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 →
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 →
Microsoft Azure Cloud offers several types of scalable, high-availability storage: for tables, queues, files, blobs and Azure virtual machine disks. But what does it all really mean?
Even for an IT-specialist, it is not that easy to determine the best solution for the corporate requirements and environment. In this article, we will provide a definition for each of the Microsoft Azure storage types and give examples.Continue reading →
It is of utmost importance to observe the laws aimed at the protection of patient medical data as regulated by the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Data backup and protection of this data is mandatory.
In this article, we are going to discuss HIPAA principles — the basic law that regulates operation with personal medical data. We will also create a HIPAA compliant backup using CloudBerry Backup.
CloudBerry Explorer for Azure is receiving yet another update, making it the first cloud file explorer that natively supports Microsoft Azure's latest blob storage tier — Archival. In this post we briefly explain what that is and how you can take advantage of it to reduce your cloud storage fees.
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 key points of “3-2-1” backup strategy and how CloudBerry Backup can simplify its implementation. Continue reading →
Microsoft has recently updated its Azure Storage architecture to increase the size of the maximum allowable block size. The latest editions of CloudBerry Backup and CloudBerry Explorer for Windows have in turn timely gained support for this novelty.
Over the course of the last few years, in addition to Standard cloud storage, large cloud providers began offering long-term Cool and Cold storage class options. These alternatives take the place of traditional storage solutions like tape libraries. But what are they and which class or classes should a business use? In this article, we will look at the cloud storage and class options offered by Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and the growing changes and needs on the marketplace. Continue reading →
Established in 1991, Grapevine is a regional provider of business mobiles, office telephony, cloud computing and IT solutions. It deploys expert technical knowledge across 1200 small business clients all over of Southern England. This year company is celebrating its 25th anniversary.