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The top 4 reasons why Cloud Backup isn’t enough to protect your business

By | 2018-04-13T20:00:22+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|

The top 4 reasons why Cloud Backup isn't enough to protect your business It's always good to have a Plan B with anything in life. Data protection isn't any different. Placing your faith completely in cloud backup to cover you from major data loss; and having a single point of failure is just asking for [...]

Windows Backup – How to register the Hyper-V VSS Writer

By | 2018-04-18T08:16:19+00:00 April 18th, 2018|

Register the Hyper-V VSS Writer When backing up Hyper-V environments with Windows Backup, it’s sometimes a little less known that a registry entry is required to get VSS consistent backups of Hyper-V guests. It's important to register the Hyper-V VSS writer as otherwise the backup will say success, however the guest machines may not be [...]

3 reasons consumer backup solutions don’t work for business

By | 2018-04-14T10:26:03+00:00 April 16th, 2018|

3 reasons consumer backup solutions don't work for business Data protection is becoming a bit of a buzz word. From Facebook to GDPR and everything in between. However; the in-between is that our data does need to be backed up effectively to protect against any unexpected data loss. Unfortunately; there are business to consumer (B2C) [...]

What is the 3-2-1 Backup Strategy?

By | 2018-04-04T16:16:21+00:00 April 12th, 2018|

What is the 3-2-1 Backup Strategy? If you’ve performed any type of research or even a skim over various backup solutions – you’ve probably come across the 3-2-1 backup strategy. You may have heard IT pros, consultants and backup vendors reference this. The reason being that it’s best practice for backup and recovery. But what [...]

A fun way to test Disaster Recovery and Backup Strategy

By | 2018-04-04T14:39:23+00:00 April 9th, 2018|

A fun way to test Disaster Recovery and Backup Strategy We’re all about having fun at TMB. The business of protecting businesses data through viable backup methods however is very stressful. However one way which we have a bit of fun around here is when we test Disaster Recovery and Backup Strategy we’ve put in [...]

Why you shouldn’t copy the WindowsImageBackup folder to another location

By | 2018-04-04T12:35:03+00:00 April 5th, 2018|

Why you shouldn’t copy the WindowsImageBackup folder to another location We’ve actually written about this sort of thing recently. However; we experienced an issue with an MSP we help out when they run into backup and recovery problems. They were copying their WindowsImageBackup folder to a secondary location which led to some unfortunate consequences. The [...]