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Online backup

Online backup: A remote, online, or managed backup service is a service that provides users with a system for backing up and storing computer files. Online backup providers are companies that provide this type of service. (Source: Wikipedia)

Cloud Services - Mobile & Remote Working

Section: Research
  Cloud Services, which are IT Solutions and Services delivered and consumed real time over the Internet, have now become an integral part of daily operations for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).   The ‘workplace’ is no longer a fixed location - remote, mobile and flexible working is now co ...   read more

Backup Solutions for SMBs: Tape vs. the Cloud

Section: Research
Tape backup has been the traditional method for routine backup and archival data storage. The decreasing price of hard disks however, has many businesses switching to disk backup or a combination of tape and disk. But local disk backups suffer from many of the same issues as tape. In addition to high hardware and administration costs, neither tape nor disk will provide disaster recovery unless they are stored off-site. Moving backups off-site increases risks in terms of security and comp ...   read more

Cisco predicts huge growth in cloud computing traffic

Section: News
Cisco has predicted a huge growth in cloud computing in the coming years, with traffic tripling between 2010 and 2015. According to the firm's Global Cloud Index (2010-15) report, the amount of data being shifted to and from cloud systems will rise 12-fold and the total amount transmitted during 2015 is expected to reach 1.6 trillion gigabytes.In its report the firm said that the majority of data being shifted around the cloud will be hidden from end users - during processes like   read more

Enabling Rapid and Effective IT Recovery

Section: Research
This report is based on a research study based on 160 interviews with small and medium businesses across the United Kingdom, France and Germany The research findings provide some important insights including: Most SMBs take measures to permit systems recovery following a major operational incident, however significant disaster recovery (DR) gaps and shortfalls often exist. DR initiatives ...   read more

Gartner Predict Public Cloud to Grow 18.5% this Year

Section: News
A new study from Gartner has predicted that the public cloud industry will continue to grow this year at a rate of 18.5%, reaching a total of $131bn globally. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) will continue to show the strongest growth and it’s expected that these should reach growth of 47.3% in 2013 reaching a total of $9bn. IaaS includes services such as cloud compute, storage and print solutions. Cloud advertising remains the biggest cloud sector, accounting for 48 ...   read more

Online Backup: Top Seven Data Security Concerns

Section: Articles
The allure of online backup isn’t difficult to see: easy, convenient and seemingly effortless, online backup also appears to add an extra layer of security to your data. It’s no wonder so many organisations are climbing atop the online backup bandwagon. But before you settle on online backup as the miracle answer to all your organisation’s data security concerns, it pays to tread carefully and make note of the very real vulnerabilities and questions associated with online ba ...   read more

Virtualization becomes 'the focus of IT purchasing'

Section: News
Businesses are increasingly focusing their IT infrastructure purchasing strategies on server virtualization technologies. According to new research from Veeam Software, organisations are pushing forward with read more