Cloud backup speed test to Azure, Google Drive and Dropbox

May 30, 2018,

Which is the fastest backup destination? We were curious to see the difference in backup speed to some of the more common backup destinations available in Ahsay v7. Testing environment Storage destinations Local storage Microsoft Azure blobs (UK) Google Drive Dropbox Backup device Windows 10 PC, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD Internet connectivity BT fibre DSL… Read More »

Office 365 backup and Restore

With BOBcloud you can backup O365 mailboxes from anywhere to anywhere, so we thought we’d create this video showing how to backup and restore O365 mailboxes. Did you know our software can be installed anywhere so you can maximise the bandwidth at your office if your customer’s internet is too slow? You can backup mailboxes,… Read More »

Ahsay 7.15.4.41 rolled out to all clusters

Ahsay™ Cloud Backup Suite, v7.15.4.41 (rolled out in May 2018) AhsayOBM is a server OS AhsayACB is a desktop OS Please update your device(s) if they require one of the fixes shown below. It isn’t necessary to upgrade if you aren’t experiencing any issues. The update can be downloaded from the reseller portal Limitations /… Read More »

£200 \ $250 monthly charity donation

April 26, 2018,

How it works For the next 6 months we will be donating £200 \ $250 each month to a charitable cause anywhere in the world. We will name the organisation who has been awarded the donation each month on our FB page and here on our blog. To enter, tell us more about your organisation… Read More »

Is your Ahsay infrastructure costing too much to operate?

Why outsource your Ahsay business to us? If your business uses Ahsay, you will probably be buying and maintaining your own servers, SANs, storage, network, security and Ahsay software.   Inefficient storage usage Can you use all of your storage? If you have 100 TB of storage, you can only use up to 90% of… Read More »

Ahsay 7.15.2.2 rolled out to all clusters

March 19, 2018,

Ahsay™ Cloud Backup Suite, v7.15.2.2 (rolled out in March 2018)   AhsayOBM is a server OS AhsayACB is a desktop OS   Limitations / Known issues of this version   AhsayOBM is not able to backup SQL databases with special characters for MS SQL Backup Sets in ODBC mode. Hyper-V VMs with “Paused” state will… Read More »

Ahsay version 6 is being retired

Further to our previous update, Ahsay will cease support for v6 on 31-12-2018. v6 has been in production for more than 8 years. Because Ahsay won’t be releasing any new modules, all support on v6 will be on a ‘best-endeavours’ basis. These links show Ahsay’s software support on v6 and v7. OS’ and applications supported… Read More »

Online Backups Vs. Traditional Tape Drives

February 25, 2018,

Online backup systems and traditional tape drives have been around for a while now but there is a question that still floats around, even today – which is better?   Costs Tape drives cost a lot of money. At the time of writing (Feb 2018) an LTO-4 3TB external tape drive with 30 tapes, and… Read More »

Why cloud backup is vital to security

February 12, 2018,

Are your customers convinced about cloud backup? You may well have an interesting mix of customers. Some might know all about data, others might be a little less informed. Whatever your customers’ level of knowledge, one thing is clear, the data needs of organisations are growing and becoming more complex. Ensuring ‘it’s backed up’ is… Read More »

Cheap is never good and good is never cheap

December 19, 2017,

Cheap is never good and good is never cheap So the saying goes…. but why am I saying it? Your customer’s data is critical to them for a number of reasons. Not only do your customers need to restore their LOB database or other documents as part of their day-to-day business, they might also need… Read More »

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