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Best Backup Software: A Buying Guide

On the quest for the best backup software to protect your data? We’ll save you some time—there’s actually no such thing. That may be quite shocking to hear, especially since we’re a backup and disaster recovery company. “Why wouldn’t they say they’re the best backup software for every business running every sort of environment?” The


Backup Software vs Data Recovery: Pros and Cons

The decision to buy backup software is like the old health insurance debate. Do you pay now so you’re covered in the event of an emergency, or do you skip it and hope nothing goes wrong? Both decisions are made while things are healthy. Both involve a big financial hit if something happens and you’re not covered. And both have

Flip Phones and Windows Server 2003 - the same era.

Windows Server 2003 — Don’t get stuck in the Noughties

It’s 2003. The new Millenium has just begin. iTunes is launched, fresh on the back of new and popular iPod. The Human Genome project is completed. The Iraq War begins despite millions of worldwide protests. Beijing schools are closed over fear of SARS. And as if things couldn’t get any worse, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates.

Is an all in one backup solution better than mix n match?

Is an all in one backup solution is better than mix n’ match?

Different backup solutions offer different features at different prices.  That’s an unavoidable fact.  But does this mean that by combining different software solutions within your environment, you’re going to get better protection that if you just used an all in one backup solution? Well, spoiler alert – probably not. In fact, wherever possible, you’re almost always going


Imaging backup software – the IT pro’s best friend

There are a lot of tools that an IT pro needs day to day, but few are as vital as a decent imaging backup software.  An IT pro without it is a carpenter without a hammer, The Doctor without a sonic screwdriver, 60’s Batman without skin-tight leggings and an arsenal of puns.  Without it, the job is

6 backup fails and how to avoid them

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


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


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


Free backup software for business sound too good to be true? 3 reasons it probably is

Everyone likes a freebie.  We’re not going to deny it.  And when it comes to backing up your teenage daughter’s Bieber songs or some photos with the in-laws from the Christmas before last, trusting free backup software probably isn’t the end of the world.  But when it comes to your business, data equals dollars. There’s


5 reasons trusting built-in windows backup can be a bad idea

5 reasons trusting built-in Windows Backup can be a bad idea Surprise, surprise, a built-in feature of Windows may not be the best tool for getting the job done.  Windows Backup limitations are widely known, and there are an unfortunate myriad of shortcomings that tend to encourage even the most miserly admins to splash out