What is an MSP and what are managed IT services?
We get a report each and every day that tells us if our client's server and workstation backups were successful or if there were any issues preventing a successful backup.
Backup your systems with the industry leading VEEAM Availability Suite and feel good about your backups. With VEEAM, you can do a nightly boot check to see if your backed up server or workstation image is bootable and therefore usable as a backup for you.
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Ransomware is a business for bad guys.
These bad guys prey on us good guys (and gals) when we let our guard down or don't take the right steps to prepare to protect our business information.
Honestly, once you are hit with ransomware and you are unprepared...better learn how to use Bitcoin to pay the ransom.
Or, you could do what a lot of East Texas businesses are doing...put in a BDR or Backup and Disaster Recovery Appliance.
What's a BDR?
Disasters, outages, failures can come from all manner of sources. Weather, fire, or man-made disasters such as vandalism, theft or just plain human error, you name it.
According to this article from ZDNET.com, a loud noise caused a 10 hour outage for a Romanian bank, and also caused "...serious and irrevocable damage" to some hard drives.
What? A loud noise? Yes, you heard that right...they were doing some testing of a fire suppression system and it caused a very loud noise, which created some serious vibrations that caused the damage.
Read more here: LOUD NOISE BRINGS DOWN DATACENTER
Hard drives are pretty amazing, but they do fail.
Ransomware. Yes, it’s as bad as you think it is. Cryptolocker started it, but there are some really nasty exploits out there that can be bad for your business. Really bad if you are not prepared for it.