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Cost effective Disaster recovery planning for SMEs

If you are in business, you need a Disaster Recovery Plan.  The bigger the business, the more complex the plan needs to be.  For an individual working from home, it may not be more than some ideas jotted on the back of an envelope.  Disaster recovery planning for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) requires something [...]

Will all IT services eventually move to the cloud?

If the vast majority of Baby Boomers (who met their first computer when they were 40ish) can be wooed away from pen or typewriter, children of the 21st century will embrace every new technology that comes along.   To understand why cloud computing is the way of the future, it is necessary to know what [...]

Online Backup service adoption in the Irish SME sector

The population of Ireland is approximately 4.25 million, and of those almost half are working, with three-quarters of a million employed in the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector.  The SME sector consists of businesses which employ 50 people or less and cover all enterprises not governmental or agricultural in nature.  Keeping these businesses operating [...]

SMBs lack disaster recovery measures

More than half of small- and medium-sized businesses are unprepared to to deal with the effects of data loss, a network outage and various other forms of IT disaster, according to a recent report

Uk starts to fine companies for serious data breaches.

Uk starts to fine companies for serious data breaches. https://www.wiredvc.com/leaks251-cost-big-money-uks-ico-hands-out-150000-penalties-for-two-stolen-laptops/ The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has today served Ealing Council and Hounslow Council with £80,000 and £70,000 fines respectively. These fines relate to the loss of two unencrypted laptops which contained sensitive personal information.

Mozy change their unlimited backup plans

Mozy the US based Online backup provider —has changed it's pricing, most notably dropping their unlimited backup plans. Bad news for Mozy Home and small business users. Here are the details: Under the new plan, you can back up 50GB on one computer for $6/month, or 125GB on up to three computers for $9.99/month. Current [...]

Bare metal restore option now available

This service offers you the option to take nightly image based backups of your server/s and have multiple incremental and differential copies available for full system recovery both onsite and offsite in the data center in Dublin

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