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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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It’s Friday: treat yourself to (data backup themed) viral videos

It’s the end of the week.  You’ve worked hard, we’re sure.  Splash out on some company time and crack a smile at these viral videos.  Don’t worry, you can rationalize it – they’re all (albeit vaguely) related to data backup. Here’s why data backup is important, as explained by YouTube’s finest.

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Critical questions for mission-critical business backups

If you’re starting to hammer out a strategy for business backup, STOP!  Stop what you’re doing right now.  Because when it comes to your business’s mission-critical systems and data, there are some core questions you need to address right away. Trust us, if something goes wrong you don’t want to be asking yourself these questions

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Backup solutions: Top 5 features IT Pros look for

Struggling to decide on the ideal backup solution for your business?  It’s understandable.  Backing up your mission-critical systems, applications and data is no laughing matter and it makes choosing between backup solutions a difficult task. As with most things in life, following the lead of professionals can be a big help when it comes to choosing the right backup

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5 ways cloud backup is like your flaky friend

We all have one.  That buddy we’re not really sure should be a buddy.  We haven’t known them for that long, but we spend more time with them than with people we’ve known for years. Because even though we’re not entirely certain they’ll really be there when we need them, they’re exciting and new and

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Your competitors are changing to virtual machines – should you?

There’s a lot of hype about virtual machines.  It’s nothing new; lots of companies have been steadily making the shift towards virtualization for years now.  Chances are your competitors are already using them, so should you be?  Will they really revolutionize IT for your business?  Are they really worth the investment? Woah, so many questions! 

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World Cup 2014: 4 valuable lessons you can learn about backup strategy!

Here at BackupAssist, we’ve caught World Cup fever!  With offices and staff in the US and Australia, hopes were never high for our home-teams to make the final, but oh boy they both put up a great fight.  Particularly team USA – wow! Having our home countries knocked out hasn’t stopped our enthusiasm for a

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6 hilarious gifs to help justify backup software in your budget

Having trouble explaining to your company’s accountants why backup software is a necessary expense?  It happens to the best of us.  Honestly, sometimes we think our accountants even resent letting us have the office lights turned on… At the end of the day, effective backup software is a core component to keeping your important data

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Exchange backup software doing its job? Don’t risk important emails

Unless your business is planning on returning to carrier pigeons or the postal service (it’s debatable which would be less efficient), chances are your business has an Exchange Server.  Protecting its data with effective Exchange backup software should be a top priority, because it’s not just lost emails that you have to worry about.  When

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US Office Closed for Independence Day – 4th July 2014

Our US support office will be closed for Independence Day on Friday 4th of July 2014.  As such, our US support team will be unavailable on this day.  However, Australian support will continue to operate as normal.

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BackupAssist v8 is here! 6 reasons your backups just got better

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! We’re thrilled to announce that BackupAssist v8 is live and ready to improve your backup strategy like never before. We’ve worked hard to ensure that BackupAssist v8 is our most advanced, powerful and intuitive version yet. It balances simplicity with sophistication.  It’s user-friendly, yet highly advanced.  It’s powerful in

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Maintenance to BackupAssist website – 18th/19th June 2014

The BackupAssist website will be down for maintenance between 10:00 and 12:00 AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on the 19th of June 2014.  For our US customers, this is 20:00 to 22:00 EDT on 18th June.  All website services will be unavailable between these times. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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5 amusing reasons why business backup is no joke

Know someone whose business doesn’t have a backup strategy?  Maybe it’s you… we’ll give you the benefit of the doubt, because we’re sure you know how crazy that would be.  Unfortunately the sad truth is that an alarming number of SMBs still don’t have a well-thought out business backup strategy. Here are the top 5