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Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing: Best Practices

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Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to disaster recovery planning best practices, disaster recovery testing process and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning. Continue reading

What Files to Backup?

Perhaps one of the most important things in dealing with data — for both organizations and individuals — is to design sensible backup strategies to ensure that all critical data is securely stored and accessible in the event of a disaster. On the one hand, certain corporate files are absolutely crucial for the continuation of business, but on the other hand backing up applications, movies, music, and certain system files is unnecessary, as that information is easily recoverable from official sources, not to mention the spiraling out of control cloud storage fees. In this article, we set out to clarify exactly what types of data should be subject to backup, and what files should either be omitted or delegated to the image-based backup. Continue reading

Best Practices: Real-Time Backup

CloudBerry Backup enables you to perform real-time cloud backup for your utmost important documents that must remain intact regardless of emerging circumstances. In this article we wanted to clarify the use-cases for the feature as well as scenarios in which it's advisable to avoid using it.
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Best Practices: Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

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Cloud 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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