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Does Your BDR Solution Provide Freedom of Choice in Backup Storage?

Does Your BDR Solution Provide Freedom of Choice in Backup Storage?

Vendor lock-in is a thing of the past. It’s all too easy for MSPs today to discover alternative solutions when they’re determined to cut costs, find better support or track down superior products in the market. MSPs should apply the same line of thought to building backup and disaster recovery (BDR) strategies for their customers. Continue reading

Network Audit Guide

Network Audit Guide

Regular network audits should be a core part of your network management strategy. They help you identify opportunities for performance optimization and address potential security vulnerabilities before they morph into critical issues. Continue reading

Why You Should Switch from Microsoft RDP to MSP360

Why You Should Switch from Microsoft RDP to MSP360

With the number of people working remotely consistently growing, the importance of having a remote desktop solution has grown as well. These solutions have to provide an opportunity to help users in the same way as if the administrator was dealing with the issue in person, as workplaces are often decentralized and specialists might struggle to be in a given place at a given time. Along with this, the remote desktop service has to be secure, as vital data might be transmitted during sessions. Continue reading

S3 vs EC2

Amazon EC2 vs Amazon S3: Difference and Use Cases

Amazon EC2 vs Amazon S3: Difference and Use Cases

Amazon Web Services allows its users to build complex interconnected applications in the cloud. To do that, you can use the virtual machines of Amazon EC2 or the expandable storage of Amazon S3. This article explains in detail what each of the given services does, the difference between them, how you can use Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 together, and what additional AWS services (such as EFS and EBS) you might wish to use combined with EC2 and S3.
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AWS EC2 Backup

How to Back Up Amazon EC2 Instances

How to Back Up Amazon EC2 Instances

Amazon EC2 is one of the world’s most popular cloud virtual machine environments. Naturally, there are several ways to perform the backup of your instances running on this server. The ways depend on the way you want to perform a backup, on the flexibility of the recovery operations available for you, and on the number and type of data you will transfer. This article overviews the different methods for backing up EC2 instances and discusses the pros and cons of each Amazon cloud backup approach.

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RTO RPO

Understanding RPO and RTO

Understanding RPO and RTO

RTO (Recovery Time Objective) and RPO (Recovery Point Objective) are the two key parameters that businesses should develop before creating their business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) plans. Both metrics help to design the recovery process, define the recovery time limits, the frequency of backups, and the recovery procedures.
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