Plenty of bad actors are trying to breach your defenses and get to your data through malicious means like social engineering, malware, and other attack vectors. Backups are also a growing target for hackers because once hackers encrypt your backups, you no longer have any way to recover your data. That could mean lengthy and unacceptable downtime. In fact, a recent ESG study found that 87% of organizations are concerned that their data backups could become infected or corrupted by a ransomware attack.
That’s where flash storage makes a difference—it’s blazingly fast. Even though flash has a long list of other advantages compared to disk, it is often seen as too costly per gigabyte for data protection and backup