The IT industry is rife with jargon. There’s no avoiding it and if you don’t have a degree in computer science it can be more than a little overwhelming trying to wrap your head around the geek-speak. Backup solutions are no exception – there’s a whole lexicon of tech-terminology regarding backup & disaster recovery that
It’s Friday. You’re already day-dreaming about the Weekend. It’s okay, you can admit it. Picturing yourself curled up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and an old-lady blanket, right? Well, while you’re mind-viewing your favorite flick, just take a moment to consider all the onscreen dramas that could so easily have been avoided
Your office burned down over the weekend. We’re sorry to be the bearers of bad news, but it happened. What will your business do now? How fast can your IT infrastructure be back up and running? What data will it need to recover with the highest priority? These are the questions that will inevitably arise
Data loss is devastating for a small business. There are no two ways around it. An enterprise can take a data loss hit and still survive; a small business often can’t. Yet despite this, it’s in enterprise backup strategies that you’ll invariably find the latest and greatest in data protection techniques. The reasons for this
This is an announcement to all of our customers that the End of Life (EOL) for BackupAssist v6 will occur on the 31st of March 2015. If you’re a v6 user, while you’ll still be able to continue using v6 after this date, you will no longer be able to receive technical support for the
So, you’ve survived the zombie apocalypse with your brains intact. But can you say the same for your systems and data? In the aftermath of an undead disaster, imagine the advantage your business could leverage by being up and running while your competitors are still clutching shotguns in their basements. It’s doable. But you’ll need
Our US support office will be closed for Labor Day on Monday 1st of September 2014. As such, our US support team will be unavailable on this day. However, Australian support will continue to operate as normal.
Are you running Windows Server 2012 or 2012R2? Well, we’ve got some good news for you. You can backup your systems and data using BackupAssist v8 with full confidence of optimal efficacy. Okay, we hear you. You already knew this. You’ve been backing up your Server 2012 and R2 with ease ever since v8 launched
Hyper-V backups can be a little overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Don’t feel bad about it. We understand. That’s why we’ve put together some pointers on where to start when learning how to backup Hyper-V servers that will have you protecting VMs like a pro in no time. Want to know how
If you own or operate a small business, your server backups are your safety net. They’re how you ensure that if something goes wrong, your business can get back on its feet and resume operating as usual. So server backup fails are a pretty big deal. Here are 6 common server backup fails and what
So your business has made the change to virtual machines ( VMs). Congratulations. You’ve clearly weighed up the pros and cons and decided virtualizing is a good move for your business. You’ve probably made the right choice, as there are some significant benefits to VMs that we’ve discussed previously. But now the fun part starts.
Version 7.4.6 introduces an important update if you are still using series 7 of our software and backing up with iSCSI. A small number of v7 customers had reported that some historical iSCSI backups were being lost and corrupted. We fixed this problem with Version 8, but as some of our customers are still using