What is the difference between cloud backup and online backup?

October 5, 2019,

Differences There aren’t any specific differences between cloud and online backups. Cloud backups are in general a more generic term for simple file system backups such as Dropbox or OneDrive. You might not have the option for unlimited versions and history of your files and you should expect to purchase a quota larger than you… 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 »

Ransomware Attacks August Report – A Sudden Surge of Malware

September 4, 2019,

In a recent month, ransomware attacks increased in numbers, attacking both public and private entities. Texas recorded an unprecedented ransomware campaign, while hospitals and school systems around the globe continue to suffer under malware attacks. At the same time, these attacks pinpoint the importance of cloud backup as a security measure.   Texas under Ransomware… Read More »

Are your overheads killing your IT business?

September 2, 2019,

PAYG resources would be great, wouldn’t they? Wouldn’t it be great if you could hire and pay for a techie for the time needed to fix your most important customer’s server fault? Then pay nothing until the next fault. How about having access to an identical server to replace the one which has gone down… Read More »

Why an online backup solution crucial to securing your Office 365 emails and SharePoint

August 26, 2019,

Whilst there is no denying the fact that business emails are of paramount importance, the question remains – is your Office 365 email secure? In recent years, Office 365 has become increasingly popular amongst businesses for email. Despite being a promising solution, one of the biggest concerns with OFFICE 365 is securing your email and… 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 »

July Monthly Review: Ransomware Evolving, Response Stagnates

August 3, 2019,

                During July 2019, ransomware attacks showed just how creative hackers can be. Spreading within social media platforms, forums, and even android networks, ransomware can have large effects on organisations and individuals. We bring you a fresh summary of malware attacks as government institutions and companies face difficulties in… 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 »

June Monthly Review: Ransomware Attacks Cripple Governments and Businesses

During the month of June 2019, business and governmental entities were quite busy fixing issues caused by ransomware attacks. However, it seems that hackers do not particularly care about who they are targeting. Even non-profit entities are under the cyber siege. We present noticeable ransomware incidents from around the globe. Riviera Beach Florida to Pay… 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 »

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