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10 Cloud Computing Advantages You Can Bring To Your Business

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

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

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)

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

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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Get Datto SIRIS Universal Database Support Today

Get Datto SIRIS Universal Database Support Today

When you decided to make the big move from being an employee to being an employer, you probably did it because you were confident in your field of expertise. You had a lot of contacts in the business, and were sure that you would be able to find clients and get the work done in a quality manner. If so, you are like most small business owners across the country. But, like every business owner knows, there is more to running your business than the things you know about your own industry. You need to get insurance, and wire the phones, and get the accounting done, and you need someone to take care of your IT needs. These are important parts of your business that need special attention.

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How the Datto SIRIS Backs Up On-Site and Off-Site with Ease

How the Datto SIRIS Backs Up On-Site and Off-Site with Ease

The reality is that you will lose your data at some point. The only question is how and when. When that time does happen you need to be prepared. 43% of companies without a disaster recovery plan will never re-open, and those that do, 80% fail within 13 months. When you do lose your data, how are you going to efficiently and effectively recover it? Is it necessary, or a smart strategy to store your backups on-site and off-site?

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It’s impressive how the Datto SIRIS verifies each backup

It’s impressive how the Datto SIRIS verifies each backup

Are you backing up your data? Do you know if your backups were successful and can be restored? Backing up is a great first start, but it is just that — a start. As we stress to every client, prospect and person we chat to, the key to a successful backup and recovery strategy is in the recovery. Without a recovery of your data, the whole process is a waste of time and effort.

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Datto SIRIS Makes Backup and Recovery For Small Business Easy

Datto SIRIS Makes Backup and Recovery For Small Business Easy

Far too often busy business owners have good intentions — to backup the data which is the lifeblood of their business. They understand how important backing up their business data is to their long term success, yet it’s astonishing many fail to do so. In my conversations with many small business owners, I’ve heard a few common threads. One is they don’t have the technical skills, not sure which backup solution to deploy, they believe data loss will never happen to them, but by far the most common is they tried backup systems that are too cumbersome and not easy to understand.

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