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NovaStor Launches Hyper-V Support for NovaBACKUP BE Virtual

New NovaBACKUP BE Virtual 12.2 now supports Microsoft Hyper-V environments and enhances server virtualization data availability.
Agoura Hills / (CA) USA; August 17, 2011 ? Data protection specialist NovaStor announces the availability of NovaBACKUP BE Virtual 12.2, now supporting backup and restore of unlimited virtual machines on Microsoft Hyper-V servers. The new version allows users to backup Hyper-V environments in addition to VMware ESX(i) 4.0+ and vSphere servers.? NovaBACKUP BE Virtual 12.2 offers flexible VM protection with an easy-to-use interface and the option to manage several installations from one central management, all for an unrivaled price. [Read More...]

NovaStor Partners Welcome Former Iron Mountain Customers

Agoura Hills / (CA) USA; Hamburg / Germany, June 13, 2011 – Data protection specialist NovaStor powers a wide range of service providers with professional cloud storage and cloud backup services.  In recent light of Iron Mountain selling its cloud storage business last month, NovaStor partners welcome former Iron Mountain customers.  [Read More...]

NovaBACKUP Named a Storage Awards 2011 Finalist

NovaBACKUP has been nominated as a finalist for The Storries VIII (The Storage Awards) in the category of Cloud Backup and Replication Product of the Year. Agoura Hills / (CA) USA; Hamburg / Germany, May 19, 2011 – Data protection specialist NovaStor has been announced a finalist for The Storries VIII (The Storage Awards 2011). NovaStor’s software, NovaBACKUP, is nominated in the category of: Cloud Backup and Replication Product of the Year.
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NovaStor Announces Distribution Partnership for South East Asia with Arete Focus

Agoura Hills / (CA) USA, April 6, 2011 – NovaStor, a pioneer in data protection, announced today its recent distribution partnership with Arete Focus, a premier distributor of quality IT products and services. Arete Focus will distribute NovaStor’s complete line of data protection and backup software, which cover single workstations, server and virtual machine protection, network protection from medium to large-sized businesses, multi-site environments, global data centers of all sizes, as well as software products for private and public cloud offerings for managed service providers.
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Data Protection Vendor Unitrends Revives Hospital’s IT Infrastructure When Backup Exec and ARCserve

Rappahannock replaces confusing and unreliable backup software with Unitrends backup appliances COLUMBIA, S.C., September 15, 2010 – Unitrends, the leading provider in integrated and scalable backup solutions, today announced that Rappahannock General Hospital terminated its use of Backup Exec and ARCserve in favor of Unitrends backup appliances for an instant improvement in backup, archiving and disaster recovery usability, reliability and performance.  Prior to deploying Unitrends’ solution, Virginia’s Rappahannock General Hospital had two tape-based backup software products, Backup Exec and ARCserve, which were necessary to protect their single information technology infrastructure.  “The two backup software products were very confusing to use and were not helping me do my job in securing data,” David Glosser, IS Engineer, Rappahannock General Hospital, said. [Read More...]

Hurricane Season: Is Your Business Prepared?

Five years have passed since Hurricane Katrina and seven other named storms struck the Gulf Coast and Southeast in one of the most devastating hurricane seasons on record, but some areas of the Gulf Coast and adjoining states are still repairing the damage.Now, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center is warning of a 2010 hurricane season eerily similar to 2005.Citing all-time high sea surface temperatures in key areas of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the El Nino cycle, NOAA predicts that the 2010 season will most likely produce 14 to 23 named storms, eight to 14 hurricanes and three to seven major hurricanes (category 3 or stronger).

Faced with these alarming predictions, many IT departments may be asking what they can do to keep their business functioning during a major disruption such as a hurricane. A well-managed disaster preparedness plan can help prevent costly downtime and reduce inconvenience to customers. Here are seven habits that CDW LLC (CDW), a provider of information technology (IT) solutions to business, government and education, advises organizations adopt to best prepare their IT systems for a hurricane or other major disruption:

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How to protect your Data against Disaster.

When it comes to backing up, people are often tempted to go for the cheapest option (it won't happen to me anyway, right?), but don't fall into that trap.
Chances are that your computer contains a mass of valuable data. From irreplaceable family photographs to critical business documents, most computers contain data that their owners wouldn't want to lose.

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Be Prepared: Seven Recommendations to Increase Business Resilience

Small and mid-sized organizations are especially at risk when disaster strikes, since few have the resources or knowledge to develop full-scale continuity plans. Often, first actions are directed toward the protection of physical property. But more important than an organization’s physical property is ensuring the integrity of its data, [Read More...]

Think that keeping data backups in house will save you money? Think again.

Online backup eliminates the time commitment and various risk factors of handling backups in-house.
During an economic downturn, many business owners will look at every aspect of their business to see where they can reduce costs.  One area that business owners often focus on is their data backup process, which may be in-house or outsourced.  Business owners may assume that it is cheaper to have backups in-house in the form of a tape system.  However, outsourcing your data backups to an external online backup provider often proves to be a less costly, not to mention easier and more secure, course of action.

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Disaster Recovery Planning: Your Companys Business Insurance

Though often overlooked by SMBs, implementing a DR plan is absolutely critical. Should a natural or man-made disaster render an organization’s data inaccessible, it is likely the business will have to close its doors for good. According to Gartner, two out of five businesses that experience a disaster go out of business within five years.

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FarStone Announces DriveClone System Recovery 7 for Windows 7

FarStone Technology, known for their refined backup and recovery software, has announced that DriveClone System Recovery Software will fully support Windows 7. "FarStone Technology strives to keep up with the advancements and innovations of Microsoft. We've therefore created a new version of DriveClone System Recovery that completely supports the exciting release of Windows 7," explains Thomas Lin. [Read More...]
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