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Data Sovereignty in the Cloud: Are you compliant?

By Melissa Hoarau | September 19, 2022

– What is data sovereignty? Data sovereignty is the notion that data is under the jurisdiction in which it is collected or processed and must remain within its borders. In simpler terms, this means the legal rights of data subjects (any individual whose personal information is being gathered, retained, or processed) and data requirements will […]

Cloud vs. On-premise Backups: Which is better?

By Melissa Hoarau | September 12, 2022

The daily operation of your organisation relies on access to business-critical data and applications. So, what happens when access to this data is lost, corrupted or temporarily unavailable due to a service outage? The unfortunate reality is that data loss is more common than you’d think, and the costs due to downtime can be crippling. […]

Why Cloud Backups Are Essential for Google Workspace

By Angie Jones | August 31, 2022

Why do you need to backup Google Workspace? Google Workspace (formerly known as G Suite) has become one of the most popular platforms on the market for organisations and businesses. Its suite of productivity tools (such as Calendar, Drive and Gmail) streamline daily operations and foster employee productivity, communication and collaboration. However, the major shift […]

EWOTEE Ep 8: Regular Backups

By Melissa Hoarau | December 10, 2021

Regular Backups Hi everyone, and welcome to the final episode of eight weeks of the essential eight! In this episode we’ll be discussing regular backups, why they’re considered essential, and how you can achieve maturity level one. Let’s begin! The ACSC defines this strategy as: Regular backups of important new/changed data, software, and configuration settings, stored disconnected, […]

Should you backup Microsoft 365?

By Melissa Hoarau | September 12, 2021

Are Microsoft 365 backups necessary? With benefits like easy access to files, emails, and documents, plus improved collaboration across teams, it’s no surprise that Microsoft 365 is an essential tool for most businesses across the globe. But what happens when your Microsoft 365 data is lost? Downtime as a result of lost or corrupt data […]

Fight Ransomware with Immutable Cloud Backups

By Melissa Hoarau | August 3, 2021

Ransomware attacks are on the rise, so how do organisations lessen the impact in the event of an attack? Wasabi cloud backups is one of the few cloud storage providers offering immutable storage – a way to protect your data against even the most determined cyber attackers. Learn more about ransomware attacks and the best […]

Best Practices for Backing Up Your Data

By Melissa Hoarau | December 11, 2020

Cyber-crime and data loss are ever increasing in today’s technology-reliant society. The loss of important company data and client records can be damaging for businesses. If you are yet to experience some level of data loss, you may be considered one of the lucky ones.  There is always the risk of an accident or malicious […]

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Public Cloud vs Private Cloud vs Hybrid Cloud – Which Is Right For You?

By eStormAdmin | May 8, 2018

Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services, infrastructure and resources via the internet, with deployment options including public, private and hybrid cloud. What is a Public Cloud Public clouds are the most common when it comes to setting up cloud computing. The cloud resources, such as servers and storage, are owned and operated by […]

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Cloud Managed Services: What are the benefits of moving your IT infrastructure to a managed cloud

By eStormAdmin | March 22, 2018

More and more organisations are moving to the cloud! The Commonwealth Bank just announced that they are moving their human resources and payroll to the cloud. The company announced two years ago that it would replace its existing on-premises Oracle PeopleSoft platform with a cloud-based human resources solution. Last week it sent its Australian operations […]