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.
Guides

Decrypting jargon: translating 3 backup solution tech-terms

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

backup software averts 4 movie disasters
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4 movie disasters backup software could have averted

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

Calculating RTO/RPO
Guides

Calculating RTO/RPO – make IT bulletproof for business

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

Enterprise backup - lessons your small business can learn
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Enterprise backup: 5 lessons your small business can learn

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

BackupAssist v6 EOL
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BackupAssist v6 End of Life announced

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

Is your DR strategy zombie proof?
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Is your DR strategy ZOMBIE PROOF?

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

Support

US office closed Monday 1st of September – Labor Day

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.

BackupAssist windows server 2012
News

It’s official: BA certified for Windows Server 2012 and 2012R2!

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 

How to backup Hyper-V
Guides

How to backup Hyper-V: beginner’s guide to turning pro

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

6 backup fails and how to avoid them
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6 server backups fails and how your business can avoid them

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

pay attention to vm backups
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3 reasons your SMB should pay attention to VM backups

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. 

7.4.6
Product Releases

BackupAssist v7.4.6 patch available

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