O365 cyber attacks stress need for isolated backup

Reading, 17 December 2019 – Office 365 is a prime target for cyber criminals – and it’s not difficult to understand why when Microsoft announced this year that it has more than 180m active commercial users every month.

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A Solution to Cloud Storage Security

Gartnerhas predicteda compound annual growth rate of 36.4% incloud storage(from 2011 to 2016). Storage remains one of the top 10 growing subsegments i…

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Why Cool New Technologies and Devices Provide Another BYOD Headache

BYODis on the rise. We know this. You need a Bring Your Own Device Policy to make sure your employees don’t destroy your network. We know this too. …

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Data Management: Doing Data Security with Big Data

Data Managementis a bit of a vague and awkward term. Data management andbig dataare entangled, you cannot mention the one without considering the othe…

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Hybrid Cloud Backups: An Attractive Option for Small to Medium Companies

It used to be expensive to keep backups but we use low-cost disk now. So low, in fact, that the world is able to store as much as2.5 quintillion bytes…

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Data Privacy: LinkedIn Soon to Be Under Microsoft’s Control

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for over 26 billion dollars (US). Let’s pause for a moment and ponder what that means… it’s a lot to take in. With the m…

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Big, Bigger, Biggest Data: Is Big Data still a thing?

Internationally, every day,2.5 quintillion bytes of datais produced. It’s hard to wrap the brain around that idea, right? And how about this: 90% of…

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Four Quick Tips About Cloud Backup

It’s easy to get confused by all the technical jargon when choosing acloud storage service provider. And when the world is moving towards cloud back…

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The End of Traditional Backup Audits: Virtual Crash Testing

Crash testing has gone virtual. We’re talking about cars. We all know and value the results from tests performed by NCAP (the New Car Assessment Progr…

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Disaster Recovery Stats: The Numbers That Back Up The Facts

When it comes todisaster recovery, how does one avoid becoming a statistic? By staying informed about the statistics of course. But the problem is tha…

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What Data Loss Can Cost Your Business

Data loss– the dreaded. Give me anything but data loss. We’ve just had a power failure and I forgot to click Save. Sure, I lost only 15 minutes bu…

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Nigeria launches the largest data centre in Africa

Countries like Nigeria are changing the face of African colocation data centre services. It recently produced a state-of-the-art facility in Lagos, un…

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