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SaaS unicorn Druva acquires US-based Salesforce cloud backup firm sfApex

SaaS unicorn Druva acquires US-based Salesforce cloud backup firm sfApex
The Siliconreview
19 November, 2020

Pune and California-based cloud data protection and management unicorn startup Druva has acquired Texas-based Salesforce data migration service provider sfApex. Salesforce which has been among the top-most adopted software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications in terms of businesses; however, the company has discontinued its data recovery feature in July. This resulted in the data loss that is now likely to be addressed by Druva along with sfApex via SaaS data protection.

"Salesforce is critical to every organization: the data stored within it fuels growth, ensures strong customer relationships, and helps identify opportunities to expand relationships," said Jaspreet Singh, Founder, and CEO, Druva. sfApex would help Druva offer solutions to its customers without ever having to worry about the lights going out.

Druva stated that the acquisition would help it offer the best of both technologies data protection with sandbox management in order to prevent critical system resources from harmful applications and data governance delivered via the cloud. Druva also said that its cloud platform allows data protection from other leading SaaS applications, including Microsoft365, Google Workspace, and Slack within a single platform, to offer compliance visibility and data recovery.