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News, current events, & updates in the Cloud Backup, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity industry - Armada Cloud's experts and guests collaborate here to share information pertinent to our customers and those researching solutions alike.
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August 24, 2017

New Enterprise Data Protection Video: Ransomware Protection

Ransomware Can Compromise Backups Too Not all data protection solutions are equal – watch this video to learn why: Break The Attack-Loop Stop Attack-Loops with Armada […]
May 15, 2017

WannaCry Shows Ransomware Here to Stay

Estimated 200,000 Computers Crippled An apparently random attack using a strain of malware called “WannaCry” started gaining traction on a Friday and spread like wildfire through the […]
April 22, 2017
Business Continuity Planning

The Continuing Need for Business Continuity Planning

The Need for Business Continuity Planning Every industry is vulnerable to unforeseen events that can bring normal operations to a grinding halt. When this occurs, it’s crucial […]
January 31, 2017
Seehotel Jagerwirt paid 1,600 to ransomware attack that locked guests out of rooms

Hotel Pays Ransom to Unlock Doors; Cops Lose 8 Years of Evidence

Ransomware attacks quadrupled in 2016 and will double again in 2017, according to a report issued on Monday by Beazley, a provider of data breach response […]
December 28, 2016
Ransomware Statistics 2016 - Armada Cloud

Ransomware Statistics in 2016 – A Roundup [Infographic]

Data security in 2016 has been defined by the rampant and incessant onslaught of ransomware. Since December 2015 we’ve observed  a 600% growth in ransomware variants, […]
December 12, 2016
Real-Time monitoring of cloud backup for enterprise

Real-Time Monitoring – An Essential Part of Data Protection

You’re a savvy IT professional. You’ve developed your disaster recovery plan, you’ve determined realistic but necessary RTOs, and you’ve instituted a hybrid cloud data protection system […]
October 20, 2016
Selsey Academy fire Cloud Backup Disaster Recovery

Cloud Backup Saves Data After Fire Destroys School

IT Manager’s Decision to Outsource Data Protection Pays Off Daniel Sapseid, IT Manager at The Academy secondary school in Selsey, UK, decided to move data backups to […]
September 27, 2016
Outsourcing Disaster Recovery and Data Protection Planning and Implementation

Outsourcing Disaster Recovery and Data Protection

Advantages of Outsourced Backup and Disaster Recovery Organizations recognize that their data is a key competitive differentiator and that customers and employees must have rapid and […]
August 19, 2016

Data Protection Update: The Increasing Threat of Ransomware

New Episode Released We’re pleased to release the latest episode of Data Protection Update, with this episode focused on the importance of choosing a data protection […]
July 26, 2016

Business Continuity Plans Required for Financial Advisors

Proposed rule requires BC planning Last month, the SEC unanimously proposed a rule that would require registered investment advisors to have written business continuity plans. The […]
July 19, 2016

Data Protection Update: HIPAA Compliant Data Protection

New Episode Released We’re pleased to release the latest episode of Data Protection Update, with this episode focused on the importance of choosing a data protection […]
June 20, 2016

Ransomware: I’m infected, now what?

Scenario 1: Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Ransomware strain: Locky Sufficient data protection platform in place: No Ransom paid: $17,000 Path to resolution: 10 days of negotiating […]
May 20, 2016

Business Continuity Awareness Week Roundup

It’s the last day of Business Continuity Awareness Week 2016, an annual global event to demonstrate the value of business continuity and help people understand why they […]
April 13, 2016

Determining the True Cost of IT Issues – Downtime Cost Calculator

According to Dun and Bradstreet, 59% of Fortune 500 companies experience an average of 1.6 hours of downtime every week. It is almost guaranteed, whether you […]
April 6, 2016

Asigra Selected #1 From Top 25 Cloud Data Backup Enablers

We’re pleased to share that Asigra, our software partner, has been ranked number one out of 25 cloud data backup enablers by Backup Review (which comes as no […]
March 16, 2016

Why Healthcare Data Backup Should Be in the Cloud

Over the past decade, cloud backup, recovery and restore options have emerged as the most secure, flexible and reliable solutions for securing critical data. There are seven key […]
February 28, 2016
Armada Cloud presents: Data Protection Update

Introducing the Data Protection Update series from Armada Cloud

Armada Cloud is pleased to announce our Data Protection Update series, where we’ll be providing industry insights, company updates, news and information related to enterprise data protection. […]
February 14, 2016

Supporting IT Solutions: The Human Element

Users don’t read. That’s a guiding principle behind modern software design, written or unwritten; user behavior has been studied exhaustively to develop intuitive GUIs and reduce the […]
January 28, 2016

Asigra + Oracle + Armada = Rock-Solid Cloud Backup for Enterprise

When we here at Armada Cloud were looking for a storage appliance to pair with the NIST FIPS 140-2 certified data-protection software that powers our enterprise-class cloud […]
January 1, 2016

Announcing Armada Cloud’s Refer-A-Friend Program

You’re probably protecting your data already, but have your friends and associates taken the time to ensure that their sensitive and vital corporate information is safe? […]
December 31, 2015

Introducing Armada Cloud’s Cloud Backup Pricing Calculator

More and more enterprises are moving their applications, services, and backups to the cloud. There are plenty of challenges involved with this transition, including security, accessibility, […]
November 23, 2015

Data Security: Are your backups protected?

A PCWorld reader named Melissa wrote in to their Answer Line column with the following question regarding online backups: “With hackers now able to hack into […]
March 3, 2014

What You Need To Know About SaaS Protection

Adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based solutions is becoming increasingly popular. Benefits include reduced cost of ownership, increased organization-wide collaboration and enhanced productivity. However, what happens if […]
January 5, 2013

Moving to the Cloud – Challenges and Guidance

According to a survey by BetterCloud, 62% of included organizations will run 100% of their IT in the cloud by 2020, up from 12% today.  Services […]
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