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Ransomware Attacks Are Rising in Prevalence and the Cost Can be Catastrophic

Despite billions of dollars being spent to thwart ransomware attacks, an astonishing 66% of companies were victims of ransomware in 2021 according to Sophos’ report “The State of Ransomware 2022.” Ransomware recovery takes a minimum of 30 days. Can your business afford 30+ days of downtime?

Everything about ransomware is on the rise –  volume of attacks, threat sophistication, ransom demands and average ransom payments. Attacks happen against virtually every industry – no organization is immune. The growing incident-rate data tells us an attack is almost inevitable, so it’s not enough to take defensive steps. Ransomware recovery must be a focus because:

  • Recovering from an attack takes 1 month on average, while your business productivity plummets
  • During the attack, employees are largely unproductive because their PCs are infected
  • For an organization of 1000 people, losing productivity for a month can cost millions of dollars
  • Companies, supply chains and reputations can be devastated by a ransomware attack

Whether or not a ransom is paid, the cost of lost productivity during the ransomware recovery process can cost millions.

Inexpensive and Immediate Cloud PC Access For Ransomware Recovery for Thousands of Users

Most enterprises have already taken defensive steps against security breaches and ransomware. But as the saying goes, the best defense is a great offense. Cloud PCs are your offensive strategy for ransomware recovery.

According to IBM and the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a ransomware attack is $4.54 million. For a 1000 person organization, average loss in productivity during a month of downtime can equal upwards of $10m. And this does not consider damage to your brand’s reputation.

The Workspot Cloud PC for Ransomware Recovery solution:

  • Guarantees capacity for tens of thousands of users by seamlessly distributing Cloud PCs across multiple clouds and multiple cloud regions
  • Enables users to access an isolated Cloud PC environment within an hour of an attack by simply logging in from a web browser
  • Automatically assigns each end user to the nearest cloud region with capacity
  • Is customized and always available on “stand-by” for as low as $15 per user, per month; consumption charges apply when activated

Cloud PCs for Ransomware Recovery are distributed across multiple clouds and cloud regions to ensure capacity on-demand.

Benefits of Workspot Cloud PCs for Ransomware Recovery

Unfortunately, when it comes to ransomware, it’s not a matter of “if,” but “when.” The Workspot Cloud PCs for Ransomware Recovery solution was developed to mitigate the financial and reputation damage that occurs when an organization is victimized. The solution provides access to a Cloud PC for all your employees within 1 hour – allowing you to get back to business while you work with your insurance company toward a resolution.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Save millions in lost productivity

 

In the event of an attack, your business downtime – on average – will be 30 days. How much will that cost your organization? With Workspot Cloud PCs for Ransomware Recovery:

  • You pay as low as $15 per user, per month for the peace of mind of ever-ready Cloud PCs
  • Users easily access their Cloud PCs from any unaffected device and can get back to work within 1 hour
  • Innovative capacity management capabilities ensure cloud capacity when you need it
Close a major business-continuity gap

CIOs and CISOs recognize the gap in ransomware preparation, yet the resources required to implement traditional solutions are too great and the coverage too limited. Workspot innovation offers a better way that is affordable and accessible to the entire company as soon as an attack is detected.

  • In the worst case scenario, business productivity can continue
  • Cloud PCs for Ransomware Recovery are simple to implement and activate
  • IT teams can focus on remediation while business productivity resumes

 

Simplify ransomware recovery and get back to business

During a ransomware attack, you’ll experience a complex set of interactions with advisors, lawyers, insurance representatives and the perpetrators. This process can be overwhelming. With Workspot Cloud PCs, IT and business leaders can take the complexity of restoring employee PCs off the table and focus on the other aspects of recovery.

  • Accommodate tens of thousands of affected employees within an hour
  • The Workspot Cloud PC platform is simple to use, requiring minimal IT resources
  • Employee access to Cloud PCs enables them to continue serving your customers

 

 

OUR CUSTOMERS

A seamless Workspot POC process with seasoned experts who had strong Azure expertise gave Workspot an edge. It was a unanimous decision to select Workspot.”

Advisor 360 – Financial Services

Workspot on Google Cloud is the perfect combination of price performance and simplicity.”

Civil Engineering

It just works”

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturer

Flexibility and disaster recovery are strong arguments for choosing Workspot. The cloud approach secures our data better, and we are much better prepared for a business continuity event with the built-in disaster recovery capabilities of cloud desktops.”

Poyner Spruill – Legal

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