Sign up for @copyapp with this link, and we’ll both get 5 GB of free cloud storage in addition to the usual 15 GB: https://copy.com?r=OAdJxy

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Do you store files online with something like Dropbox?  Well, drop Dropbox and check out Copy. Dropbox gives you 2GB of free storage which you can access from your Windows or Mac computer, iPad, iPhone, Android, etc. That’s great and all, except that Copy gives you *15* GB of free storage.  Actually, they give you 20 GB if you use …

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Think your data is safe in “the cloud” during a disaster? Think again… #fantasy

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The East Coast was ravaged by hurricane Sandy this week, causing still undetermined billions of dollars in damage. We will know more in the coming days, as we find out exactly how many people have perished, how many homes are permanently destroyed and how business and the economy will be affected. Here, safe and sound in the Upstate of South …

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Mailbox level backup for your Microsoft Exchange server is more affordable than you might think!

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How are you backing up your Microsoft Exchange server? Many businesses are using the Microsoft provided NTBackup, which can backup the entire store, while others may be using another backup package that backs up the entire store. The super-budget minded may be using scripts to shut down the Exchange and then copy the store to an external hard drive. Still …

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Hosted Microsoft Exchange mail can fail too – pick a reliable cloud provider! #99.999

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With all the talk about hosted storage, hosted applications, hosted backup, hosted mail, and “the cloud” terms such as “cloud computing”, “cloud storage”, “cloud solutions”, people tend to think that these servers never go down, that they are impervious to the issues that a physical server might have at your physical location. For all the advancements made in this arena, …

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Furman University in Greenville SC has almost completed their move to Microsoft Office 365 #CloudSolutions

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Furman University in Greenville South Carolina began moving to Microsoft Office 365, a hosted Microsoft Exchange solution in March. The move has been slow and methodical according to information given out to students, faculty, staff and posted on the Furman website. The move has not been without pain I am sure, as right off the bat, in March, over 2100 …

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How to stay safe in the cloud

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Here’s an article that I thought I would share about how to stay safe in the cloud… While I would not say it is the end all, be all post for cloud security, it does point out some great ways to protect yourself. As businesses move to hosted solutions such as SaaS (Software As A Service), cloud storage, and get …

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Servosity bare metal recovery could help your IT support provider get a dead server back online fast! #BackTheStuffUp

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Our cloud backup partner, Servosity, has included a bare metal restore capability in the most recent releases of their backup client software. What IS “bare metal recovery”? It is part of the Servosity Disaster Recovery solution which allows an IT service provider or your IT support department to restore a crashed machine in a matter of minutes, even to dissimilar …

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Where’s Your Cloud?

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Amazon Web Services (AWS), considered by many to be the de facto standard in “cloud” solutions, experienced a wide-spread outage that took many services offline, including the popular Instagram, Pintrest and NetFlix sites over the weekend. Today, it appears that random issues are still affecting these sites. Initially the cause, estimated time of restored service and updates were quite vague, leaving …

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Servosity On Demand Backup Partner

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Servosity has set the new standard in On Demand BackUp and Recovery services. Our solution is engineered for businesses that know the value of their data and more importantly the cost of losing it. Our team consists of a talented mix of developers, researchers, market analysts, and client support specialists who all have a desire to serve. Servosity was formed to provide you, our …

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Nexlink Mini-X11 Series Desktop Business Computer – A tiny box with big features!

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  Awe, isn’t it cute!?!?!? Don’t let the size fool you. This is a computer built with your business needs in mind. The Intel Atom processor has enough power to work well for your average receptionist or intern who is doing daily word processing using Microsoft Office 2010 Word or spreadsheets like Microsoft Excel. It’s also an excellent web browsing …

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