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21
Jul

HDD, SDD and the Cloud

While Solid State Drives (SSD) provide a significant improvement over traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDD), there will always be a risk associated with physical data backup. SSD’s operate at faster speeds, wear down slower, and are smaller/lighter/more sleek than a HDD. This being said, their increased durability and design opens up SSD’s to a plethora of issues associated with data

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14
Jul

Mac, Your Business, and the Cloud

The Choice of Computer Should not Affect your Cloud Backup! Historically, Windows has dominated the bulk of a Company’s workstations. Macs gained support in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s with Advertising Agencies and Creative shops, who found Mac to be more suited to their business model. Mac’s acceptance continues to increase. While this may sound like a group of

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7
Jul

CryptoLocker and the Cloud – How to Save Your Business

When many businesses think of disaster recovery, they consider fire, flooding, electrical failure and many other types of natural disasters.  However, Disaster Recovery Plans now must include ‘internal disasters’.  In late 2013, the first of the ‘Crypto-Viruses’ (Crypto-Locker) was introduced and (unsurprisingly) this has generated an increased level of anxiety among businesses. With an intricate way in which this virus

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30
Jun

Cloud Computing for Start Up Businesses

Cloud computing has the potential to form the basis of business, and start-ups to be specific. We are in a digital age where no matter what the size of a business, it cannot survive without having an online footprint. Cloud computing has a cost effective potential for start-ups as no significant investments are required for having a cloud service. The

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23
Jun

How Cloud Hosting Works

The internet has evolved at such a rapid pace in just two decades. This growth has contributed to remarkable advancements in technology that have increased internet speed while keeping server costs low. As a result, one of the biggest advancement in this medium is the cloud. Many hosting companies today offer cloud services, but how do they actually work?

16
Jun

How I.T Can Grow Your Business

I recently read the summary (courtesy of Joe McKendrick – author, independent researcher and speaker exploring innovation, information technology trends and markets) of an interesting report on research conducted in early 2014 on 802 Companies by IBM’s Center for Applied Insights.  They wanted to establish empirical data regarding the business advantages of cloud computing. The benefits of cloud computing that

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9
Jun

Switching to and Maintaining Canadian Cloud Backup’s Service is Easy!

Key questions many people ask when considering moving to Cloud Computing is: “How easy will this be for me to move from my current backup system to ‘the cloud’?”, and “How easy is it to maintain?”  The answers to these questions depend on your choice of Cloud Provider.  Canadian Cloud Backup (CCB) is designed for easy transition into Cloud Computing

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3
Jun

‘Canadian’ Cloud Security

There is an ongoing global concern regarding where to back up important files. The ambiguity regarding a Government’s ability to ‘examine’ online files hosted in a country (regardless of country of origin) varies considerably. Fortunately, Canada has embraced the security of private data storage. This means Canadian Companies holding their backup data within Canada are safe from Government review (without

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20
May

Virtualization or Cloud Computing – What Suits Your Business More

A common misconception people have when talking about technology in modern business is that cloud computing and virtualization is the same and used interchangeably. While cloud computing and virtualization share a similar element, understanding the difference between them can help a business to achieve optimum productivity. Given the overwhelming information for both types of virtual infrastructures, it is understandable why

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14
May

Cloud Hosting Benefits for Small and Medium Businesses

Small and medium businesses today are in a heavily competitive market. Then there are multinational companies with which such businesses cannot compete. The Internet has helped many failing businesses by increasing their productivity and reducing expenses like marketing costs, rental costs, miscellaneous costs and infrastructure costs. However, the element that has had the most impact on small and medium businesses

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