Tag Archives: Cloud backup

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

Disadvantages of Cloud Storage. Why You Need Cloud Data Backup

Cloud storage weaknesses explained

If you store data in the cloud, it can be easy to assume that the data will never disappear. In reality, however, one of the disadvantages of cloud storage is that cloud storage sometimes fails in ways that you can’t control.

That’s why it’s crucial to perform cloud data backups, even if your data is “cloud-native”. Continue reading

Windows Backup and Restore: Tips and Tricks

Windows backup and restore tips

Windows data backup strategies are usually based on two practices: backing up to external hard drives or cloud backups. Should you use both backup techniques for Windows backup and restore at the same time, or just one? If one, which is the better approach? This article explains. Continue reading

How to Backup a Linux Server

how to backup linux server header with penguinsBacking up Linux servers is crucial if you want to be protected against unexpected failures or data loss.

However, the approach you take to Linux server backups will vary depending on which kind of Linux server you have and what it is used for.

This article identifies the types of files that you would typically back up in different Linux server use cases. 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

Cloning vs Image Backup: When you Need What?


A simple file backup does a good job of protecting crucial data. However, should your hard drive crash or your operating system become hopelessly corrupt, then you will be left confused, trying to figure out the way out. This is where cloning and image backup come in. Some people assume that these two terms mean the same thing, but that is fundamentally wrong.

Though they both give you a full copy of your data and operating system, you should understand what each technique involves and how it is different from the other, so that you can make an informed choice.

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Following 3-2-1 Backup Strategy with CloudBerry Backup

3 2 1 backup strategy

The 3-2-1 Backup strategy is an approach to increase a company’s crucial data resilience in case of any disaster. The key is keeping several backup copies of data, spread across separate storage sites. This strategy helps to cover organizational needs, such as keeping crucial data safe in compliance with applied government regulations.

In this article, we are going to review the key points of the “3-2-1” backup strategy and how CloudBerry Backup can simplify its implementation.
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How to Migrate Business to the Cloud

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

Best Practices: Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

Backup with Low Bandwidth

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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