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.UK domain price changes (lowest price still guaranteed!)

December 4, 2019,

View our Domain Pricing WE WILL BEAT ANY OTHER .UK DOMAIN PRICE If you find a better deal, send it to us and we will beat it. The .UK domain you purchase is the same product regardless of which registrar you buy it from. All registrars are closely scrutinised by the regulator [Nominet] and we… Read More »

Version 8.3.0.30 of Ahsay’s cloud suite is now live

Version 8.3.0.30 of Ahsay’s cloud suite is now live. Read more here  

Azure – Backblaze (B2) – Wasabi – benchmark test and pricing

November 14, 2019,

Who has the most capacity, fastest transfer speeds and the best pricing? The full report follows and the quick answer is below Pricing If you upload and download 1TB in a month, you will pay Azure $100, Backlaze’s B2 $15 and Wasabi $6. Speed All 3 provide pretty much the same results. Results of a previous… Read More »

OpenText purchases Carbonite for $1.43 billion

November 12, 2019,

OpenText is a Canadian enterprise software company which purchased Carbonite for $1.42bn yesterday. Carbonite said in a statement that it had received a number of offers and the OpenText deal was “the best way to maximise shareholder value”. What does this mean for UK companies using Carbonite? Nothing is likely to change in the interim, however,… Read More »

C2C backups and their future

November 11, 2019,

Cloud-to-Cloud backup Cloud-to-Cloud or C2C backup is has been around for a few years and will in a few years be the dominate method of backing up your data as more of your data moves into the cloud. Some businesses no longer have their critical data on their own premises, and those that do are… Read More »

What are the differences between an Affiliate and a Reseller?

What is a Reseller? At BOBcloud we define Resellers as IT professionals and Support companies who provide online backups to their customers as part of their business portfolio. The exception to this are larger organisations such as schools or businesses with their own in-house IT Departments who manage their own ICT \ IT and have… Read More »

Ransomware – the new ‘get rich quick scheme’

License to print money If cybercrime was a recognised industry, the average cybercriminal would need to build an extension on their home just for their awards! Joking aside, there are hundreds of successful attacks daily where critical data has been compromised, encrypted and a ransom demanded (often paid as well). We highlight some of the… Read More »

Online Backup, Online Storage or Online FileSync ?

October 1, 2019,

What are the differences between Online Backup, Online Storage and Online File Sync? I will discuss this on an enterprise-level here. I know FTP and backing up to USB disks using Windows in-built tools is cheap and might work for a one-man shop, but business needs a more resilient solution. These 3 solutions do sort… Read More »

Your data is not as Private as you think it is

August 11, 2019,

Data privacy has become a major concern in recent years as hackers find more vulnerabilities in the cloud and public Wi-Fi connections that leave your personal data exposed to cybercriminals with malicious intentions. Additionally, some of the so-called privacy features offered by your web browser or your favourite social media app may not be as… Read More »

Microsoft Azure entire UK South Region outage on 4th July 2019 explained

On 4th July 2019: @ 07:23 we noticed one of our backup clusters wasn’t responding. We contacted Azure priority Tech and they were initially unaware of the outage. There weren’t any errors showing on our Azure portal. Within 5 minutes they confirmed other customers were reporting the same issue. The Azure status page showed all… Read More »

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