Cloud backup has become one of the essential requirements for both business users and managed service providers. The market is packed with numerous versatile backup products vying for customers’ attention. Selecting the right solution is no easy job. To help you navigate through the sea of various backup software, today we will compare two popular solutions — CloudBerry Backup and Carbonite Backup.
We will dive deeper into the feature sets of both solutions, their pricing models, and examine their fitness for MSPs (Managed Service Providers). Continue reading →
Keeping your server infrastructure up and running is unquestionably a task of utmost importance for any organization. And while image-based backups do a fine job of preserving data, sometimes they can't be restored fast enough, as emergency situations may require swift and immediate recovery. That's where a bootable USB drive can help. In this article we demonstrate how you can effortlessly create a bootable USB drive for Windows Server. Continue reading →
With dozens of features and details of internal IT-infrastructure to consider, selecting the right application to backup your data is always a challenge. In this series of articles, we compare CloudBerry Backup and Managed Backup solution solutions with other vendors’ backup products by a number of criteria and features that are important to users, businesses, and managed service providers.
Today, we will take a closer look at CrashPlan backup and Code42 CrashPlan enterprise solution: Continue reading →
The vast majority of IT businesses worldwide have already migrated to the cloud. However, the real business goal is not to do the same what everyone does, but to increase the efficiency of corporate IT system. In this article, we will take a closer look at advantages of the cloud migration as well as some pitfalls to take into account. Continue reading →
There are a number of storage classes for every need and budget in Amazon Web Services cloud storage. The cheapest method to store the backup for a long time is Amazon Glacier. However, there are two different ways to upload files to that storage: direct and using the lifecycle policy. In this article we will demonstrate why the lifecycle policy method is more practical. Continue reading →
In our last article, we described the recent situation with many organizations were hit by the WannaCry strain of ransomware – and the possible ways of retaliation. In some cases, organizations simply chose to pay the ransom of $300 – a mere pittance compared to the value of lost data. But WannaCry was not ransomware targeting businesses; instead, it was focused on impacting individuals. Thus, the extremely low ransom. In many ways, organizations hit by WannaCry were lucky.
But the next ransomware variant may not be so nice.
Amazon S3 is a public object storage that helps individuals and enterprises to store and retrieve data. For a few years of its existence the Amazon has regularly announced price cuts for Simple Storage Services. Its main competitors — Google Cloud Storage and Microsoft Azure are running face to face and also systematically decrease cloud storage costs to undercut Amazon pricing.
CloudBerry Lab develops a number of software solutions for managing cloud data and for cloud backup. Our products support more than 15 cloud storage services, including Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Storage. To help our customers better navigate on constantly changing cloud storage market we decided to prepare a short article comparing Microsoft Azure, Google Storage and Amazon S3 prices. Continue reading →
Block-level backup is a great way to expedite the backup process and eliminate certain inefficiencies. While previously we extensively covered the essence of block-level backup, it seems that some users are still confused as to the application of this feature to their backup practices. With that in mind, we’ve decided to write this article to clarify the frequent use-cases of block-level backup and to explain when it’s better to avoid using it. Continue reading →