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Direct to S3 Glacier vs S3 Glacier Storage Class: Which Is Better for Data Archives

Direct to S3 Glacier vs S3 Glacier Storage Class: Which Is Better for Data Archives

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.

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Backup Retention and Scheduling Best Practices

Backup Retention and Scheduling Best Practices

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

PowerShell Remote Alerts for Firewall

PowerShell Remote Alerts for Firewall

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.

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How Do You Enhance Your Skillset – Top Certifications and Areas for IT Pros

How Do You Enhance Your Skillset – Top Certifications and Areas for IT Pros

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

New to Business Continuity? Understand These 10 Concepts

New to Business Continuity? Understand These 10 Concepts

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

Security Considerations for Remote Access

Security Considerations for Remote Access

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

Tips and Tricks for Remote Access Scripting and Automation Tools

Tips and Tricks for Remote Access Scripting and Automation Tools

Remote access scripting and automation tools are making life easier than ever for managed service providers and network administrators alike. Access to client PCs and servers from an outside location changes the landscape of the world of support for providers everywhere. Continue reading