December 05, 2014
With limited time and budgets, there’s only so much in-house IT can do. And when it comes to housekeeping tasks, the internal team usually has bigger fish to fry. That’s why most companies these days outsource such tasks to their partners. As it turns out though, there’s one housekeeping task that companies actually prefer to…
December 04, 2014
MSPMentor Executive Editor Jessica Davis had a Fastchat video Q&A with Zetta.net VP of Products Chris Schin about MSP backup trends and how VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) recovery actually makes bare metal recovery (BMR) work. According to Chris, there are two main backup trends for managed services providers & their customers: 1. There is a…
November 25, 2014
At end of our recent BMR survey, we asked for your “most epic” stories about working with bare metal restores, for better or worse. Our respondents shared stories ranging from weekend-saving success to dayslong nightmare scenarios, with a common thread of IT ingenuity. We got permission to share a few that we felt were representative….
November 13, 2014
CryptoLocker had the industry stewing about security best practices, but when the ransomware virus hit Texas tax firm KE Andrews (KEA) earlier this year, the IT team hunkered down to map out a new backup plan to account for more convenient and faster off-site recovery in the event another disaster hit. Cloud backup had been…