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The Office 365 backup gaps you didn’t know about

If you’re relying on the native Microsoft backup in Office 365, you’ll really want to read on! Businesses across the globe are now “seeing the light in the cloud” and moving their onsite exchange environments over to Microsoft Office 365. But many of these businesses are then relying on the native backup within MS Office…
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Simple 5-Step Disaster Recovery Planning Process for SMEs

The start of a new year is a great time to review your IT infrastructure and plan ahead for future business challenges. Effective Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning are vital to protect against major outages and other disasters. How robust are your Disaster Recovery plan and systems? In a previous blog post, we discussed…
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#veeamchallenge: Replicating legacy technology

A Blog by Joe Brain, Support Apprentice at virtualDCS. In the office this quarter we’ve been celebrating old technology, from the solar-powered calculator to the wonderful Waddington’s Wizard, but we didn’t stop there. We’ve wanted to combine our love of old technology with one of the world’s leading backup and replication solutions, Veeam Cloud Connect…
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Is your data at risk after Brexit? 5 ways to protect it now

With an unknown Brexit on the horizon, many organisations are concerned about international data protection and security. And they’re right to be. The UK economy is heavily reliant on the free flow of data. Data is responsible for £240bn of UK economic activity, and three quarters of our data transfers are with EU countries. If…
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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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Infographic: 6 reasons to backup Microsoft Office 365

Accidental deletion Human error is one of the biggest causes of data loss. The recycle bins and version histories in Microsoft Office 365 only provide limited protection from data loss. This can turn a simple recovery into a big problem after Office 365 has geo-redundantly deleted the data forever. Internal security threats Security threats don’t…
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Could your data centre withstand a natural disaster?

Recent research from Zenium Technology partners has uncovered that one in two organisations are failing to operate from a data centre that can withstand a natural disaster. Its ‘Managing Growth, Risk and the Cloud’ report found businesses to date have suffered around five incidents on average, in total with their data centre. Despite these figures,…
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