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Downtime can cost a business more than revenue.

MSPs: Can Your Clients Afford Downtime?

The true cost of downtime for any organisation is difficult to calculate. However, there are many elements that can be considered when estimating the damage downtime can do for a business. Lost Revenue Downtime caused by a cyberattack or network service malfunction, means that most of the lines of communication that most businesses depend upon, […]

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MSPs: What You Need to Know about ActiveVisor

What is ActiveVisor? ActiveVisor is the enterprise management solution for ActiveImage Protector. Why Should You Want a Management Solution? A centralized structure gives IT staff better oversight and can make routine tasks easier. Industry-specific IT regulations can easily be adhered to when there is a central point of management or simple management solution. A management […]

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MSPs: How are You Protecting Your Linux Clients?

As a Managed Service Provider (MSP) you want to offer your clients the best possible solutions for their IT needs. Whilst most solutions revolve around the Windows operating system, ActiveImage can offer MSPs live backups and fast restoration of Linux machines with ActiveImage Protector Linux. What is the ActiveImage Protector Linux? The ActiveImage Protector Linux […]

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Hyper-V Backup Tactics Every MSP Should Know

If you are an MSP offering Hyper-V backup to your customers, any oversight on your part can prove to be quite costly. Therefore, you need to make sure you can offer your clients the best backup strategy. What Your Hyper-V Backup Strategy Should Include A special backup software should be used instead of using scripts […]

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MSPs: How Are Your Clients Backing Up Their Virtual Machines?

Virtualization and cloud computing is becoming more and more popular among smaller corporations. The implementation of these tactics may leave a company exposed without a proper backup plan. It is important to not just back up the data being processed by virtual machines, but also to back up the virtual machines themselves. Virtual machines (VMs) […]

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What is a Blended Attack?

Blended attacks combine multiple threats into a single attack to leave a networked computer completely compromised. Normal cyber attacks tend to have only one attack vector, but blended attacks will use multi-pronged strikes to exploit any vulnerabilities. Security and IT personnel have a difficult time trying to deal with a blended attack as they hit […]

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A man uses his phone while working on his laptop.

Do you have Backup and Recovery for Your Mobile?

Laptops, tablets, smartphones and any other mobile devices make everything possible from reading the news to working online while traveling. Thanks to smartphone technology, it has become easy for business people to work on the go, keep up to date with business affairs and access sensitive data no matter their location. Although highly beneficial for […]

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4 Things to Avoid in Data Recovery

Knowing what not to do when creating and implementing your data recovery plan is just as important as knowing how to put together and maintain a correct and reliable procedure. Here is what to avoid when working with data recovery:   What to Avoid in Data Recovery   1. Don’t Underestimate Your Infrastructure Many organizations […]

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2018’s Most Common Cyber Attacks

With the year drawing to a close and the holidays fast approaching, we take time to look back at the cyber attacks that dominated the world of cyber crime in 2018. By understanding the main tactics used by cyber criminals this year, we can predict and become more prepared for next year’s threats.   5 […]

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