Druva Expands Globally with New Storage Region in the UAE

Justin Augat, VP, Product Marketing & Communications and Mike Taylor, Content Marketing Manager

In a significant move to enhance its global presence, Druva announced the immediate availability of a new storage region in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This strategic decision aims to empower businesses across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region by providing them with unparalleled flexibility, data residency, compliance, and numerous other benefits for protecting their SaaS applications including Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, and Endpoints.

The strategic placement of this new storage region allows businesses to optimize their data protection strategies, ensuring they can better adapt to evolving needs and recover data more seamlessly than ever. Whether it's safeguarding critical collaboration applications or securing endpoints, Druva's expanded global coverage empowers MEA customers with robust and scalable 100% SaaS data protection tailored to their unique needs.

Meeting Data Residency, Security, and Sovereignty Requirements 

Data residency has become a crucial consideration for organizations, particularly in regions where regulations demand that data be stored within specific geographic boundaries. Druva's new storage region in the UAE ensures that businesses operating in the region comply with sovereignty guidelines and provides customers with the confidence that their data is stored and managed in compliance with local laws.

In addition to meeting data residency requirements, Druva's expanded global coverage in the UAE contributes to ensuring compliance and securityDruva's cloud-native approach delivers immutability to safeguard sensitive data, making it easier for organizations to adhere to industry-specific regulations and standards without the fear of data being tampered with, accidentally deleted, or encrypted by ransomware. In an ever-increasing threat landscape, Druva's commitment to security is a key differentiator setting it apart in the cloud data protection and management industry.

Streamlined Data Management

The introduction of the UAE storage region enables a seamless and efficient data management experience for MEA customers and offers them the same level of capability that Druva has offered to its larger customer base across the world. This streamlined approach of protecting, managing, and recovering data across various applications and endpoints empowers businesses to focus on innovation and growth without the complexities associated with difficult and expensive on-premises methods. MEA customers can now experience reduced TCO (total cost of ownership), SLA-driven data availability, and enhanced data security. This translates into a superior user experience, enabling businesses to derive more value from their data while maintaining the highest standards of protection.

Key Takeaways

Druva manages over 300PB of data for more than 5,000 global organizations and achieved a 30% growth in its customer base in just the last year alone. This is possible as a result of its continued efforts to innovate and provide best-in-class protection that meets the demands of a complex global IT landscape. By strategically adding a new storage region, Druva not only provides flexibility for businesses in MEA, but also reaffirms its position as a data resiliency leader willing to go the extra mile for its diverse customer base. The benefits of enhanced residency, compliance, and their customer-centric advantages position Druva as the go-to partner for organizations seeking a robust, future-ready solution in the Middle East, Africa, and beyond.

For more information about where your data is stored, visit the Druva documentation portal.