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  • Jan 15, 2010

    Management isn't the first concern that comes to mind among many of the end users of cloud data backup. One of the reasons that companies outsource their data backups to cloud data backup service providers is to offload the burden of monitoring, maintaining and supporting the infrastructure. But, tracking key metrics can be helpful, and users are seeing improving options depending on their cloud backup providers.

  • Jan 14, 2010

    Whether you call it online backup or managed storage, the market for SaaS-oriented storage solutions is intensifying. The latest news involves N-able Technologies partnering with Intronis. But each time I check my inbox there seems to be a new pitch about MSPs and managed storage. Here are six questions MSPs should ask before making an online backup decision.

  • Jan 11, 2010

    Many aspects about selecting data backup tools have stayed consistent in the past few years. Enterprise data storage and backup administrators should always understand what they are backing up and how specific data needs to be protected before choosing a data backup solution. Also, you need to understand data security issues and the value of encryption.

    However, several things have changed when considering data backup tools and applications in recent years. Vendors have started to combine more features into one product, and specific data backup features are emerging as must-haves in a storage solution. This article explores what's changing in data backup solutions and how to choose the right one for your data backup environment.

  • Aug 9, 2009

    TORONTO, Ontario, August 6, 2009 – IDC Canada recently profiled ten Canadian Cloud solutions companies to watch.

    "Cloud computing is still only in the nascent stages in Canada, but is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years," says Krista Napier, senior analyst, Competitive Intelligence and Emerging Technology at IDC Canada. 

    The ten companies featured in the report (in alphabetical order) include:











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