Month: January 2012

Know What Your Backup Budget Is And Should Be

The cost for Sky Backups cloud server backup solution is a monthly service fee. Compared to having to acquire separate software licenses for specific servers, there are no incurred costs for the software, backup hardware and maintenance with cloud backup. Hence, this will allow for a more predictable IT budget for your organization. Find out how much it will cost you to get started backing up with Sky Backups!

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Better Data Backup Security

An organization’s computers and servers contain and manage a lot of sensitive data. By using cloud server backup, this data is safely stored in a secure offsite location. In addition, Sky Backups cloud server backup solution will encrypt this data before any transfer and keep it encrypted at the offsite location. Such a procedure greatly enhances the data security for the organization. Secure your backups with Sky Backups Cloud Backup Service!

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Tips to Protect Your Smartphone

With the increasing popularity of smartphones nowadays, more and more people are also falling victim to security threats like viruses, malware, spyware, privacy invasion and loss of confidential information. Given the dual use (for personal and work purposes), smartphones are an attractive target for hackers and criminals to retrieve sensitive information from. Moreover, as most smartphone users are still ignorant about the data security risks or are adopting a nonchalant or negligent attitude...

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Quick Data Recovery with Sky Backups

A good cloud server backup solution allows the organization to quickly retrieve its data, sometimes even within minutes. This is particularly pertinent today, given that many organizations now operate on real-time data. Moreover, a good cloud server backup solution can also help to prevent data corruption, as well as allow the organization to control the bandwidth use so as to plan and manage the data flow and workload. This will give the organization greater flexibility in meeting its Recovery...

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Simple Steps to Securing Your Smartphone

 While data usage among smartphone users has risen dramatically over the past few years, many users still remain ambivalent about the information security in such devices. While some might be aware of the importance of information security, most users still adopt a nonchalant or negligent attitude towards this issue. According to a recent survey of U.S. consumer attitudes about smartphones, less than half of the respondents consider security features to be important when deciding which smartphone...

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Kerio Connect 7.3.1 Patch 2

We’ve updated all our Kerio Connect servers to Kerio Connect 7.3.1 Patch 2.  This update fixes compatability of SSL connections from Microsoft Outlook after installing Microsoft Update KB2585542.  If you aren’t using Tech Strategies, for your email hosting, get started today and let us migrate your old email for you!

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Sky Backups Receives 5 Stars

In a review from Software Array, Sky Backups online cloud backup service received 5 stars based on price, usability, documentation & support.  

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Technical Advisory – Windows patch triggers errors with Kerio Outlook Connector

A recent Microsoft Windows update KB2585542 (released on Tuesday, January 10, 2012) produces numerous errors with Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition) and may result in Outlook being unable to send mail.  This bug only affects Windows users running any version of Outlook with the Kerio Outlook Connecter. A fix for this is expected to be released by Kerio on January 12, 2012, and we will update all servers to Kerio Connect 7.3.1 Patch 2 on Friday, January 13, 2012 between 10:30PM...

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Smartphone Security

According to a recent survey sponsored by AVG Technologies on U.S. consumers’ attitudes towards smartphone security, most of the smartphone users are unwittingly exposing themselves to several security risks. From the survey, the top five concerns of smartphone users are as follows. Being targeted by marketers based on how the phone is used for purchases, Internet browsing and even location. This often results in users receiving unwanted marketing ads or promotions on their smartphones. As people...

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Reduce the Risk and Financial Cost of Downtime

Cloud server backup solutions like Sky Backups provide a comprehensive and low-cost framework that incorporates all aspects of data storage, protection and recovery. As data is now immediately transferred to an offsite location for secure storage, the organization can quickly retrieve the data from any point in time, even just before the point of interruption. With such a set-up in place, the organization greatly reduces the risk and financial consequences of downtime arising from a disaster. Reduce...

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