Simple as 3-2-1: Creating a Redundant Backup Solution

Posted by Logan LeClair on Feb 12, 2019 8:08:00 AM

The 3-2-1 rule is the guiding principle of data backup and disaster recovery. The rule states that in order to have a reliable, redundant backup and an effective disaster recovery solution, you must have: three copies of your data, on two forms of media, with one copy located offsite.

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Topics: DR Plan, Backup as a Service

Building Your Disaster Recovery Plan: 5 Things to Consider

Posted by Sydney Boman on Jan 17, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Implementing a disaster recovery plan can often be a daunting task. When it comes to ensuring the security and continuity of your business’s data, there are a lot of factors for companies to consider. Everything, from identifying risk areas to choosing a location to host the disaster recovery site, takes time money and resources that many companies do not have.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery, Backup as a Service, Disaster Recovery Plan, Backup, cloud backup, cloud backup solutions

Top Use Cases for Backup as a Service

Posted by Matthew Fall on Sep 19, 2018 2:07:55 PM

In today’s business environment, companies are dealing with threats left and right. Cyber attacks are on the rise leaving precious data (from financials to employee data to customer data) vulnerable to hackers, theft, and viruses. Not to mention human error and disasters that can create serious concerns for your business. Businesses are finding that the safe, secure, and reliable way to protect data is in the cloud. Backup as a Service (BaaS) has become an integral part of any data security plan due to growing threats, but also due to the ease and simplicity of moving backups off-site and away from harm. Below are the top use cases for BaaS:

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Topics: Backup as a Service, Backup, Cloud Solutions, cloud backup, cloud backup solutions

The ABCs of Enterprise Backup Solutions

Posted by Sydney Boman on Mar 29, 2018 10:47:00 AM

If you're considering an enterprise backup solution for your company's data, what are some of the things you should look for? How do you know if a solution is right for you? Here are three important factors to remember, and they're as easy as ABC.

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Topics: Backup as a Service, cloud backup, cloud backup solutions, enterprise backup solutions

5 Reasons You Need Cloud Backup Solutions

Posted by Sydney Boman on Jan 2, 2018 11:16:09 AM

Data continuity is a critical part of your business plan. You want to know that no matter what happens to your business, you will be able to continue to provide great service to your customers. If you're still wondering whether or not cloud backup solutions are the right option for your business, these five key reasons to utilize cloud backups will help you make the right decision. 

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Topics: Backup as a Service, Backup, cloud backup, cloud backup solutions

Top 5 Reasons To Backup Your Data

Posted by Sydney Boman on Dec 19, 2017 10:20:00 AM

You have probably heard the mantra of "back everything up" - but not everyone does, and furthermore, not everyone is clear on why you should. The fact is, data loss can be a disaster for a business - or even an individual. Here are the top five reasons why you should, indeed, keep regular backups.

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Topics: Backup as a Service, BaaS, Backup

Why Did Your Disaster Recovery Plan Fail? Here Are Ten Reasons

Posted by Sydney Boman on Nov 21, 2017 10:35:00 AM

If you do your disaster recovery plan right, it should not fail. If it does, then you have overlooked something in the planning process. There are ten major reasons why disaster recovery plans fail - adding a second disaster to your first. As human error or hardware failure are far more significant problems than natural disasters, your disaster recovery plan needs to be as close to foolproof as possible. Here are the ten things to consider:

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Topics: Disaster Recovery, Backup as a Service, Disaster Recovery Plan, Backup

Cloud Backup VS Cloud Storage

Posted by Sydney Boman on Apr 25, 2017 1:16:26 PM

We often receive clarifying questions on cloud computing solutions. With all the different products, use cases and terminology used when talking about cloud computing, it’s easy to get confused.  One of the most common questions we get is “what is the difference between cloud storage and cloud backup?” Though these solutions offer similar features, they are designed for fundamentally different purposes, and understanding the differences is crucial for your business.

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Topics: Backup as a Service

Setting Up a Government-Approved Data Backup Plan

Posted by Logan LeClair on Dec 7, 2016 12:20:00 PM
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Topics: Backup as a Service, Compliance, Compliant backup, HIPAA, Compliant

Ransomware: What it is, How it Works and How to Prepare

Posted by Logan LeClair on Dec 1, 2016 4:47:24 PM
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Topics: DR Plan, Backup as a Service, Ransomware, Malware

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