Together with MSP360 Managed Backup and Wasabi Hot Storage, Abbeycomp IT Solutions, a London-Based MSP, has successfully implemented a simple, secure and cost-efficient backup solution for its clients that supports over 400 terabytes of data. Are you facing a similar challenge? Read on to learn how Abbeycomp solved it in our success story.
Networks are complex. Although the people who create a network may be able to store its mapping in their minds, that’s hardly a long-term solution for keeping track of all of the tools and devices that comprise a network. Continue reading
Our clients who want to store backup data in Amazon S3 Glacier often ask us how best to back it up: Whether to place it in S3 Glacier storage directly, or instead to select S3 generic storage and configure S3 Glacier as the storage class. Although both approaches provide the same end result, there are reasons why you might prefer one method over the other. Keep reading for an overview.
Backup is one of the most important practices for any business and should be approached with care and attention to detail. Your choice of retention and scheduling scenarios should be based on your business needs.
In this article we’ll talk about essential retention considerations and assets which will help you set up your backups properly. Continue reading
If you think ransomware works in the same way as other types of cyberattacks, you may be overlooking important steps for protecting against it. This article provides an overview of defending yourself against ransomware by assessing the current state of ransomware threats and discussing the latest developments in ransomware design.
December 2019 has witnessed three major ransomware attacks on MSPs and service providers (and we're only halfway through the month!). The data of more than 100 dentistry practices was encrypted via an attack on an MSP, one of the biggest US data centers provider was hit and the data of several non profit organizations was encrypted with ransom demands of around $500,000.
Despite predictions that systems administrators job is becoming obsolete, studies show that the employment growth for this IT vertical will increase by 8% from 2014 to 2024. However, there’s a catch. The rapidly evolving nature of the IT ecosystem and changing business requirements means that the roles and responsibilities of sysadmins will also change. Continue reading
The Disaster Recovery Institute, in its 2019 predictions, has published a list of potential disasters that could disrupt the world. Some of these are pretty dramatic but realistic nonetheless.
The list covers natural, political, economic, and other kinds of human-made disasters. While nobody can tell which disaster will occur and when it’s reasonably certain that there will be significant disruptions. Continue reading
With all the cloud VM server options available today -- including Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016, as well as a host of Linux flavors -- do you still need an onsite server? This question is constantly being asked across all fields of business. Continue reading
This article will explain why and how to back up the virtualized MS Exchange server instance with MSP360 Backup. Continue reading
Remote access tools provide many benefits, but they also create some challenges. One of them is security. Opening your network up for remote access not only makes it easier for your team to administer machines but also opens up a route that unwelcome guests could potentially exploit. Continue reading