GDPR Compliance

Protect, minimize, locate, search, and monitor PII to maintain GDPR Compliance.

GDPR Compliance Solution

Regulations and Data Change, Stay Prepared

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to any business controlling or processing the personally identifiable information (PII) of European Union residents.

Mass data fragmentation hurts your ability to comply with GDPR restrictions and puts your business at risk of a costly violation.

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Cohesity simplifies compliance by converging data onto a single software-defined platform.


Reduce IT burdens with the solution’s single user interface and policy-based automation.


The flexibility of Cohesity’s platform is designed to help you meet ever-changing requirements.

Gain Speed, Agility, and Reliability

Integrate all data collection, retention, and protection activities. Reduce the amount of PII and place controls over it while boosting data visibility. Monitor breaches and quickly report.

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Aggregate Data for Faster Processing

Avoid making data copies and managing multiple legacy products, reducing your threat of non-compliance.

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Protect PII Across Workloads

Achieve unparalleled efficiency and control by consolidating data silos and sources on a single platform.

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Automate for Consistency

Streamline compliance by specifying data retention periods through automated policies.


Safeguard your data against human error, corruption, and cyberattacks.

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Secure Against Unauthorized Access

Use Cohesity’s encryption architecture for end-to-end security and optimize your use of available resources.

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Granular Control with Flexibility

Ensure only authorized users have access to specific data with Role-Based Access Control permissions and multi-factor authentication.

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Protect Against Ransomware

Leverage file- or view-level WORM (write once, read many) for immutable locking. Prevent, detect, and respond fast to ransomware.


Reduce the amount of personal data your enterprise stores. Minimize data copies and automate backup with Cohesity to meet evolving data retention requirements.

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Reduce Data Footprint

Minimize exposure with global variable-length deduplication and compression and reduce data volume.

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Automated Policies

Establish granular control by automating PII data retention and life cycle management in Cohesity.

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On-demand Relocation

Efficiently move files to a single location to minimize the spread of PII across your environment.


Rely on Cohesity’s policy-based automated archiving, tiering, and replication to the cloud to ensure your enterprise has a 360 view of where it stores PII, how it got there, why, and who has access to it. Cohesity is one solution for managing your data everywhere, even in the cloud.

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Schedule updates to data maps that delineate the location and movement tracking of PII, including its retention policies, access rights, and where it’s categorized and stored.

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Use Cohesity reports to complete Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs), as needed per GDPR requirements.

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Integrate with all leading public clouds, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, for easy, rapid scaling without a bolt-on cloud gateway.


Gain insights with Cohesity search and analytics. Discover, easily report on, and if necessary, delete PII you have stored.

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Global Actional Search

Search within unstructured data for PII categories. Input patterns and their variations or file types to scan using templates.

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Report search results in txt file format or integrate with third-party data visualization or analytics tools.

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Build Custom Analytics Apps

Inject custom code to run data processing jobs on stored data using Cohesity App SDKs.


Effectively mitigate threats. Yet, if intrusion occurs, you can trust Cohesity’s reporting to efficiently validate your compliance.

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White Lists

Prevent portability of PII using White Lists.

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Receive notifications when data is tiered, archived, or replicated to a non-Cohesity target.

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Export cluster- and system-level audit logs for additional analytics and breach detection.

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