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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...

CBT for XenServer – Only with Alike!

The First & Only Backup Solution with CBT for XenServer Recently, we've noticed a lot buzz on XenServer forums about CBT for XenServer. Whether you're wondering if any backup solutions include CBT for Xen, or asking if and when Citrix will provide the API for XS CBT, we have a surprise for you. You can get CBT for XenServer with Alike...

Customer Advocacy at Quadric Software

By Emily Tate, Free Trial Liaison In this week’s blog post, Emily Tate shares her thoughts on what she loves about being a Free Trial Liaison, what customer advocacy means at Quadric, and Pit Bulls. No, that’s not a typo. Read Emily’s story about how she went from Pit Bull Advocate to Customer Advocate. Meet Emily Hi there, I’m Emily, and that silly...

Alike Backup Tips & Tricks: Best Practices for Initial Backups

Welcome back to our Alike Backup Tips & Tricks Blog Series. In this post, we will go over some Best Practices for setting up and running your initial backups after Alike is installed. Learn more about recommended settings, special features, and running an Auto Tune Job. Using the First Time Setup Wizard Once you've installed Alike, you're given the option to go...

XenServer 7 Upgrade: Do’s and Don’ts

Looking for advice on a XenServer 7 upgrade? You've come to the right place. Before you upgrade to Citrix XenServer v7.x, take a few minutes to read this post on ways to make this process easier for you and your IT staff. A computer is like an Old Testament god, with a lot of rules and no mercy. — Joseph Campbell XenServer...

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