How Stage2Data’s unparalleled customer support and world-class infrastructure sets it apart from other cloud technology service providers

As an award-winning cloud technology solution provider, Stage2Data places a high premium on providing high-quality technical support and innovative solutions to its customers. The company’s exceptional level of support is made possible by a professional and knowledgeable infrastructure team whose core focus is ensuring that all data and infrastructure components are correctly deployed and running smoothly.  That is … Read more

Mirror, mirror on the wall. Is my cloud the safest of them all? 5 Reasons why your public cloud disaster recovery plan will fail in real life

Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security that hosting your data in the public cloud makes it infallible. The public cloud has certainly helped businesses to grow but there are still data security and privacy concerns you would be well-advised to heed. If all your data is stored in the public cloud and … Read more

What will data management look like by 2032

As the volume of business-generated data increases so does the difficulty in analyzing, storing, and securing it. Furthermore, the need for data to be available and accessible all the time, for anyone, anywhere emphasizes the advantages of cloud computing for managing data. According to Gartner analyst, Mark Beyer, “data management in 2021 has shifted beyond … Read more

Ransom-war: 5 Hair raising ransomware statistics that will move you to rethink your data protection strategy

As remote/online working has surged over the last few years, so did cybercrime. Ransomware came back with a vengeance in 2021, in the heat of the pandemic, targeting many small and medium businesses (SMBs). This comes as no surprise since 43% of all data breaches involve SMBs. Breaches such as Solar Winds, Colonial Pipeline and … Read more

5 Practical steps to an effective incident response plan

The global increase in ransomware attacks – both in the number of organizations targeted and in the severity of the attacks – is why organizations need a robust business continuity incident response plan. Hacking, malware, and phishing scams are also rife which further underscores the need for organizations to implement a comprehensive business continuity incident … Read more

Hidden charges most cloud storage providers don’t tell you about and how to avoid it

Is there anything more seductive than cloud storage prices? Prices are given as fractions of dollars which makes quantifying the actual costs in real value near impossible. And they do this for good reason. Amazon, for example, charges $0.00000625125 for 128 megabytes of memory to support a Lambda Function while Azure charges a minute $0.01 … Read more

Ransomware in 2022: Smarter, Better, Faster

Over the past few years, we’ve seen ransomware rise in popularity. It has evolved from encrypting data for ransom to hacking backups and data theft to expose it or sell it unlawfully as part of “double extortion” schemes. The cybercriminals perpetrating these attacks have evolved from disorganized splinter groups and individuals to highly sophisticated start-ups … Read more

NRaaS – A failover and recovery solution for your entire network infrastructure

Network Recovery-as-a-Service (NRaaS), Stage2Data’s flagship offering, has taken DR as we know it to the next level. It includes your entire network including protecting and failing over your files, programs and servers.  Network recovery is similar to disaster recovery in that its purpose is to prepare a business for a disruptive event. This disruptive event … Read more

Streamline data backup and recovery with Cohesity’s comprehensive SaaS solution

As organizations globally are embracing digital transformation, Stage2Data continues to find smart and effective ways to manage, access, backup and safeguard business-critical data. Businesses are increasingly considering cloud initiatives and looking for trusted cloud managed service providers to, amongst others, modernize data centres and drive business agility. We have invested in and equipped our Canadian … Read more