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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...

4 Things You Should Know About Disaster Recovery Planning

If we learned anything from the recent hurricanes, it’s that having a disaster recovery plan in place and using best practices can save businesses from going under. We have helped countless customers protect their fragile assets and recover their data after a disaster. Disasters come in many forms, from human error and natural disasters to security breaches. That’s why it’s important...

Disaster Recovery: What We Learned from Harvey and Irma

When we reached out to the folks impacted by Hurricane Harvey in our previous blog post, Irma was still making her way to Florida. Knowing that many of our customers were in the path of these devastating storms, we anxiously watched the news for updates. As with any impending disaster, we prepared for the worst, and hoped for the best....

After the Storm – Helping Those Hit by Hurricanes

First, we’d like to say our hearts go out out to the people who are slowly trying to put their lives, homes, and businesses back together after Hurricane Harvey. We're sending our thoughts out to the countless people hit by hurricanes at the time this post was written, and we hope that those who are still in the path of...

How to Convince Your Boss to Buy a Backup Solution

Need to convince your boss to a buy backup solution? This can be a stressful process. However, if you do your homework and prepare a solid presentation, you will have more confidence when it’s time to convince the decision-makers in your organization. We’ve prepared some steps to convince your boss to buy a backup solution, along with some selling points for...

How to Use CBT with Alike

Quadric Software proudly offers Changed Block Tracking (CBT) for XenServer and Hyper-V. Learn how to use CBT with Alike in this week's blog post. How to Use CBT to Increase Performance Want to get the fastest backup and replication jobs using Alike? If you haven't tried CBT for XenServer or Hyper-V, you can dramatically speed up your subsequent backup and replication jobs...

Summer 2017 Roundup: 5 Links You Should Bookmark Now

[caption id="attachment_5839" align="alignnone" width="700"] Sunset on Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vermont.[/caption] It's mid-August, and summer is winding down here in "Vermont's Silicon Valley." While many Vermonters are taking advantage of the last days of the season with vacations full of lazy days, here at Quadric we're still hard at work putting the final touches on the new Alike Appliance (A2). We're very...

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