More ransomware?

Crypto was just the beginning.  We’re seeing a recent resurgence in ransomware.  Ransomware will encrypt files and demand payment in order to provide the key to decrypt them.  The latest iterations browse for network shares and encrypt a wider range of files.  The encryption strength is quite strong and breaking it isn’t an option with […]

The 3-2-1 Rule of Backups

At least 3 copies stored on 2 different media with at least 1 copy stored offsite 3 copies: Because there’s Murphy’s Law.  Because when you have that sinking feeling accompanying that accidental erase, the last thing you need is to find that your backup is corrupt.  Because backup archives can be complicated and their validation […]

Managed servers – Maintain an offsite DFS

Distributed File System – another great application for a virtual private server DFS is remarkable technology that distributes files and folders over multiple replica servers.  File servers that are part of a DFS replication group will maintain their own copy of every file including permissions, ownership, and modified times.  Whenever a file is added or […]

Managed storage for SMB

Looking for a fully managed storage solution for your home or small office?  Our Managed Storage for SMB solution provides a managed network storage appliance that is protected with Saskatoon’s premier offsite backup service. We provide a configured network attached storage device which will run on your network.  The device is provided on a rental […]