File Server Backup vs NAS storage Backup

Of course there is no decision to be made about whether or not to backup your data (the answer is yes you should, in case you had any doubts!) but for many small businesses there is a big decision to be made on how to secure their vital information. Two of the most popular options […]

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How to do a remote FTP backup

An FTP backup is a form of transferring and securing your data using the File Transfer Protocol (or FTP for short) from your device or devices to a dedicated FTP server. FTP backups generally are conducted remotely with the FTP server located in a centralised data centre away from the user and their device(s), although […]

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Online backup vs backup on an external hard drive

With the rising trends in cybercrime as well as the ever-present issues with human error and hardware failure, 2016 is not the year for people to decide whether they should be creating a backup of their data but, if they have not already settled on an option, it is the year that users make a […]

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What is the best backup software for Hyper-V

Although the term ‘Virtualization’ was originally conceived in the 1960’s it took another three decades for the use of virtual machines to become commonplace in computing, and when Microsoft released the industry leading software Hyper-V alongside Windows Server 2008 the creation of virtual IT environments took another major step forwards. Hyper-V is now used daily […]

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How to backup and restore SQL databases in remote locations

Due to the threat of data corruption or loss through human error or malicious means, as well as hardware failure or even natural disasters such as fire or weather related situations, it is imperative that I.T. professionals ensure the safety of their data by saving and backing up their vital information in multiple locations using […]

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How to check that your backups are really working

A recent article from the BBC noted that a survey conducted by a famous name in the Anti-Virus business has shown that 2015 was a bad year for the security of personal and business data. The reason for last year being such a good year for scammers was that more than 500 million digital identities […]

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Reasons tape backup remains important to your business

Just like the battle between companies and fraudsters, the clash of honest computer users and those looking to take advantage of these users by holding their data to ransom, corrupting their data or stealing their information for their own nefarious gains is a fight that will likely go on forever. Both sides have plenty of […]

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