How to Choose a Data Backup Service

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Choose a Data Backup Service - Information Technology Blog. In choosing the right data backup service to suit your business, there are a variety of things that come into play that you must consider. Backups Storage

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Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

David Linthicum

When Delta performs a postmortem on this outage, it will likely find that the outage was caused by a common occurrence: network failure. 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.

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Hot Backup Software

Galido

A hot backup, also called a dynamic backup, is a backup performed on data even though it is actively accessible to users and may currently be in a state of being updated. Here are some free and effective hot backup software that may be useful for your environment.

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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Backup To The Future?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  It seems there''s never enough performance: no one wants to wait for a backup, let alone an urgent recovery.    The core technologies are changing: witness the emergence of PBBAs (purpose built backup appliances) as well as various forms of snaps and replication. 

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IDG Contributor Network: OwnBackup: Don't rely on SaaS vendors to do their own backup and recovery

Network World

Also on Network World: Why it takes a cloud service to manage cloud services +. Given this fact, you could be forgiven for assuming that there would be no opportunity for a vendor whose core mission is to help users backup their SaaS data. For one thing, SaaS vendors hardly ever fail and for another, even if short-term outages and small-scale losses occur, SaaS vendors can be relied upon to do their own backup and recovery.

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World Backup Day Reminder Don’t Be an April Fool Test Your Data Recovery

Storage IO Blog

World Backup Day Reminder Don’t Be an April Fool Test Your Data Recovery World Backup Day Reminder Don’t Be an April Fool Test Your Data Recovery. March 31 is the annual world backup day to spotlight awareness around the importance of protecting your data and test your data recovery. The focus of world backup and […]. The post World Backup Day Reminder Don’t Be an April Fool Test Your Data Recovery appeared first on StorageIOblog.

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder

Storage IO Blog

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder It’s that time of year again, World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder. In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Saturday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting […] The post World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Network Awareness Using ARPwatch | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

This topic of network awareness is dear to my heart — not because of what it does but because it is network-based and I started out in the IT field as a network engineer, so networking holds a special place for me. What do I mean by “network awareness”?

30% off APC 1500VA Compact UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector

Network World

An APC UPS provides backup power power and surge protection to power and protect your PC or Mac, network router, gaming consoles like Xbox and PS4, AV and other business electronics from the dangers of power surges, spikes, lightning and power outages. By powering your critical electronics with a backup battery during blackouts, you ensure personal and professional connectivity when it matters most.

Vendor management and looking beyond SMB firewalls, anti-virus, and data backups

IT Toolbox

I just had lunch with a long-time business colleague who specializes in IT consulting and network systems integration for small and medium-sized businesses. From servers to PBXs and everything in between, his company sells, installs, and manages entire network environments for its customers. Companies like my colleague’s are the backbone of the enormously large group of businesses

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Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! - TechNet Blogs

IT Pros Rock!

Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! [ Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! [ Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! [ In todays article in this series, well discuss backup of SQL databases and logs to the Windows Azure cloud as an alternate off-site backup strategy to using tape. In this article, I’ll step through the process of using SQL Server 2012 SP1 CU2 native backup capabilities to create database backups on Windows Azure cloud storage.

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Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR

Storage IO Blog

Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR It’s time for Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR Start Date. The annual March 31 world backup day focus has come and gone once again. However, that does not mean data protection including backup as well as recovery along with security […] The post Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Mick's IT Blogs: How to Backup Multiple Systems to a Single Online.

Mick's IT Blog

How to Backup Multiple Systems to a Single Online Backup Service Account. You might have wondered how to backup multiple computers in your home with a single online backup service. You can setup one system that will act as a repository for your other computers backups. You will be using the Windows 7 Backup and Restore feature to backup to the other system. Second, you will want to create the network share. Click on the Set up Backup.

Data Protection Fundamentals Recovery Points (Backup, Snapshots, Versions)

Storage IO Blog

March Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

This month, we’ll be covering the following topics: Backups. Network Awareness. Importance of data backups. Believe it or not, backups are one of the most important pieces of security. You may not think backups and security are related, but they most definitely are.

Product Review: Paessler PRTG Network Monitor

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Product Review: Paessler PRTG Network Monitor - Information Technology Blog. PRTG Network Monitor from Paessler AG is a powerful network monitoring solution. This network software is not only powerful but also easy to use.

Ransomware targets backups: 3 ways to protect your company’s data

IT Manager Daily

But if people think ransomware is simple to recover by just relying on strong backup systems, they should be more concerned. Security researchers predict that ransomware will keep evolving, and one day soon may start targeting backup systems. On the Mac, backups were being targeted back in 2015 when a ransomware virus shut down Mac’s recovery program, Time Machine. You may think that in the age of the cloud, backups are safer, but that may not necessarily be the case.

Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast

Storage IO Blog

For those of you who may not know Tom, he has been in the IT, data center, data infrastructure, server and storage (as well as […] The post Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast appeared first on StorageIOblog. In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by Tom Becchetti (@tbecchetti) for a Friday afternoon conversation recorded live at Meisters in Scandia Minnesota (thanks to the Meisters crew!).

7 free tools every network needs

Network World

In the network and server administration world, the mantra is visibility, visibility, visibility. If you don't know what your network and servers are doing at every second of the day, you're flying blind. Because good and free always beat good and costly, I've compiled a list of my favorite open source tools that prove their worth day in and day out in networks of any size. In the real estate world, the mantra is location, location, location.

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5G coronavirus conspiracy theorists are endangering the workers who keep networks running

The Verge

Schools, hospitals, and businesses all relied on this invisible network, and with the pandemic forcing people to work from home, there was more strain on the system than ever before. They’re the human point of access in an otherwise inscrutable network, and so become a target for your anger.

Data Infrastructure Server Storage I/O Network Software Defined Cloud and Virtual Recommended Reading List

IT Toolbox

The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection (backup, security, HA, BC, DR). The evolving list includes books, blogs, podcast?s, s, events and industry links among other resources and related data infrastructure topics, tools, techniques as well as trends

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PCIe Server Storage I/O Network Fundamentals #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

PCIe Server Storage I/O Network Fundamentals #blogtober Peripheral Computer Interconnect Express aka PCIe is a Server, Storage, I/O networking fundamental component.

The Toll of Ransomware is Growing

CTOvision

Ransomware is a fairly simple process that can have devastating results—a person clicks on a link or accesses a file on their computer that nearly instantly encrypts all of the data on their computer or in their network. Companies tend to have more money to pay the ransom and a larger network with more holes and opportunities to encrypt files, meaning they are an ideal target for a ransomware attacker. Rick Delgado.

Data Infrastructure server storage I/O network Recommended Reading #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

Data Infrastructure Recommended Reading List and Book Shelf Updated 10/30/17 The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection and related topics that includes books, blogs, podcast’s, events and industry links among other resources.

CIOs Want To Know: Is Tape Making A Comeback?

The Accidental Successful CIO

This is why using magnetic tape as an offline backup system is starting to make so much sense to firms. More and more magnetic tape is starting to become part of a firm’s best-practice backup strategy. Is it time for magnetic tape to come back as a storage option?

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How to Enable TimeMachine Backup for.

Sean Daniel

How to Enable TimeMachine Backup for your MAC to your Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials or Windows Home Server 2011. Once you have these installed, you can easily add your Windows based PC to the server and to the PC backup by simply going to [link] on your client PC.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Online Backup using Proxure's KeepVault.

Sean Daniel

Online Backup using Proxure’s KeepVault for Windows Home Server 2011 and Windows Small Business Server 2011. When using Windows Home Server v1, I had found an Online Backup solution that I previously reviewed on this blog. This comes in handy with that first backup. Backup.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Using the KeepVault Connector to backup.

Sean Daniel

Using the KeepVault Connector to backup Roaming Client Computers. Previously, I covered the basics of Proxure’s KeepVault Online Backup , as well as what you got if you went Pro. This will allow you to to pick a local folder on your client computer which will perform the backup.

How to protect your network from ransomware attacks

Network World

Also on Network World: Network vulnerability analysis 101: Free online training +. Many small and medium-size businesses pay ransoms because they do not backup their data and do not have any other options available to recover their data. Ransomware attacks are becoming more rampant now that criminals have learned they are an effective way to make money in a short amount of time.

Chelsio Storage over IP and other Networks Enable Data Infrastructures

Storage IO Blog

The post Chelsio Storage over IP and other Networks Enable Data Infrastructures appeared first on StorageIOblog. Data Infrastructures exist to protect, preserve, secure and serve information along with the applications and data they depend on. With more data being created at a faster rate, along with the size of data becoming larger, increased application functionality to transform data into information means more demands on data infrastructures and their underlying resources.

IDG Contributor Network: The silver lining on a ransomware attack

Network World

But if it gets onto a network drive at your work, that pain is multiplied by the number of employees and more. Systematically locking down every computer on the network, ransomware puts your entire workforce out of work and sends your IT guys to the mats trying to find the money to pay the ransom or the backups to bring the network back online. I wouldn’t wish a ransomware attack on anyone.

Build Your Private Cloud Foundation - Networking with Windows.

IT Pros Rock!

Build Your Private Cloud Foundation - Networking with Windows Server 2012. Build Your Private Cloud Foundation - Networking with Windows Server 2012. Build Your Private Cloud Foundation - Networking with Windows Server 2012. When planning network infrastructure for a Private Cloud, there’s a number of technologies to consider and leverage in Windows Server 2012. Network isolation: VLAN tagging vs Windows Network Virtualization ( aka WNV or NV-GRE )?

Ten Key Scenarios: Extend Your Network Today with Windows.

IT Pros Rock!

Ten Key Scenarios: Extend Your Network Today with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services. Ten Key Scenarios: Extend Your Network Today with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services. Ten Key Scenarios: Extend Your Network Today with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services. REVIEW: Service Level Agreement for Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks. BACKUP TO THE CLOUD WITH WINDOWS AZURE. Backup SQL Server Databases & Logs to the Cloud. Sign in.

Does your Disaster Recovery Plan Include the Cloud?

Eric D. Brown

With a cloud DR deployment, companies can ensure geographic diversity for their data and cloud DR can allow a company to use multiple cloud vendors to ensure diversity of networks and systems for building a very robust disaster recovery plan.

March 2015 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

Thus this months newsletter has a focus on data protection, after all March 31 is World Backup Day which means it should also be World Restore test day! A reminder on the importance of data protection including backup, BC, DR and related technologies is to make sure they are occuring as planned. Besides various college championships, March also has a connection to back up and data protection.

VMworld 2013 Vmware, server, storage I/O and networking update (Day 1)

Storage IO Blog

Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) and Software Defined Networks (SDN) […]. Congratulations to VMware on 10 years of VMworld! With the largest installment yet of a VMworld in terms of attendance, there were also many announcements today (e.g. Monday) and many more slated for out the week. Here are a synopsis of some of those announcements.

Part II Revisting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment)

Storage IO Blog

backup/restore, archive, snapshot, replication) and more commonly storage systems. AWS and S3 storage gateway access alternatives include those from various third-party (including that are in the AWS marketplace), as well as via data protection tools (e.g. Some tools include Cloudberry, S3FS, S3 motion, S3 Browser among many others. The post Part II Revisting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment) appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Mick's IT Blogs: SMS 2003: Deploying apps from a network share

Mick's IT Blog

How to Backup Multiple Systems to a Single Online. How to Backup Multiple Systems to a Single Online. SMS 2003: Deploying apps from a network share. You have software already on a network share and want to deploy it to everyone within the local network. You can deploy it directly from the network share through SMS. The start in field is what points the package to the network share that contains the installation package. Micks IT Blogs.

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Storage IO Blog

While Microsoft Windows Server recently celebrated its 20th birthday (or anniversary), a lot has changed as well as evolved. This includes Windows Servers 2016 supporting new deployment and consumption models (e.g.

Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

Storage IO Blog

Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, processes and procedures.

Using Secure Configurations | Standardize Your Security

Linux Academy

We use templates for network devices, workstations, laptops, and servers so that all of our devices match our security templates. Network Device Configurations. For network devices, we should consider using RADIUS/TACACS+ for authentication purposes, not a shared user account.

Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt. 1: IoT and the Government

Cloud Musings

Dwight Bu e s & Kevin Jackson This is Part 1 of a three part series that addresses the need for a systems engineering approach to IoT and cloud network design: The “Internet of Things” depends on the “Cloud” for the processing and storage of data.