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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

09 Jan

Cloud Backup Solutions – End of support for Mac OS X Leopard

In November, end of support was announced by the vendor, Code42, for Apple Mac OS X Leopard (10.5). The latest version of the CrashPlan backup application to support this operating system was 3.6.4 and any existing computers will not be upgraded to the latest version when available. End of support will be May 2015. If … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – End of support for Mac OS X Leopard

05 Dec

Cloud Backup Solutions – Annual price increase notification

This is advanced notification that from the 1st January 2015, the tier 1 pricing will be increasing from R50 per 10Gb to R55 per 10Gb, a 10% increase. Tier 2 and tier 3 remain unaffected. These prices exclude VAT. The last time there were any pricing changes was on 23rd August 2013, when all prices … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Annual price increase notification

28 Nov

Cloud Backup Solutions – Black Friday Deal

This Black Friday we are offering 20% discount for 6 months on all accounts storing more than 10Gb. The offer is only valid today 28th November 2014 for new accounts using the signup code BLACKFRIDAY. You get a 30 day free trial before any billing occurs, and of course all the security and critical protection … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Black Friday Deal

26 Oct

Cloud Backup Solutions supports Mac OS X Yosemite

Our Cloud Backup Solution has been upgraded to fully support backup clients on Mac OS X Yosemite, released by Apple on 16th October 2014. You may need to download legacy Java 6 (Java for OS X 2014-001) from Apple at http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572 if you do not already have this installed. The backup client will prompt you … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions supports Mac OS X Yosemite

17 Oct

Cloud Backup Solutions – Mac OS X Yosemite

Please note that there are known issues with the backup client running on MAC OS X Yosemite that was released last night, and we urge you to delay upgrading at least for a few days. Today, if you upgrade your Mac to Yosemite: Real-time backups will not take place File changes will only back up … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Mac OS X Yosemite

15 Oct

Cloud Backup Solutions – Serious About Security

Our Cloud Backup service uses 448 bit blowfish encryption locally on your computer to ensure that your files are encrypted prior to transmission over a TLS secured connection to our cloud servers. Additionally, because we are serious about security, the Cloud Backup Solutions website is now 100% secured by SSL. This means that even the … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Serious About Security

17 Sep

Cloud Backup Solutions – Parent company rebranding

Last week our parent company rebranded from Eirteic Africa to Envisage Solutions. The reason for the rebranding is separation of our marketing from our parent company in Europe.

13 Aug

Cloud Backup Solutions Functionality

Did you know that our Cloud Backup client features the ability to “pause” your backup by telling it to sleep for a predetermined period? For example, if you’re downloading a large file in the office at work and want to save some bandwidth, because your backup runs continuously in the background you can tell it … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions Functionality

05 Jun

Cloud Backup Solutions – Backup Awareness Month

June is Backup Awareness Month. During this time, Cloud Backup Solutions are offering a 5% discount for life on any new signups. Our secure, resilient, encrypted backup service is leading the field in South Africa and we offer a 30 day free trial with no obligations. Back up as much as you wish on as … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Backup Awareness Month