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You’re Not the Only MSP Owner with These Three Fears

You’re Not the Only MSP Owner with These Three Fears

It doesn’t matter who you are or how successful you may be, nobody is completely fearless in business. While you may be able to manage your fears more successfully than others (and thriving small-business owners do), we all have them; however, what’s important for you as a small-business owner is that you’re able to recognize that and learn how to not only identify your fears but face them. Continue reading

S3 vs Azure vs Google Cloud

Amazon S3, MS Azure and Google Cloud Storage Pricing Comparison

Amazon S3, MS Azure and Google Cloud Storage Pricing Comparison

When it comes to choosing professional cloud storage, pricing may become the deciding point. To help you better navigate on the ever-changing cloud storage market, we prepared a short article comparing prices for three of the most popular solutions: Microsoft Azure, Google Storage, and Amazon S3 cloud storage services.

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NAS Backup Strategy

NAS Backup Strategy: Local, Cloud and Hybrid Backup

NAS Backup Strategy: Local, Cloud and Hybrid Backup

Unlike typical external hard drives, NAS devices provide built-in operating systems that support features like remote access, printer streaming, or native media streaming. Additionally, you can save images, server data, application databases, and so forth without any supplementary management device.   Continue reading

Resize Amazon Volume

How to Resize an Amazon Elastic Block Store Volume

How to Resize an Amazon Elastic Block Store Volume

Reaching a capacity limit in Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS)? Need more IOPS for an app or web-service? Due to its design, Amazon EBS doesn’t allow to scale the volume size dynamically or extend volume IOPS. If a user needs more space, he has to buy another Amazon EBS volume and then spend hours to backup data from the original volume, verify its consistency and then restore on the new one.

This article is a step-by-step guide on how to use AWS built-in features to easily resize the Amazon EBS volume.
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Your Account Is Not Signed Up for Amazon S3

How to Fix: Your Account Is Not Signed Up for Amazon S3

How to Fix: Your Account Is Not Signed Up for Amazon S3

We continue our series of articles devoted to common Amazon S3 issues. In our previous article, we discussed the difference between the requested time and the current time is too large error.

In this article we will discuss how to handle Your account is not signed up for the Amazon S3 issue. This error occurs when you are either not signed up for Amazon S3 or use expired credentials. There is a two-step process to get an Amazon S3 account. Continue reading