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 »

Wasabi storage Vs Azure

June 19, 2019,

Wasabi storage Vs Azure If you haven’t heard of Wasabi’s storage yet, we recommend you take a look. Wasabi is as fast, secure and durable as Azure’s LRS blob storage whilst costing a lot less with free transfers in and out (ingress and egress). We have written a report and speed test on Wasabi Vs… Read More »

Should I Store My Data on Microsoft’s Cloud Service or a Private Data Centre?

March 21, 2019,

Choosing the right data backup service provider is no easy task as there are so many options available to us nowadays. Whilst some have placed their trust in a private data centre to store their data, choosing Microsoft’s cloud through Azure is arguably the best way to keep your data secure, agile and scalable.  … Read More »

Protection from O365 malicious actions

March 18, 2019,

Online systems are great for allowing all employees to access important data in real-time, wherever they may be. It wasn’t that long ago that you would have to VPN into your company’s network to securely access your email and other data. Even then, you would have probably been restricted by the amount of bandwidth you… Read More »

Cloud backup speed test to Azure, Google Drive and Dropbox

February 25, 2019,

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 »

Ahsay v8 features and price changes

Version 8 of Ahsay’s cloud suite is now live. Read more here  

Ahsay 7.17.0.50 rolled out to all clusters

November 21, 2018,

Ahsay™ Cloud Backup Suite, v7.17.0.50 (rolled out in November 2018) View full Change log  

Should You Move Your Business from Tape to Cloud Backup ?

November 2, 2018,

Tape has been the most widely used backup storage option for enterprises for decades. There has been a shift for at least 10 years to online backups, and most of the professional world is shifting to the cloud for their data storage and backup solutions more quickly today than ever. The total number of businesses… Read More »

7 Biggest Data Breaches of 2018 so far

November 1, 2018,

Cybercrimes are becoming increasingly sophisticated, leading to more data breaches over the last few years. A recent report from cybersecurity firm Shape Security discovered that 80% to 90% of people who enter an e-commerce site are hackers using stolen data. Companies of all sizes have been breached in 2018, due in part because of a… Read More »

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