Juke Solutions, a leading IT provider in Indonesia and an official partner of Exagrid, recently conducted a live demonstration of Exagrid’s advanced data protection solutions. The event was held online in collaboration with one of the international oil companies in Indonesia on May 15, 2024. The focus of the demo was to show how Exagrid’s technology can effectively protect against malware and facilitate easy data recovery. 

Business Challenges Faced by Oil and Gas Companies in Data Security 

The oil and gas industry faces numerous business challenges, particularly concerning the security and integrity of their data. With the vast amount of sensitive information they handle, including proprietary drilling data, exploration results, and operational records, the risk of data breaches and cyberattacks is significant. Moreover, the industry operates in remote and harsh environments, where access to reliable IT infrastructure may be limited. Therefore, ensuring the protection and rapid recovery of critical data is essential for oil and gas companies to maintain operational continuity and safeguard against potential financial and reputational losses. Considering these challenges, the need for a robust data recovery solution like Exagrid becomes imperative, providing the industry with the capability to swiftly restore data in the event of an incident and ensuring business resilience in the face of adversity. 

Demo Objectives 

The live demo covered several key scenarios to illustrate Exagrid’s robust security features and its integration capabilities with Veeam. Participants had the opportunity to see firsthand how Exagrid’s solutions can enhance data security and streamline recovery processes. 

The main objectives of the demo were: 

  • To demonstrate Exagrid’s comprehensive security measures. 
  • To showcase the integration and efficiency of Exagrid with Veeam for data recovery. 
  • To highlight the unique features of Exagrid that protect against ransomware and other cybersecurity threats. 

Discussion Points 

    Comprehensive Security

    • Landing Zone: A dedicated area for the fastest backups and restores. 
    • Repository Tier: Long-term storage for retention. 
    • Ransomware Recovery: Including a non-network-facing tier (tiered air gap), delayed deletes, and immutability. 
    • Encryption at the Drive Level: Ensures data is encrypted on physical drives. 
    • RBAC (Role-based Access Control): Defines roles to protect sensitive data. 
    • Security Officer Role: A dedicated role for managing data security. 
    • Two-Factor Authentication (2FA): Adds an extra layer of security. 
    • Secured HTTPS/TLS Certificates: Ensures secure data transfer. 
    • Secure Protocols & SMB Signing: Enhances protocol security. 
    • IP-based Whitelist: Restricts access to trusted IP addresses. 
    • SSH Key Support: Secure access via SSH keys. 
    • Security Checklist: A comprehensive list to ensure all security measures are in place. 
    • Comprehensive Monitoring: Continuous monitoring of security status. 

    Exagrid Ransomware Protection & Recovery 

    • Landing Zone: Quick access for backup and recovery. 
    • Repository Tier: Secure long-term data storage. 
    • Retention Time Lock: Prevents accidental or malicious deletion of backup data. 
    • Guard Against Deleted Backups 
    • Guard Against Encrypted Backup Data 
    • Deletion Protection of Backup Data on Exagrid 

    Exagrid with Veeam Integration 

    • Veeam Data Mover: Efficient data transfer between Veeam and Exagrid. 
    • Synthetic Full Backups: Optimized full backups without impacting performance. 
    • Instant Recovery: Fast restoration of virtual machines (VMs). 
    • Landing Zone and Repository Tier: For efficient backup and recovery. 
    • Secure Veeam Configuration Backup: Backup of Veeam catalog to Exagrid for enhanced security. 

    Demo Outcomes 

    The live demonstration successfully showcased the advanced capabilities of Exagrid’s data protection solutions. Attendees from the oil and gas industry gained a deeper understanding of how Exagrid can specifically safeguard their critical data against malware and ransomware attacks. Given the high stakes and sensitive nature of data in the oil and gas sector, Exagrid’s robust security measures provide an essential layer of protection. The demo highlighted the ease with which Exagrid can recover data, minimizing downtime and ensuring business continuity. 

    Additionally, the seamless integration with Veeam was demonstrated, offering comprehensive data management tailored to the unique needs of the oil and gas industry. This includes fast recovery of virtual machines, securing backup configurations, and maintaining data integrity across all tiers of storage. The ability to protect and quickly restore data is crucial in this industry, where operational disruptions can have significant financial and environmental consequences. 

    The demonstration reinforced Exagrid’s position as a vital component in the cybersecurity infrastructure for oil and gas companies, providing them with the tools needed to defend against sophisticated cyber threats and ensure rapid data recovery. 

    Special For Your Company! 

    Juke Solutions is an Exagrid Partner in Indonesia, offering advanced data protection solutions to companies across industries. As an official partner, Juke Solutions ensures our customers have access to the latest technology from Exagrid to secure and recover their data effectively and efficiently. In addition, we emphasize the value and impact of technological solutions on business. 

    If you are interested in seeing how Exagrid can enhance your data protection strategy, please contact Juke Solutions for a personalized live demo. Our experts are ready to help you understand the full potential of Exagrid’s solutions and how they can be tailored to meet your specific needs. 

    For more information or to schedule a demo, please reach out to us!