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World Backup Day Giveaway

Buy Alike and Get a Free T-Shirt for World Backup Day!If you love the British sitcom "The IT Crowd" as much as we do, then you probably recognize that quote from the hilarious "fire" scene. But from a business's standpoint, a real fire isn't a laughing matter, especially if you don't regularly back up your data.That's why we are celebrating...

Citrix XenServer 7.1 Support with Alike

Citrix recently announced the upcoming release of the latest version of XenServer - Citrix XenServer 7.1. And according to Citrix, XenServer 7.1 is "a significant step in the product’s evolution." In this week's blog post, we are pleased to announce that Alike provides full support for Citrix XenServer 7.1, right out of the box.Alike Offers Full Support for Citrix XenServer...

How to Get the Fastest Hyper-V Backups with Alike’s CBT

Get the Fastest Hyper-V Backups with CBT Want the fastest Hyper-V backups? With the release of Alike 4.6, users can now get the fastest Hyper-V backups with Alike's Changed Block Tracking (CBT) technology for Enhanced backups. Using CBT for Hyper-V backup and replication jobs dramatically reduces the time it takes to complete the job. In fact, in the Hyper-V CBT video...

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, comparing Citrix XenServer vs VMware is a great place to start. While the main difference between these popular hypervisors is cost, there are many other nuanced distinctions. This blog post compares XenServer vs VMware in an easy-to-follow chart.Already interested in using XenServer? Need a backup solution designed to work seamlessly with XenServer?...

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...

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