Arcserve Wins 2020 Fortress Cyber Security Award For Data Protection

Arcserve Appliances Secured by Sophos are recognized for uniquely providing multi-layered cyber and data protection against growing cyber threats like ransomware   

Minneapolis — June 16, 2020 —The Business Intelligence Group today announced that Arcserve Appliances Secured by Sophos has won the 2020 Fortress Cyber Security Awards in the Data Protection – Mid-Sized Business category. The industry awards program sought to identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from cybercriminals.

Ransomware is the biggest threat faced by IT teams today, with Cybersecurity Ventures projecting associated costs to reach $20 billion by the year 2021, and an attack to occur every 11 seconds. To combat this threat, Arcserve forged an alliance with leading cybersecurity provider, Sophos, to uniquely deliver integrated cyber and data protection solutions that combine anti-ransomware and other threat prevention technologies, such as deep learning AI for both known and unknown malware, and disaster recovery and high availability capabilities for prevention against data loss. For on-premises servers, Arcserve Appliances Secured by Sophos provide an all-in-one solution with a central interface for backup processes, tools, infrastructure, cloud services, cybersecurity, and data protection capabilities – deployable in 15 minutes or less.

“We are honored that Arcserve Appliances Secured by Sophos have been recognized by Business Intelligence Group as the best data protection solution for mid-sized businesses,” said Oussama El-Hilali, CTO at Arcserve. “With the increasing prevalence of targeting backups directly, organizations need a proactive approach to mitigate risks from cyberattacks. Ours safely secures all types of workloads, including cloud and SaaS-based data, while protecting against known and unknown threats to give IT managers true peace of mind.”

“We are so proud to name Arcserve as a winner in the 2020 Fortress Cyber Security Awards program,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “As our society continues to evolve and become more reliant on networks and data, companies like Arcserve are critical at providing the protection and trust consumers demand.”

For information about Arcserve Solutions Secured by Sophos, including Arcserve’s Appliance Series, please visit Arcserve's website. For information about the annual Fortress Cyber Security Awards, please visit

About Arcserve

Arcserve provides exceptional solutions to protect the priceless digital assets of organizations in need of full scale, comprehensive data protection. Established in 1983, Arcserve is the world’s most experienced provider of business continuity solutions that safeguard multi-generational IT infrastructures with applications and systems in any location, on premises and in the cloud. Organizations in over 150 countries around the world rely on Arcserve’s highly efficient, integrated technologies and expertise to eliminate the risk of data loss and extended downtime while reducing the cost and complexity of backing up and restoring data by up to 50 percent. Arcserve is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota with locations around the world. Explore more at and follow @Arcserve on Twitter.

About Sophos

As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyber threats. Powered by SophosLabs – a global threat intelligence and data science team – Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-powered solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cyberattack techniques, including ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, active-adversary breaches, phishing, and more. Sophos Central, a cloud-native management platform, integrates Sophos’ entire portfolio of next-generation products, including the Intercept X endpoint solution and the XG next-generation firewall, into a single “synchronized security” system accessible through a set of APIs. Sophos has been driving a transition to next-generation cybersecurity, leveraging advanced capabilities in cloud, machine learning, APIs, automation, managed threat response, and more, to deliver enterprise-grade protection to any size organization. Sophos sells its products and services exclusively through a global channel of more than 53,000 partners and managed service providers (MSPs). Sophos also makes its innovative commercial technologies available to consumers via Sophos Home. The company is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by business executives having experience and knowledge. The organization's proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.



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Chief Nominations Officer

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