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Cloud Disaster Recovery: Building a DR Plan for the Cloud

Cloud Disaster Recovery Guide

You can never know when a disaster will occur to your cloud infrastructure. You can, however, prepare a cloud disaster recovery plan that enables you to restore operations quickly whenever disaster does strike your cloud. This article explains how. Continue reading

Dropbox Alternatives for Businesses

Dropbox is the best-known cloud storage provider and the first name that comes to most people's minds when searching for a cloud-based storage solution for business.

Yet there are disadvantages to using Dropbox for Business, such as Dropbox's storage limits and its cost.

Fortunately, the cloud storage market is crowded, and there are many Dropbox alternatives for business. This article discusses several other tools for cloud-based file storage and collaboration. Continue reading

Microsoft OneDrive for Business Review: Pros and Cons

Microsoft OneDrive for Business is an online storage solution, with licenses starting at $5 per month. It makes sharing and collaborating on business files easy, with access available from all devices, powerful search tools, and advanced security features for maximum data protection.

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Rackspace vs Azure: Pricing and Features Comparison

Azure vs. Rackspace: Cloud Services, Pricing, Data Center Coverage, Support Options and More

Microsoft Azure and Rackspace are both major cloud computing providers with an international presence.

What are the key differences between Azure and Rackspace? How does Rackspace pricing compare to Azure pricing? Which features does the Rackspace cloud offer that are not available from Azure, and vice versa?

This article answers those questions through a comparison of Azure and Rackspace. Continue reading

How to Backup and Restore Windows 7 with OneDrive

Any user of Microsoft Windows 7 needs a proper backup system to avoid data loss in any case. Since Microsoft offers OneDrive client for Windows, you may want to use it as a cloud backup tool and storage. But it is necessary to understand the difference between cloud backup and cloud sync.

In this article we will explain this concept and show how to backup and restore Windows 7. Continue reading

Backup Encryption Options Demystified

Backup Encryption overviewEncryption is everywhere:  On your storage, on your network, over the internet, and in the cloud. Encryption is about protecting your data from those who might otherwise use it to cause harm. It protects you from those who bypass security to access data within your organization, illegal access from outside, and provides protection for compliance. Your live data is the lifeblood of your organization and your backups protect your live data by letting you restore misplaced, damaged, stolen, or incorrectly edited data with versions that keep the business running. Continue reading

Introducing CloudBerry Backup 2.3 for macOS & Linux

CloudBerry software for Mac cloud backup and Linux cloud backup have been updated to support new Amazon S3 regions, new Microsoft Azure Archive & Cool storage tiers, and a new Linux distribution.
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Cloud Object Storage – Basics and Examples

Cloud Object Storage. Basics and Examples

Once you have used a cloud storage service, you are most likely going to be faced with its different types: block-, file- and object storage. These types determine how data is stored and used. We are going to explain in depth, one of the most commonly used storage types – object storage. Continue reading

Meet Microsoft Azure Archive Blob Storage

Back in August, Microsoft announced Microsoft Azure Archive Blob Storage. Extremely competitive pricing along with local and geographic redundancy have us at CloudBerry excited and we are now announcing support for Azure Archive Blob Storage in CloudBerry Backup. After giving us a sneak peek a few months back, Microsoft has now released the feature to the general public. Read on to learn more about  Azure Archive Blob Storage and its benefits. Continue reading

Increased EC2 & Azure disk restore limits in CloudBerry Backup 5.8

Microsoft and Amazon have recently increased the disk volume limits for their virtual machines running on Azure and EC2. At CloudBerry Lab, we always keep up with the latest developments and today announce the support for these increased disk sizes in the CloudBerry Backup 5.8.
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