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Odaseva’s 2023 Journey: A Year in Review


Dec 19, 2023

2023 recap post

As we close out 2023, the Odaseva Team is reflecting on a dynamic year highlighted by exciting milestones that we’d like to share with you. 

Global expansion, product innovation, and new security certifications and assessments all contributed to Odaseva’s growth in 2023. From participating in exciting Salesforce events, to welcoming many new team members, to growing strategic partnerships, and publishing thought-leadership content, it was a landmark year in Odaseva’s 11+ year history. We couldn’t have done it without our customers, employees, partners, investors and for that we thank each and every one of you. 

Let’s dive into a recap of Odaseva’s 2023 journey: 

New Odaseva product releases

Backup for Business: Revolutionizing Salesforce data security

Introducing Backup for Business, Odaseva’s latest breakthrough in data protection for Salesforce users. This innovative solution brings real-time Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) to every Salesforce user. Designed to cater to the dynamic needs of businesses, Backup for Business ensures that your data is always secure, up-to-date, and readily recoverable.

Datamask Composer: Simplifying compliance and anonymization

Meet Datamask Composer, Odaseva’s newest feature for Data Compliance. This intuitive interface simplifies compliance and anonymization processes across your Production environments, Sandboxes, and data archiving. With Datamask Composer, capturing and protecting all your essential fields becomes easier than ever, ensuring that your data stays compliant and secure.

Backup and Recovery Enhanced with Success Plans

Odaseva introduces significant enhancements in our backup and recovery services, now featuring a 5-minute recovery point backup. Integral to these advancements are our Success Plans, which are specifically designed to help customers execute and deliver successful recovery plans. These plans provide essential support and guidance, ensuring that your data recovery processes are both highly efficient and compliant with global standards.

Archive Viewer: Enhanced with Lightning Experience

Odaseva proudly announces the latest upgrade to our Archive Viewer, now fully integrated with Salesforce’s Lightning Experience. This enhancement not only provides real-time access to archived data but also offers a more intuitive and efficient user interface. The updated Archive Viewer ensures that managing and retrieving your archived Salesforce data is more streamlined and user-friendly, complementing the modern look and feel of the Lightning Experience.

Odaseva achieves global growth

  • New enterprise customers joined Odaseva, adding to the company’s growing portfolio
  • Odaseva added data centers on four continents to enable Odaseva’s customers to comply with data residency requirements in more countries
  • Odaseva reached 120 million users in August 2023

New security certifications and assessments: IRAP, HITRUST, TISAX

IRAP, HITRUST, and TISAX were added to Odaseva’s list of certifications and assessments this year, in addition to the existing ISO 270001 and SOC2 Type II. 

IRAP assessment escalates growth opportunities in APAC

Odaseva completed an IRAP assessment at the ‘PROTECTED’ classification level, expanding growth prospects in the APAC region. This assessment enables Odaseva to operate in highly regulated spaces including the public sector, healthcare, and financial services.

Looking for more detail? Read the press release here.

HITRUST certification for handling healthcare data

Odaseva is the only Salesforce data security and protection vendor that is certified by HITRUST for handling healthcare data. 

Looking for more detail? Read the press release here.

TISAX for the German automotive industry

Odaseva passed the TISAX (Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange) assessment, a standard that protects data of German automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). With the certification, Odaseva demonstrates compliance with the German automotive industry. 

Looking for more detail? Read the press release here

Data Innovation Forum 2023

The Data Innovation Forum was a huge success for the third year in a row, with more than 5,000 session registrations. Odaseva hosted 20 sessions this year, and the two-day virtual event brought together more than 40 speakers, 30 of whom were Salesforce Certified Technical Architects, who shared their insights, thoughts, and approaches on how to maximize the value of Salesforce data. 

View the synopses of the sessions here and the session recordings here.

Webinars featuring Salesforce Data Protection and Security Experts

The Odaseva webinars page offers a diverse array of informative sessions, providing insights into Salesforce data management, security, and privacy. The webinars cover topics such as data archiving, compliance strategies, and the latest industry trends.

Odaseva’s presence in key Salesforce events in 2023

  • World Tour Sydney 
  • Trailblazer Dx – San Francisco 
  • World Tour Paris 
  • Dreamforce – San Francisco
    • Read the blog post to learn about the impact and partnerships Odaseva made at Dreamforce 2023. These include insightful sessions featuring Odaseva’s Salesforce data experts, product announcements, a memorable moment with Odaseva’s VP of Product Engineering joining The Foo Fighters on stage, engaging Happy Hour at Local Edition, the new Copado partnerships, and more.

Odaseva’s commitment to the data protection and security needs of enterprises that run on Salesforce is evident in the thought leadership white papers, customer story testimonials and valuable Salesforce data security resources.

Thought leadership white papers

Backup & Restore for Enterprise Salesforce Data: 5 Common Questions Answered

This whitepaper discusses why enterprises need a Salesforce backup and restore solution tailored to their specific requirements, failing which can lead to catastrophic consequences ranging from business interruptions and reputational damage to costly fines.

How to Choose the Right Encryption Architecture to Protect Your SaaS Data

Not having proper encryption poses significant risks, leaving data vulnerable to unauthorized access and potential breaches. Learn how to choose the right encryption method for your specific needs, and factors like data sensitivity, regulatory compliance, and system compatibility.

6 Concepts to Archive Salesforce Data at Scale

This whitepaper details why large Salesforce Orgs must archive data and the six related architectural concepts: data depth, data volumes, data deletion, data drift, data retention, and data encryption. 

RTO & RPO for Salesforce Disaster Recovery Plans: 5 Things to Know

Each hour of downtime can be catastrophic to your business. Learn how to choose a solution that will help your organization develop an effective disaster recovery plan by defining the Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) for your organization.

Data Lifecycle Management for Salesforce

Organizations that run on Salesforce in need of a robust data lifecycle management strategy will find valuable insights in this asset. It explores the key elements necessary for an effective data lifecycle management approach, the reasons for implementing it, and more.

SEC Rule 17a-4 Compliance with Odaseva

With the rising challenges in the enterprise backup landscape, compliance with 17a-4 is neither straightforward nor trivial. SEC Rule 17a-4 has five requirements for preserving and easily accessing electronic records. This asset explains how Odaseva helps Salesforce customers to meet the criteria.

Customer success stories 

Odaseva’s Powerful Platform Helps Autism CRC Protect Salesforce Data

Autism CRC, a national cooperative research initiative based in Australia that’s focused on autism, manages multiple Salesforce instances for other CRCs, and has 12 Orgs connected to one Odaseva instance so they can easily manage everything from one place.

Odaseva Helps Covéa Protect and Secure Salesforce Data

Covéa is a French mutual insurance company that leverages the Odaseva Enterprise Data Security Platform for a number of critical data protection processes.

Protecting Salesforce data for one of the world’s largest banks

Odaseva meets the needs for security, scale, and performance, and technical capabilities for one of the world’s largest banks.

A Global Biotech Company’s Success with Odaseva’s Data Archiving Accelerator

Odaseva helped solve the data storage challenges of a global biotech company by being able to reduce stored data significantly within one week, enabling the company to continue scaling up on Salesforce.

How Odaseva Helps Coast Capital Credit Union Plan for Disaster Recovery

Coast Capital is a Canadian member-owned credit union and subject to Canadian financial regulations. Odaseva’s powerful data management capabilities met Coast Capital’s data recovery needs as well as operated in accordance with relevant regulatory guidelines.

Odaseva Protects Michelin’s Salesforce Data at Scale​

Michelin, one of the largest and most well-known tire companies in the world, trusts Odaseva to protect the company’s mission-critical Salesforce data as well as ensure data privacy at scale.

Top 10 blog posts of 2023 

  1. Upcoming Changes to Australia’s Prudential Regulations: Ensuring Your Salesforce Org is Compliant

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is set to introduce new prudential standards. These regulations aim to strengthen operational resilience and ensure that entities can effectively manage operational risks. 

  1. Archive Data with Odaseva for Data Cloud

Learn how Odaseva’s integration with Salesforce Data Cloud helps customers achieve relevant insights through business data and powerful data archiving.

  1. The Daily Backup: Is a 24-Hour RPO for Your Salesforce Org Good Enough?

The post talks about the evolution of Salesforce and how it has changed RPO standards, and whether the “traditional daily backup” is adequate for protecting Salesforce data.

  1. How Odaseva Uses AI to Predict Governor Limits and Other Analytics

Salesforce Governor Limit Forecasting, powered by AI, helps enterprises predict and avoid Salesforce performance problems.

  1. How to Seamlessly Integrate Privacy Measures into your Salesforce Data Strategy

As enterprises expand Salesforce data across multiple orgs, data security and privacy implications become crucial for regulatory compliance. 

  1. Keeping Your Salesforce Data Safe with Sandbox Seeding

Understand the importance of sandbox seeding, and how Odaseva’s Sandbox Seeding solution offers precise data seeding for developer sandboxes, regardless of how complex the data model may be.

  1. 7 Things to Know About Archiving Salesforce Data

This post provides in-depth insights into the importance, processes, and benefits of archiving data within the Salesforce platform, as well as how Odaseva’s Data Archiver and Archive Viewer tools enable organizations to archive Salesforce data at scale. 

  1. Is your Salesforce Data Really Backed Up?

This post highlights the importance of off-site and independent backups. It talks about how you can mitigate risks, maintain business continuity, enhance security, and comply with regulations when you backup your data with Odaseva. 

  1. The Multi-Org series

This comprehensive series provides valuable insights and guidance for effectively managing Salesforce Multi-Orgs.

  1. What Multinational Companies should do to Prepare for the Upcoming China CAC Assessment

The regulatory landscape in China witnessed significant changes in 2021 with the implementation of the “Data Security Law” and the “Personal Information Protection Law.” The blog post discusses the necessary steps that multinational companies should take to prepare for the CAC assessment. 

Here’s to another year of innovation, growth, and success!

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