The Definitive Ransomware Protection Guide for Business in 2020
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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.
Support

Hyper-V Host Disaster Recovery – Bare Metal Restore

Hi all, Recently our tech support team ran some tests on restoring an image of a Hyper-V host machine, with 3 guest VMs, to new hardware. This involves backing up the host machine by way of imaging, as described in a previous blog post of mine. The experiment was designed to test the hardware independent

Support

Kaseya Agent can cause Rsync jobs to fail

Hi all, We’ve recently seen a case where dozens of Rsync backups started failing simultaneously after a recent Windows Update. After working countless hours with our partner to find out why, the cause was narrowed down to the Kaseya Agent, which interferes with the TCP/IP stack. http://kb.kaseya.com/display/2/articleDirect/index.asp?aid=279404&r=0.2490961 We have seen problems where Kaseya is installed

Product Releases

New BackupAssist Public Beta Release!

Please note v5.3 was released on September 23, 2009. Hello everyone, Register now to download and test the new BackupAssist Beta 5.3. It contains the much awaited Zip Engine which is VSS aware, supports tape drives (even on Server 2008) , is ZIP64 compliant, allows compression & AES-256 encryption and more! It also contains the

Support

Rsync error “socket operation on non-socket”

Some of our users have recently reported seeing the following error in their rsync logs: rsync: Failed to dup/close: Socket operation on non-socket (108) rsync error: error in IPC code (code 14) at pipe.c(72) [sender=3.0.3] rsync: read error: Connection reset by peer (104) rsync error: error in IPC code (code 14) at io.c(803) [sender=3.0.3] BackupAssist

Developer

Unattended upgrade script – BETA

Hi all, How do you upgrade a BackupAssist installation? Well, up until now, the answer has been: manually. But one of our Aussie helpdesk team, Aaron, has done a great job in writing a VB script that will download the latest BackupAssist installation to a temp directory, uninstall the old version and install the new

Support

Flash floods near our Louisville office: please be patient

Hi all, Yesterday, we had wild weather near our Louisville USA office, with severe flash floods affecting both Kentucky and Indiana. At various times during the day our power, phones and network were down for some time. If you experienced any difficulties in receiving technical support yesterday or are yet to receive a response to

Support

Rsync performance on different processors – Atom performs quite well

Hi all, A few weeks ago, we did some additional tests on the Intel Atom processor to see if it was suitable to use as an Rsync Server. It’s possible to get inexpensive PCs with low power consumption and small footprint cases for under AUS $500 (US $400) – and we felt they could make