Anyone venturing into the fast-moving world of cryptocurrencies had better be prepared with solid information and a healthy dose of skepticism if they want to buy, sell, or trade currencies. In this post, we go over the basics required to be an intelligent participant in the cryptocurrency revolution.
As ransomware attacks have grown in number in recent months, the tactics and attack vectors also have evolved. While the primary method of attack used to be to target individual computer users within organizations, we’re increasingly seeing attacks that target weaknesses in businesses’ IT infrastructure.
March 31 is World Backup Day. It’s a good day to remember to back up all your data. The map above shows all the countries of the world where Backblaze customers have peace-of-mind knowing their data is safe.
For Joel Wagener, Director of IT at the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), simplicity is an important feature he looks for in software applications to use in his organization. So maybe it’s not unexpected that Joel chose Backblaze for Business to back up AIBS’s staff computers. According to Joel, “It just works.”
Your hard drive crashed and you’re without the files you need for a meeting. Fortunately, you’re a Backblaze customer, so your files are safe in the cloud. Here’s how Backblaze helps you get back to work as quickly as possible.
Both file server and endpoint backup have their places in an organization’s data security plan, but their use and value differ. If you already are using file server backup, adding endpoint backup will make a valuable contribution to your organization by reducing workload, improving productivity, and increasing confidence that all critical files are backed up.
The cloud backup industry has seen its share of tumultuousness. BitCasa, Dell DataSafe, Xdrive, and a dozen others have closed up shop. Mozy, Amazon, and Microsoft offered, but later canceled, their unlimited offerings. Recently, CrashPlan for Home customers were notified that their service was being end-of-lifed. Then today we’ve heard that Carbonite is raising its backup prices.
This past November, we published a blog post entitled What’s the Best Solution for Managing Digital Photos and Videos? in which we asked our readers to tell us how they’re currently backing up their digital media assets and what their ideal system might be. Here are their responses.