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19 May

Cloud Backup Solutions – Environment Upgrade v6.7.2

This morning we upgraded our environment to the latest version 6.7.2. This upgrade includes device application upgrades for eligible supported operating system versions. Version 6.7 focuses on performance improvements and enhancements to existing features. This release also includes numerous bug fixes. Highlights include: * Faster restores, both for administrators performing web restores, and for users … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Environment Upgrade v6.7.2

17 Jan

Cloud Backup Solutions – Moving into 2018 and beyond

Happy New Year to our existing and prospective customers. Moving into 2018, let’s jump straight into the good news we have to share: * Our pricing structure remains the same – we have no price increases planned for this year* * Our distributor/reseller program has been revamped, with entry-level bronze distributor discounts increased to 20%, providing … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Moving into 2018 and beyond

05 Sep

Cloud Backup Solutions – Code42 CrashPlan for Home to be discontinued

Over the past week or so, we’ve received a few enquiries about the recent announcement by Code42, and whether their decision to withdraw their CrashPlan for Home offering will affect us or our customers. We believe this will strengthen our position in the South African marketplace. With Code42 focusing more on business and enterprise, of … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Code42 CrashPlan for Home to be discontinued

13 Jul

Cloud Backup Solutions – Scheduled Maintenance

Our primary hosting service providers have advised us of a scheduled maintenance window that will affect the Cloud Backup Solutions service. Start Time: Friday 14 July 2017 21:00 End Time: Saturday 15 July 2017 05:00 During this time, all Cloud Backup Solutions services including Backup, Restore, New or existing account registrations and the Master Dashboard, … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Scheduled Maintenance

09 Jul

Cloud Backup Solutions – Environment and Security Upgrade

The Cloud Backup Solutions environment has been successfully upgraded to v6.0 of the CrashPlan PROe server platform. This upgrade brings a substantial increase in security features as well as new functionality. Existing users will see no specific changes unless force-upgrading from v4.x of the CrashPlan application to either v5.x or v6.x. In addition to this, … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Environment and Security Upgrade

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