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Advantages of the Quadric MSP Program

This month we're showing our appreciation for our partners around the world, from our resellers to our Managed Service Providers. In this week's post, we'd like to take the opportunity to discuss some of the many advantages to our MSP program, providing our MSP partners access to Alike DR through flexible, monthly pricing based on actual usage. We will get more...

What it Means to be a Quadric Software Partner

Around this time every year, we like to reflect on our accomplishments over the past 12 months. We can’t think of a better way to do this than recognizing all of our wonderful partners around the world. And since it is also that time of year to say thanks, we’d like to express our appreciation for all of our backup...

System & Data Protection Checklist for the Holidays

We’d like to start this post off by saying we’re huge Bob’s Burgers fans here at Quadric, in case you haven’t noticed from our social media posts. As Disaster Awareness Month continues and Thanksgiving approaches, we can’t help think about all the turkey day disasters that Bob has seen over the seasons. While Bob can’t afford to lose a turkey to...

Offsite Vaulting: Part of a Healthy Disaster Recovery Plan

Why Offsite Vaulting is Essential to Business Continuity 1 in 5 of businesses with a BDR plan lack a comprehensive strategy. As part of Disaster Recovery Awareness Month at Quadric, this week's post will cover Offsite Vaulting as part of a balanced, healthy disaster recovery plan. In the event of a flood, fire, ransomware attack, or other potential disaster, offsite vaulting is an...

Do’s and Don’ts of Disaster Recovery

2017 has certainly seen its share of disasters - from crippling cyber attacks to some of the most devastating hurricanes in history. While this year has shown that large-scale disasters can eat up valuable resources and almost half of the companies hit by a disaster may not recover, disaster recovery does not have to be a long, arduous process, or...

Disaster Preparedness: Lessons Learned from the Northeast Windstorms

If you live in the Northeastern region of the United States and you’re able to read this, you are one of the lucky residents who has regained power after the windstorms that hit the region earlier this week. According to the Washington Post, more than 1 million power outages were reported throughout the Northeast. Here in Vermont, some residents were still...

Top 5 Ransomware Infographic Roundup for 2016 & 2017

It’s mid-October, and November is the end of hurricane season. After helping a few customers protect their systems and recover after the recent hurricanes, we decided to publish a few blog posts on disaster recovery to help companies create a comprehensive backup and disaster recovery plan. But natural disasters are not the only disasters that could potentially put a company...

How to Backup Hyper-V VMs

With Alike, you get cross-platform support for Hyper-V and XenServer with 100% compatibility. You can backup one hypervisor and restore to another. You can do this with just one installation of Alike - you only need to license the host server. Plus, Alike is easy to use, affordable, and it offers complete, secure protection for your Hyper-V environment. If you’re new...

Alike Backup Delegate (ABD) Basics

The Alike Backup Delegate (ABD) is both unique to Alike and to the XenServer platform within Alike. If you are using Alike with Hyper-V, ABDs will not apply. For XenServer users, this blog post will get you acquainted with ABDs - specifically, what they are, how they work, and how to set them up in Alike. What is an ABD? The Alike...

4 Things You Should Know About Disaster Recovery Planning: Part 2

In last week's blog post, we discussed how to create a disaster recovery plan using Alike DR, and how our solution can provide the tools you need for BDR best practices. As an example, what would you do if you walked into the office tomorrow, and one of your virtual servers won’t boot? Your response to that situation will probably depend...

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