Top 5 Multi-Cloud Data Governance Recommendations

File Fabric Data GovernancePost pandemic has resulted in a surge of cloud adoption with many companies now operating a hybrid mix and match approach to corporate data to fit in with new digital transformation approaches that encompass hybrid or remote workers.

Whereas a hybrid multi-cloud approach is best for flexibility and ROI it can increase the threat surface of data so it is key to adopt a unified policy based approach to data governance and compliance. Below are 5 key recommendations for multi-cloud data governance:

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Using Storage Made Easy File Fabric with Exoscale Object Storage

Exoscale is a Swiss-based cloud services platform providing hosting and infrastructure services, including storage, throughout central Europe. This article walks through adding Exoscale object storage to the Enterprise File Fabric. For information on launching the Enterprise File Fabric from on the Exoscale cloud platform itself see Getting Started with Exoscale.

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Case Study: Providing Secure End User Access, Object Storage File Services, Governance and Compliance for a Top Tier Financial Services Firm

A global financial services firm was facing two critical challenges. First, a portfolio risk management application was working off a local server, which was a single point of failure. Secondly, the permission structure implemented was inadequate given the sensitivity of the data.

In our latest case study we show how the adoption of the Enterprise File Fabric provided secure end user File access to Cloudian Hyperstore ObjectStorage whilst maintaining Data Governance and Data Compliance.

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GDPR Checklist for 2021

Today, almost every aspect of our lives revolves around and is influenced by data. Various entities collect, analyse, and, more importantly, store our personal data, such as our names, home and IP addresses, and credit card numbers. This phenomenon was further confirmed by the 2020 UK Business Data Survey, which showed that 81% of businesses handle digitised personal and non-personal data from employees and customers alike. As these businesses expand, the use of data increases as well.

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Technology Demo | The Enterprise File Fabric for Healthcare Organisations w/Cloudian

Many IT teams at medical organisations are looking to modernise their IT infrastructure and manage growing costs by moving to either on-prem cloud, hybrid cloud or multi-cloud.

Cloudian Hyperstore provides a world class object storage solution for these organisations but many are often unsure about how to provide end users access to their data in a safe and secure manner that is able to be fully audited and compliant. That’s where Storage Made Easy’s File Fabric comes in.

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How to monitor The Enterprise File Fabric using SNMP

The Enterprise File Fabric runs on a hardened version of Linux, so many monitoring platforms will have agents that could be installed to gather metrics and details from the appliances, for example take a look at one of my previous blogposts for monitoring using Telegraf/InfuxDB/Grafana:

File Fabric Metrics Monitoring and Visualization using Grafana, InfluxDB and Telegraf

But what about monitoring using agentless  techniques? Well the most common method for this is using SNMP protocol to have monitoring systems query data from systems. While SNMP isn’t enabled by default, it’s easy enough to get installed.

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The Enterprise Storage Podcast | Storage Masters Episode #4: Adapting Business Models over Lockdown.

In this new episode of our series “Storage Masters”, Jim Liddle, CEO of SME, gives an insider talk about the challenges, changes, adaptations and trends that companies have implemented during lockdown when it comes to data and storage management.

 

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Case Study | Facilitating a Single Namespace, Reduced Data Complexity and Improved ROI using multi cloud Object Storage Solutions.

Miller Castings decided they needed a better system to organize and manage the digital archive while also reducing the cost of storage. See how the company unified their data access and improved their end user workflows with the Enterprise File Fabric.

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Secure Email Sharing is Critical to Maintaining Productivity, Security and Compliance in a Hybrid Workforce

SecureEmailSharingOne of the security and productivity features that the File Fabric ships with is secure link sharing. This feature works with any of the 60+ on-premises and on-cloud storage solutions that the File Fabric supports,  including SMB file style storage and object storage solutions such as Amazon S3, Azure, Google, or other S3 compatible Object Storage such as Cloudian Hyperstore.

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