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Below are Whitepapers, Data Sheets, Infographics and just all around good information - including the the latest information from our Backup and DR partners: Acronis, Zerto and Veeam.

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Common Backup Challenges: Whitepaper

Data is the lifeblood of a business and it's up to IT Departments to keep it accessible and protected. With the ever changing landscape of networks, storage growth, the current (and intense) focus on security, and more professionals working from home, there are many challenges that IT professionals...

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Cloud Migration Checklist

At this point, you know moving your data to the cloud is a good move for the business. Financially it makes sense, efficiency has been proven, and security has been evaluated - it's time to make the move. However, it is important to be aware of the challenges you may face during a migration project...

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2022 Cloud Security Trends: eBook

Throughout the past decade, many companies made the switch from hosting data on premises to the cloud, now that those companies have migrated - how can they keep their data secure and continue to improve their data protection strategy?

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6 R's of Cloud Migration

Migrating to the cloud can be challenging when determining the best migration strategy for your applications and systems. For a further explanation of the 6 R's of Cloud Migration: Re-host, Re-platform, Re-factor, Re-purchase, Retain, and Retire, download this Whitepaper to fully understand what...

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Backup Schedules 101: eBook

Regular and consistent backup schedules are different for every business that adapt to individual business needs over time. Does a Full Backup, Differential Backup, Incremental Backup, Forever Backup, or GFS Backup best suit your business needs? 

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Determining Application Requirements: Pitfalls to Avoid

Understanding each applications' resource requirements can be as easy as defining the actual usage of memory, storage and cpu by each application. However, there are pitfalls that companies tend to fall into which can result in inaccuracies that more often than not overstate and application's...

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Cloud vs. On Prem eBook

Organizations continue to migrate to the cloud due to the cost savings, agility, and competitive advantage the cloud has to offer - if implemented and managed correctly. In the ever fast paced IT world, decisions have to keep up with this pace and it’s difficult at times to really know (and...

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Avoiding Bandwidth Issues

There are many factors to consider when it comes to how fast your systems recover from a backup. Are you recovering from incremental, differential, or full backups? 

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Backup vs. Replication

Backup has been around for decades but with new technologies emerging to help save data, replication has become the new kid on the block.  It's important to recog­nize the difference between the two and what it means for a business. Does the com­pany need backup or does it need replication? Would...

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Backup Myths that Lead to Trouble

Backup products have come a long way in their sophistication and ease of use, and they are certainly more affordable now if you consider the horrible expense of losing your data. But there are still some “myths” or assumptions made when it comes to backup that can lead to trouble.

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Do's and Don'ts of Disaster Recovery

In case you missed the live webinar, here is a short guide on the Do's and Don'ts of Disaster Recovery. Knowing what NOT to do is just as important as knowing what TO DO for a DR event.  For full reference, watch the recording and download the book below to learn how to prepare for a disaster, see ...

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Ransomware Readiness: Checklist

With the alarming increase of complexity and volume of attacks, the US Department of Homeland Security confirmed that ransomware is a major threat to national security. 2022 will see both an increase in the number of ransomware attacks along with more avenues being exploited to inflict an attack.

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RPO vs RTO: How to Maximize Recovery

Recovery Time Objectives and Recovery Point Objectives are the foundation of every disaster recovery plan to minimize essential data loss, maximize productivity, and to ensure uptime.

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Cybersecurity Threats & Steps to Take After Attack

All businesses are at risk of becoming a victim to a cybersecurity event. In order to help mitigate and plan for the potential events, it is crucial to understand the current cybersecurity threats affecting businesses and how to respond to attacks.

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Elements of a Successful Recovery

Once you are faced with the reality that your business operations have been compromised - time is of the essence.  Having a thorough disaster recovery plan will save you large amounts of money, time, and maybe a few gray hairs.

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Calculating Downtime

Businesses today are all at risk of facing a disaster that can inflict a high risk to the business. The implementation of a business continuity strategy has never been more necessary in order to minimize essential data loss, maximize productivity & efficiency, and to ensure uptime.  Ask yourself,...

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4 Step Disaster Recovery Guide

There are many factors that separate a great disaster recovery plan from a good one such as infrastructure, cloud provider, replication technology, cost, etc. True disaster recovery encompasses taking data from one site to another site where the data will be safe and separate from the event you...

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Net3's Business Impact Analysis

How will your business be impacted by a disaster?  Traditional replication and DR solutions were not designed for the virtualized data centers of today. And recovery from these new, virtualized environments may not give you the results you need. Protecting data is an ongoing challenge and to ensure...

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Net3's Disaster Recovery Runbook Template

Being able to achieve business continuity is vital to a business during a data loss event.   This Runbook template will be a living document that your team can update and change at any time.  By utilizing this template, IT teams can reduce human errors and bring machines back on line efficiently...

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7 Stages of Ransomware - Are you a target

Ransomware is becoming an increasing risk due to the appearance of ransomware as a target and ransomware kits on the dark web.  Understanding the scope of ransomware and how if could affect your business may help you decide if your Backup/DR plan is up to the challenge.

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Network Vulnerabilities: Hardware

Ransomware. It's a very hot topic in today's current affairs and with cyberattacks on the rise, network security is the number one issue on IT Exec's minds. In this 3 part blog series, we will present the three types of network vulnerabilities: Hardware, Software, and Humans.

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Network Security Whitepaper: Getting Started

A ransomware attack is estimated to occur every 11 seconds. Last year, the largest ransom ever paid (40 million dollars!) was issued by an insurance agency. Data breaches are occurring at a rate never seen before, and all this malicious activity is being monetized and turned into a business.

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7 Tips to a Secure Network

While these tips may seem simple, they are often overlooked. Review your current data protection strategy and ensure you have completed these 7 steps for a secure network. 

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Network Security

Data breaches are occurring at a rate never seen before and all the malicious activity is being monetized and turned in a business.  Faced with these problems that are only getting worse, how do we maintain a secure environment and protect our assets?  The answer is vigilance and hygiene.  We must...

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Network Inventory

Documentation is key for maintaining a secure environment.  To know where vulnerabilities are, what needs to be protected, and how to best protect it - you must have in-depth documentation of the environment.  Download this useful template to audit and record your asset inventory, document...

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What is Zero Trust?

The Strategy Behind the New Security Model 

Zero Trust is a strategic security model that restricts everything and anything from gaining access to systems without first being verified, even if the connection is coming from inside the organization. The model ensures that users who have access by...

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How to Choose a Network Monitoring Tool

Keeping an eye on what’s going on in your network is critical in so many ways. Network monitoring tools offer many benefits, and with the advancements of technology today, there are a plethora of tools to help monitor an entire network.

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Next-Gen Vulnerability Assessments

43% Of all cyberattacks target small to medium size business – non enterprise environments. Due to lack of funds and/or resources, smaller companies typically do not implement high security measures thus establishing themselves as lucrative targets for ransomware attacks.

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Top Vulnerabilities for SMBs

As the threat of ransomware continues to increase, it is essential for SMBs to secure common vulnerabilities to lower their risk of suffering from a cyberattack. Vulnerabilities are underlying weaknesses associated with a certain system, and if not identified in time - can expose a system to a...

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Acronis Endpoint Protection Software Review

Read the latest review of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud's Endpoint Protection software.  Conducted by Info Tech and Software Reviews, this report encompasses Acronis' top features and capabilities along with a review of their customer support.  Being recognized in the Data Quadrant is an...

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How to Prevent Cybersecurity Attacks

IT preparedness requires an email-phishing education, creating a risk-aware culture within the workplace is critical to prevent your employees from becoming unknowingly complicit in cybercriminal activity. Remember, a data breach is statistically more likely to come from human negligence rather...

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Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2022

Download this report to learn more about the threat landscape, as encountered by Acronis' sensors and analysts.

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Acronis Advanced Email Security

Detect email-borne threats before it reaches end-users. Block email threats - including spam, phishing, business email compromise (BEC), malware, advanced persistent threats (APTs), and zero-days - before they reach end-users' Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, or any on-premise email server...

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Acronis O365 Backup

 

We help many clients with O365 backups and through this delivery, we come across a frequent question: If archiving 365 data provides the security to prevent data loss from accidental deletion or malicious intent, why do I need to do a backup as well?
 
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Acronis File Restore

Watch this quick video to learn how to restore your files from a backup utilizing Acronis Cyber Cloud Protect. Utilizing Acronis with Net3 Cloud Engineers at your side proves not only helpful, but saves time. 

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Active Protection

Ransomware attacks, which pose a direct threat to user data, continue to grow in frequency and complexity. You may have heard of 2017 global epidemics such as WannaCry and exPetr, which hit hundreds of companies around the globe. Good news: We have Acronis Active Protection to keep your data safe...

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Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud

Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud is the only solution that natively integrates cybersecurity, data protection, and management to protect endpoints, systems, and data. This synergy eliminates complexity, so service providers can protect clients better while keeping costs down.Modernize your client's...

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Advanced Security

Improve detection rates and speed to catch more threats with exploit prevention, URL filtering, anti-malware scans fro backed-up data, and an enhanced virus signature database.

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Getting Started with Acronis Backup

Getting started with your backup plan from scratch can seem daunting.  Utilizing Acronis with Net3 Cloud Engineers at your side proves not only helpful, but saves time. 

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Ransomware Preparedness: ESG eBook

ESG surveyed 620 IT and cybersecurity professionals personally involved with the technology and processes associated with protecting against ransomware attacks at mid-market (100-999 employees) and enterprise (1,000 or more employees) to connect the dots between those organizations that feel most...

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The Cost of Downtime

Are you aware of the true cost of downtime? With organizations facing a cost of $336k - $1.38M PER HOUR, it is critical to understand what is at stake. These statistics highlight the impact downtime has on organizations and the top sources of increased downtime. 

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Cyberattack Survival Kit

Ransomware attacks continue to rise not only in frequency, but in complexity and cost as well. It's time to transition to a cyber-resilient approach to ensure always-on service.

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Zerto vs. Legacy Disaster Recovery

Having a solid disaster recovery solutions for datacenters has been top of mind ever since the inception of IT. But IT has changed and evolved with the introduction of server virtualization and the cloud. Are the technologies we have been using over the past 2 decades still suitable for our ever...

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Workload Migration Checklist

This checklist provides an overview to help plan a datacenter migration project and ensure accountability throughout each step.  It takes into consideration application grouping, contingency plans, tracking virtual machine changes, communication plans and more.

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Maximize Recovery

All businesses, across all industries, are susceptible to disruptions, malicious attacks, and losing unrecoverable data. Given enough time, it’s almost guaranteed that your business will encounter some kind of disruption. 

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The Future of Backup

Backup has been an essential part of IT infrastructure since its inception and it is unlikely that will ever change. But with the IT landscape rapidly changing and threats increasing, are we still able to rely on the backup technology we currently use?

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Zerto vs. Traditional Backup

Backup has been an essential part of IT infrastructure since its inception and that will likely never change. But with the IT landscape rapidly changing and threats increasing, are we still able to rely on the backup technology we currently use?

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Runbook Template

Saving time, money and most importantly your data.  Being able to achieve business continuity is vital to a business during a data loss event.   This Runbook template will be a living document that your team can update and change at any time.  By utilizing this template, IT teams can reduce human...

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DR 101 eBook

Confused about RTOs and RPOs? Fuzzy about failover and failback? Wondering about the advantages of continuous data protection over snapshots? Well, you are in the right place.

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2022 Ransomware Trends Report

The most common entry point fora cyber attack is still phishing emails, malicious links, or a website that has dubious underpinnings.  In considering the old mantra, "go with what works" it is unfortunate that even in 2022 with all the global awareness of ransomware and corporate training...
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7 Critical Reasons for Microsoft 365 Backup: eBook

There is a common misconception that Microsoft fully backs up your data on your behalf, and without a shift in mindset, could have damaging repercussions when this responsibility is left unattended.

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2022 Data Protection Trends

Data protection, now more than ever, is providing peace of mind and ensuring business continuity. The world of data protection is wide and varying, across new technology and old, striving to support an ever-changing world of technology.
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Remote Worker Protection Kit

We are now seeing more and more employees working in remote environment. Workstations, laptops, desktops and tablets contain highly valuable information that needs to get backed up in case of data loss, corruption or disaster.

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A Manufacturing CIO’s Guide: Modern Data Protection

The digital transformation strategies that are helping modernize all industries can, in part, be attributed to manufacturing’s fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 improves upon the efficiency and automation protocols of earlier transformations with technologies such as...

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Beat Ransomware

The threat posed by ransomware can be seen on a grand scale, like in a news event about an outage at an organization.  A recent article from ZDNet reports that ransomware attacks are getting bigger and are going to get worse. 
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7 Capabilities you Need for Rapid Recovery

The growth and evolution of ransomware is one of the most destructive trends of the last decade. This explosion has moved ransomware from an economic crime to one with immense global security implications. NATO, the US federal government and military, and the G7 have all recently acknowledged the...

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5 Best Practices for Ransomware

The war against ransomware is real and everyone must be prepared for an attack on their data. The good news is that by preparing in advance, you can align to a framework that provides a reliable strategy when status quo operations are disrupted.

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3 C's of Data Protection

Costs, Complexities and Capabilities.  Small business' everywhere struggle with these challenges.  If you're still relying on legacy systems to keep the lights on or spending the bulk of your day babysitting redundant backup tasks, you're not alone.

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