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Master a NAS Roundtrip for Datto SIRIS in simple 12 steps

For larger Enterprise Datto SIRIS 2 devices, Datto NAS and Datto Alto XL devices, Datto will likely ship out a NAS unit instead of a USB device for handling the round trip process. A NAS can handle greater storage capacities that a USB device simply is not able to store. This post is meant as a guidance to walk you through the process of performing the Round Trip with a NAS, as there’s a couple of extra steps involved, compared to a USB drive.

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Important 1, 2, 3’s of the Datto ownCloud partnership

Datto, an innovator in the world of business continuity, joins forces with ownCloud, the most popular open-source enterprise file sync and share software on the planet, in an effort to strengthen its position as the authority in total data protection. The Datto ownCloud collaboration extends business continuity from the physical office to the virtual one–in line with industry trends that show more and more work conducted on mobile devices, from remote locations. Built with a goal of providing enterprise file sync and share, the Datto ownCloud integration provides the same simple interface to Datto SIRIS admins.

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Don’t be a statistic. Get a backup and disaster recovery plan

Though 2014 was one of the most exciting years for technology development, pundits have also coined it, “The Year of the Data Breach.” Because of this, reports about business IT security issues have reached everyone’s favorite evening news programs and news publications, causing smb owners and managers to think twice about their own backup and disaster recovery needs. By now, most professionals have been working with computers and laptops for quite some time and personally own at least one smart mobile device, allowing them to have a clear understanding of how machines and devices.

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10 Cloud Computing Advantages You Can Bring To Your Business

As more and more of our technological devices are interlinked and connected to each other, cloud computing is also growing exponentially. Cloud computing is essentially a series of remote servers all networked together. These networks can be public, private, or a hybrid of the two and allow online access to a centralized data storage. As you can imagine, this technology has a host of benefits in today’s ever growing world of linked devices.

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The Datto SIRIS VSS Explained–finally. And it’s super easy

Read on and have the Datto SIRIS VSS explained, step-by-step. Here we go! Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service, or VSS is the first process of most image based backup solutions. VSS was first made available for the Windows 2000 Operating System to create volume shadow copies. For VSS backup solutions it is important that only one process on the production machine use these VSS Writers at the same time. If more than one of these processes are running in the same environment then this will cause a conflict between the solutions resulting in the failure of one or more VSS Writers.

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Datto SIRIS and Oracle Database VSS Writers Mastered

This article discusses issues that may be found when backing up Datto SIRIS and Oracle Database using ShadowSnap’s VSS backups as well as Oracle’s Intellisnap backup engine. Datto uses Microsoft Shadow Copy Provider’s Volume Shadow Copy Service, or VSS, and is the first process of most image based backup solutions. VSS was first available for Windows 2000 Operating System to create volume shadow copies. For VSS backup solutions it is important that only one process on the production machine uses these VSS Writers at the same time. If one or more of these processes are running on the same environment then this will cause a conflict between the solutions resulting in the failure of one or more VSS writers.

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Why image backup technology is so impressive (and necessary)

When thinking about computer backups and system restoration, it is best to be prepared for the absolutely worst case scenarios because they actually do occur. For example, what if your courier carrying the backup tapes from the off-site storage facility gets in a bad traffic accident and all of the backups get destroyed? What if you find out, too late, that your backups only run on an obsolete system that doesn’t exist anymore? What if your disaster recovery site gets hit by lightning and burns to the ground?

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Get The Best Cloud Backup For Mac Available Now

Nowadays, there is no longer any question about the importance of backing up your data. Although computers have become remarkably robust over the past several years, the medium primarily used to store data–hard disks–remains quite fragile at the core. If you still have any doubts as to whether or not you need to back up or files, put those doubts to rest: you do need to back up your files and one of the best solutions available is cloud backup for mac.

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