The Definitive Ransomware Protection Guide for Business in 2020
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An abandoned office will present some unique risks to your I.T. infrastructure, your backups included. Here are some ways you can prepare for an office lockdown, so you remain cyber-resilient while the office is empty.
The best time to protect yourself from ransomware is before it strikes. Cyber-resilience requires the right ransomware protection to save you from the panic and stress of unplanned downtime and potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransom payments.
An abandoned office will present some unique risks to your I.T. infrastructure, your backups included. Here are some ways you can prepare for an office lockdown, so you remain cyber-resilient while the office is empty.
The best time to protect yourself from ransomware is before it strikes. Cyber-resilience requires the right ransomware protection to save you from the panic and stress of unplanned downtime and potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransom payments.
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Windows Server 2008 Core Backup

Hi all, I’ve had a few questions recently about BackupAssist running on Windows Server 2008 Core. After some experimentation, I managed to get it all working and it was successfully running image backups and sending me email notifications. (I haven’t yet tested the file replication, SQL or Rsync backups yet.) The only thing I’ve noticed

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New website – www.wbadmin.info launched

Hi all, Today we’re proud to launch our new website, Windows Server Backup Resource Center, ortherwise known as wbadmin.info. This site contains several articles that I wrote on Windows Server 2008 backup and as I get time, I’ll be contributing more content to the site. The site also contains a search engine that we developed

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Rsync – how effective is it?

There’s much excitement here as we’re about to release our Rsync Engine, which will enable data to be synchronized offsite in a bandwidth efficient manner. I’ve written up some findings on Rsync in terms of how it performs for typical Windows data, including Exchange Information Store backups and SQL database backups. You can see the

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Backing up VMware VMs – how we do it with v5

Hello world, In our network, we have multiple servers and some of these are Virtual Machines. In order to back these up, we use a Disk-to-Disk and a Disk-to-Disk-to-Tape strategy, using BackupAssist v5. Let’s look at how we do this. Windows Server #1: SBS 2003 – This is our main server, domain controller, print and

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Announcing… SBS 2008 and EBS 2008 Support!

Hi all, To coincide with Microsoft’s worldwide launch of SBS 2008 and EBS 2008, we’d like to formally announce our support for these two latest operating systems. The current version of BackupAssist (v5.0.5) supports these operating systems with the following features: – Drive Image backups – building upon the block-level backup features present in Windows

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Server 2008 backup taking a long time – caused by USB version setting

Hi all, I recently had a case where a client of ours was reporting that the backup was taking over 23 hours to complete, and it looked like it had “hung”. However, he promptly fixed the issue himself, and discovered that it was due to the USB version setting in bios. I’ve quoted his reply

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Windows Server 2008 Image Backup and REV / rdx drives

Hello all, This is an important message for users of the rdx and REV drives on Server 2008 and the Image Backup (aka Windows Server Backup). BackupAssist does support the rdx and REV devices as a destination device. [Note that the built-in Windows Server Backup (and the SBS wizards) does not detect these devices as