Data protection and resurrection – best practice

In all walks of business life, you will often hear the phrase ‘best practice’. We all know what it means, but quite often it also means that it involves more effort and might…

blocz IO and Datum Data Centres – Joint Platform launch

Blocz IO and Datum Data Centres launch Joint Data Backup and Restore Platform in Farnborough   Blocz IO Limited, the independent UK leader in cloud-based data backup and restore services, today announced the…

We’re great at Data Security – But don’t take our word for it…

…We would rather you heard it from someone else. Graham Hudson of Full Power Utilities contracted for the blocz IO Backup and Restore product back in November 2017 after a successful trial. Graham…

Service Providers – Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

Time and time again we hear companies talking about implementing a robust backup strategy and how important backing up their data and systems is, “it’s our number one priority” they say, yet in…

Data Protection – Back to Basics

After failing to apply security patches to their systems, resulting in the most serious breach of personal data in history, Equifax allowed 143 million personal records to fall into the hands of Cybercriminals….

A real-world cost of Ransomware

Reckitt Benckiser, a UK-based global company and the owner of global power brands like Nurofen, Dettlo & Durex could have a financial loss in the high millions after announcing that it had fallen…

Why Backup is the Only Prevention from Ransomware

In 2017, ransomware attacks have skyrocketed and the bad news is that these numbers are getting worse. Reports from CNBC indicate that there has been a 6000 per cent increase of ransomware infections deriving from…

Ransomware – the value of your data?

The UK Governments Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 has been published today with further findings and warnings for UK businesses. The reports main findings start with a startling message: “The 2017 survey again highlights…

Who is going to tell the boss; RAID is down!

It’s too late, too late, the people will cry as the man without a backup passes you buy… So you had servers running a comprehensive RAID set-up with high-grade enterprise disk, you had…