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Cloud Data Backup: Is more data overwhelming you?

Jason Hardy on Jun 4, 2021 1:59:29 PM Veeam, Backup

Are Your Data Backup Processes and Technology designed to evolve?

shutterstock_1735860746When it comes to data backup, there is one undeniable truth, your data is growing and your processes and technology need to be built to evolve and support that data growth. Every day your data volumes grow, your technology ages and your requirements change. You may not notice these changes day to day or month to month but year to year, if you look, you will see how things have changed.

When I speak with customers, what I tend to see is companies that invested in a backup system years ago, set it up and for the most part forgot about it.

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Data Backup: From Desk Drawer to the Cloud

Jason Hardy on Apr 16, 2021 11:03:15 AM Backup

RSQ-BackupsExecGuide-1200x627-socialtiles12b-1IT and your data are what keep your business up and running but if the systems are working and there is no data, business comes to a halt. That’s why it’s so important for you to have a comprehensive data backup process that includes steps for securely getting your data offsite.

In working with many small businesses, we often find that the one-and-only backup copy of a company’s data is stored in a nearby desk drawer or taken home by an employee each evening. This can lead to the worst-case scenario: not having any data to actually recover when an event occurs.

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ABCs of Disaster Recovery

Carl Miller on Sep 3, 2019 8:59:00 AM Disaster Recovery, Backup, Cloud

racksquared_blog_img2_0819_2Picture this: you walk into the office on Monday morning after enjoying a great weekend, and login to your company’s computer system. Instantly, you can tell something is wrong. Several of the files you frequently use for your job are gone!

Although it’s normal to feel a sense of panic when this happens, try to remain calm. Data disaster recovery, while overwhelming, doesn’t have to mean the end of the world for your business. In the event of a cyber threat, an internal mishap with your business’s data, or a natural disaster, there are several steps you can take to get your company back on track and operating smoothly again.

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Bringing your data to cloud backup: What does it take and why?

Carl Miller on Aug 31, 2019 9:38:00 AM Disaster Recovery, Veeam, Backup

racksquared_blog_img1_0819_2If your business is ready to take data security more seriously this year, implementing cloud backup is a great place to start. There are several important benefits of cloud services. When you back up your information in the cloud, you’re ensuring that your company’s documents, contracts, spreadsheets and more are protected if the original copy gets misplaced at the office. You’re also protecting yourself if documents are destroyed in the event of a natural disaster such as flooding or a fire.

Moving your data to the cloud doesn’t have to be an overwhelming process. Discover three easy steps to get started today.

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What Recent Ransomware Attacks Have Taught Us

Carl Miller on Jun 24, 2019 12:41:00 PM Security, Managed IT Services, Backup

racksquared_ransomware_blog_img_0619_2IT systems these days are so critical to the success of any business, but even with the conveniences afforded by technological advancements, many companies don’t have a disaster recovery plan in place should they experience unplanned downtime. According to the State of Global Disaster Recovery Preparedness Annual Report, 57% of IT professionals surveyed have had at least one system outage in the past three months and 60% of companies don’t have a fully documented disaster recovery plan. Organizations need to prepare for everything from natural disasters to cyber-attacks.

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How Do I Get Started With Veeam Cloud Connect?

Carl Miller on Mar 21, 2019 1:33:00 PM Disaster Recovery, Veeam, Backup

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Whether you manage your data in-house or through a data center provider, you’ve likely heard of Veeam. But do you understand Veeam’s full range of capabilities? Today, 60% of businesses are benefiting from using Veeam Cloud Connect Backup with a recovery time of fewer than 15 minutes and data replication up to 50 times faster than raw data transfer. So, what are you waiting for?

By partnering with Racksquared, our experts can help you get started with Veeam whether you work for a small business or large enterprise.

 

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Cloud data services vs. outsourcing to a data center

Carl Miller on Feb 20, 2019 1:46:00 PM Managed IT Services, Backup, Data Center

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We’re all users of technology, and in the data center space, we are continually leveraging new systems, methods of communication, and advanced technologies with the user in mind. As our world becomes increasingly more advanced and connected, small business leaders and IT professionals should consider new solutions and concepts around the management of their infrastructure.

Many are wondering whether to outsource IT to a data provider or store their data in the cloud. At first glance, cloud data services are convenient, compared to searching for and choosing a proactive data center partner. In reality, these cloud-based systems can be complex and costly especially as your company grows. Let’s take a look at the differences between cloud services and outsourcing to a proactive data center partner, so you can understand what’s best for your business.

 

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