Okay, we’ve discussed the sensible, adult ways of destroying backup media. But what about the really fun and cool ways? Here are a list of ways to destroy your obsolete backup media that are definitely not work friendly and not advised.
When you write backups to any sort of media, eventually that media is going to wear out and need to be replaced. So the question is, how do you dispose of it properly? If you’re creating business backups—as you should be!—there are three really good reasons you should have a great media disposal plan: Eliminating the
In this BackupAssist 10 feature article, we’ll be talking about Resilient Transfers. This article is about a feature that makes sure that if your backup jobs are ever interrupted, you don’t have to send the same data twice.
Full admission; I’m a gamer. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, it means someone whose hobby is to play video games. We’re not talking candy crush mobile apps, perish the thought. We’re talking glued to the TV, PlayStation controller in hand, “just one more level” sort of gamer. This sort of lifestyle is
Backups have been around a lot longer than you’d think. In fact, they’ve been vital to humanity’s progress right from the beginning. And without them, we’d still be stuck in the stone age.
In this BackupAssist 10 feature article, we’ll be talking about Insulated Encryption. This is a feature that protects your data sovereignty, even when it’s in the cloud, and makes sure it’s completely private.
They’re there to be used, but nobody ever speaks of it. Instead, both home users and IT professionals alike just pretend they don’t exist. For some, it’s ignorance. For others, it’s tradition. In the end, though, there’s no logic behind it – they’re there to be used. But suggest this to many people, regardless of IT
In this BackupAssist 10 feature article, we’ll be talking about Cloud Independence. Specifically, what it is, how it benefits you, and how this compares to other cloud backup software models.
Ever manned a help desk? Even if you haven’t, you’ll find these unusual ticket names amusing. Here are some of the things users tried to ask for help with, and worded very badly.
You’re looking for something. Of course, you go to Google and look it up. But that pesky page you want to find is being elusive. You probably know someone who could find it in a heartbeat; but you want to be able to do it yourself! You know the diagnosis: your Google-Fu is weak. The
With BackupAssist 10, when you send your backups to the cloud, your data is deduplicated. But what does that mean? In this article, we’ll cover what deduplication is, and how it saves you time, storage space, and money.
Father’s Day. The day in which you show fathers how much you appreciate them raising you for about two decades… by getting them a single clothing accessory. Seems legit. If you’re almost anywhere else in the world other than Australia (A June father’s day? Naw mate, we’re doing it in September), Father’s day is just around the corner. And you’re probably