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Australian office closed Friday 3rd April & Monday 6th April for Easter

Our Australian Office will closed on Friday 3rd of April and Monday 6th of April 2015 due to the Easter Holiday long weekend.  As such, our Australian support and sales services will be unavailable on those days. However, US Support and Sales will both continue to operate as normal.

switch to SSD?

Time to switch to SSD? Or HDD still king?

  Oh the times, they are a changing.  Solid State Drive (SSD) technology has been steadily improving over the last few years, to the point where they now offer some considerable advantages over their Hard Disk Drive (HDD) alternatives.  They’re faster.  They’re often more efficient.  They can be more resilient too.  But are they better


BackupAssist Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) support

You’ve heard us talk a lot about BackupAssist’s support for Windows Hyper-V Servers. An important feature of many Hyper-V environments is the need for reliability and failover capability. For Hyper-V, this can be achieved by setting up clusters of hosts in Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) environments. Let’s take a look at BackupAssist’s support of Hyper-V backups

are you ready for the Windows Server 2003 EOL

Are you ready for the Windows Server 2003 EOL?

Windows Server 2003 has been a faithful workhorse.  But unfortunately, like it or not she just can’t pull the cart any longer.  That’s why as of July 14th 2015, Microsoft will be pulling the plug and enforcing a complete End of Life (EOL) for the software.  What does that mean for your business?  Well, if

why test restores are so important!

Why test restores really matter! Check your backup history

Performing regular test restores is best practice.  End of story.  If you’re not doing it, you’re playing a dangerous game of chance when it comes time to recover. This is important article for all BackupAssist users to read – for all owners and administrators of servers in general, for that matter!  We’re going to take

7 things mom never told you, but your sysadmin will

7 things Mom never told you, but your sysadmin definitely will!

There’s just no advice like a Mom’s advice.  Well, except maybe when it comes to IT related stuff.  Can she stop your system getting locked up by malware? Or recover it once it has? Hey, who are we to make assumptions?  Maybe she sure as heck can. But on the off-chance your Mom is like ours,

backup vs data recovery - spend a little, save a lot

Backup versus data recovery – a little spent now saves a lot, later on!

Data recovery services are always an option when your business-critical data takes a nosedive.  But frankly, if you’re getting to the point where you need them, you’re doing something wrong along the way.  Data recovery can work, but it’s going to cost you a lot of money and you’re rarely guaranteed to retrieve all of


Australian support services limited on 9th March 2015 (Labour Day)

Our Australian Office will only be offering limited Support Services on Monday 9th of March 2015 due to the Labour Day public holiday in the state of Victoria.  As such, our support response times for Australian customers may be extended. Our Australian Sales team will also be unavailable. However, US Support and Sales will both