We are happy to announce that CloudBerry Backup 7.1 is now available. With this release, we introduce the Grandfather-Father-Son retention policy that allows you to set up additional backup retention rules to avoid loss of vital data.
There is no cloud storage solution that fits all the needs of your company. No solution is built to store data backups and be used as a file-sharing and collaboration service at the same time. Sure, you might try using Microsoft OneDrive or Dropbox for Business for backups, or set up AWS Amazon S3 for file sharing but, in most cases, that would end up as an inefficient, expensive and insecure solution. In this article, we will define how you should choose a cloud storage provider, based on your unique needs. Continue reading
Amazon Lightsail is a cost-effective and lightweight virtual server that can be used for various purposes: deploying applications, creating testing environments, launching websites and blogs, and more. Compared to the Amazon EC2 virtual cloud servers service, it is easier to start with.
Installing patches and updates across a large IT environment can be a challenging task. Fortunately, a variety of patch management tools exist to help with the process. Keep reading for tips on what to expect from a patch management tool, as well as what to consider when selecting a tool. Continue reading
Backup is one of the most important practices for any business and should be approached with care and attention to detail. And your choice of backup retention and scheduling scenarios should be based on your business needs. This guide provides essential retention considerations and assets which will help you set up your backups properly. Continue reading
While there could be many reasons why BaaS isn’t profitable for some MSPs, there are a few common pitfalls MSPs should avoid when selling BaaS. In many cases, these MSPs are not bundling BaaS with other services, contracted with the right vendor, or offering disaster recovery separately. Continue reading
There are many data backup tools on the market, and they’re all capable of performing basic data backup operations. The key differentiators between generic backup solutions and those that go the extra mile, however, lie in the levels of manageability, reliability and support that these products deliver. Continue reading
If you’re an MSP, it’s one thing to hear about what could go wrong with your customers’ data and infrastructure. It’s another to live through full-blown disasters like ransomware attacks and office fires. But these are exactly the types of disruptions that PC Wizard, a Connecticut-based MSP, has faced -- and conquered -- in its mission to deliver flawless managed IT services to its clients. Continue reading
When it comes to backup software, flexibility matters. Backup tools that take a one-size-fits-all approach by giving users minimal customization are poorly suited to meet the needs of the diverse MSP market. That is one of the takeaways from the story of RAB-ITT, an American MSP that provides managed services for small businesses. The company recently migrated from SolarWinds Backup to MSP360 Managed Backup, due in part to its need for a more flexible backup platform. Continue reading
Obtain an in-depth look into the main challenges that MSPs face in the realm of cyber security and the steps you can take to conquer them—ensuring top-tier, world-class protection for you and your clients. Continue reading