NovaStor offers free whitepapers designed to educate users and IT administrators about backup and recovery related topics, best practices, ransomware prevention and more.
Since 2013 a ransomware called Cryptolocker has been threatening data and users all over the world. Cryptolocker’s specialty is encrypting everything within reach and demanding a fee in order to decrypt it again. Similar to a flu virus it changes its structure and entry point from time to time and makes it even more difficult to detect and prevent from executing.
In recent years, virtualization has evolved into a broadly accepted and standardized technology. It equips users with unprecedented flexibility, improved scalability, and more efficient use of resources. With the growth of data stored per physical hardware unit, however, the downtime of one physical server can multiply as the number of hosted virtual servers’ increases.
Rapid data growth forces companies of all sizes to look for more efficient ways of backing up data in a shorter time frame. Spending the already tight IT budget on new hardware can be an option, but is that an economic one?
Always online! In today’s world the Internet is pervasive and easy to access. Bandwidth has finally reached critical mass. As a result, the markets for Internet-based Cloud or Software as a Service Solutions are growing exponentially. Storing your business critical data offsite is essential in today’s data protection scenarios. Which way you store your business critical data offsite is a bigger question.
The imminent death of tape backup has been claimed for decades, yet the technology is still widely used. Rumors circulated by some cloud service providers help to fuel misconceptions. Is tape storage slow, cumbersome, and costly? This whitepaper uncovers the myths and exposes the realities of tape backup.
Low margins, a boom in the managed services segment, and a decreasing reliance by businesses on client-server based infrastructures to deliver IT services is drastically changing the business landscape for many traditional IT channel players, specifically classic IT dealers and Value Added Resellers.
When it’s time to change backup solutions, there is a lot to think about. Maybe you haven’t fully decided on making changes to your backup yet, and that’s ok. NovaStor offers valuable tips for when it comes time to migrate backup solutions.
Healthcare professionals know it is important to protect the privacy of their patients, but the issue can become complex when determining how to protect specific types of information, and understanding how to abide by security regulations, including the creation of written policies, and procedures.