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With Joaquin approaching, it’s time to evaluate your business’ continuity plan. Here are three different resources to help prepare for hurricane season.
What is Intelligent Business Continuity? With the amount of data that businesses collect and use increasing by the minute, avoiding downtime has become critical. The consequences of a disaster on an unprotected or under-protected company can mean unwanted expense,...
IT and Superstorm Sandy: friend or foe? The answer? IT and Superstorm Sandy (or any natural disaster for that matter) need to go hand in hand. Hurricane season has long instilled fear into businesses along the Gulf coast. They would worry about losing electricity as...
There is a big difference between traditional backup solutions and business continuity—one is intelligent. Traditional backup methods, such as tape, disk, or online only, are no longer sufficient. In fact, leading edge business owners are finding them unacceptable,...
There are countless “backup” options out there. However, what is the difference between merely backing up your business’ data and having the ultimate in business continuity? Read on for the 5 reasons business continuity without Datto isn’t business continuity at all.
iOS 9 and business continuity are not synonymous. Apple has revolutionized the way we interact with technology. Scratch that, they have revolutionized the way we interact with the world. So, naturally when they come out with a new or upgraded product, millions of...
Here are 6 key points to consider when planning for the “unpleasant”. We hope you find this disaster recovery checklist is helpful.
This article describes the cause and possible solution for the screenshot verification error “BOOTMGR is compressed” for the Datto SIRIS or Alto devices.
Following Katrina, we’ve seen countless images of homes and displaced residents. But what about businesses? Were businesses prepared for natural disaster?
Cloud computing is not just a business technology buzzword. Cloud computing works. The power of the cloud is helping businesses of all sizes increase their productivity and profitability. Maybe you are ready to transition your business to the cloud but aren’t sure about how cloud computing works or how it can benefit your business. Below, we’ll define what cloud computing is and how it can improve your business.
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Datto is an excellent BDR solution that boasts recovery of downed servers and lost data in minutes. Very impressive. And, if you already have a Datto SIRIS (or are considering one for that matter), you already know it’s the Porsche of backup and recovery. There really isn’t another solution that even comes close: If you can’t live without your data, you can’t live without Datto SIRIS.
File based vs image based backup - which is best for you? The worst thing that could happen to a person or business who relies on their computer would be to lose it. But imagine that in addition to losing your machine, you also lost all of your files with it. This...
Datto SIRIS: Using ShadowProtect and Image Manager – There will come at time when you will need to use ShadowProtect to take file backups. Find out how.
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.
The next generation of routers has a whole new DNA device: introducing the Datto Networking Appliance or the Datto DNA for short. Datto leads the way in business continuity. And, with innovative product launches they continue to deliver against their Total Data...
You can now share files securely in your organization. This post describes the procedure to install and configure ownCloud with Datto SIRIS or Virtual SIRIS
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.
Installing the Datto Linux agent is simple. Just follow the steps below. This article describes the requirements and procedure to install the Datto Linux Agent on the Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS, and RedHat distributions of Linux on 64-bit hardware.
The new Datto Backupify for Office 365 solution brings automated, secure ON-SITE backup for superior cloud application backup protection.
Last week the Datto Linux Agent was unveiled and it offers a quality of service that surpasses any other backup and recovery option for the operating system
Cloud computing agility is also hard to concisely define, but when harnessed properly can have a massive benefit boost for your organization.
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.
The history of cloud computing started in the ’60’s. However, it wasn’t until ’09 that the concept really took off. Today, there are many uses for the cloud
This article details the steps and procedures of how to restore SQL server for Datto SIRIS and other Datto devices using the ShadowSnap Agent.
Before we dive into the depths of the essentials of hybrid cloud backup, we need to make sure everyone in the boat can swim. A hybrid cloud solution is basically a combination between public cloud and private cloud deployment models.
Monitoring the cloud gives your company real time control over all your cloud services, managed servers and SaaS products. A good cloud management solution provides security, data back-up and redundancy, workstation and server management, and emergency technical support.
“Storage media fails regardless of type; it is just a matter of when. This fact, coupled with the fact that HDDs are still the most prevalent drive is why HDD crashes have and continue to be the most common cause of data loss.”
Cloud management includes so many options for modern businesses, many business owners do not know how to start. Like any activity taken by a business, gathering information is crucial, but so is action. “Act Now!” is advice given by many inspirational teachers, like the great Napoleon Hill.