How to Backup Files in Linux

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Backing up files in Linux may seem easy, but it is challenging to backup a Linux system in a reliable and efficient way.

That is because a typical Linux server contains many different types of files. Some are more important to back up than others, and some are easier to restore to a working state than others after the system goes down.

For this reason, if your Linux backup strategy simply involves copying all directories from the system to a backup server, it is unlikely that you will actually be able to recover all of your data after a failure. You also won’t be backing up data efficiently because a full-system backup will consume much more space than necessary. Continue reading

4 Best Practices for MSP: Backup and Recovery of Clients’ Data

4 Best Practices for MSP. Backup and Recovery of Clients Data

Data loss can occur for a variety of reasons. A user may delete the data that he needs, part of the computer or the whole operating system may be crashed or the PC may be infected by a virus. But whatever is the reason, you as a managed service provider have to help your clients and offer them the swift recovery of their data. In this article, we would like to review 4 MSP best practices for data backup and recovery in Windows. Continue reading

4 ‘Must-Have’ Features of the Managed Backup Software

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Keeping clients’ servers and PC operational at any time and up-to-date is vital for any managed service provider. Your primary mission is meeting your clients' expectations.

When you only start MSP business and work with your first client, it’s easy to provide on-demand remote support. But as you grow and add more and more customers to your portfolio, it gets harder to manage all their systems manually. Especially this concerns remote backup service.

Whether you perform remote PC backup manually or whether you make it with a script, eventually you start looking for MSP software that will give you more advantages in performing managed backup service.

So what are the essential features of the managed backup software? Let’s take a look. Continue reading

3 Easy Steps for MSP to Sell Managed Backup

In the era of new technologies even small businesses understand that even little downtime leads to heavy losses, so they need an efficient backup to maintain data availability at the high level. The best way they can do it is to outsource this task to MSPs.

However, it still remains a difficult task for MSP to sell remote managed backup services to the clients. This article we would like to give you some advice which would help you to reach your goals in selling managed backup. Continue reading

Cloud Managed Backup vs Backup to Tape: Pros and Cons

To support business continuity at the appropriate level has become crucial nowadays, even a few hours of downtime may result in heavy business impact and financial loss. The cloud-managed backup procedure plays a vital role as it allows any business to quickly restore the lost files as if nothing had happened.

If a company relies on a managed service provider to carry out the task, then it becomes MSP’s headache to select the right backup solution. Why a headache? Because the backup technologies evolve over time, and it gets more and more difficult to select the best option. Continue reading

How to Backup a Mac: Top 5 Tips

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Mac users typically have a basic backup structure using a good, native tool called “Time Machine”. But there are a few thoughts on how to backup Mac that we want you to consider in order to make your backups more efficient and available anytime, anywhere for both personal or business needs. Continue reading

CloudBerry Backup Review on Linux Quest

Check out the review of our Linux backup software. Here Rob Collins, the Linux Quest host, looks at the easy set-up process for local backup.

The review is for freeware edition, but if you want to go Pro, they have a discount coupon link for Linux Quest viewers only.  Enter their channel to win it!