Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Backup

By Troy Platts / December 2, 2022

Some estimates suggest that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day by internet users worldwide.1 Most businesses are only dealing with a fraction of that, but there’s no denying that the amount of data being generated is growing across the board. For IT professionals, this has increased the challenges around not only storing … Continue reading “Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Backup”

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Best Practices for Disaster Recovery to the Cloud

By Rob Townsend / October 28, 2022

The cloud revolution is in full swing. 61% of businesses migrated their data to the cloud in 2020, and cloud spending is now forecast to reach 14% of IT spending by 2024.¹ Cloud services are helping businesses streamline workflows and reduce reliance on cumbersome on-premises infrastructure. Protecting data in the cloud also segments it from … Continue reading “Best Practices for Disaster Recovery to the Cloud”

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Zerto vs Cohesity: Data Protection Solutions

By Troy Platts / October 5, 2022

Data is your company’s lifeblood, and it’s constantly at risk of being stolen, taken for ransom, or permanently lost. Many factors can compromise your data — cybersecurity threats, natural disasters, hardware failures, and human error to name but a few. Although most of these factors are out of your control, you can still make sure … Continue reading “Zerto vs Cohesity: Data Protection Solutions”

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What is Cloud Data Storage and How Does it Work?

By Rob Townsend / August 18, 2022

The volume of data available to businesses has grown exponentially in recent years. 47% of enterprises now cite data growth as one of their top three challenges, and the world’s data storage requirements look set to continue growing at 40% every year.1 With the amount of data available to them increasing, organisations are looking for … Continue reading “What is Cloud Data Storage and How Does it Work?”

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5 Big Data Challenges and Solutions

By Troy Platts / July 7, 2022

The amount of data we produce daily is mind-boggling. Did you know that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are generated every day? Or that there are 44 zettabytes of data in the entire digital universe?1 With vast amounts of data being created every second from customer logs, sales figures, and stakeholders, data has become the … Continue reading “5 Big Data Challenges and Solutions”

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5 Steps to Using the Cloud for Ransomware Protection

By Troy Platts / September 13, 2021

According to the Center for Internet Security, backup files should be appropriately protected and stored offline or out-of-band.1 Today’s cybercriminals deploy ransomware that looks for backups and blocks them before launching the malware. They also exfiltrate sensitive data to use as an added incentive for companies to pay the ransom. One way to ensure backups … Continue reading “5 Steps to Using the Cloud for Ransomware Protection”

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How Veeam’s Backup and Replication Solution Works

By Troy Platts / July 7, 2021

As a leader in backup solutions, Veeam® provides a single platform for secure, cloud-based backups for hybrid and cloud environments. Its Availability Suite™ enables customers to achieve total visibility and accessibility across an enterprise, whether at the edge or in the cloud. With Cloud Data Management™ capabilities, Veeam’s products help secure data loss through automated … Continue reading “How Veeam’s Backup and Replication Solution Works”

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6 Steps to Building a Culture of Security

By Troy Platts / June 10, 2021

In this guest blog, originally written by Arctic Wolf, we consider what organisations must do to protect themselves from today’s highly sophisticated cyber criminals.  Traditional firewalls and antivirus software are no longer enough, a strong security culture that empowers employees is essential to defend against the threat of cyberattacks. You can find Arctic Wolf’s full … Continue reading “6 Steps to Building a Culture of Security”

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What is Veeam Cloud Connect and Do You Need It?

By Rob Townsend / May 25, 2021

The technological equivalent of an oil spill would be a data loss, theft, compromise, or a ransomware lockup. You may be aware of the disastrous oil spill from the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon offshore rig back in 2011. Over 172 million gallons of crude oil leaked into the Gulf of Mexico. That oil spill was … Continue reading “What is Veeam Cloud Connect and Do You Need It?”

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