mobile devices:
Customers now have a mobile-data solution that backs up data from all of their devices
uniformly. inSync simplifies management and storage of user data by enabling IT to select
backup either to an on-premises server or to the cloud, or to a combination of on-premises and
cloud as dictated by enterprise requirements.
With inSync, users can instantly access and view data from all of their devices on each of those
devices, from a single desktop interface, or from a single web interface, greatly improving user
productivity and access to data.
Mobile Data-Loss Prevention
IT can encrypt data, remotely geo-locate, and even remotely wipe data from a lost or stolen
mobile device regardless of its location. Instant alerts notify the inSync administrator and
virtually eliminate the risks of unauthorized access to the data.
“Data loss is simply not an option in any industry where sensitive data is at stake,” said Rajesh
Kumar Sharma, assistant IT manager, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the global professional-services
giant. “Druva inSync has been architected to counter the real and potential risks of data
loss, and today it not only safeguards sensitive customer data for PwC but also has helped us
maintain a strong security posture.”
Empowering IT to Manage the Consumerization of the Enterprise
For IT departments, separate devices require separate user profiles, complicating the process
of tying multiple devices to one user and the resulting challenge of device provisioning. With
inSync, Druva eliminates that complexity, creating a single user profile that encompasses all of
the user’s mobile devices. From a single on-premises or cloud portal, IT personnel can view and
manage backup, data access and data loss prevention (DLP), as well as bandwidth allotment
and security, for all of the user’s laptops, tablets and smartphones. Druva’s “manage the user
across all endpoint devices” approach returns control of mobile devices to IT, while giving users
access to their data from anywhere, at any time.
“In today’s BYOD environment, enterprises face a management headache for IT when it comes
to protecting sensitive data on mobile devices,” said Robert Amatruda, research director,
data protection and recovery at IDC. “As a result, enterprise IT managers need scalable, cost-
effective tools to provide their staff superlative data protection for their mobile devices without
interrupting their workflow.”
inSync’s on-premises solution scales up to 100,000 devices in an on-premises configuration,
allowing management from a single, unified console. Its powerful HyperCache preserves
storage capacity through in-memory global source-based data deduplication and support for
solid state drives (SSDs) optimizes system performance. For additional customer protection,
Druva provides service-level agreements (SLAs) for durability and reliability.
inSync’s cloud solution protects data through unique two-factor encryption, sandboxing and
strict access control. The cloud model also enables rapid global deployment as well as elastic
scalability to support any number of users and devices.
“With a projection that 78 percent of enterprises will allow use of iPads by 2013, the need for
rock-solid data loss prevention has become especially acute,” said Jaspreet Singh, CEO of Druva.
“Today, many enterprises cannot track how many mobile devices a staffer uses on the job,
much less protect that user’s data. That’s why we introduced a ‘manage the user’ model that
has put user-device management and security in the hands of IT. Today’s ‘manage the device’
model has become obsolete.”
For both deployment models, Druva integrates powerful WAN optimization, data analytics and
Pricing and Availability
inSync licensing is based on a per-user model that allows any number of devices per user.
Pricing for the inSync cloud solution is $6 per user, per month, and the on-premises version is
$4 per user, per month. The product will be available in April 2012.