Aug 02, 2022

Clumio Newsletter – August 2022

Clumio Point in Time Newsletter
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Clumio Newsletter – August 2022

Welcome to this month’s Clumio Point in Time newsletter!

We’re following up our build vs. buy discussion with an economic evaluation from an analyst to help you understand what’s best for your business when it comes to data protection strategies. Read on for a roundup of the latest news and resources to help you get backup and running.


Coffee Talk – The Future Looms Bright for This Business Built on Amazon S3

Amazon S3 is the powerhouse behind many applications that fuel hyper growth for today’s businesses. Organizations that take the time to optimize how they leverage Amazon S3 are able to leave their competition behind in innovation and operational efficiency. Brightloom is one such company that has built their AI/ML foundation on Amazon S3. Hear from Michael Hesse, Lead Cloud Security Engineer at Brightloom about how they use Amazon S3 and Clumio together to power real-time applications that are secure, resilient, and future proof.

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ESG Economic Validation Report: Clumio for AWS Data Protection

ESG interviewed Clumio customers and conducted an in-depth analysis of Clumio as a cloud-built solution for data and ransomware protection in AWS. Their findings show that Clumio is a powerful, cost-effective, intuitive solution that increases data visibility, reduces costs and improves protection with rapid recovery. Download this report to learn how ESG calculated a 35% overall cost reduction and 80% in operational management costs when implementing Clumio.

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Going to Black Hat? So Are We!

Come by the Clumio booth to get a black hat! While you’re there, you’ll have the chance to speak with our VP of Cloud Security, Glenn Mulvaney, to understand how Clumio is architected to provide the highest levels of security for your backups. Glenn is an adviser to RSA, so you can ask him anything about security! Our booth is just around the corner from the CISA booth, where you’ll hear all about why they recommend every organization has an air gapped backup. (BTW, we provide exactly that.)

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ICYMI – Build vs. Buy: The Hidden Costs of DIY Data Protection

Managing effective data protection in AWS is increasingly challenging, especially as data volume grows, data sources expand, and budgets tighten. It’s tempting to build your own solution for customization and control. But it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of a DIY approach versus leveraging a purpose-built solution, including the final TCO when all the costs are considered. Join ESG Economic Validation Analyst Nathan McAfee and Clumio Director of Technical Strategy Ryan Smith as they discuss ESG’s findings on the value of protecting data and uncover some key considerations when making the decision to build vs buy.

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Automating End-to-End Data Protection with Terraform

Clumio engineers walk through a step-by-step guide to setting up an easy to define, reproducible data protection environment with the Clumio Terraform provider. Your DevOps team will appreciate being able to manage data protection as code, enabling them to connect and protect multiple AWS accounts and regions as well as organize and manage multiple users and organizational units.

What We’re Reading

How many pizza-teams did it take to pull off Amazon Prime Day? AWS evangelist Jeff Barr takes you behind the scenes with a summary of the AWS services involved to support their flagship sales event. Oh, and he shares what he bought that day too.

Quote of the Month

“Here’s a car, that’s your backup system. You’re going to have to tweak it, you’re going to have to make all those little adjustments to get that car running perfect if you’re doing it yourself. With Clumio, you just show up at the track, you’ve got the Clumio car there, you hop into it. You’ve got the whole Clumio support team on the line with you as you’re ripping around the corner. Not only that, you’ve got the Clumio engineering car in front of you so that when you come around that last corner, you just – you know, slingshot engaged.”

Steve Bogar, DevOps Engineer, Shields Health Solutions

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Small World Big Data hosted our VP of Product, Chadd Kenney, for a discussion on how data protection has evolved with the growth of the cloud, and current demands given the massive amounts of data in today’s world. Watch the interview.