Kyndryl and Veritas Collaborate to Enhance Data Protection and Incident Recovery Services

With a focus on cyber resilience and leveraging AI-driven automation, these services offer tailored assessments, efficient recovery, and enhanced security measures.

Kyndryl, the world’s leading IT infrastructure services provider, and Veritas Technologies, a pioneer in secure multi-cloud data management, have joined forces to introduce two innovative services, namely Data Protection Risk Assessment with Veritas and Incident Recovery with Veritas. These services, representing a significant milestone in the strategic alliance between Kyndryl and Veritas, aim to assist enterprises in safeguarding and restoring critical data across on-premises, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.

The Data Protection Risk Assessment with Veritas, delivered through Kyndryl Consult’s network of technology experts, provides customers with a comprehensive cyber resilience maturity assessment. Leveraging Kyndryl’s cyber resilience framework and Veritas’ data management solutions, this assessment identifies risks, cyber resilience gaps, and security vulnerabilities within a customer’s IT infrastructure and data, aligning them with industry best practices. The offering boasts a flexible deployment model that enables Kyndryl experts to tailor the assessment to meet the unique requirements, policies, and processes of organizations. By offering unified insights across on-premises, hybrid, and cloud environments, this service equips customers with the visibility and information necessary for efficient data management and protection.

Incident Recovery with Veritas is a fully managed service that encompasses backup, disaster recovery, and cyber recovery. The solution sets itself apart with its AI-based autonomous data management capabilities, which facilitate intelligent automation, operational agility, scalability, and consistent experiences across multiple cloud platforms. In the event of a cyber incident, this service empowers organizations to swiftly recover through features such as air-gapped protection, immutable storage, anomaly detection, and recovery automation. By leveraging these cutting-edge features, businesses can mitigate the risks and high costs associated with data breaches.”

While the benefits of digital modernization and cloud migration are undeniable, businesses must proactively address the associated risks,” stated Kris Lovejoy, Kyndryl Security and Resiliency Global Practice Leader. “Through our partnership, Kyndryl and Veritas bring years of experience in helping some of the world’s largest organizations achieve true cyber resiliency. These new co-developed solutions are designed to give our customers a clear view of their current estate, pinpoint areas for strengthening it, and then enhance their security posture for the long term.”

Mike Walkey, Veritas Senior Vice President of Global Channels and Strategic Alliances, emphasized the need for updated data protection measures, stating, “With data now widely distributed, a constantly evolving threat landscape, and frequent ransomware attacks, the old methods for protecting data have become obsolete. Kyndryl and Veritas have combined a deep expertise in managing mission-critical IT environments with trusted data protection, recovery, and compliance technology to help enterprises assess risks and keep their data secure, resilient, and compliant.”

Kyndryl and Veritas’ collaboration represents a significant step forward in enhancing data protection and incident recovery services. By harnessing their respective expertise and advanced technologies, these companies are at the forefront of empowering enterprises to fortify their data security, achieve cyber resiliency, and ensure compliance in an ever-evolving digital landscape.