The Definitive Ransomware Protection Guide for Business in 2020
Prepare - Survive - Recover
BackupAssist ER now gives you the option of Recover Anywhere, meaning you can achieve Disaster Recovery on Demand. Recover locally, in the cloud, or anywhere in between. When compared to DRaaS, it can achieve similar business outcomes at 75% less cost.
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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Backup device speed testing – the most comprehensive survey ever done!

Hello everyone, Questions that we often get asked: How much faster is eSATA over USB? Are 3.5″ drives faster than 2.5″ drives for backup? How to RDX drives compare to normal 2.5″ USB drives? How do tape drives compare to HDDs in backup speed? Is there much difference between drive imaging and file backup? We

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Other backup software can cause problems with BackupAssist!

Hi all, Recently we’ve had a number of support issues where problems have been caused when people evaluate BackupAssist alongside other backup products. In general, BackupAssist does not install any special drivers or do anything to interfere with the normal Windows operating system. However, other products are well known to change settings in the OS,

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Disk to disk to tape backup (D2D2T) in BackupAssist

Hi all, I was asked recently if Disk-to-disk-to-tape backup was possible in BackupAssist. The answer is YES, if your tape drive sits on a Windows 2003, XP or 2000 machine. Note: Our support for tape drives in Server 2008 is still in development, and is due out in July. There are two main scenarios for

Product Releases

BackupAssist v5.2.4 released

We’ve just released version 5.2.4 of BackupAssist. This is a maintenance release fixing issues discovered by several of our customers running RSync and File Replication backups, so you should upgrade to 5.2.4 if you are experiencing issues with those engines. We’ve also added two new options for Rsync jobs. You can now: Limit the data

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Server 2008 Imaging and VSS Application Support – registry keys

Hi all, Today I was asked how we provide VSS application support (eg. Exchange, SQL, SharePoint, Hyper-V) for Windows Server Backup. It’s standard practice to add in the GUIDs of each VSS writer to the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT \CurrentVersion\WindowsServerBackup\Application Support\{Insert_GUID_Here} However, when our user went to this key, he discovered that it was

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How to restore a Server 2008 image backup to a new Hyper-V VM from NAS

Acknowledgement: Thanks to Iain Jordinson from Windows Rescue in Queensland, Australia for finding this solution! It is possible to restore an Server 2008 image backup to a Hyper-V VM, but unless you know this trick, you’ll receive this error: An internal error occurred. The following information might help you resolve the error: The network path