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Considerations to take when looking for a Backup Service Provider

By | 2018-02-16T15:00:48+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

Considerations to take when looking for a Backup Service Provider With the need of 24/7 availability (as that’s the world we live in); the requirement (and expectation) of reliable, efficient backups for mission critical services and systems is a high priority for any business. Unfortunately for many small to medium sized businesses (SMB's) are unaware [...]

Ideas for a Valentine’s Day Present for a System Administrator

By | 2018-02-13T15:55:53+00:00 February 14th, 2018|

Ideas for a Valentine's Day Present for System Administrators It’s that time of year again where Saint Valentine makes magic happen and boosts Hallmark and florist’s bottom lines.Unfortunately; a lot of System Administrators out there will go without any appreciation. So to give them some love here’s some ideas on a Valentine's Day present for [...]

Using VeraCrypt to encrypt your backup data for free

By | 2018-02-11T13:17:16+00:00 February 12th, 2018|

Using VeraCrypt to encrypt your backup data for free Previously we wrote an article on using BitLocker to encrypt backup media. In response to this; we found some of our subscribers asked about using an encrypted container instead of the entire hard drive. Well; we’re going to write about using VeraCrypt to encrypt your backup [...]

How to troubleshoot Hyper-V VSS backup errors

By | 2018-02-03T15:34:41+00:00 February 8th, 2018|

How to troubleshoot Hyper-V VSS backup errors One of the more common situations which we came across working for various backup vendors is the massive number of times systems have problems with Hyper-V VSS backup errors. We've previously written about VSS if you're looking for more background. Microsoft has made it easier to determine what [...]

How to convert a VM from Hyper-V to VMware using StarWind V2V Converter

By | 2018-01-21T01:54:39+00:00 January 25th, 2018|

How to convert a VM from Hyper-V to VMware using StarWind V2V Converter In a lot of situations, businesses opt to run multi-environment configurations. Examples of this are Windows and Linux servers, or VMware and Hyper-V virtual environments. We’ll be focusing on the later by showing step by step how to convert a guest machine [...]

Cloud hosted data and the importance to backup and test recover

By | 2018-01-21T21:10:33+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|

Cloud hosted data and the importance to backup and test recover Today I'm going to address one of the main questions potential clients raise. Where's the potential value of our services when they are using cloud hosted data? Speaking to a lot of business owners who have migrated or begun businesses in the cloud; there [...]