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.
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Using BackupAssist Central Administration

If you have many copies of BackupAssist installed on many machines, Central Administration is a new feature in BackupAssist v7 that will let you easily control every copy. This video shows you how to set up and use Central Administration with BackupAssist.

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Why you should still use tape for backups

While tape isn’t the ubiquitous backup medium it was a few years ago it remains hugely popular according to a recent survey by Spiceworks. Around 35% of the small businesses surveyed relied on tape to secure their backups, with slightly more using tape to back up their most sensitive data. When we see these sorts

Support

No Australian Support: ANZAC Day 25 April 2013

Each year on the 25th of April, Australia takes a day off to remember solider who have died in conflict. This day – which we call ANZAC Day –  is a national holiday and as such, our Australian support team will not be in the office on 25 April. US support will be operating as

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Back up VSS applications – Check your running apps

Chances are a great deal of your important data is generated or managed by a VSS application. You might have emails managed by an Exchange server or your customer accounts indexed by a SQL database. Knowing which applications use VSS will tell you the best way to back them up. If an app uses VSS

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Backup and Disaster Recovery Planning: Making Sure Your Files Restore

Concept art via Pixar So the guys at Pixar are sitting there, most of Toy Story 2 sitting in digital tatters around them with no working backups when Technical Director Galyn Susman realises she has a working copy on her home computer which she copied so she could work at home and look after her

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Backup and Disaster Recovery Planning: Trying and Testing Your Backups

Pixar studios. A stray command is zapping thousands of lines of code pulling apart Toy Story 2 in mere seconds. Oren Jacobs, the Visual Effects Lead, scrambles to the phone and quickly dials IT, demanding that they pull the plug on the server immediately. It’s too late. 100,000 files of the movie have disappeared into

Guides

Updated videos: Using Rsync with BackupAssist

Note, for best practice offsite backups, see our Cloud Backup feature, released with BackupAssist 10. Earlier in the year we put out a series on using Rsync with BackupAssist. Soon afterwards we launched v7. We realized that there were some slight changes in the process with v7 so we re-recorded the videos that weren’t current anymore.

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Tape Backup Infographic

Magnetic tape for digital storage has now been around for over 60 years and in the tech world, that’s more than old, it’s positively ancient. After reading some recent survey results which showed that for many businesses tape was the primary backup storage, we thought it was time to revisit this esteemed and distinguished medium.

Product Releases

New release: BackupAssist v7.0.1

  We have just released BackupAssist v7.0.1 which holds a ton of new updates and fixes to further improve on BackupAssist v7. Some of these new features include: Improvements to the logging efficiency Easier navigation in the Report Viewer Fixes for IE Central Administration issues For the full list of inclusions, see the update release