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Behind the Data Center

Posted by Sean McCabe on July 27, 2017 at 3:57 PM

The idea behind data backup is that it needs to be dependable and easy to recover. When something awful strikes your computer system and your data, then your backup is your only hope. If you take any unnecessary risks with your backup plan, you are inviting a potential loss of all your vital info.

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Topics: Business Data Security, Cloud Backup Comparisons

Myths About Cloud Backup

Posted by Sean McCabe on June 29, 2017 at 4:12 PM

 

When people discuss cloud backup, it’s done in an almost mythical jargon. With this comes many misconceptions. Not everyone is really clued in on all the ins and outs of uploading files onto the cloud, which sometimes leads to serious consequences.

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Topics: Cloud Backup Comparisons, Backup for Businesses, Data Loss Prevention

Data Storage Companies vs Cloud Backup Companies

Posted by Nordic Backup on May 30, 2017 at 9:05 AM

When you're looking to protect your business's data, it can be intimidating to sort through your options. For example, you might not know the difference between data storage companies and cloud backup services. It's easy to assume that they are different names for the same service. However, that assumption is incorrect. While data storage and cloud backup are both useful, they serve very different purposes. They aren't the same thing, and it's crucial for you to know why. When it comes to keeping your files safe from destruction, cloud backup is the way to go. Here's a simple guide to help you understand why.

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Topics: Cloud Backup Comparisons

Free Cloud Backup Exists, But is it for Everyone?

Posted by Nordic Backup on January 4, 2017 at 2:26 PM

Increasingly, internet users are expecting online assets to be provided for free. This includes things like news, movies, music, and even some softwares. While cloud backup can be hugely beneficial to individuals, and especially businesses when a data loss event strikes, for those on a budget, it can seem like just another thing you have to pay for. Because of this, some personal and business users are looking to free cloud backup as a possible solution to their data recovery needs -- one that will keep their data recoverable and do so without costing them a dime. But as with anything that sounds too good to be true, it usually is.

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Topics: Cloud Backup Comparisons, Data Loss Prevention

10 Mistakes Companies Make When Choosing Cloud Computing Providers

Posted by Nordic Backup on December 22, 2016 at 12:34 PM

Cloud computing may be all the rage for companies that want to take advantage of scalable resources, efficient IT operations, and access to software enterprise-style tools otherwise not available without an enterprise network infrastructure. While these opportunities are available with the right cloud provider, a lot of what’s understood about the cloud is missed by many firms. Here are 10 mistakes commonly made with cloud computing providers that are also avoidable with good planning:

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Topics: Cloud Backup Comparisons, Backup for Businesses

Business Cloud Storage Dos and Don’ts

Posted by Nordic Backup on July 19, 2016 at 6:30 AM

Cloud tools are attractive to businesses for many reasons. They allow for easy sharing and syncing of data, are easy to use, and are relatively inexpensive when compared to the costs of housing and maintaining an internal server setup. However, without taking the proper precautions, your business and employees can misuse your cloud storage tools without even realizing it, or when it’s too late.

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Topics: Cloud Backup Comparisons, Backup for Businesses

3 Incremental Backup Softwares that Disaster-Proof Data

Posted by Nordic Backup on January 22, 2016 at 7:30 AM

Creating a full backup of your data daily can be timely and costly, which is why most businesses only run them once a week or even once a month. This backup schedule creates a clear risk -- the files being changed in the meantime can be deleted, thus losing the changes you’ve been working on.

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Topics: Cloud Backup Comparisons

Public vs Private vs Hybrid Cloud Storage for Businesses

Posted by Nordic Backup on January 14, 2016 at 2:27 PM

Between public, private, and hybrid cloud storage, it’s difficult to determine which type is the best fit for your business. The terminology is similar and the differences can blend into a murky mess to anyone without at least a little IT knowledge. But in order to choose the right cloud solution for your business, you need to know what distinguishes each of these three cloud computing resources. Before you determine whether private, public, or hybrid cloud storage will best fit your business type, take a look at what each has to offer.

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Topics: Cloud Backup Comparisons

Worst Cloud Security Issues and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Nordic Backup on December 16, 2015 at 7:30 AM

The balance between keeping IT costs low while providing more and more data accountability can be frustrating, especially when dealing with the invisible, unaffected cloud. You want to ensure your small business and your customer data is secure, and moving IT operations to the cloud can be the best safety decision you make. But, if you try to do it all yourself, you might run into some hefty cloud security issues you can easily avoid. Follow these tips to make sure your small business data is never compromised.

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Topics: Cloud Backup Comparisons

Public vs. Private Cloud Storage: Which Do You Need?

Posted by Nordic Backup on November 24, 2015 at 6:30 AM

Cloud storage isn’t just about security and dependability, it’s also about control — being able to manage your data and access it when you need it. Your small business has unique needs that can benefit from the performance and security advantages of a cloud-based virtual infrastructure and cloud computing. But which type of cloud solution is right for you? Public cloud storage and private cloud storage each have their own advantages, disadvantages, and implications.

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Topics: Cloud Backup Comparisons

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