The 10 Coolest Enterprise Cloud Storage Products In 2018 (So Far)

Rubrik Alta 4.2

Rubrik's new release 4.2 of its Alta cloud data management platform, unveiled in June, adds AWS EC2-native backups to better protect cloud-native workloads. With Alta 4.2, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company makes it easier for businesses to protect data related to cloud-native applications for artificial intelligence, real-time-analytics, IoT, and other use cases. Using AWS’ API-based functionality, Alta 4.2 now makes it easier for business to run production applications, source data, backup and recovery software, and archival storage on the cloud.

Also new is integration with VMware's vCloud Director for developing elastic private cloud environments. Rubrik also introduced its Envoy service for MSPs looking to accelerate self-service in co-hosted tenant environments.