Backup lessons from a cloud-storage disaster

Network World

European’s largest cloud provider, OVHcloud, suffered a catastrophic fire last month that destroyed one of its data centers and smoke-damaged a neighboring one.

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SaaS data backup and recovery platform Rewind raises $65M

Venture Beast

Rewind, a data backup and recovery platform for SaaS applications, has raised $65 million in a series B round of funding. Read More.

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Rewind brings data backup and recovery to Microsoft 365

Venture Beast

Data backup and recovery platform Rewind is extending support to include Microsoft 365, two months after raising $65 million. Read More.

Cloud backup is not the same as standard datacenter backup

David Linthicum

Backup is just good policy. We have whole industries that provide backup sites and backup technology. Working with data in the cloud requires new thinking. InfoWorld shows you the way: How Cosmos DB ensures data consistency in the global cloud. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ]. In the cloud, disaster recovery inolves a new set of choices that don’t look much like the ones you have for on-premises systems.

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Is Your Cloud Backup Ready to Handle a Crisis?

CTOvision

Read Drew Markham take a look at the disaster recovery options available to organizations on Infosec Magazine: In an increasingly cloudy world, it’s easy to be seduced by the attraction […].

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Rewind extends SaaS data backup and recovery to Trello

Venture Beast

SaaS data backup service Rewind has extend support to Trello, with plans to include Jira, GitLab, Xero, Bitbucket, and Zendesk in the future. Read More.

Cloud backup and recovery company HYCU raises $87.5M

Venture Beast

HYCU, which provides backup and recovery services to enterprises, has raised $87.5 million in venture capital. Read More.

Tape backup as a defense vs. ransomware

Network World

The cloud has many more upsides than tape as a recovery tool in general, but there are circumstances where tape should be seriously considerd, and ransomware recovery is one of them. When cloud’s not good enough.

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Secure your digital life with a Degoo Premium Backup Plan

Mashable VR

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to a Degoo Premium Mega Backup Plan is on sale for £110, saving you 96% on list price. But with the Degoo Premium mega backup plan , you'll have a backup of your most important files and videos. Degoo Premium Mega Backup Plan.

Cloud-to-cloud backup: What it is and why you need it

Computer Weekly

Applications that run in the cloud are protected, but only so much. For full protection of data generated by cloud-based apps you need cloud-to-cloud backup

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Office 365 Email Backup Solution | Do’s & Don’ts of Exchange Online

Anoop

Let’s learn the internals of office 365 email backup. I have experienced an office 365 mailbox outage recently because someone accidentally deleted the cloud identity. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link].

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Data backup company Acronis secures $250M to expand datacenter footprint

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Mobile Security VB Home Page Acronis category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Computer Drives & Storage data data backup data backup and recovery funding daily recovery

Cloud data backup and recovery platform OwnBackup raises $240M

Venture Beast

OwnBackup, a platform that provides data backup and recovery services for SaaS companies such as Salesforce, has raised $240 million. Read More.

Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

David Linthicum

However, Delta could not recover or switch to backup systems. I hope you weren't flying Delta this week. If you were, you know that Delta's systems experienced an outage, and of course passengers bore the brunt of it in hundreds of canceled and delayed flights. When Delta performs a postmortem on this outage, it will likely find that the outage was caused by a common occurrence: network failure. As my InfoWorld colleague Andrew C.

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Cloud backup saves data after fire destroys school

Computer Weekly

Data from The Academy secondary school in the seaside town of Selsey was restored just hours after a fire destroyed most of the premises, thanks to a cloud backup agreement set up a year earlier

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WhatsApp tests encrypted cloud backups on Android

The Verge

However, if you keep a backup stored in the cloud, then the authorities can use a search warrant to have Google Drive or iCloud hand over access to the data. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

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Secure an unlimited backup storage plan for under £30

Mashable VR

TL;DR: A one-year subscription to the G Cloud Mobile Backup Unlimited Storage Plan is on sale for £28.59 Instead of constantly offloading apps and picking which photos to delete, consider a subscription to the G Cloud Mobile Backup Unlimited Storage Plan.

Ransomware: Protect yourself with good backup and cloud policies

Computer Weekly

The best way to protect against them is to have up-to-date in-house backups and to ensure cloud backups are adequately protected and availableMore ransomware attacks are likely.

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How to Build Backup DR Strategy for Cloud?

Anoop

A quick post to share the webinar on building successful DR plans with cloud. The post How to Build Backup DR Strategy for Cloud? Cloud Build Backup DR Strategy featuredSubscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Do not miss to register for the Webinar. Register now to know more on how to build a successful DR plan and gain insights into what Disaster Recovery actually is, and what it can do for your business.

Object storage in the cloud: Is backup needed?

CTOvision

Curtis Preston explain why block storage in the cloud that is not properly backed up can result in lost data, and while object storage in the cloud is more resilient on Network World : The failure to back up data that is stored in a cloud block-storage service can be lost forever if […]. Read W.

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Clumio brings backup-as-a-service to Amazon S3

Venture Beast

Clumio is today launching what it touts as the industry's first comprehensive backup-as-a-service solution specifically for Amazon S3. Read More.

Backup product survey: Cloud and VM integration now table stakes

Computer Weekly

For enterprise backup, cloud integration and the ability to backup and be deployed in virtual machines as well as be controlled from the hypervisor are table stakes, along with data reduction and app-specific backup

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News UK dumps tape for backup with Zadara cloud storage

Computer Weekly

News publishing corporation saves up to 40% on hardware and software costs by switching in-house hardware for a cloud-first policy, using Zadara cloud storage as a backup target

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Make sure your laptop backups can handle ransomware

Network World

With increasingly mobile workforces, it’s important to effectively backup corporate data that resides on laptops, which requires a unique set of features not found in traditional backup systems used for desktops attached to corporate LANs. Backup lessons from a cloud-storage disaster.

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Get a year of free unlimited cloud backup with a subscription to ExpressVPN

Mashable VR

per month, and includes an extra three months of coverage and a year of unlimited Backblaze cloud backup for free. This annual plan includes an extra three months of coverage and one year of unlimited cloud backup from Backblaze for free.

WhatsApp is testing encrypted cloud backups on Android

TechSpot

When activated, both chat and media history in your cloud backups can be protected using a password. The anticipated security feature is available in WhatsApp's latest beta version for Android (2.21.15.5).

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Dubai-based logistics company automates backup through cloud

Computer Weekly

Cloud backup and storage automation are key to supporting expansion at Middle East logistics company, CWT-SML

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Backup product survey: Cloud and VM integration now table stakes

Computer Weekly

For enterprise backup, cloud integration and the ability to backup and be deployed in virtual machines as well as be controlled from the hypervisor are table stakes, along with data reduction and app-specific backup

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iomart Acquires Cloud Backup Provider Backup Technology for $37M

Data Center Knowledge

iomart Group acquired cloud backup and disaster recovery services provider Backup Technology for $37 million. Shared

Cloud backup: Don't rely on your provider alone

David Linthicum

You've moved data to the cloud. If AWS and other public cloud providers include a certain amount of resiliency services, does that mean your data is safe? Public cloud providers take great pains to see that data is not lost -- ever. Now it's time to talk about disaster recovery -- how to build a resilient system that can recover from catastrophic failure.

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The Cloud Strategy Cookbook

CEB IT

However, organizations with developed strategies are in a better position to obtain business value — especially when it comes to cloud computing. A cloud strategy is a concise viewpoint on the role of cloud computing in your organization. Cloud Computing Baseline. Backup.

How to restore a Nextcloud backup

Tech Republic Data Center

With a Nextcloud backup in place, it's time to learn how to restore those backups to a new instance of the on-premises cloud server

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How to restore a Nextcloud backup

Tech Republic Data Center

With a Nextcloud backup in place, it's time to learn how to restore those backups to a new instance of the on-premises cloud server

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Review Office365 Backup Solution from Altaro – Part 1

Anoop

In this post, you will learn the options to Backup Microsoft Office365 mailboxes using Altaro Office365 Backup solution. So, this is part 1 of Altaro Office365 Backup Guide! Introduction I’m using the 30 days FREE trial version of Altaro Office365 Backup solution in […]. The post Review Office365 Backup Solution from Altaro – Part 1 appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair.

How to create a backup recovery service with Microsoft Azure

Tech Republic Cloud

Microsoft Azure can provide a cloud-based file, folder and system backup recovery service at a reasonable price, if you can manage to work through a lengthy setup process

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WhatsApp will have end-to-end encrypted backups, Zuckerberg says

Mashable VR

WhatsApp users on iOS and Android will soon be able to secure their backups to iCloud and Google Drive with end-to-end encryption, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed Friday. Assuming, of course, that WhatsApp's implementation of these encrypted backups is free of flaws.

Cisco, NetApp Invest in Business Cloud Backup Startup Datos IO

Data Center Knowledge

Company claims its tech simplifies backup across clouds and on-prem data centers Read More. Business Cisco Cloud Startups

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Plastics maker dumps tape for Arcserve backup appliance and cloud

Computer Weekly

PW Hall faced backup windows of 13 hours but reduced this to about 90 minutes a day spread across a number of incrementals with jobs copied to cloud backup

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This high-speed VPN is offering unlimited cloud backup for free

Mashable VR

18, and includes an extra three months and unlimited cloud backup for free. This annual plan includes an extra three months and one year of unlimited cloud backup from Backblaze for free. SAVE 49%: A one-year subscription to ExpressVPN is on sale for £4.97

OwnBackup raises $167.5 million to bring cloud data backups to Salesforce and beyond

Venture Beast

OwnBackup, a platform that offers cloud data backup and recovery services to Salesforce customers, has raised $167.5 million. Read More.

Why SMBs Should Consider Hybrid Cloud Backup

Data Center Knowledge

Almost any size of business can take advantage of a hybrid backup solution. How it’s implemented may differ between them, but both ends of the scale can achieve an efficient, secure, highly available and scalable solution. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Grab an unlimited backup storage plan for under $40

Mashable VR

TL;DR: Get enough cloud storage for all your documents and photos with the G Cloud Mobile Backup Unlimited Storage Plan , on sale for $39.99 — a 44% discount — as of April 9. This backup plan provides you with — wait for it — unlimited storage.

Backups | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

How many of you have ever needed to recover something from backups? Then, imagine if the backups of that application had been failing for months. The importance of local and cloud backups. As information security professionals, it may not be our job to manage system backups, but it is our job to realize the importance backups have in the realm of information security. Backups have come a long way since many of us started in the industry.