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HubStor case study

HubStor’s platform on Microsoft Azure helps Virgin Hyperloop One manage data

Accumulating data

Virgin Hyperloop One needed a secure and reliable system for managing the important information accumulating in cloud-based services, such as Slack Enterprise and Microsoft Office 365, and in on-premises primary storage.

HubStor on Microsoft Azure

Through HubStor, Virgin Hyperloop One obtained a software-based cloud storage platform to meet data compliance requirements, manage long-term retention, and perform discovery. The platform is deployed and fully managed in Microsoft Azure.

Protection goals attained

HubStor on Azure enabled Virgin Hyperloop One to achieve a number of its legal and data protection goals, employing SharePoint, Office 365 OneDrive, and more. With Azure Active Directory, HubStor provided an integrated identity experience, letting Virgin Hyperloop One manage identity and access in one place.

Optimizing storage while meeting compliance requirements

HubStor is a Microsoft co-sell prioritized, Gold-certified partner with a focus on delivering top-tier data management solutions to clients that need to optimize their storage and manage large volumes of data. Based in the United States and Canada, HubStor has clients in a variety of industries throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

HubStor is also a data management solution running exclusively in Microsoft Azure that enterprise organizations use to optimize primary storage and to manage archival, backups, retention, and retrieval of unstructured data. HubStor provides essential flexibility and agility to customers that need to back up, archive, retain, protect, and quickly retrieve data, all while meeting a variety of compliance requirements.

Storage, backups, and an integrated identity experience

With HubStor, Virgin Hyperloop One has secure secondary storage in Microsoft Azure that uses redundant and scalable Azure Blob storage. Data from Software-as-a-Service collaboration, such as Microsoft Office 365, is backed up, along with journaling of email, long-term retention of the Unified Audit Log, retention of backups, and active tiering of on-premises file servers.

HubStor provided an integrated identity experience working with Azure Active Directory so that Virgin Hyperloop One can manage identity and access in one place. Azure SQL and Azure App Service are other key elements in the solution stack.

“HubStor on Microsoft Azure allowed us to hit a number of our legal and data protection goals quickly by utilizing SharePoint backup, Office 365 OneDrive backup, email journaling, and e-discovery,” said Dawn Armstrong, Director - Information Technology, Virgin Hyperloop One.

Knowing what data is in storage, who has access, and that it can be searched and recovered effortlessly are the fundamentals of establishing a durable security and compliance posture. HubStor gives Virgin Hyperloop One confidence that its valuable data is protected and secure. With that peace of mind, Virgin Hyperloop One can better focus its efforts on its mission: bringing a revolutionary mode of transportation to market.

“HubStor on Microsoft Azure allowed us to hit a number of our legal and data protection goals quickly by utilizing SharePoint backup, Office 365 OneDrive backup, email journaling, and e-discovery.”

- Dawn Armstrong, Director - Information Technology, Virgin Hyperloop One

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