Our remote backup provider is expanding! #DisasterRecovery #Backup #Servosity

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Our preferred remote backup solution provider is expanding in a big way! Servosity, which is based right here in Greenville South Carolina, has made a commitment to create 30 new positions over the next 12 to 18 months. And these will be higher paying jobs with a much higher skill requirement. We continue to use Servosity ourselves and provide their …

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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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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?

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Backup Solutions, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, Partners, Sales, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 1 Comment

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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What else does Homeland Secure IT do besides computers, servers and networks?

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You know the elevator speech that you typical hear from people, where they pitch their services or wares to you? Mine goes something like this, “I’m John with Homeland Secure IT, and we provide small and medium businesses with computer, server and network support, service and sales here in the Upstate”. The person I am telling will usually walk away …

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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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Top 7 Reasons to Upgrade to Symantec NetBackup 7.5

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  The following is from Symantec’s Tech Tips and News:   Top 7 Reasons to Upgrade to Symantec NetBackupTM 7.5  1. Unite physical and virtual environments With three Best of VMworld awards and nearly two million customers protecting their critical physical and virtual data, Symantec is the industry leader in VMware and Hyper-V backup. Only Symantec offers V-Ray technology for …

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Symantec Backup Exec and Endpoint Protection .cloud trials available

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We’re asked by clients all the time about offerings from different vendors, but one of them has just made it easy to offer free 30 day trails of their products! We can provide your business with Symantec Backup Exec.cloud and Symantec Endpoint Protection.cloud demos so you can get the feel for the product before actually committing to a purchase. If …

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Are you sticking to that new year’s resolution to backup your computer or server data?

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  You were lucky enough to make it through 2011 without a catastrophic failure of a hard drive, data corruption, loss of a notebook computer, etc, but will 2012 be so kind? If you are like so many people and businesses we work with, you are NOT backing up your data. Maybe it is too much trouble, or too expensive. …

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