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The importance of offsite backups for DR, and how to do it cost effectively

Everyone knows backing up company information is crucial to the companies continuity, and it can be convenient to have a local backup on hand to restore the system once an attack or failure has happened. However, one backup is not enough, especially if it is an onsite backup. Having an offsite backups might be the […]

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Backup and Recovery: What MSPs want and how to get it.

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are continuously competing and trying to improve their products and appeal as new technology and cyber attacks threaten their position. Generally MSPs are the most happy when they are growing, increasing their offerings and run smoothly and efficiently, because a continuous flow of business and happy customers equal happy MSPs. However, […]

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Shouldn’t you be using a single platform for both backup and disaster recovery?

IT professionals and business owners will eventually need to come to a decision with regards to their backup  and disaster recovery plans moving forward. This is a big and important question that is crucial to the continuity of the business and needs as much research and consultation as the business can afford. In the beginning, […]

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Latest trends in the backup and disaster recovery industry

A cyber attack, data leak or the loss of files can potentially cost a company hundreds of thousands of dollars. Thus, there is an ever increasing demand for new solutions and technology in the backup and disaster recovery industry. The latest trends in this industry revolves around flexibility, communication, outsourcing, hybrid solutions and managed detection […]

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BDR: Why all data cannot be seen as equal

Questions businesses or enterprises need to ask themselves is how to protect, store and handle their data. What is just as important is how the data should be managed. Should the data be stored and for how long? What data is the most valuable and needs the most protection? What data is more valuable to […]

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Mistakes to avoid when establishing and testing your disaster recovery plan

A disaster recovery (DR) plan is crucial for any business who values their data as an asset. As cyber crime continues to rise, more and more businesses are at risk of falling victim to these attacks. However, a lack of information and education in the workplace has resulted in businesses operating without a DR plan […]

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Attention MSPs! How Cybersecurity offerings can add to your bottom line in 2018!

The increase in cyber attacks and with it, a demand for more cybersecurity, means that hundreds, if not thousands, of Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are all trying to build a viable and more profitable practice. How to stay on top To lead the pack and add to your bottom line this year, MSPs are needing […]

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Latest Ransomware trends: Should you be concerned?

Experts predict that in 2018 ransomware will continue to increasingly be a threat and everyone should be concerned. McAfee stated in its report about the economic impact of cybercrime that it now costs the world $600 billion as these crimes touch more than two billion people. It attributes ransomware as the fastest growing tool to […]

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Why onsite AND offsite backup is wise and prudent

Every company or business is aware it needs to safeguard its data and needs a backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan in case of a crisis. However, do you want to keep your data, one of a company’s most valuable assets, close at hand onsite or keep it locked away offsite. The answer is both. […]

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