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encrypting backups - more important than ever
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Encrypting Backups – Why it’s More Important than Ever

Your data is valuable. And unfortunately, not only to your business. Data theft is a serious issue, and the very nature of an image backup means it’s an entire copy of all of your data and systems in one location. If you don’t adequately protect it, this potentially represents a significant vulnerability. Fortunately, protecting vital backups is

BackupAssist v9.1 - major new features!
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BackupAssist v9.1: Minor Release, Major New Features!

Were you excited when we first launched BackupAssist v9? With features like Rapid VM Recovery, Bootable Backups, and the Hyper-V Tab, who wouldn’t be? Bet you thought that with all those awesome new features, it’d be a while before we released something that jam-packed again. Some fixes here and there, the occasional slight improvement right? Wrong.

system recovery - the most important factor
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System Recovery: The Most Important Factor

There are a lot of things to consider when deciding on a backup solution, implementing a backup strategy, or just thinking about protecting your IT environment in general. What’s your backup window? How much storage will you need? Do you have enough redundancy? These are all important questions, but they pale in comparison to one vital

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Ransomware – FBI Says Play Safe or Pay Up

It’s 4.55 PM on a Friday afternoon. You’re just about to clock off and go have a hard-earned beer, when a user calls your IT help-desk saying he can’t access any of his files and keeps getting a pop-up message that won’t go away. Already, your blood is starting to run cold, but just as you

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Australian Office Closed Tuesday 3rd November for Melbourne Cup Day

Our Australian Office will be closed for the Melbourne Cup Day public holiday in the state of Victoria, Australia, on Tuesday the 3rd of November 2015.  As a result, our APAC Sales team will be unavailable, and Technical Support services will be limited for Australian customers on this day.  However, US Support and Sales will continue to operate as normal.

Mind the IT Skills Gap
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Mind the IT Skills Gap – Some Recent Stats [Infographic]

The alleged ‘skills gap’ has been a hot topic of conversation in the IT industry for a couple of years now. Some argue it doesn’t exist, others argue it couldn’t be more real. We took a look at some of the most current data on the subject, and put together this infographic. Is the IT

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BackupAssist update now utilizes 4096 bit encryption keys in Offsite Backups

Here at BackupAssist, our developers are dedicated to always staying current with evolving technology. That’s how we ensure your peace of mind that the systems and data you depend on are properly protected.  A great example of this will be apparent to customers using a NAS device with our Offsite Backups add-on (formerly Rsync for

An IoT future
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An IoT Future: Backup the Office Refrigerator…?

Do you despise the term “Internet of Things” (IoT) as a buzzword? We don’t blame you. Along with its best buzzword-buddy “big data”, it’s a term that’s becoming infuriatingly ubiquitous in the tech world. However, with the OECD publishing the results of a 2015 study suggesting that the US now has at least 24.9 internet connected devices per every

BackupAssist v9 now available
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BackupAssist v9 available now! Check out the new tech

The wait is over!  BackupAssist v9 is now officially available for download, and that’s seriously exciting. This version of BackupAssist is a huge leap forward in technology. In fact, it’s the most advanced software we’ve ever released, and it’s going to bring advanced protection to your vital systems and data like never before. So strap yourself in,

best backup solution for not for profits
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5 backup & recovery features not-for-profits need

In the world of backup and recovery solutions, a lot of the focus is generally put on the needs of SMBs and enterprise.  This is because most organizations will fall into one of these two categories. However, there is a third category that gets overlooked all too often – not for profits.  Schools, libraries, charity

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Australian Office Closed Friday 2nd October 2015 for Grand Final Day

Our Australian Office will be closed for the Grand Final Day public holiday in the state of Victoria, Australia, on Friday 2nd of October 2015.  As a result, our APAC Sales team will be unavailable, and Technical Support services will be limited for Australian customers on this day.  However, US Support and Sales will continue to operate as normal.