Cloud archiving and retention

Cloud Archiving and Long Term Retention

Decrease compliance and defuse growing storage costs with secure & scalable cloud backup & archiving

  • Benefits
  • Why it matters
  • How Druva is different
  • How it works
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Cloud Archiving with Traditional Backup is Expensive and Complex

Organizations moving data to cold storage from on-premises or cloud-hosted solutions lack a storage and cost efficient way to To meet long-term retention needs. Cloud backup and archiving provides flexibility, scale, and deduplication across storage tiers which lowers costs without compromising resilience.

Cost efficiency with storage tiering & dedupe

Lower storage costs by up to 50% more with global deduplication across storage tiers, automated storage tiering, and the Druva archive storage tier.

Automated archiving without infrastructure

One-click enables cloud archiving with no limit to the number of backups in cold storage. Access, search, and recover data from a centralized console.

Global scale and regional storage

Druva cloud storage is highly resilient and available in 15+ regions globally supporting long term data needs for audit, data privacy and compliance.

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Cloud Archiving That's Radically Simple, Low-Cost and Secure

Single-click, policy-driven enablement of cloud archiving to cold storage offers up to 50% savings. Make your cloud archiving and retention costs predictable with simple consumption-based pricing and no egress charges.

How is Druva different

1-click setup with no storage configuration or management

  • One-click enablement turns on automatic storage tiering 
  • Visualize savings and trends with dashboards and reporting
  • Predictable costs, simple licensing, and no ingress/egress charges

Automated storage-tiering and deduplication

  • Global, source-side deduplication across storage tiers
  • Policy-driven tiering of backup data into Amazon S3 Glacier tiers
  • Ultra low-cost archive storage tier for files with infrequent access

Secures and protects your data from ransomware

  • TLS and AES-256 encryption of data in-flight and at-rest
  • “Air gap” of backup and archive data in the Druva cloud
  • Scan snapshots for malware and IoCs before restoring

Accelerates file-level search and recovery

  • Fast, metadata driven search across warm and cold storage tiers
  • Seamless recovery of files, databases, VMs, and snapshots  
  • Storage insights and recommendations for long-term planning

Meet privacy, residency, and compliance needs more easily

  • Envelope encryption ensures only you can access your data
  • Supports a wide number of compliance and data privacy initiatives
  • Meets residency requirements with 14+ AWS storage regions
Druva solves your long-term data retention needs

Watch this video and see how you can transform data retention and compliance with cloud backup.



How it works

Easily archive data to lower cost storage for hybrid and cloud workloads. Druva automatically moves all data protected by a policy to lower cost storage.

Druva long-term retention (LTR) for hybrid workloads moves only unique blocks from warm to cold storage to lower storage costs by 20%

Metadata powered search of files and versions across any storage tier enables flexible and fast recovery capabilities.

For compliance and infrequently accessed file data, use the Druva Archive Tier. Druva backs up data directly to cold storage passing savings to you.

The big win for us came from the SaaS model that Druva provides….it enabled us to reduce TCO through long term data retention and storage. A massive cost reduction for us.

David Peace, Network & Security Administrator,
Ipswich Grammar School

Additional cloud data retention resources

Solution brief

Discover how Druva’s cloud data retention delivers immediate cost savings. 

Case study

Find out how Ipswich Grammar School reduces TCO with Druva’s cloud data retention.



Reduce costs for historical backups with intelligent long-term data retention storage.

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