Do you despise the term “Internet of Things” (IoT) as a buzzword? We don’t blame you. Along with its best buzzword-buddy “big data”, it’s a term that’s becoming infuriatingly ubiquitous in the tech world. However, with the OECD publishing the results of a 2015 study suggesting that the US now has at least 24.9 internet connected devices per every
They say the true definition of insanity is performing the same action over and over, expecting a different result each time. They’re wrong. Huddle in now, because we’re going to let you in on a little secret – the true definition of insanity? Not backing up a server!
As business depends on IT more with every day that passes, working in IT increasingly gives you powers beyond the reach of mere mortals. But like all superheros, this power often goes unrecognized until a crisis is underway. Far too few appreciate how important server backup is until a server crashes and everything their work depends
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
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
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
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!
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
Sever backup is a complex beast. There are many different factors to take into consideration and a huge headache worth of choices to make when it comes to ensuring your business servers are properly protected. This is all well and good if you’re an IT guru with a career’s worth of knowledge behind you, but
Storing your backup information with an online storage provider is much easier than it sounds, but it’s not the only thing you need to do in order to keep your disk images, files and data safe. Just ask the businesses that got caught out when the U.S. Justice Department shut down Megaupload on the basis