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A Complete Guide for Backup and Disaster Recovery on AWS

A Complete Guide for Backup and Disaster Recovery on AWS

The ideal backup strategy hinges on planning. Files should be maintained more often, without relying only on full system images, and configurations should be maintained more frequently as part of cloud recovery—because every minute of downtime means money lost. Continue reading

What’s Best for Backup: Amazon Drive vs. Google Drive vs. Microsoft OneDrive

What’s Best for Backup: Amazon Drive vs. Google Drive vs. Microsoft OneDrive

Amazon, Google, and Microsoft all offer viable entry points into the cloud storage market. Although they differ in their storage and pricing tiers, as industry leaders, they offer trusted services, quality performance, and time-tested reliability. Each one has unique strengths and weaknesses. The question is, how do they compare? Continue reading

Image Based Backup and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

Image Based Backup and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

A good portion of IT seems to have lost track of why we do backups and why we archive. The problem isn’t mechanical data loss anymore. Amazon S3 and other cloud storage services do protect against crashing disk drives. The issue is that hacking, software errors and plain admin finger trouble pose much more serious threats to data today. Continue reading