There’s no denying the fact that Virtual Machines have made our lives ridiculously easy. By imitating hardware, VMs offer the end user the same experience a physical machine would. As VMs affect the end-user experience, it’s fair to say that they have a major say in how your clients perceive your brand. Continue reading
Data Restore is an important process in disaster recovery. Based on how hard you were hit by a cyber-attack, the right restore option can get your systems up and running in no time. These days, businesses have the option of opting for either the traditional restore technology or the new and improved granular restore solutions. Continue reading
It’s no coincidence that the virtual machines have experienced a surge in popularity with the launch of Microsoft Hyper-V.
Roots of this incredibly powerful software can be traced back to 2003 when Microsoft acquired the privately-owned Connectix Corp. This simple business acquisition paved the way for further development and research on Virtual Machines and is the main reason why they’re so popular today. Continue reading
If you’ve worked with databases before, you’re probably aware of SQL. Simply put, the Structured Query Language (SQL) is the medium that is used by IT teams around the world to store data in and retrieve information from public and private databases. It enables your IT team to access huge blocks of data and information in an efficient manner. Continue reading
Make no mistake about it, 2017 was the year of ransomware. It achieved mainstream notoriety due to the mass-spread of ransomware like WannaCry that targeted institutions, companies, and hospitals alike!
By holding organizations hostage over their confidential data, ransomware coerced people to pay hundreds (and in some cases, thousands) of dollars! Continue reading
Backing up your computer isn’t as simple as you think. There are thousands of variables you need to factor in, and if you’re not careful, you can compromise the safety of your entire organization!
Therefore, it’s of the utmost importance that you carefully plan out a competent backup schedule. Here are a few things you can do to increase the efficiency of your backup plan. Continue reading
With our reliance on computers increasing every single day, backup plays an important role in ensuring cyberspace security. Not only does backing up your computers functions well as a contingency plan, but it can also save your organization millions of dollars!
That being said, the world of data backup is much more complicated than previously believed. Every day, new backup techniques are being introduced, which have left many computer users scratching their heads! Continue reading
Public cloud backup is not without its pros and cons. While it has significantly made life easier for tech giants, there’s always the element of cyber-attacks that makes it a double-edged sword!
Successfully backing up important resources has always been something that even IT pros struggle with. What makes matters worse is the fact that backup tools designed for on premises uses are not always well suited for public cloud environments! Continue reading
Ransomware is a grim reality of the world we live in today. Individuals and institutions have the power to hold big companies hostage for large sums over files and data. Given the mass-spread of ransomware like WannaCry, it’s important that we educate ourselves on the dangers of this digital terror before we fall victim to it! Continue reading
Given the state of the industry in 2017, we think it’s fair to say that data breaches will become more of a regular occurrence next year. With hackers coming up with smarter ways to get around digital defenses, your IT team has its work cut out for them in 2018!
While it’s nearly impossible for anyone to single out the next big threat, we can, however, look at the current state of things to better prepare ourselves for the future. Here are the three things we at CloudBacko predict will happen over the course of the year. Continue reading