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Why offsite backup?

If you don’t protect your data offsite, or have have an offsite backup plan in place, then you may as well not be backing up at all. In today’s cloud forward environment, it still surprises me how many organisations rely on ‘traditional’ methods such as tape backups and USB devices to duplicate and protect their…
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virtualDCS hosts a competition to celebrate 10 years of collaboration with Veeam

For virtualDCS, 2018 marks 10 years of utilising Veeam software to provide innovative backup and replication services to businesses worldwide. A decade on from when the relationship first began, virtualDCS is now one of the most established Veeam Cloud Recovery providers in Europe and one of the very first businesses to offer Cloud Connect to…
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Recent CPU security flaws could uplift cloud costs by 30%

Recent CPU security flaws Spectre and Meltdown could cost businesses millions through unexpected contract uplifts. The issues affect nearly all devices using Intel, AMD and ARM processors created within the last 20 years. This includes all machines, from smartphones to servers. Both vulnerabilities allow applications to steal information that’s currently being processed on a device…
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How to help your customers grow with SaaS

Customer growth in any industry is important, but for a software developer, customer success could now be the difference between their own triumph and failure. There are a number of factors that make a software house successful, but customer happiness has to be the number one priority. With SaaS, customer issues and growth can impact…
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An introduction to Big Data – the basics, the benefits and the security.

‘Big Data’ is a concept so prominent that it has implications for everyone, from your Grandma to your CEO. With the data centres of today occupying an area of land equal in size to almost 6,000 football fields, the world of technology is thriving. Advancements in cloud technology along with the easy access to the…
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Five practices to AVOID in Business Continuity

More often than not, the cause of Business Continuity failure can be pinpointed down to two elements. We speak from experience when we say that a well thought out Business Continuity plan should be at the heart of every organisation, but unfortunately, the majority of failed recovery plans are down to a lack of preparation.…
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Veeam and virtualDCS – The new defence against Ransomware

In case you haven’t already heard, Veeam has just announced a brand new feature that when paired with virtualDCS, will give organisations a new layer of protection in the war against Ransomware. In 2017 anyone remotely connected to the IT landscape knows about the threat of ransomware, with two of the most prominent strains in…
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