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Top 5 Reasons Alike is the Best Backup Solution for XenServer

Alike's integration with Citrix XenServer has always been a major part of its design. While this blog post covers only the top 5 reasons Alike is the best backup solution for XenServer, you'll see just why IT pros around the world choose Alike to protect their XenServer environments.Top 5 Reasons Alike is the Best Backup Solution for XenServer5. Disk and...

Hyper-V 2016 Changed Block Tracking

Alike 4.6 and Hyper-V 2016Quadric Software has always been a strong proponent of Citrix technologies, and since Citrix and Microsoft enjoy a long history of collaboration and complementary technologies, we have always considered Hyper-V an integral member of our technology family. With the release of 4.6 we put the spotlight on Hyper-V 2016, which now joins our family of supported...

XenServer vs VMware: Choosing the Best Hypervisor for your Organization

When choosing the best hypervisor for your organization, a good place to start is to look at Citrix XenServer vs VMware. The main difference between these popular hypervisors is the cost. VMware's vSphere has a much higher price tag than XenServer overall, and VSphere licenses do not come with maintenance. Citrix XenServer is free, with the option to purchase a...

Quadric Celebrates 10 Years of XenServer

Citrix Celebrates 10 Years of XenServer This month, Citrix announced the 10th anniversary of the first release of XenServer, or as it was known then, XenEnterprise. Quadric also celebrates 10 years of XenServer as a company of innovators who have been huge fans of this platform since its inception.Now the most popular Citrix platform, XenServer has evolved quite a bit over...

Near-Continuous Data Protection for XenServer in Alike v4.5

The Best Data Protection for XenServer Quadric Software proudly introduces near-Continuous Data Protection for XenServer in Alike 4.5 with Enhanced backup and replication jobs. Jobs that took hours before can now be completed in a matter of minutes with Changed Block Tracking (CBT) for XenServer 6.5 and up.Even better, Alike fully supports XenServer 7 to help customers seamlessly upgrade to...

Shocking New Data Backup Study

36 percent of enterprises backup their data fully, which is great, but is offset by the 36 percent of those who do no backups at allData Backup Study by CloudBerry The opening quote was taken from an article in Solutions Review about the recently released data backup study by CloudBerry Lab. The new data backup study provides some shocking results about...

Alike v4.2 Offers Faster Backup Performance

Not only does Alike v4.2 offer faster backup performance, but it's also the most efficient version of Alike yet! We've accomplished a lot of work under the hood for faster backup performance and optimizing efficiency through multiple processing enhancements, ultimately increasing the overall speed of subsequent backups. With backups now up to 50% faster,* we are proud to introduce the...

Differences Between Alike’s Enhanced and Q-Hybrid Backups

Alike's Enhanced and Q-Hybrid Backups: Which Method is Better? Customers often ask us about the differences between using Alike's Enhanced and Q-Hybrid backups and replication jobs. More specifically, they want to know which approach to choose and when. While one approach isn't necessarily better than the other, understanding the differences between Enhanced (Agentless) and Q-Hybrid (Agent-Based) can help users better utilize...

Celebrating 8 Years in Business!

Quadric Software just turned eight! On February 12th, 2016, Quadric Software celebrated 8 years in business, and we're proud to say that over the years, we have gained a reputation as one of the most advanced backup and disaster recovery solutions to users worldwide.As we commemorate our 8th year, we'd like to take this opportunity to thank our customers and...

Alike Video Tutorial: Adding a Hyper-V Host

Adding a Hyper-V Host In 2013, we expanded our user base and announced that our Alike BDR solution will support Microsoft Hyper-V in addition to Citrix XenServer. This also meant that the Hyper-V platform would work seamlessly with XenServer. In Alike DR, users can backup, replicate, and restore across virtual and physical platforms for a comprehensive disaster recovery plan.The redesigned web-based...

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