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Time is running out for vSphere 5.5

May 29th, 2018 by BrightCloud SandTimer Thumb

With just over 100 days to go the vSphere 5.5 End of General Support is fast-approaching on September 19, 2018. To maintain your full level of Support and Subscription Services, VMware recommends upgrading to vSphere 6.5 or 6.7.

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Seven Benefits of Agentless Backup

January 18th, 2018 by BrightCloud 7 Benefits Thumb

Backup and recovery software typically requires you to install an agent onto every server you want to backup. Agents create a whole host of problems, even in a modest-sized environment, however agentless backup solutions don’t require any …

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Spectre & Meltdown Security Update

January 15th, 2018 by BrightCloud Spectre and Meltdown Security Threats

As you may be aware, there have been several publications and reports released during the past week reporting several vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited with some Intel, AMD and ARM CPUs.

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How Agentless Backup Works

January 11th, 2018 by BrightCloud Agentless Backup Thumb
Agent based backup and recovery software requires an agent to be installed onto each server that a system administrator wants to backup. The complexity ...
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The Problems with Agent-Based Backup

January 4th, 2018 by BrightCloud Agent-Based Backup Thumb
Many businesses in the UK are still using agent-based backup and recovery solutions (normally either a tape or a disk-to-disk (D2D) product). Whilst these ...
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KRACK: Don’t Panic!

October 18th, 2017 by BrightCloud KRACK Attacks Thumb
On Monday a fairly significant flaw in the WPA2 wireless encryption protocol was uncovered and since it’s a flaw in the original design, it ...
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What good are backups if they don’t work?

July 18th, 2017 by Alistair Ward Broken Cable

All companies face the challenge of getting their data backed up to another medium, be that disk, tape, or in the cloud. As the amount …

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In Loving Memory of Paul Wilson

May 15th, 2017 by Duncan Little Paul Wilson Thumbnail

Dear Friends, You may know that our colleague and close friend Paul Wilson had been fighting cancer since January 2016, and was making great …

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