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Backup Windows System State

For full disaster recovery of your server you cannot backup just server files, you must also backup the group of files that comprise the Windows System State. These are critical files that are required in a restore to bring the server services back to a point in time...

We’ve Updated Our Site!

We've just completed a brand new look and feel for the site. Hope you like it! Speed And Features It was time, the "old" look was primarily slow and affecting Google ranking. The new look is faster, brighter, and hopefully easier to navigate. We've  included a "By...

World Backup Day 2018

World Backup Day 2018 is on March 31st, a Saturday. Are you ready? Will you be doing a backup of your critical data on Saturday? Me? Yes, I will be doing a backup, in fact for me it will be just "another backup". I backup my laptop, which is my primary work computer,...

Plan For Technology Failures During The Holiday Season

For many non-profit organizations and businesses the upcoming holiday season is the busiest time of the year. A technology failure - of any kind, during your busiest season could make or break all the planning you have put in place. Of course you want to minimize the...

Still doing on-premise backups? Try the Cloud

It seems many non-profit organizations are still doing on-premise backups and spending significant costs for equipment and supplies. If you’re running on-premise backups then you have taken on the up-front cost of purchasing your backup infrastructure, supplies, and...

Ransomware Survey Confirms What We Suspect

Another ransomware survey that tells us that businesses haven't got the message yet. Small business still think it won't happen to them, so they're not ready when it does. As the article quotes; "Every business is potentially a target. If you have a computer, you're a...

Do You Need a Cloud Drive Backup?

Many businesses are using cloud based drives these days (think box.com or Microsoft's One Drive or Google Drive). For small business and non profits they are an ideal way to store data so that it can be shared by a distributed work force. Just because it is in the...

What Do We Mean; Hybrid Backup?

The CloudPockets backup service can be a Hybrid Backup. What does that mean? What's the difference between a Cloud Backup and a Hybrid Backup, and does it make any difference to you? As the saying goes; "There are backups - and then there are backups!" Many companies...