Asigra is a disk-to-disk (D2D) data vaulting solution that addresses many critical compliance requirements and enables cost effective data protection, rapid recovery and easy management of data life cycles. Enterprises can replace legacy tape based remote site backup/recovery procedures with sophisticated backup systems that focus on security of data in transmission and storage. The agentless design, hard coded security and WAN optimization techniques make Asigra software a unique cloud based solution.

Asigra’s unique selling proposition (USP) is its FIPS 140 certified cryptographic model. The data is encrypted on the fly and stored in the repositories in an encrypted format. Moreover, Asigra stored data has never had a data breach episode in the last twenty years. There are no open firewall ports and the system cannot be hacked. User authentication, role based access, encryption, secure offsite storage and granular level reports are the strengths of Asigra.

Security and privacy of data are the major concerns of all legislations such as the Data Protection Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the HIPAA and Asigra provisions for all the requirements. It ensures adequate capture and accuracy of data. It ascertains that data is lawfully processed and use is limited to authorised entities of the enterprise. It defines data processes that do not infringe on data owner’s rights. It also enables data protection officers quickly and easily responds to queries of data owners and institute periodic checks to ascertain that all provisions and stipulations of legal mandates are adhered to.

Asigra Televaulting solutions consolidate and secure local, remote or branch office data to comply with all the above legal mandates seamlessly. The architecture can be a corporate in house solution or an outsourced managed service. It offers secure long-term data retention periods of 30 years or more* to enable enterprises comply with acts that have long-term retention periods like the Sarbanes-Oxley. Data can be accessed and recovered quickly for legal discovery and compliance. Asigra’s data lifecycle management technology ensures that destroyable data is destroyed with adequate controls in place and alignment with primary data retention policies of different applicable legislations.

The transformational Asigra architecture brings in industry firsts in automation, security and efficiency. It reduces mundane backup jobs and streamlines onsite and offsite data capture, migration of backup data to cloud based backup servers and creation of backup strategies that are wholly compliant with the various applicable legislations. It accommodates strategy changes and provides the user with total control over the backed up data.

*Reference: http://download.netiq.com/Library/White_Papers/DataRetentionCompliance_white_paper.pdf