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.
Product Releases

BackupAssist V5.4.4 released

We’ve just released version 5.4.4 of BackupAssist. This is a maintenance release that includes a number of fixes. This release is especially important for users running the Hyper-V Granular restore console and Rsync Engine. Minor fixes have also been made to the BackupAssist Restore Console, the Calendar options,  Media usage report and Exchange selection screens.

Support

UK / US Support Outage: Feb 15th 2010

Due to some unfortunate networking issues, the UK and US Support teams are experiencing difficulties with their Email servers, and it has created a delay in response times for emails. We are attempting to resolve this issue as swiftly as possible, and you should receive a response to your emails before Start of Business on

Product Releases

BackupAssist v5.4.3 released

We’ve just released version 5.4.3 of BackupAssist. This is a maintenance release that includes a number of fixes. This release is especially important for users running ZIP engine backup jobs or those using the Centralized Monitoring Console (CMC). Minor fixes have also been made to the BackupAssist Restore Console, SQL Transactional jobs, and the Exchange

Support

Single Instance Store – A Guide to Hard Links

How does Hard Links work with Single Instance Store (SIS)? This is a question we get quite often because it is so different than traditional backups. When doing either a File Protection or an rsync backup job, using a schedule other than Mirror 1:1, you will be using the SIS. The SIS uses Hard Links to allow

Support

Unable to backup your SQL server to anything but the local machine???

Recently we  had a situation where a customer was only permitted to backup to a folder on the local hard drive of their SQL server..  If the job was written to another backup device/location, the job would generate a BA1505 error (Cannot open the specified destination directory from the server – it may not exist