First Cloud Backup

Here's step by step instructions to set up your first cloud backup with CloudPockets and Acronis. Overview Our cloud backups are based on the award winning Acronis system, and all management is done from the online management portal. Once you have signed up with a...

World Backup Day 2020

World Backup Day 2020

World Backup Day is that once-a-year reminder why you need a backup, and if you don't have a backup, start one! Why You Need A Backup Your business or organization exists for a purpose. It was created out of nothing and became an entity that gives purpose to you and...

Don’t Be A Fool

World Backup Day is March 31st - the day before April Fools Day. Don't want to look like a fool? Get an automatic backup plan in place! What To Back Up? In a word: Everything. This includes: DesktopDocumentsPicturesVideosEmails You may have other special places that...

Profiled On Medium.com

Thanks to Phil at medium.com for profiling us in this Dec 2018 post. It's difficult sometimes to be noticed in the shadow of the United States, who's market is ten times as big as the Canadian market. Our backup market is clearly the Canadian market and those...

We’ve Updated Our Site!

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,...

Backup Your Home Office

It has been a tough year. Chances are you are now working from a home office . Is that home office getting backed up? You now have a home office and even though you may have access to a corporate shared drive or server, chances are you are also creating and saving...

Ransomware and Air Gapped Backups

Ransomware and Air Gapped Backups

Think Ransomware is dead? Think again! Here's a chilling example of a Ransomware attack that will likely lead to the closure of the attacked business. The attackers are asking for US$14 million. Ransomware Attack on Healthcare Provider A Healthcare IT provider based...

Riviera Beach Ransomware

Riviera Beach Ransomware

After a computer outage of almost a month, Riviera Beach in Florida has decided to give into Ransomware demands and pay $600,000 to - hopefully - get their files back. No Backups in Riviera Beach? Does no small US based city have the inclination or budget to have...

2018 Changes To PIPEDA

On November 1st 2018, major changes to PIPEDA (Canada’s federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act) will come into effect. This is in conjunction with the European Union’s recent General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR). If you work with or...