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15 May

Cloud Backup Solutions – Protecting against WannaCry ransomware

Most people will probably have heard of the new WannaCry ransomware that was released on 12th May 2017. It affected major systems across the world, spreading at a phenomenal rate and even affected the National Health Service in the UK. It was quickly closed down through the simple registration of a domain name by a … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Protecting against WannaCry ransomware

29 Jun

Cloud Backup Solutions – Trends

We’ve seen some interesting trends this year so far on the Cloud Backup Solutions platform. Firstly, a lot more new customers are signing up for our service. In particular, larger companies are realising the benefits of having a Cloud Backup Solution situated in South Africa. Not only does this allow them to be compliant with … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Trends

29 Feb

Cloud Backup Solutions – Pricing Change March 2016

We have been keen not to increase our base pricing as much as possible, whilst all other service providers around us increase our infrastructure and supporting service costs by 10% per annum. The last pricing changes we made were in June 2015 when we actually substantially reduced pricing across the board. Due to the ongoing … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Pricing Change March 2016

20 Feb

Cloud Backup Solutions – Yet Another Upgrade

The Cloud Backup Solutions platform was successfully upgraded at the weekend to version 4.3.5.2. Following our upgrade last week to version 4.2.1.8, we were committed to ensuring that the latest available v4 features and functionality are available to our customers. Of note, this includes: – The CrashPlan app can now be installed separately for each user … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Yet Another Upgrade

14 Feb

Cloud Backup Solutions – Service Upgrade

The Cloud Backup Solutions platform has been successfully upgraded this weekend to version 4.2. There are a large number of improvements to the platform overall, but of note, includes but is not limited to the following functionality improvements: – We now support the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), which offers another option for ensuring data is … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Service Upgrade

27 Oct

Cloud Backup Solutions – Why should you move to online cloud storage?

It’s been a while since our last Cloud Backup blog post. We have been very busy expanding the Cloud Backup service environment with new and improved storage capabilities, bringing new users on-board, and upgrading our cloud to newer software versions with improved performance and functionality. All invisibly, in the background, and with no impact to … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Why should you move to online cloud storage?

02 Jun

Cloud Backup Solutions New Pricing June 2015

As previously announced, our new pricing is now live and the examples have been updated. Any customers that wish to lock-in their initial fixed 20Gb to ensure that they do not go over, can request a quota to be implemented. Please log a support ticket should you wish to do this. Our new pricing saves … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions New Pricing June 2015

03 Apr

Cloud Backup Solutions – Pricing Change

Since taking over the Cloud Backup Solutions business, we have reviewed all our customer accounts, the pricing structure and tiered pricing model. On 1st June 2015 the following changes will be implemented to the pricing tiers: * Tier 1 pricing will be fixed at R100 for 20Gb storage * The Tier 2 pricing model will … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Pricing Change

31 Mar

Cloud Backup Solutions – World Backup Day 2015

Today is World Backup Day 2015. An opportunity for you to be sure that you are backing up your critical files prior to April Fool’s Day. What would you do if you lost everything? Your photographs? Your critical files? Your important documents? Our service will protect multiple computers, features encryption, deduplication, compression and strong security. … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – World Backup Day 2015

16 Mar

Cloud Backup Solutions – Under new ownership

On 1 March, Cloud Backup Solutions was taken over by MG IT Solutions. After three weeks of planning and data migration, we successfully switched all customers to our new cloud hosted at MTN Business in Johannesburg. MG IT Solutions have more than twenty years experience in IT and manage multiple cloud solutions around the world … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Under new ownership