MSP360 Backup 5.9.4 features enhanced Hybrid Backup functionality.
One of the highly anticipated features in MSP360 Backup 5.9.4 is support for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage lifecycle management. At the time of this post, Microsoft is making this feature available as a public preview. Lifecycle policies allow you to automatically transition blobs to a cooler storage tier (Hot to Cool, Hot to Archive, or Cool to Archive) to optimize medium and long-term storage costs.
MSP360 Backup and MSP360 Explorer for Amazon S3 receive a minor update that brings support for BackBlaze B2 application keys.
If you’re an avid user of macOS or iOS, it’s safe to bet that some of your workflows revolve around iCloud. Whether it’s some Xcode project or a Keynote presentation, it’s likely that some, if not most, of your data resides in iCloud. The significance of this data could not be overstated and thus it makes sense to consider some sort of backup for it to ensure that you’re not caught off guard if something disastrous happens at Apple’s data centers.
As you may know, we have developed an iOS app for our Managed Backup Service to enable our providers to track the backup activity of their users on the go. This app is designed as an extension of MSP360 MBS and should help providers immediately tackle emerging backup issues. Read on to learn more about its functionality and use-cases.
One of the most important aspects of a sensible backup strategy is keeping upload volumes under control. With each backup iteration, the same files are being repeatedly uploaded which results in more time-consuming backups. To help mitigate the issue, MSP360 Backup for macOS & Linux now supports block-level backup.
MSP360 Drive is a great solution for day-to-day file transactions between the local computer and the cloud. Being conveniently integrated in Windows Explorer, it provides seamless experience with most cloud storage services. However, to get the best out of MSP360 Drive, it's crucial to know its proper use-cases as well as when not to use it.