Central Data Storage Receives Nebraska Innovation Fund Prototype Grant
08/15/2019

Central Data Storage has received a $50,000 Nebraska Innovation Fund Prototype Grant from the Department of Economic Development.

Online PR News – 15-August-2019 – Lincoln, NE – Central Data Storage (CDS), a software company and Silicon Prairie standout in cloud backup and disaster recovery, has received a $50,000 Nebraska Innovation Fund Prototype Grant from the Department of Economic Development (DED). The grant is awarded to a Nebraska-based corporation, limited liability company, partnership, registered limited partnership, sole proprietorship, business trust, or other entity with fewer than 500 employees engaged in non-retail primary industries adding value to products or processes in Nebraska. CDS was awarded the funding after submitting a thorough business plan, marketing strategy, and proof-of-concept that was reviewed and selected by the DED.

With the help of the grant, CDS will complete the development of its new product, Encrypted Sharing, while continuing to offer its cloud Backup + Recovery product. Encrypted Sharing is an innovative product that will give data dependant business owners and healthcare professionals an easy and reliable way to share encrypted files and messages safely and privately. Not only will the new product defend against cyberattacks, allowing for confident communication between coworkers, but it will also have a positive impact on Nebraska's economy and IT footprint.

"We're grateful to the Nebraska Department of Economic Development for awarding us this grant. Our software-defined services center around safety, privacy, and security for sensitive information. With the innovation of our new product Encrypted Sharing, we'll provide our users with the confidence that their files and messages are always private and secure. The funds will be used to both grow our product catalog and to add new development and support jobs in the Lincoln community," says Ed Conklin, CEO at CDS.

Features and benefits of the Encrypted Sharing product will include:
Industry compliant file sharing and messaging that block outside threats.
Receive and reply to encrypted messages from anywhere with cloud access.
Securely share attachments like PDFs, videos, slide shows, spreadsheets and more.

Availability
Encrypted Sharing is currently under development. To get notified of the release, sign up at https://www.centraldatastorage.com/encrypted-sharing-beta.

About Central Data Storage
CDS is a software company that offers HIPAA compliant backup and recovery solutions for businesses. With daily account monitoring, in-house support, and top-level encryption, they give businesses peace-of-mind knowing their data is safe and always accessible. For more information about CDS, visit www.centraldatastorage.com.