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Data disasters come in all shapes and sizes, from personal to global. From fires and floods to theft and old fashioned human error, it can feel like they lurk in the shadows waiting to pounce. ...

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When images emerged of the fire at data centers in Strasbourg belonging to French cloud company OVH, it was impossible not to feel a sense of shock and horror at the scale of devastation. According to the VentureBeat report, almost 3.5 million websites were impacted. It’s thought that the disaster took down a not insignificant percentage of websites on the .fr domain. ...

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Posted at Mar 15 2021, 12:00h in backup Richard Gall, Marketing

Categories: backup, business-continuity, cloud-computing, data-recovery, Data-Center


Do you know the most important step in the entire back up process? Recovery. After all, what’s the point of running a backup on a regular basis if you’re unable to restore your data? ...

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Posted at Oct 19 2020, 12:00h in backup Erin Osborne, Marketing

Categories: backup, best-practice-advice, data-backup, data-recovery, data-security


Ransomware is one of the biggest security threats to personal and business data today. Although research suggests that the number of attacks is in decline, there is evidence that suggests that the attacks that are occurring are now more lethal and effective than they were in the past. Fortunately, with a robust and considered data protection and cyber security strategy in place, it’s possible to ensure that the data that matters most to you and your organization is safe from these evolving threats. ...

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Backup rarely steals the headlines, but issues like data loss and ransomware attacks often do. This means that paying attention to the backup world (which is something we of course do here at Macrium towers) is a good way of taking a different look at what’s going on in the more heavily spotlighted security world. ...

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