Online Backup

Is Your Office365 Environment Backed Up

It is a great misunderstanding that your email is backed up in the cloud with Microsoft when you leverage their service for email.  This is not the case and something that organizations should be mindful of dep...

Transmission BitTorrent App Infects OS X with First Ransomware…

If you recently installed the Transmission BitTorrent App, most likely you are one unhappy user. The recently released version of Transmission BitTorrent for OS X contained the embedded KeRanger ransomware, the...

Microsoft OneDrive raises the bar for cloud storage

The Microsoft OneDrive, otherwise known as “device cloud”, is available free of charge for anyone who has created a Microsoft account. Included are 5 GB of free storage, easy access to media files, folder synci...

Setup iCloud

How to setup iCloud on your iPhone iCloud doesn’t just store your content, it allows you to access your content from all of your apple devices with iCloud setup. This includes music, phones, calendars, contacts...

USB 3.0 To Come SmartPhones, Tablets This Year

According to many, USB standardized organizations have made many claims that USB 3.0 will come to smartphones and tablets this year.  This is important to our industry and will make things a lot better.  These ...

Personal Cloud: WD My Book Live

Backup, backup, backup. Most of us rely on our computing technology for our work, home, and play to keep our data easily accessible. We’ve all experienced it, we’re working and all of a sudden our computer cras...

Unlimited Backup!

Backup’s are extremely critical for individuals and organizations to have in place. One solution I’ve found to be not only extremely cheap and affordable for any user, but also extremely safe and re...

Dropbox

One of my favorite apps that I use daily on my computer and iphone is called Dropbox. Do you want to be able to access your files from anywhere you are? Computer, web, phone, and or tablet? Dropbox is a cool ap...

Acronis Backup & Recovery 2012 has Some Serious Issues

Acronis has some issues that need to be addressed; bva has been a serious fan of this product, but in older versions that were rock-solid.  I would have to tell you that we are very disappointed with version 20...

Reliable Back Up and Setting Correct Expectations

Over the last five years I have seen a more passive approach to back up and disaster recovery.  Organizations are letting their data reliability take a back seat to system up-time and performance which is start...