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Different Cloud Services – Backup, Storage and Sync

By |2018-11-25T22:26:18+00:00November 26th, 2018|

Different Cloud Services - Backup, Storage and Sync There are many different terms being thrown around in reference to cloud computing. The different cloud services used include Cloud Backup, Cloud Storage and Cloud Sync. While they may all sound the same; they’re all very different and a misunderstanding could put vital business data at risk! [...]

Demystifying Cloud Storage Costs

By |2018-11-16T07:22:03+00:00November 16th, 2018|

Demystifying Cloud Storage Costs One of the biggest things we come across is figuring out cloud storage costs when dealing with backing up clients data to the cloud. Regardless of it being Azure, Amazon Web Services or even BackBlaze; Cloud Storage Providers are commercial businesses. This means they’re trying to maximize their profits as much [...]

Warning about Cloud Backup Solutions

By |2018-11-02T08:24:04+00:00November 2nd, 2018|

Warning about Cloud Backup Solutions With everything backup related; being able to automate as much as possible is key to being able to manage large data sets effectively. However we’ve recently discovered that some cloud backup solutions can drastically impact your businesses backup data. Situation We’ve recently taken over managing a business’s satellite office; as [...]

VMware to Hyper-V Migration

By |2018-10-16T14:32:50+00:00October 18th, 2018|

VMware to Hyper-V Migration There probably hasn’t been a larger impact on IT efficiency in the last decade than virtualisation. With more and more solutions coming onto the market; it’s not uncommon to be running different versions in your environment. However; while it’s common to want to move guests from VMware to Hyper-V – it [...]

Server Backup Service – What Test My Backups Supports

By |2018-10-16T09:26:30+00:00October 16th, 2018|

Server Backup Service – What Test My Backups Supports Our team are quite experienced at supporting a large number of different operating systems, virtualised environments and cloud storage providers. We’ve outlined this through our blog and website. However we’ve never gone into absolute detail on what we do support through our server backup service. What [...]

Windows Server Bare Metal Backup with Acronis True Image 2019

By |2018-10-10T20:57:48+00:00October 11th, 2018|

Windows Server Bare Metal Backup with Acronis True Image 2019 In recent months; Acronis have released their latest version of their staple product Acronis True Image 2019. With this we thought it’d be a good time to go through the process of creating a Windows Server bare metal backup with this new release. What is [...]

Nakivo Backup and Replication

By |2018-10-04T10:57:03+00:00October 4th, 2018|

Nakivo Backup and Replication Nakivo is a software development company that began in 2012. Their flagship product is Nakivo Backup and Replication which is focused on protecting virtualised environments. Specifically VMware and Hyper-V. We're going to go through a brief review of the main features.   Backing up Virtual Machines Nakivo allows for backup to [...]

Hyper-V to VMware Guest Conversion

By |2018-09-19T12:53:04+00:00September 19th, 2018|

Hyper-V to VMware Guest Conversion Virtualisation is taking over the world. Over the last decade there has been a major rise in virtualized environments in business. So much so that the major players in the space – Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware are likely to be found in many of the same environments. However; with most [...]