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Geo-Redundancy Clash: Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure Blob and Google Cloud Storage

Geo-Redundancy Clash: Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure Blob and Google Cloud Storage

Want to take advantage of geo-redundant storage but are unsure where to start? This article is for you. Below, we compare AWS replication across regions, Azure storage geo-redundancy and the data replication features available on Google Cloud Storage. Continue reading

Top Remote Desktop Software for MSPs

Top Remote Desktop Software for MSPs

Currently, remote desktop software is considered one of the most fundamental resources in the managed IT space. It provides that critical remote link between a service provider’s system and the corresponding client PCs. Hence, the whole software essentially acts as the core application for managing IT services through a remote network.  Continue reading

SAN vs NAS: Difference Between Storage Area Network and Network Attached Storage

SAN vs NAS: Difference Between Storage Area Network and Network Attached Storage

When you are looking for a local storage for business, there come two options: NAS (Network Attached Storage) and SAN (Storage Area Network). Today you will find out whether it is NAS or SAN that fits your needs.

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Microsoft Azure vs Amazon S3 Data Transfer Pricing Comparison

Microsoft Azure vs Amazon S3 Data Transfer Pricing Comparison

Bandwidth and data transfer pricing can have a significant cost on your cloud-computing bill. And unlike the basic pricing of cloud-computing instances, data transfer costs on clouds like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure can be difficult to compare, because each cloud provider uses a somewhat different model for data transfer pricing. Continue reading

MSP Help Desk Software Overview

MSP Help Desk Software Overview

The ultimate goal of a managed service provider (MSP) is to successfully manage clients’ IT infrastructure from a remote location (in an ideal world). However, in order to achieve this goal, an MSP must streamline its process of managing requests — and this is where crucial role of IT help desk ticketing system comes in. In this article, we have reviewed the most popular MSP help desk software to help you make the right decision for your organization. Continue reading

Office 365 Hybrid Migration

Office 365 Hybrid Migration

Many organizations decide to skip the expense of maintaining an on-premises Exchange server and migrate to Office 365, which offloads the server to the Microsoft cloud. Once that decision has been made, the next step is to decide on the type of migration. In this article, we will overview the main types of Exchange cloud migration. Continue reading

Dropbox for Business vs OneDrive for Business vs Google G Suite

Dropbox for Business vs OneDrive for Business vs Google G Suite

In this article, we will overview the most popular business-storage solutions on the market - Microsoft One Drive for Business, Gsuite from Google and Dropbox Business. If you need to evaluate a new solution, looking to move from bulky on-prem to the cloud and just want to simplify your daily office routines, continue reading. Continue reading

SFTP vs. FTPS

SFTP vs. FTPS

 SFTP vs. FTPS

While choosing between SFTP and FTPS, weighing the pros and cons of each option will allow users to have a better understanding of the available choices. Here is a head-to-head SFTP and FTPS comparison that overviews the advantages and limitations of each transfer protocol.

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Hard Drive Revolution in 2019?

Hard Drive Revolution in 2019?

When we think about large data storage, the first things that spring to mind are magnetic hard drives, as SSD technology is more about speed than volume. Next year might be revolutionary for the HDD industry since major manufacturers - Seagate and WD - presented their new solutions which significantly improve data writing density. BTW, there are lasers and microwaves involved.

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Managing IAM Permissions in the Cloud

Managing IAM Permissions in the Cloud

All of the major public clouds offer identity and access management (IAM) tools. The exact nature of the various cloud IAM tools varies, however. So do their names. This article clarifies that issue by comparing the identity and access management tools and frameworks associated with each of the three major public clouds -- AWS, Azure, and Google. Continue reading