Wind, Water, Fire, Earthquakes: The Consequences for IT infrastructure are Catastrophic

Ransomware attacks in the headlines are prevalent. Yet there’s another threat that remains one of the top causes of data loss – natural disasters. Especially now in the wake of hurricane Dorian, it is important to highlight the fact that natural disasters too have the potential to cripple organizations as it could potentially damage critical … Read more

Key Questions to Ask Your Cloud Backup Service Provider To Determine If Your Data Is Safe

SMEs are increasingly turning to cloud backup services for convenience, simplicity, and reliability.  As an SME, protecting your computers and data from theft, cybercrime, and disasters (human and natural) is crucial as you’ll be in possession of customers’ financial and personal information as well as your own business-critical information. That’s why planning and implementing a … Read more

eBook Launch: A Practical Guide to Cloud Backup

A practical Guide to Cloud backup provides a working guide to businesses and individuals struggling with storing, protecting and managing large amounts of data.  It contains best practices when choosing the most appropriate cloud option for your organization by, inter alia, detailing the types of cloud backups, highlighting the advantages of cloud backup and explaining … Read more

Choosing a Cloud Service Provider

In this final instalment of our Cloud Backup article series, we guide you through the process of choosing a cloud service provider. When choosing a cloud service provider, the reliability and capability of the cloud service provider are crucial. A recent study by IT industry association CompTIA found that very few companies conduct a comprehensive … Read more

The difference between Cloud Backup and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BCDR)

Cloud backup has been discussed in detail in a previous post and can succinctly be described as backing up data to a remote, cloud-based server. As a form of cloud storage, cloud backup data is stored in, and accessible from multiple distributed and connected resources that comprise a cloud. Conversely, business continuity and disaster recovery are intertwined … Read more

Five Advantages of moving to Cloud Backup

Businesses are increasingly moving to cloud backup, which makes a cloud backup platform that will ensure the safety and protection of your data non-negotiable. Failing to do so can result in your organization losing critical data through natural disasters or malware. Below we have listed some of the advantages and benefits of using cloud backup: 1. It … Read more

Different types of Cloud Backup

Cloud backup is the future for many organisations. Large and small business enterprises alike are turning to cloud backup (either private or public or a blended infrastructure) because it combines the best of all worlds: public cloud, private cloud and dedicated servers collaborating in any combination. In this second instalment of our article series, Why … Read more

Why the world is moving to Cloud Backup

Organisations of all sizes struggle with storing, protecting and managing large amounts of data. Traditional storage platforms such as hard disks, flash drives and other types of physical storage devices have long lost their sheen and people are increasingly looking for more advanced options of cloud storage for their files and data. Technology is further … Read more