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Protecting Most Valuable Asset i.e. Data: DataGravity


Seamlessly deployed as a virtual appliance, DataGravity for Virtualization provides actionable intelligence and insights through timely analysis of users, content, and activities. DataGravity understands data and helps companies of all sizes secure and protect their sensitive information through actionable insights and timely intelligence about their data. The team at DataGravity has a deep understanding of data security and protection, virtualization, data science, and analytics. This combination of expertise enables DataGravity to seamlessly protect data where it lives.

Why choose DataGravity?

Using DataGravity’s solutions, clients can:

  • Secure their sensitive data: It is important to know what data an organization has, where it is located, and who is accessing it
  • Meet their compliance goals: DataGravity helps clients to pass audits and prove adherence to data privacy laws
  • Detect anomalous user behaviors: It helps to uncover insider and external threats with behavior-based analytics
  • Recover from ransomware: DataGravity proactively protects against and recovers from malicious attacks
  • Enforce data governance policies:It accurately identifies which assets to retain and delete
  • Manage their virtualized data:It helps to secure and protect data across their virtual infrastructure

Find answers to all the data related questions

DataGravity has rethought data management from the ground up to give clients insights and answers that were previously hard to obtain. They can see what questions they need to be answering, and how DataGravity software solutions make that happen quickly, easily, and economically.         

Find and protect sensitive data: Through a powerful analytics engine, in-depth pattern matching, search,and discovery, DataGravity for Virtualization automatically analyzesclients’ virtual infrastructure to identify where their sensitive data is at risk. Pre-built and custom classification tags make it easy to find and filter the content specific to their concerns. 

Take action on timely intelligence and insights: Regardless of whether organizations are looking to protect private health information, financial data, or intellectual property, DataGravity for Virtualization reveals any potential risks for exposure. Misplaced data and inappropriate access can be quickly surfaced using built-in dashboards, as well as ongoing monitoring and alerting of user activities, content creation, and file updates.

Reduce overhead with automated workflows: DataGravity for Virtualization automates key workflows that simplify the discovery and ongoing analysis of sensitive data across clients’ virtual infrastructure. It supports security teams, risk,and compliance analysts, as well as internal and external auditors with the information they need and when they need it without adding undue friction. 

DataGravity for Virtualization

DataGravity for Virtualization (DGfV) was designed to secure and protect data in virtual machine environments by seamlessly integrating data security, search and discovery, and data protection into a turnkey software appliance.

How does it work?

The dynamic nature of data requires dynamic security. DataGravity for Virtualization (DGfV) combines multiple data sources to monitor and analyze people, content, and activities over time to proactively secure and protect virtualized data. DGfV provides the forensics information and tools clients need to remediate issues when they occur.

DataGravity for Virtualization Editions

The Essentials Edition helps organizations identify and protect their most sensitive data from careless exposure, data loss, and regulatory noncompliance. It also provides file and user activity tracking. The Standard Edition extends the DataGravity feature set to include threat detection, forensic analysis, and behavior based data protection and recovery.

Awards and Honors

DataGravity has been a recipient of many awards and recognition. Following are the examples:

  • DataGravity is listed in the Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies 2015 Report for its “data awareness with built-in data governance, data protection, search, and visualization capabilities.”
  • For the third year, DataGravity was named to CRN’s Big Data 100 in the “Coolest Platform and Tools Vendors”
  • CRN named DataGravity one of 2014’s coolest emerging technology vendors. The Emerging Vendors list identifies up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, and cutting-edge solutions for their customers
  • DataGravity was recognized in CRN’s annual Big Data 100 as helping organizations with more than just managing their data but also providing “Search-and-discovery capabilities to help them understand how the data is being used.”Those recognized are cutting-edge technologies that show dedication and innovation in meeting the big data challenge

Meet the Leader

Paula Long, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-founder: Paula brings over 30 years of experience in high-tech innovation to DataGravity. Prior to DataGravity, she served as vice president of product development at Heartland Robotics. In 2001 Paula co-founded storage provider EqualLogic, acquired by Dell for $1.4 billion in 2008. She remained at Dell as vice president of storage until 2010. Prior to EqualLogic, she served in engineering management positions at Allaire Corporation and oversaw all aspects of the ClusterCATS product line while at Bright Tiger Technologies.

Paula’s executive and technical leadership have been extensively recognized, including the New Hampshire High Tech Council Entrepreneur of the Year award, the Ernst & Young 2008 Northeast Regional “Entrepreneur of the Year” and a national finalist for the same award. She is a graduate of Westfield State College.

“We’re working to enable organizations to be data-aware.”