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Category: Security

4 biggest challenges for IT Managers today

virtualDCS has recently celebrated its ten year anniversary, and for us it’s been both a time of reflection and a time for looking ahead to what the next ten years might bring in the cloud. We’re really proud of what we’ve achieved so far. What started out as a few conversations in a coffee shop…
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Which is the best data management solution? Compare Veeam with Double-Take and Zerto

Choosing an effective, intelligent data management and backup solution is essential for any forward-thinking organisation today. Strategic decisions are increasingly being made based on data. so this data has to be accurate, easily accessible and secure. But data management infrastructure often fails to keep pace with data growth, particularly within small and medium or rapidly…
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Don’t gift wrap your data for hackers this Christmas – invest in an off-site backup solution.

When you think about it, IT managers hold the fate of a business in their hands, after all, data is one of the most important assets to any business. This is why off-site backup is so important. From customer databases, to purchase orders and to invoices, would your place of work still run effectively without…
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Simple data protection tips for SMEs

Heading into 2019, it’s more important than ever before to protect your data. Data protection doesn’t have to be complicated and there are a few basic changes you can implement starting right… now to ensure security and business continuity. Never leave devices unattended or unprotected If you were away from the office, perhaps working in…
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We’ve passed again! virtualDCS recertifies its ISO 27001 status

The renewed ISO 27001 accolade showcases the team’s continuous commitment to information security and data protection. Looking at the entire scope of the business, from how the company purchases teabags to its comprehensive staff vetting procedure, the BSI assessed and commended virtualDCS on its processes and unique structure towards ISO 27001. ISO 27001 is the international…
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Wannacry and the importance of patching

A blog by Ross Devine, head of technical support. I’m sure that you’ll all of heard about the outbreak of the ransomware WannaCry which was widely reported in the UK media due to the devastating effect it had on parts of the NHS. This Ransomware was propagated via a vulnerability that was patched out by…
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Do you know where your cloud backups are stored?

For an IT manager, a comprehensive Disaster Recovery solution involves successfully orchestrating a number of elements, however, one valuable piece often overlooked is storage location. Even though your information is stored in the cloud, data and backups still need to be stored on a platform, in a physical location. With the cloud industry becoming increasingly…
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