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Top Remote Monitoring and Management Tools for MSP

Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) is a category of services, designed to help IT specialists monitor and manage IT infrastructure - from desktops and servers to network availability and setup. These tools are essential for Managed Service Providers (MSPs), who monitor their clients in a timely fashion and provide services under given SLA’s. IT technicians can save time on patches and update management, software installation, and configuration, solving issues, etc.

In this article, we are going to overview core RMM features and TOP leading RMM solutions on the market. Continue reading

Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

A disaster could hardly be planned, but disaster recovery planning is a must. The core of successful disaster recovery is, of course, backup.

Nowadays, cloud storage providers are widely used for storing backups. However, the biggest cloud storage providers have created various services to perform recovery in the cloud. Today we will discuss the need for disaster recovery in the cloud and its peculiarities. Continue reading

AWS Storage Options: Amazon S3, Glacier, EBS, EFS

The portfolio of AWS storage products offers a multitude of options for each and every usage scenario. Navigating through them may prove troublesome for inexperienced users, as each storage class is crammed with many specificities that have to be considered. In this article we set out to clarify the use-cases of the following AWS storage classes: Amazon EBS, EFS, S3, and Glacier.
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What Is Best for Backup: Amazon Cloud Drive vs. Google Drive vs. Microsoft OneDrive

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No one likes to think about the possibility of losing their data. The average person has a 33% chance of losing data whether it’s because of a virus, faulty hard drive, or simply human error.  Fortunately, with cloud technology, backing up your data is easier than ever.  The hardest part may be deciding which cloud service to choose.

Three of the most popular options include Amazon Cloud Drive, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive. All three offer cost effective, consumer-oriented solutions with enough capacity to store all of your critical files. The question is, how do they compare? We’ll take a look at their performance, pricing, and platform availability to help you decide which cloud drive is right for your situation.

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Otixo, Unifyle and CloudFuse – Who is the Best in Cloud Syncing

We are going to overview the best cloud sync tools for business allowing you to access cloud-spread data at a single place. There are a lot of differences for corporate users, so we are going to evaluate advantages of Otixo Simple Cloud Manager, Unifyle, and CloudFuse.
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Best Practices: Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

Backup with Low BandwidthCloud storage prices are going down, so they attract a growing number of small and medium businesses. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. IT professionals have to develop strategies which balance RTO & RPO expectations with the bandwidth capacity. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices from CloudBerry Lab:

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Google Cloud Storage Classes Overview

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Google Cloud Storage has a number of classes to choose from. All of them guarantee 99.999999999% durability, have universal API, unlimited capacity, and almost zero latency—the download starts within milliseconds. Still, they vary in price and usage terms. In this post, we will explain Google Cloud Storage classes and find the best one that suits your needs. Continue reading