Is your Ahsay infrastructure costing too much to operate?

March 27, 2018,

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

March 7, 2018,

Ahsay will stop releasing updates for version 6 in November 2018, however it will still be supported. Version 8 should have officially launched by then and the two live versions will be 7 and 8. OS’ and applications supported on version 6 OS’ and applications supported on version 7   How to check which version… 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 »

Ahsay 7.15.0.20 released on BOBcloud. Exchange 2016 mailbox backups supported

November 29, 2017,

We have rolled out Ahsay v7.15.0.20 to our v7 clusters. View our abbreviated change log here View Ahsay’s official change log here You can now back up Exchange 2016 mailbox backups Learn more about this new feature Exchange 2016 mailbox backups You can upgrade your customers’ devices from their account page in the Reseller portal

Chunking files at 32MB

November 27, 2017,

One of the lesser known features of Ahsay 7 is the change in how it slices up large files before transmitting them. Previous versions would send a file in its entirety after compression to the backup destination. It was perfectly normal for us to see Hyper V backups of 2 TB being stored on our… Read More »

Online backup software under the covers

November 13, 2017,

Online backup software under the covers Anyone visiting our website will realise very quickly we license our core software from Ahsay in Hong Kong [www.ahsay.com] and store customer data on Microsoft’s cloud in the UK. A synergy of the two best partners we have found. Why the lack of opaqueness at BOBcloud? Online backup providers… Read More »

Got Dropbox, OneDrive, FTP or other online storage?

If so, you have an online backup business! With the release of Ahsay version 7.13.0.47 (6th Oct 2017), we are now providing a software only service so you can back up to your storage anywhere (well almost). All details and pricing can be found on the ‘Your Storage‘ page. How does it work? The next… Read More »

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