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Azure Archive Storage Preview

A first look at Azure Archive

What is Azure Archive Storage?

To keep up the pace with Amazon and Google, Microsoft has announced the preview of its own Azure Archive Blob Storage as part of their Azure cloud storage offering. Complementing its Hot and Cool storage offerings, Azure Archive Storage rounds out Azure’s tiered storage with a low-cost, long-term storage option for rarely-accessed data. Continue reading

HIPAA Compliant Backup Solution – CloudBerry Backup

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.

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CloudBerry Explorer Now Supports Azure Archive Blob Storage

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.

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Following 3-2-1 Backup Strategy with CloudBerry Backup

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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.
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Support for larger Azure Block Blobs in CloudBerry Backup & Explorer

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.

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Cloud Storage Evolution

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Updated on 28/08/2017

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.
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Grapevine: There Are Several Challenges in Implementing a Proper Cloud Backup

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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.

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Microsoft Storage Clash: OneDrive vs Azure

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Since Windows-based solutions are so popular all over the globe, Microsoft is naturally interested in providing its users with native cloud storage tools for their data. You must have already heard about two of them: OneDrive and Azure Storage. In this article we will explore their differences and try to find out which one is better.
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We Introduce CloudBerry Backup 4.9

We are happy to inform you that a new version of Cloudberry Backup 4.9 has been released. It comes with a number of new options: now a single installer is used for all editions; a new option for restore — restore your image backups directly to Microsoft Azure VM. Let’s take a look in more details.

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Compare AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud for Backup

Cloud users typically choose a multi-vendor approach for their data backup and storage tasks. Using different solutions leads to more flexibility and often allows to cut overall expenditures. Azure, AWS and Google are among world's top providers of cloud storage services, so it is important to know about their differences in order to choose a right vendor for each particular need.
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