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How Veeam Cloud Connect Helps With the 3-2-1 Backup Rule

June 1st, 2021 by Kris Price 3-2-1 Backup Blog Image

The 3-2-1 backup rule states that you at least 1 copy of your data should be off site. Veeam Cloud Connect makes it easy to get backups and replicas off site to a provider like BrightCloud, without the cost and complexity of managing a second infrastructure.

7 Reasons to Backup Office 365

May 25th, 2021 by Kris Price 7 Reasons Blog Image

Unprotected Office 365 data is a real and unappreciated risk to businesses. You may have the impression that there isn’t such a thing as …

OVH Data Centre Fire Shows Why Disaster Recovery Plans Are Essential

March 15th, 2021 by Kris Price OVH Fire Blog Featured Image

The largest European web hosting provider, OVH, suffered a catastrophic fire on Wednesday 10th March destroying one of its data centres in France with power supplies to their other three offline until next week. OVH are encouraging affected customers to implement their Disaster Recovery plan.

Manchester United Football Club hit by Cyber Attack

November 24th, 2020 by Kris Price Football

Late on Friday 20th November, Manchester United Football Club released a statement announcing they had been victims of “a sophisticated operation by organised cyber criminals”.

Why 3-2-1 Backup has Become an Ineffective Ransomware Defence

March 31st, 2020 by Kris Price 321 Backup Ransomware Defence

For a long time, the 3-2-1 backup model was considered an effective defence against viruses and ransomware. However, in recent years ransomware has become much more sophisticated and the 3-2-1 backup process has become part of the problem.

The Office 365 Shared Responsibility Model

February 17th, 2020 by Kris Price Shared Responsibility Blog Image

All your Office 365 data lives in the Microsoft cloud that is beyond your control, but does it matter? After all, Microsoft offers a financially backed guarantee of 99.9% uptime with state-of-the-art redundancy at every layer, but scratch beneath the surface and you’ll find good reasons to back up your Office 365 data.

Can Backups be Infected by Malware?

August 15th, 2018 by Kris Price MalwareInfectBackupsThumb
Computer virus, worm, trojan, ransomware, spyware. These are just some of the names for malicious pieces of software (malware) that are designed to infect ...

Seven Benefits of Agentless Backup

January 18th, 2018 by Kris Price 7 Benefits Thumb

Backup and recovery software typically requires you to install an agent onto every server you want to backup, but agents create a whole host of problems, even in a modest-sized environment.


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