Cloud Backup
 

We`re just sending through your details

Please give us a few moments whilst we get your account ready.

OKAY

Upgrading hardware or migrating to SIMS Spring 2015 release?

Upgrading hardware or migrating to SIMS Spring 2015 release?

posted in Product ● 9 Jun 2015

Whether you are moving onto an entirely new server or simply upgrading your existing one, Redstor’s Backup for Schools Service can help simplify the process and reduce the risk of the migration.

 

Pre-requisites for SIMS Spring 2015 release

  • SQL Server 2012
  • Physical Windows Server 2008 R2 / SP2 (this is a requirement of SQL Server 2012)
  • Or a virtual environment (e.g. Hyper-V) running Windows Server 2008 R2 / SP2+
  • Internet Explorer 7 or above (for the MMC – Microsoft Management Console)


Upgrading existing infrastructure?

Protecting the whole server using Redstor Backup for Schools Service gives you a full rollback point should the worst happen during the upgrade.

Redstor recommend using our Backup for Schools service to take an additional, quick and dynamic backup of the SIMS/FMS/Discover databases just before pressing the button for the upgrade. This extra backup will take just minutes and gives you a fallback point should you need one.

 

Migrating to new hardware and operating system at the same time?

Are you currently running on old hardware and will be upgrading to new hardware as well as moving to Server 2012?

Then why not use our Backup for Schools service to perform the data migration. Back up all your critical user and application data using the RBUSS on the live server and restore it all to the new server to test out the new hardware before the final cutover.

 

Many existing customers already use our Backup for Schools service to:

  • Validate Disaster Recovery plans
  • Migrate from old to new hardware
  • Migrate to new operating systems
  • Create cloned systems for testing or development
  • Demonstrate that the data from their end-users is truly recoverable without impacting any production services during the test

 

 

Redstor wins AI/Machine Learning Innovation award

Redstor has won another award! This time for AI/Machine Learning Innovation.

Continue reading

Microsoft fends off the second-largest DDoS attack ever recorded

In August 2021, a hacker launched the second-largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on record, attempting to take down an unnamed Microsoft customer’s internet services.

Continue reading

Chip shortages prompt data protection reviews

With semi-conductor shortages expected to last until 2023 and the global supply chain feeling the pinch as the demand for “chips” surges in an increasingly smart world, there are very few industries left unaffected.

Continue reading

Download The Ultimate MSP Growth Guide

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.