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Six Common Mistakes Made By MSPs

Are you an MSP? Make sure you don’t make these mistakes when it comes to your clients, or they might start looking at the door.


Hyper-V backup best practice guide

This guide explains how to create reliable, best practice Hyper-V backup of your Hyper-V Server using BackupAssist System Protection. File Protection and File Archiving can also be used to back up Hyper-V environments, but System Protection is our recommended backup type for Hyper-V because it supports: Customized Hyper-V destination, CSV and Exchange Server detection steps


How to Achieve Zero Downtime

Looking to eliminate your downtime? Take a leaf out of the Waffle House book. They’re so good at it, even the U.S. Government takes notes.


BackupAssist Launches BackupAssist as a Service (BAaaS) in North America

MSPs Now Offering Enterprise-class BackupAssist Microsoft Windows Server Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) with Cloud Storage Options, as a Flexible and Affordable Service to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Melbourne, Australia and BOSTON (June 27, 2017) – BackupAssist®, a leading provider of automated Windows server backup and recovery software for small and medium enterprises (SMEs),


Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Launched! Try It Out Now

Today at the Ignite conference in Atlanta, Microsoft officially launched its latest server operating system, Windows Server 2016. Eager to try it out? You can download the evaluation version here. Microsoft also announced at the conference that Windows Server 2016 will be on the October price list. Volume licensing customers will be able to download fully licensed software at


Memorial Day 30th May 2016 – US Office closed

  Our US Office will closed on Monday 30th May due to Memorial Day.  As such, our US Support and Sales services will be unavailable on this day. However, Australian Support and Sales will both continue to operate as normal. For any urgent inquiries, please contact the Australian Support team or email us at Here’s some more information on our Australian Support


Exchange Backups using File Protection – Important Information

The release of BackupAssist v9 introduced lots of new features and enhancements, including multiple speed improvements.  For the vast majority of customers, these optimizations increased performance across most backup types. However, recently we have had some limited reports of Exchange databases not being backed up with File Protection jobs. Exchange databases not being backed up Some


Australia Office Closed | 25th April 2016 | Anzac Day

Each year on the 25th of April, Australia takes a day off to remember soliders who have died in conflict. This day – which we call ANZAC Day –  is a national holiday and as such, our Australian support and sales team will not be in the office on 25 April. Support in our US


Australian Office Closed 25th and 28th March for Easter Long Weekend

Our Australian Office will be closed on Friday the 25th and Monday the 28th of March 2016, due to the Good Friday and Easter Monday public holidays. As a result, our APAC Sales and Support Teams will be unavailable on these days. However, US Support and Sales will continue to operate as normal.


Australian Office Limited Support Monday 14th March for Labour Day

Our Australian Office will be closed on Monday the 14th of March 2016, due to the Labour Day public holiday in the State of Victoria. As a result, our APAC Sales Team will be unavailable on this day.  However, we will still be offering limited support services from our APAC Support Team. US Support and Sales will continue to operate as normal.

improving IT operations with rsync cloud backup

Improve IT Operations Using Rsync Cloud Backup

Cloud backup, cloud backup, cloud backup. If you’re following the industry, it’s a term you’ve heard a thousand times. And while there are still some significant downsides to cloud, at the end of the day it’s where things are headed. Sooner or later, the advantages will outweigh the detriments – even if that day hasn’t

why CIOs are concerned about data protection

Why CIOs Are Concerned About Data Protection in 2016

Like all C-Levels, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) have a lot to be concerned about. Upkeep of infrastructure, delivery of new services, innovation and staying current with technological shifts… the list goes on. But there’s one concern that keeps CIOs up at night more than anything else: data protection. This isn’t a new concern by any